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Friday, April 20

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...

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...

For Art's Sake presents: James River Art League
Free

Come celebrate the James River Art League's show here at For Art's Sake Gallery! The exhibit will be on view in the gallery from April 2nd until April 30th.

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...

Lucky Me
RVA Northside , $

In this whimsical comedy about love, aging, bad luck and airport security in which we meet Sara who is having a really bad week. Everything is going wrong –...

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,...

Road Trip! Pushing the Color with Adele Castillo
$$

Manteo, North Carolina April 15–20, 2018 Registration deadline: February 3, 2018 What makes your work stand out from all the other talented artists? It...

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 ABC's of Flowers and Disease  by Marina Williams
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The ABC's of Flowers and Disease by Marina Williams What is a disease? And what does it mean to have one? A quick search on Google will define it as a...

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...

Topography of Sound: Peaks & Valleys Series, New Work by Maria Chavez
RVA West End , Free

The University of Richmond Museums presents Topography of Sound: Peaks & Valleys Series, New Work by Maria Chavez, on view March 29 through May 11, 2018, in...

Trish Tillman Remains (to be Seen) Exhibition
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

New York City-based artist Trish Tillman presents an exhibition titled “Remains (to be Seen)” at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. The show explores the...

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...

Humility: Works by Molly Robinson
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

As a high school student, Molly Robinson was urged by her art teacher to make art motivated by deep self-reflection. After seeing examples of social conflict...

Origami in the Garden, Art by Kevin Box
9am
Henrico , $

April 13 – September 30, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plus extended summer hours on Thursday nights until 9 p.m. at Flowers After 5 Origami in the Garden is an...

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...

Concrete and Stone
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

A new solo exhibit of paintings juxtaposing manmade and natural landscapes by Richmond artist, Donna Frostick, celebrates moments of unnoticed beauty. The...

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits
10am
Free

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits Hours Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday Noon – 4p.m. Exhibition Dates: March 16, 2018 – May 5,...

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,...

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...

Cook Books with Tricycle Urban Ag
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Friday morning series focusing on healthy food and fun at 10:30-11:30 am. Families are welcome to enjoy a story followed by a recipe demonstration presented...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

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,...

Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The artists featured in this exhibition challenge traditional, representational approaches to drawing and work with media and techniques not often associated...

The Personal is Political: Images of Women from the Harnett Print Study Center Collection
1pm
Free

The prints in the exhibition depict women either enacting or struggling against "roles" defined by society.

Turtles in Time: From Fossils to the Present
1pm
Free

The exhibition features more than 50 fossil turtle specimens from around the world.

Art of Soul
3pm
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...

S.T.E.A.M. It Up Friday
4pm
RVA Northside , Free

S.T.E.A.M.: Jellybean Structures! Come and show us your engineering skills by crafting and engineering buildings made out of jellybeans! Ages 5 and older!...

SPARC Mural Sneak Peek Reception
4pm

Longwood University is partnering with the Richmond Mural Project to bring international artists to the region and the public is invited to the...

Friday Art & Wine
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy Happy Hour specials on beverages and free half-hour gallery...

RVA Litcrawl
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End , Free

The RVA LitCrawl is a free two-day reading series that takes place in the creatively vibrant, Richmond, Virginia. The event began in 2017 with over 70...

Welcome Home Robert Caldwell...African, Wildlife & Architectural Artist
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Bella Arte Gallery is excited to “Welcome Home” to our fold of represented artists, Robert Caldwell with his African and architectural bodies of work. Robert...

Movie Night: White Zombie with Red Vein Haunted House!
7pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Join Intermission Beer Company and creatures from Red Vein Haunted House for Movie Night: White Zombie! Free! 7:00PM

Legally Blonde The Musical Jr,
7:30pm

Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe, Nell Benjamin Book by Heather Hach Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion...

One In Four
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Firehouse Theatre presents the Richmond premiere of the Nu Puppis production of ONE IN FOUR, a quirky new comedy by Richmond-based actor and playwright Levi...

Adam Sandler Live
8pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Adam Sandler needs no introduction. As a successful actor, writer, producer and musician, Sandler’s films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include...

John McCutcheon (Celebrating Peace Center of Richmond)
8pm
Henrico , $$

"The most impressive instrumentalist I've ever heard." -Johnny Cash

MOTH
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

MOTH by Declan Greene Direction by Josh Chenard Sebastian is a terminally unpopular fifteen-year-old suburban kid, with an overactive imagination and an...

MOTH
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

by Declan Greene | Direction by Josh Chenard Starring Kelsey Cordrey and John Mincks Opening April 13 at The Basement Sebastian is a terminally unpopular...

River Ditty
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

World Premiere In Partnership with Tony and Olivier Award-winning Glass Half Full Productions River Ditty sweeps us from the New Orleans' Storyville...

The Normal Heart
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

A searing drama about public and private indifference to the AIDS plague and one man's lonely fight to awaken the world to the crisis. Produced to acclaim in...

Friday, April 20