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Events

Sunday, April 29

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,...

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...

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 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....

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...

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...

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...

RIFF Documentary Short Spotlight
10am
RVA Northside

Showing: My Intention was not to Leave Two Steps Back A Good Blinder 25 Tracks Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of...

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...

"Art Reflecting Nature", a fund-raiser for the Rice Rivers Center
12pm
Charles City

I will join almost 60 artists as they paint en plein air on the grounds of Upper Shirley Vineyards. Artists will have art for sale, and a percentage of the...

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits
12pm
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,...

RIFF Military Spotlight 2
12pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "The Ribbon on the Kite" and "Corridor Four." Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL...

RIFF Screening
12:15pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "Hard Surfaces" - Narrative Feature: USA: 1:31:40. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL...

Make + Take Presented by Oils and Ales
12:30pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Sip on great beer and come away with two fun and functional DIYs. Will you keep them for yourself or gift to a loved one? Just in time for Mother's Day, by...

RIFF International Spotlight:  Poland
1pm
RVA West End

Showing: "Two Worlds" - Documentary Feature: 51:00: Poland. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL...

Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour
1pm
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 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.

Watercolor Monotype Printing
1pm
RVA Northside , $

Explore the exciting and liberating process of monotype. Students will be introduced to a variety of applications, combining drawing, painting, collage,...

RIFF Jam Session
1:30pm
RVA Northside

Bring Your Instrument & Jam with Fellow Musicians

RIFF Native American Spotlight
1:45pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "Dawnland" - Documentary Feature: 1:26:01: USA. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of tickets. FOR GENERAL...

Appropriate
2pm
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...

ESL Reading Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Middle and High School students are welcome to practice their reading skills. Contact Aanu Adewusi at 601-0041 for more information. We hope to see you there!

GreenSpring International Academy of Music Inaugural Gala
2pm
$

The Inaugural Performance of the GreenSpring International Academy of Music will feature the internationally-renowned, locally-based American Youth Harp...

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...

River Ditty
2pm
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...

RIFF International Spotlight:  Austria
2:20pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "The Best of All Worlds" - Narrative Feature: 1:43:00: Austria. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of...

RIFF Military Spotlight
2:30pm
RVA West End

Showing: "Warrior" and "Thank You for Your Service" WITH SPECIAL GUESTS GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE, TOM DONAHUE, CARRIE ANN ALFORD, BRIAN MEYER, WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ...

RIFF Women in Focus:  The Blues
3:30pm
RVA Northside

Showing: "Shake Sister Shake" - Documentary Feature: 1:23:00: Australia. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each event time for general and day-of...

The Normal Heart
4pm
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 Clising Night Film
5:15pm
RVA West End

Showing: "Buckout Road" - Narrative Feature: 1:37:00: Canada. And AN EVENING WITH DANNY GLOVER plus panel till 7:30pm. Box Office opens 30 mins prior to...

Paul Brown
7pm
Henrico , $$

Two time Grammy winning jazz guitarist, engineer, and producer Paul Brown career spans over two decades and includes the release of 8 solo albums and...

RIFF Awards Ceremony
8pm
RVA West End

Dress: Upscale Casual to Black Tie

RIFF FLOW Panel Series
11:30pm
RVA Northside

Featuring: The Art of the Short Film (11:30am - 12:15pm): Grabbing a Festival's Attention with the Hook, Spin & Cliffhanger Pitching Your Project in 60...

Sunday, April 29