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Saturday, April 6

QUIRK POP-UP: MADAM J + ABYDIS CLOTHING
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us for this exciting Pop-up featuring works of jewelry artist and local maker, Jessika Carter-Ross of Madam J and fashion designer, Samantha Smith of...

Author K.E. Lanning Book Launch: Listen to the Birds
12pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Speculative science fiction author K.E. Lanning of Lexington, VA, announces a book launch of her new novel, Listen to the Birds, the final book of THE MELT...

Cinema Saturday: Monsters, Inc.
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Cinema Saturday: Monsters, Inc. Popcorn and juiceboxes available while supplies last.

Queer Quilting Bee (12 - 5 pm) and Artist Talk with Aaron McIntosh
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District

Join us this Saturday for the Artist talk of Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond, an on-going participatory project and exhibition by Aaron McIntosh. Talk will...

Paper Marbling
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for...

"Great Big Ark in the Sky!" Book Launch
2pm
Chesterfield , Free

Come celebrate the launch of Liz Ballard Hamm and Andrew Ballard's children's picture book "The Great Big Ark in the Sky!" This event will take place on...

3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

Teen Scene: Avengers: Infinity War
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Teen Movie: Avengers: Infinity War. Popcorn available while supplies last.

The Magic Show
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

An afternoon of magic and amazement comes to the CSz Richmond Theater! Witness unbelievable magic masterfully infused with comedy brought to you by Tommy...

Provocations: Out of Expression
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Members of River City Poets present original ekphrastic work in conversation with and as a reaction to Rashid Johnson's "Monument" at the ICA. Ekphrastic...

Anne Poarch: Poetry Reading and Book Signing
4pm
Henrico , Free

Author Anne Poarch is having a poetry reading and book signing for her book, “Flight.” In this slim volume of free verse poetry, author Anne Poarch examines...

3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

An American Dream
7pm

As a part of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 Variations Season... “An American Dream” – by Jack Perla, with libretto by Jessica Murphy-Moo “An American Dream”...

SONGS FOR JANIE
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $

Songs for Janie is a conceptual music project and concert inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's literary novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Tamara's music...

The English Channel
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

At “The Deep End of The Channel” you’ll hear deep tracks from great 60’s & 70’s English artists like the Moody Blues, The Beatles, David Bowie, Emerson Lake...

 Monumental Youth
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
RVA East End , Free

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...

Call For Artists 43rd Street Festival of the Arts
$

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...

Celebrate WRIR 97.3 FM
Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

From April 3 - 10, WRIR will celebrate the volunteers, listeners, musicians and change-makers who believe in the mission of WRIR: To air underrepresented...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

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...

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

Reflections on Fashion
9am
Hanover , Free

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...

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 –...

April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
RVA Downtown , Free

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, April 5, 2019, through Tuesday June 4, 2019: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer, & Dooley Hall—works in all...

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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 -...

Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

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,...

JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

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

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

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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...

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

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...

Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District

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

March - April Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

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...

Radius 250 Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

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

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...

Human Categorization by Helene Ruiz
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The works in this series are about being outcast and made to feel different. In order to fit in any of the many "categories" society has forced us to all...

Pinocchio
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

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...

Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
6:30pm
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

ComedySportz Improv
7pm
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...

Bright Star
8pm
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

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...

Broadway Bound
8pm
Hanover , $$, Prices Vary

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

Women's Theatre Festival: PRETTY FIRE
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $

Pretty Fire by Charlayne Woodard is the story of two young African American sisters growing up near Albany in the 1950’s while spending summers with their...

CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

Saturday, April 6