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Thursday, April 26

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...

Open Call! For Art's Sake presents: All-Media Show
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End

Open call to artists, register to participate in our annual juried and judged All Media Show. On view June 29th - August 29th, we will be promoting this show...

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 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....

Writers Farmhouse
Chesterfield , Free

Writers Farmhouse welcomes members of JRW and other writing enthusiasts to the Midlothian Urban Farmhouse Market & Café every Thursday evening from 6:00 –...

One In Four
7:30am
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...

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...

Master Class: The Path to Publication: How to Submit Your Work to Journals and Contests
9am
$$

Do you have a poem or story or essay you’d like to submit for publication? In this master class we’ll discuss approaches to submitting your work for...

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...

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

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,...

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

Welcome Home Robert Caldwell...African, Wildlife & Architectural Artist
10am
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...

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...

"Stories with Miss Tori" Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Family storytime suitable for all ages but designed for 0-5 years. Join us for a fun and musical storytime with movement and play. Every storytime ends with...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

Tia Conchita Storytime at Southwood Apartments
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Come and share stories with Tia Conchita in the Health Department Office at Southwood Apartments.Call Broad Rock Library at 804.646.8488 for more...

RIFF Short Program C:  Youth and Community Outreach
11am
RVA West End

Showing: Bloom Hello Everything: Why Citizens Should Know Their U.S. Constitution Kiss CMYK Tree House Time Machine My Beautiful Nicaragua Strike! A Call to...

Drop-In Coloring
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Relieve stress by joining us for coloring time. Â Bring your own supplies or borrow some of ours.

READ Center Classes
1pm
RVA East End , Free

Read Center mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one tutoring and...

RIFF Shorts & Features:  Connections IV
1pm
RVA West End

Showing: Catherine You Will Be Fine Spleen of the Sculptor Garden Party Negative Shape Disposable YouthMin. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event...

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.

In Stiches
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Adults and older teens - enjoy conversation while completing your hand crafts such as knitting and crotcheting.

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...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: The Shape of Water
3pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theatre. Snacks will be provided. All films begin at 3pm every Thursday.  Synopsis Elisa is a...

RIFF Sports:  Documentary Feature Spotlight A
3:45pm
RVA West End

Showing: Daddy Homestretch Foundation: Together We All Move Forward Kim Swims. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of...

Preschool Storytime
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Interactive songs, stories, and rhymes for ages 3-5 with an adult.

RIFF Virginia Spotlight II
4pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "Utopless" Narrative Feature: United States: 2:05:00. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR...

Evening Storytime at Broad Rock
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for an additional storytime every Thursday at 4:30! Appropriate for ages 2-5 with a caregiver or parent. We hope to see you there!

RIFF Happy Hour VIP Mixer
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown

Dominion Energy Jazz Cafe
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA’s Best Café. Dominion Energy Jazz Café is presented to the public by the...

Linocut a Lizard
6pm
RVA Northside

with Cosima Storz Students will create a linoleum print based off a image from nature, such as birds, fish, insects and plants. You'lll learn how to carve a...

Make a Flag Book!
6pm
RVA Northside

with Jake Lahah Invented by famed bookmaker Hedi Kyle in 1979, the flag book is one of the most delightful paper book designs with its multiple viewing...

Poetry, Prose, and Pizza at the Prince George Library
6pm
Hopewell , Free

Reserve large meeting room in PG at 5 p.m. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

RIFF Music Video Spotlight B
6pm
RVA Northside

Showing: Glass Fire Poi Dance into the Party Cheshi/Sentimental Ghar Jaana Hai: The Stories Untold Glendale, A Girl Named Nian Jump In Dancing in Place Jean...

Unhappy Hours at the Poe Museum
6pm
RVA Downtown , $

Join the Poe Museum for our infamous 2018 Unhappy Hours! Unhappy Hours feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, museum tours, and more! $8.00...

RIFF Short Program B
6:15pm
RVA West End

Showing: Regulating Ride Share: Uber and Lyft The Last Swing The Break Othello. Followed by a 20 minute Q&A. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event...

RIFF MAGIC MUSIC: AN EVENING WITH LEE ARONSOHN
6:30pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "40 Years In The Making: The Magic Music Movie" - Documentary Feature: USA: 1:33:00. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for...

Appropriate
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

Winner of the 2014–15 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Following the death of their father, the estranged members of the Lafayette clan return to...

River Ditty
7pm
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 Office Trivia Night!
7pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Think you know all things "The Office"? Grab your Dwight bobblehead and show your skills at "The Office Trivia Night"! 3 Rounds will be played with 10...

Undiscovered Artists and Photographers
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

The Weinstein JCC is hosting an Undiscovered Artists and Photographers exhibit in their Sara D. November art gallery from April 26-May 20, 2018. This juried...

Kick - The INXS Experience
8pm
Henrico , $, $$

KICK-The INXS Experience is a unique blend of incredibly talented musicians who bring the highest level of musicianship to the audience while showing a true...

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...

RIFF SPECIAL FOCUS SPOTLIGHT
8pm
RVA West End

Showing: "Above the Drowning Sea" - Documentary Feature: Austria: 1:32:34 Q&A to follow with Rene Balcar. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event...

RIFF Thursday Pop/R&B/Hip Hop Night
8pm
RVA Northside

Featuring: Ang Low Cam Murdock Posh Hammer, Zaxai

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...

RIFF Virginia Spotlight
8:30pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "The Park" and "Madhouse Mecca." Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET...

RIFF  THURDAY EDM NIGHT: RIFF PRESENTS VOLTAGE. THE POP-UP NIGHT CLUB  SPECIAL GUEST SAM ROUKIN
9pm
RVA Northside

Featuring: Friendly Mosquito y0ucantst0pm3 BlackLight Dario Bianki Samuel Roukin

RIFF Late Show
10:05pm
RVA West End

Showing: "Sisak" and "As You Like It.." Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET...

RIFF International Spotlight:  Spain
10:15pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "Todo Acaba Al Final Del Dia" - Narrative Feature: Spain: 1:36:15. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of...

Thursday, April 26