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Family Friendly Events

Friday, April 12

The Art of Play
9am
Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $

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...

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years –...

For Art's Sake presents: the Small Works of James River Art League
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and see these Small Works from the artists of the James River Art League! Show Runs: April 1 - April 29 Opening Reception: Friday, April 12th, 5 -...

Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

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,...

Opening Minds through Art Exhibition
10am
Henrico , Free

An exhibition and reception to celebrate the abstract art created by older adults with dementia and Alzheimer's through Art for the Journey's Opening minds...

The Art of Freedom Exhibition
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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...

RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join RIPPLE at a special storytime celebrating National Library Week. RIPPLE loves sharing his favorite stories, especially ones about the library!

S.T.E.A.M. It Up Friday
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

S.T.E.A.M.: Coloring/Dying Eggs! Children will use engineering skills to design their own boiled egg. To design their kite children will also use Math...

RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
11:30am
RVA East End , Free

Join RIPPLE at a special storytime celebrating National Library Week. RIPPLE loves sharing his favorite stories, especially ones about the library!

"The Color of No" Exhibition Opening at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5:30pm
Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond opens the exhibition, “The Color of No,” which showcases more than 40 tapestries produced by artist Susan Iverson over the...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

Friday, April 12