Arts and culture live here.

Go support, create, and celebrate!



Events

Saturday, March 24

"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 Exhibits
RVA Southside , Free

It's all things curious at Art Works in March. Four Richmond artists collaborate to bring us The Curio Project: A collection of fine art objects, assemblages...

Art of Soul
Petersburg , Free

"Art of Soul" is a group show featuring the artistic talents of nationally known artists Alvin Burts, Jay Durrah, Charly Palmer, and Preston Sampson. The...

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...

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...

In The Purple
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present In the Purple, a solo exhibition by interdisciplinary artist SV Randall. Historically, the color purple was rare. Made...

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,...

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 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...

Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Workshops
10am, 2pm
Henrico , $

Instructor: Anne Hughes-Decamps of Anne-Hues-Designs, a decorative painter and stockist for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Saturday, February 24 Saturday,...

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,...

Letterpress with Wood Type
10am
RVA Northside

with Rosemary Jesionowski Mar 24, 2018 at 10 am Learn how to set letterpress type with letters large enough to see! In this course, we will learn the basic...

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

Shibori
10am
RVA Northside

with Elizabeth Cogar This is an easy and fun intro to Japanese shibori dyeing, the method in which you fold/bind and/or sew fabric to produce spectacular...

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...

Time Travelers Passport
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End , Free

Once again, the Richmond Regions historic sites have joined together to offer visitors a passport for admission-free time travel. Print your passport and...

Time Travelers: Free Admission Weekend
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, Ashland, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , Free

It’s that time again for the Time Travelers admission-free weekend! Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures spanning 400 years...

Yesterday's Stories, Today's Inspiration
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

For many, Black history is reduced to a handful of moments and events. Yet there are so many more, possibly unfamiliar by name, that have had tremendous...

South Side Book and Writer's Club
11am
RVA East End , Free

The South Side Book and Writer's Club promotes diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement, diversity, education, and...

Bluecoup Group Exhibition
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present a group exhibit by Bluecoup which includes 21 artists showing works in multiple medias. Exhibition dates are...

Susan Hensel, Eros and Thanatos
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present paintings, drawings and installation works by Susan Hensel. Exhibition dates are March 23 through April 22,...

Bless His Soul: The Agony, The Ecstasy and the Destiny of Michael Jackson
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond Author and "Professor of Pop Culture" Roi Boyd presents his acclaimed book, The Agony, The Ecstasy and the Destiny of Michael Jackson, with a...

RVA Origami
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

The Experience: Boomerang
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for an interactive film experience with Boomerang and hosts Jamil Jasey and Tan Carter.

Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Workshops
2pm
Henrico , $

Instructor: Anne Hughes-Decamps of Anne-Hues-Designs, a decorative painter and stockist for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Saturday, February 24 Saturday,...

Cinema Saturdays: All Growed Up!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

The kids get a movie once a month--why not the adults too? Once a month, come join us for a showing of a film geared towards a teen/adult audience. We will...

Lego Club - STEM
2pm
RVA East End , Free

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

Monuments of Virtue, Pillars of Grace
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown

Join us for “Monuments of Virtue, Pillars of Grace,” a multimedia presentation celebrating the lives of Sarah G. Jones, MD, Elizabeth Keckly, Virginia...

Paws to READ
3pm
RVA Northside , Free

Readers through grade 5, sign-up to read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine...

RADAR presents Impetus
3pm
$

As dancers, the impulse to be in motion is strong. Whipping up shapes, slicing through space, stirring the air around us, we know that the capacity for...

Shorts 2018
3pm, 8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Short Plays & Dance Richmond Triangle Players Tickets $25 & $15 Students, RVA Theatre Alliance Featuring local playwrights Linda Snyder & Irene...

Art of Soul
5pm
Colonial Heights, Petersburg , Free

"Art of Soul" is a group show featuring the artistic talents of nationally known artists Alvin Burts, Jay Durrah, Charly Palmer, and Preston Sampson. The...

Art of Soul - Opening Reception
5pm
Petersburg , Free

"Art of Soul" is a group show featuring the artistic talents of nationally known artists Alvin Burts, Jay Durrah, Charly Palmer, and Preston Sampson. The...

Girls In Science Camp-In: Invent Your Future
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Middle School girls join forces with professional women to learn all about inventors and innovation in this overnight adventure. Discover how to work through...

Twilight Carniball Destination: Mexico
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$$

Voted as a top three Best Charity Event by the Richmond Times Dispatch, Twilight Carniball is a grown-up gala to benefit the Children's Museum of Richmond...

Richmond Ballet presents Studio Two "New Works Festival"
6:30pm, 8:30pm
$, $$

NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Four choreographers who have never worked with Richmond Ballet before will be introduced to both dancers and audience in this Festival...

Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre
7pm
Henrico

This amazing troupe of actors performs Dream Logic and A Life With No Limits. They combine strength with humor, curiosity and inventiveness to bring alive...

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...

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...

Shorts 2018
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Short Plays & Dance Richmond Triangle Players Tickets $25 & $15 Students, RVA Theatre Alliance Featuring local playwrights Linda Snyder & Irene...

Symphony Pops 4: Motown's Greatest Hits
8pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Get ready for a performance filled with timeless Motown grooves. The Motortown All-Stars will have you dancing and singing along to the greatest hits from...

The Richmond Forum Presents Samantha Power
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

“WHY AMERICA CAN’T AFFORD TO LOOK AWAY” - Called by Forbes "a powerful crusader for U.S. foreign policy, as well as human rights and democracy," Ambassador...

Richmond Ballet presents Studio Two "New Works Festival"
8:30pm
$, $$

NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Four choreographers who have never worked with Richmond Ballet before will be introduced to both dancers and audience in this Festival...

Saturday, March 24