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Saturday, March 30

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition Program is proud to present TTYL an exhibition of new sculptures by Braxton Congrove. TTYL is on view...

RVA East End , Free
Call For Artists 43rd Street Festival of the Arts
43rd Street Gallery

Call for Artists for the 28th annual 43rd Street Festival of the Arts. This year, the event is Saturday, September 14th, 2019, 10 am to 5 pm. This event is...

$
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
Wandering WordsWomen Writers Retreat
Wandering WordsWomen

Join us for the inaugural Wandering WordsWomen Writers Retreat, with pre-retreat workshops on Friday. Come together with other women writers who find...

$$
"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

RVA Downtown , Free
Blood is the Same
9am

Awer Bul arrived in Virginia as a refugee of the civil war in Sudan. In 2007, he won a grant while studying at Virginia Commonwealth University to return to...

RVA Downtown , Free
Reflections on Fashion
Montpelier Center for the Arts
9am

A one man show from local artist Mike Haubenstock, featuring his recent series of paintings of designer store windows and the reflections of the street...

Hanover , Free
The Art of Play
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $
 Monumental Youth
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design, The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

This exhibit collects the designs of Richmond region high school students for the next monument on Monument Avenue. The narratives, sketches, and sculptures...

RVA The Fan , $
Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
Reynolds Gallery
10am

In his third solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Newton presents a series of Sumi ink drawings on paper, alongside sculptures constructed from stainless...

RVA The Fan , Free
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
The Valentine
10am

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

RVA Downtown , $
For Art's Sake presents: Inside Out/Outside In
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

Stop by and view the works of local emerging artists Renee Gleason and Lois Shipley. Lois enjoys painting landscapes. Renee enjoys painting interiors....

Henrico , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

RVA The Fan , $
Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

This exhibition celebrates one of the least known but most remarkable and “modern” artists of the Baroque period. Focusing on his mastery of print work,...

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , Free
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of the American experiment in...

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
10am

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present MERENDA CECELIA Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from...

RVA Southside , Free
March 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

March 2019 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, March 1, 2019, through Tuesday April 2, 2019: Gellman...

RVA Downtown , Free
March-April Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

Henrico , Free
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Washington D.C. artist Andrei Kushnir has recorded the history of the Shenandoah Valley through a series of paintings that capture the extraordinary beauty...

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
Reynolds Gallery
10am

In his first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Patrick Berran presents a group of acrylic paintings on panel and several works on paper. Berran explores...

RVA The Fan , Free
The Art of Freedom Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

There are many ways to convey the meaning of freedom. This exhibition explores freedom through the eyes of Virginia-born and Virginia-based artists. And as...

RVA Arts District , $
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, AAHGS

RVA Downtown , Free
Pinocchio
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn, Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
10:30am, 2pm

This play tells the classic tale of Geppetto’s little wooden puppet whose only wish is to be a real boy. Imagine Geppetto’s surprise when the puppet he...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
1708 Gallery
11am

Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond is a participatory project and exhibition by artist and organizer Aaron McIntosh. In this ongoing project, McIntosh and...

RVA Arts District
March - April Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

See 6 new exhibits and 75 artist studios. Free admission Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 pm. The exhibits continue through April 20, 2019. Exhibits Include: OK...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Radius 250 Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

Selected works have been juried by Eric Walton, the Director of Walton Gallery, Inc., his family owned art gallery located in Petersburg, Virginia....

RVA Southside , Free
Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
1pm

Union Presbyterian Seminary will host a free public exhibit, titled "Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces," March 25 through May 10, 2019, at William Smith...

RVA Northside , Free
RVA Origami
Richmond Public Library
1pm

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

RVA Southside , Free
3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
Three-Penny Theatre
2pm

In “MOLLY SWEENEY” Brian Friel, Ireland’s master storyteller (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come) has devised a riveting...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
2pm

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

RVA The Fan , $
Broadway Bound
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern, Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
2pm, 8pm

The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep’s 2015 production of Brighton...

Hanover , $$, Prices Vary
Confetti Community Conversations: The Art of Freedom, Meet the Artists
2pm

The "Art of Freedom" gives us an opportunity to hear from some of Virginia's finest! The community is invited for engaging, interactive, and enlightening...

Free
Dr. Scarlett Heinbuch Signing
Book People
2pm

Come hear an out-of-this-world love story how two strangers met on the other side when one of them was dying by Richmond author, Dr. Scarlett Heinbuch ...

RVA West End , Free
Gellman Room Concert: "Vivaldi's Variety"
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"Vivaldi's Variety--Concertos, Sonatas, and Vocal Music by the Red Priest of Venice" presented by Jefferson Baroque

RVA Downtown , Free
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East End , Free
Pinocchio
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn, Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
2pm

This play tells the classic tale of Geppetto’s little wooden puppet whose only wish is to be a real boy. Imagine Geppetto’s surprise when the puppet he...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
The Book of Mormon
Altria Theater
2pm, 8pm

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals."...

RVA Arts District , $$
La Pasion de Poe
Latin Ballet of Virginia
3pm, 7:30pm

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is honored to partner with The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, which houses the world’s finest Poe collection. Their mission is to...

Henrico , $
SHORTS
K Dance
4pm, 7:30pm

A poignant and thought provoking program of short plays woven with contemporary dance in K Dance's unique and unconventional style of storytelling. Directed...

RVA Arts District , $
Spectrum Open House
Richmond Triangle Players, Richmond Triangle Players, Richmond Triangle Players
5pm

Spectrum Richmond's Theatre Program for Queer Youth Open House Saturday, March 30, 2019 5-6pm at SPARC Join us for an introduction to the newly...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm, 8:30pm

FIGURE IN THE DISTANCE(MATTINGLY/ GLASS) Tom Mattingly returns to bring his choreographic contribution to last season’s New Works Festival fully to life....

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
Three-Penny Theatre
7pm

In “MOLLY SWEENEY” Brian Friel, Ireland’s master storyteller (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come) has devised a riveting...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
7pm

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
La Pasion de Poe
Latin Ballet of Virginia
7:30pm

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is honored to partner with The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, which houses the world’s finest Poe collection. Their mission is to...

Henrico , $
SHORTS
K Dance
7:30pm

A poignant and thought provoking program of short plays woven with contemporary dance in K Dance's unique and unconventional style of storytelling. Directed...

RVA Arts District , $
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

Inspired by a real event and featuring a Grammy-nominated bluegrass score, Broadway’s “Bright Star” tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
Broadway Bound
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern, Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
8pm

The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep’s 2015 production of Brighton...

Hanover , $$, Prices Vary
SnapSoup Dance Presented by Dance Film Animation   ​
Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

SnapSoup Dance Presented by Dance Film Animation ​ WHEN: March 29, 2019 March 30, 2019 TIME: 8:00PM COST: $12 per person | $6 per...

$
The Book of Mormon
Altria Theater
8pm

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals."...

RVA Arts District , $$
The Yardbirds
The Tin Pan
8pm

GODFREY TOWNSEND is the new guitarist for the Yardbirds. A favorite in the Classic Rock World, Godfrey has played with a range of greats from John Entwistle...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$$
Women's Theatre Festival: BAD DATES
5th Wall Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre
8pm

The Women’s Theatre Festival aims to celebrate Richmond female theatre artists and bring to the stage stories of women overcoming strife, finding their...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Richmond Ballet's Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
8:30pm

FIGURE IN THE DISTANCE(MATTINGLY/ GLASS) Tom Mattingly returns to bring his choreographic contribution to last season’s New Works Festival fully to life....

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
CSz Richmond
9:30pm

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, March 30