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Saturday, April 28

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...

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 Northside , 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...

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

Tillman presents an exhibition, Remains (to Be Seen), that explores the visual devises of commemoration. Inspired by iconic and personal mementos of her late...

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....

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...

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...

Namasdeus
9:30am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Start your day with a Mozart-accompanied and donation-based yoga class! This Community Class is great for beginners. The Yoga Dojo (1219 Highpoint...

15th Annual Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography: 17th-Century VA in Maps
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free, $

Hosted by the Fry-Jefferson Map Society, this lecture features guest speakers Dr. Martin Gallivan on "The Map of Virginia: Algonquian and English Cartography...

Bodacious Abstract Acrylic Painting with Jeanne Minnix
10am
Henrico , $$

Embark on a creative rampage with Jeanne Minnix. This class is designed to help you tap into your creative energy, help you loosen up, and learn to trust...

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...

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,...

Mali- Making Mud Cloths
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Learn more about the culture of Mali with this hands on creation of Mud Cloths with our special guest.

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $

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

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

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...

Wolfie Time
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Stop by Gather for music, crafts and activities for the whole family. Music begins at 11 and continues with Magic Flute Storytime at 12 and ends with a...

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...

Book Club
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Please contact Heather Montgomery at 646-8488 for more information.

Pinkalicious, The Musical
10:30am, 2pm
Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $, $$

Pinkalicious is in love with the color pink. So much so that after an incident involving pink cupcakes, she transforms to become pink from head to toe! This...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Eine Kleine Brunch Musik
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Everyone's favorite meal combined with live chamber music and art song with a grand piano, provided by Rhapsody Piano and Guitar.

Art of Soul
12pm
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...

CREATIVE CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY
1pm
RVA Northside , $

We’ll start with a walk around our Scott’s Addition neighborhood, examining light, shadow, texture and composition -- all things that make a great photo....

EMBROIDER DESIGNS BY RICHMOND ARTISTS
1pm
RVA Northside , $

with Elizabeth Cogar Come stitch with Studio Two Three’s adorable embroidery kits featuring everything you need to make a pillow or wall hanging -- thread,...

RVA Origami
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

The Clarinet Quintet
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Sip on cider while enjoying a glorious Clarinet Quintet performance featuring Richmond Symphony principal clarinetist, David Lemelin.

Watercolor: Paint a Print
1pm
RVA Northside

with Gina Wojtysiak Learn basic watercolor techniques that will help you both experiment and control color and texture in this intro class. We’ll cover what...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!: Boss Baby
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Once a month, come join us for a family-friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

Gellman Room Concert Series
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Gellman Room Concert Series - GRCC's Treble and Concert Choirs, director Crystal Jonkman, present "Lyrics, Laughter, and Learning". All concerts...

Lyrics, Laughter, and Learning!
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Come be loud at the Richmond Main Public Library in this concert for all ages! Saturday, April 28th, the concert will feature the GRCC (Greater Richmond...

Pinkalicious, The Musical
2pm
Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $, $$

Pinkalicious is in love with the color pink. So much so that after an incident involving pink cupcakes, she transforms to become pink from head to toe! This...

Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour
2pm, 8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later,...

The Richmond Cello Orchestra
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Enjoy Veil's brews while eighteen cellists, under the direction of Michael Knowles, play arrangements of Mozart's music, including a transcription of the...

Wolfgang 101
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Maestro Steven Smith will share his insights into why Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was such a rockstar!

Little Toes Ballet and Yoga Class
3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Free 45 minute classes for children ages 3-6 Saturdays at 3:00pm - April 21st and 28th Wednesdays at 4:30pm - May 2nd and 9th Virginia Greene, with RVA...

MOTH
3pm
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...

Opera Scenes
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Ice cream and scenes from Mozart's operas!

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...

Mozart Dance Party
3:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Watch modern choreography performed to the tune of Rondo alla Turca, then learn what a Mozart dance party would have looked like in a class led by Linda...

Wkndr @ Berry Cider Festival - Blue Bee Cider
4pm
Free

Blue Bee Cider in Scott's Addition will be hosting a Berry Cider Festival on April 28. We'll be headlining the festival, playing from 4-6pm! It's a free...

The Symphonies
4:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

A full orchestra, under the baton of Daniel Myssyk, will play movements from Mozart’s symphonies, as well as a piano concerto performed by Maria Yefimova.

ComedySportz
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Mozart's Greatest Hits
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Singers, dressed to the nines, will perform arias from Mozart's operas accompanies by a full orchestra led by Erin Freeman.

Open Mic Comedy Night!
7pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Back to Back weekend of Comedy! Open Mic Comedy Night - hosted by James Isaiah Munoz! Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Come be entertained by a mix...

Richmond Dance Festival 2018
7pm
RVA Southside , $

RICHMOND DANCE FESTIVAL 2018 5th Anniversary Richmond Dance Festival Dogtown Dance Theatre is proud to present the 5th annual Richmond Dance Festival,...

Appropriate
8pm
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...

Mike Phillips
8pm
Henrico , $$

World renowned saxophonist Mike Phillips is known as one of the most electrifying instrumentalists today. Mike is the first non-athlete signed by Michael...

Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later,...

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...

Mozart After Party!!
9pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , Free

Join us for an after party to celebrate another successful Mozart Festival, and of course, Wolfie himself. DJ Rattan will spin non-classical records while we...

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

For the late night crowd. Four improvisers compete individually through short form games and scenes, all based on audience suggestions. No matter what is...

Saturday, April 28