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Saturday, March 17

"Loosely Defined" at For Art's Sake Gallery & Studio
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Fine art exhibit “Loosely Defined,” featuring the recent works by locally recognized artists Dani Ashbridge and Anne Negus will be held at For Art’s Sake...

Art Works February Exhibits
RVA Downtown , Free

The last days of winter will be primal and spontaneous at Art Works' 4th Friday reception featuring works by Titus Marques and dance by RVA Dance Collective....

Blythe King: Two Sides of the Same Coin
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Blythe King is a rising mixed media talent who currently breaks new ground in collage, photography, and the ancient art of gold leafing. She has exhibited in...

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio
RVA Northside , Free

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio Archives on view February 22 through May 11, 2018, in the Harnett Museum of Art, features...

Carli Holcomb TRANSIENT Exhibit Run
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Emerging artist, Carli Holcomb, returns to Quirk Gallery to present Transient, a hopeful re-encounter with a landscape of her past and the melancholic...

Don't Forget to Breathe
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This exhibit features artwork created by Chesterfield County Public Schools elementary students who participate in their schools' Get Ready to Learn autism...

Downgraded and Upcycled: A Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition About Legacy Media
RVA Northside , Free

University of Richmond Museums presents Downgraded and Upcycled: A Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition About Legacy Media, on view from March 6 to May 11,...

Expressions of Impulse
RVA Downtown , Free

Gianna Paniagua received a heart transplant at 14 months of age. The experience shaped her life. “My medical life and art have always had a connection for as...

Glass Garden
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Lauren Thorson is a designer who practices between teaching, studio(personal) and Studio-Set (commission). Her practice reflects a set of seemingly disparate...

Going Places
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before. Going Places...

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to...

Patte Ormsby Paintings Exhibited
Ashland , Free

I paint on panels prepared with thick texture and reflective treatments. I build the paintings, layer upon layer with sprayed pattern, translucent oils,...

Rarities2
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Please join us for Rarities2, Mixed Media Invitational Gallery Artists Group Exhibition with music graciously provided by Aurika. Showing some of their best...

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
RVA West End , Free

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

Student Art Display
Henrico , Free

See a display of artwork created by students at Highland Springs High School. A variety of 2D and 3D works will be featured.

The Abstract Athlete
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present The Abstract Athlete, an exhibition that explores the correlation between art, sport, and science. Organized in...

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

From myth and legend to warfare, sport, and transportation, the horse played an integral role in ancient Greek culture. Wealthy Greeks belonged to the social...

WWI Centennial Exhibition
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

WW1 America features more than 100 objects, powerful multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences—focusing on the war as a transformational event....

What the Living Carry
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Candela Gallery is pleased to announce our first solo show with Virginia-based photographer, Morgan Ashcom. The exhibition coincides with the release of...

LET THE LIGHT SHINE BRITE
8am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Main Street Gallery in association with Walton Gallery Inc., presents “Let the Light Shine Brite”. This is a group exhibition curated by Eric Walton,...

"The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors" Exhibit
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for the "The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors", a powerful traveling exhibition that gives voice to the women and men who built a new life in...

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

 Expressive Painting in Oil/Cold Wax Medium with Lisa B. Boardwine BWS, VWS
10am
Henrico , $$

Create a history. Provide some mystery. Mark your mark. This 3-day workshop with Lisa Boardwine will help you express your personal voice using oil and cold...

Chesterfield Comic Con
10am
Chesterfield , Free

Chesterfield County Public Library will host its sixth annual Chesterfield Comic Con on Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301...

Exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society presents the exhibition VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years, highlighting over 30 Virginia artists who made significant contributions,...

Paint Along with Adele Castillo
10am
Henrico , $

A cross between a paint party and a color techniques class, this workshop is a fun way to create a quick painting while learning about color and acrylics....

Saturday Morning Yoga
10am
RVA Southside , Free

It's winter, so the outdoors Yoga Group is meeting at Art Works. You'll love it. Contact Annie Peace for information: anniepeaceyoga@gmail.com

Swimming in Paint with Chuck Larivey - March Saturday and Sunday Sessions
10am
Henrico , $

Chuck Larivey’s painting method is directly based on molding shapes and depicting light and shadow, broad-base at the beginning and continually refined (not...

PAWS to Read with Sprite's Hero
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

TINY SHINY Jewelry Exhibition + Sale
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

It's that time of year again! VCUarts Department of Craft + Material Studies: Metal students are proud to present their annual TINY SHINY: Jewelry Exhibition...

Teen Art Club
11am
Chesterfield , Free

Get creative and share your love for self-expression. Bring your own art project and supplies. For ages 12-18.

Super Simple Framing
1pm
RVA Northside

with Cosima Storz Mar 17, 2018 at 1 pm You’ve got art/photography/souvenirs and you need to frame it fast for your home, a show or a gift. This class will...

Color Me Purple Workshop
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Where can we find ourselves in The Color Purple? Let's come together and bring to light our voices and strengths. The second of 3 workshops promoting...

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond's 32nd Annual Collectors' Night
6:30pm

Make plans to be at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on March 17 for our 32nd Annual Collectors' Night, presented by Dominion Energy. Enjoy a cocktail...

Music Night: Eric Winfrey
7pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Eric Winfrey: original rock instrumental music - eclectic rock guitar with accompaniment by the DigiTech Trio. Eric was formerly the guitarist for Dream in...

Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End
8pm
Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

For over 30 years, humorist Erma Bombeck entertained and enlightened readers as she chronicled the life of a suburban housewife. This hilariously...

I Am My Own Wife
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Richmond Triangle Players continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with a revival of Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright’s I Am My Own Wife. ...

John & Jen
8pm
RVA West End

Set against the background of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, John & Jen is a gem of a show, brimming with intelligence, wit and beautiful...

Pump Boys & Dinettes
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

A high-octane feast for the ears, get ready for the full-blown musical experience of Pump Boys and Dinettes! Here, youll meet the talented men and women of...

RIOT! Long From Improv
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

You already know that RIOT is the Coalition's long-running flagship improv comedy show. This Saturday at 8pm, friend of the theater Natsha Vaynblat is in...

Resound
8pm
Henrico , $

A night of original music featuring blues/rock guitar style songs and instrumentals. Listen to a sample of John's music at www.virginiaroadsong.com John's...

PurpleLife RVA
10pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

"Thoughts of pretty you and me, Erotic City come alive!" BUY PRE-SALE: Boomboombasics.com/purplelife Richmond's provocative nightlife experience,...

The Hearts Girls Improv
10pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Make Saturday a double-feature and stick around for Hearst Girls & Friends at 10pm! Hearst Girls is an all-female improv team committed to sensational...

Saturday, March 17