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Thursday, April 5

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...

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 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....

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...

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.

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,...

Story Time with SPARC at Barnes & Noble
10am
Henrico , Free

Join us for Story Time with SPARC at Barnes and Noble! Your favorite characters will come to life at 10am. This event is FREE and open to the public. Laina...

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...

Blooms of the Secret Garden
11am
Chesterfield , Free

"Flowers always make people better, happier, & more helpful; they are sunshine, food, & medicine to the soul." ~ Luther Burbank, American botanist,...

The Bold and The Beautiful
11am
Chesterfield , Free

Showing original oil paintings from European & Asian artists in various genres & a wide price range. These unique works will be framed & ready to hang. We...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive stories and music for children ages 18 - 36 months with their caregiver.

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Join our interactive story time designed to be fun and educational with music, plays, stories, rhymes, and wonderful books for ages 18 – 36 months with an...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

Spring Break Crafternoon
1pm
RVA Northside , Free

Stop by and celebrate spring break with crafts of all kinds all week long! Glitter, glue, feathers, yarn, foam, food – we're breaking out our best crafting...

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.

Theatre Nuts and Bolts - FireHouse Forum
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Get hands-on demonstrations from Richmond master artists and hear them share trade secrets about what goes on behind-the-scenes when Dave Timberline conducts...

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.

Read/Play/Code: Spring Break Edition
2pm, 4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a special Read/Play/Code event for the whole family and learn how much fun coding can be. We'll have interactive digital and non-digital...

STEM CAMP @ Your Library: Recycle It!
2pm
RVA West End , Free

Join Central Virginia Waste Management to learn all about recycling and how to help the environment.

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: Coco
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. Â Â Synopsis Despite...

Spring Break Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Practice your reading skills during Spring Break with our reading volunteers. Practica su lectura durante Spring Break con nuestra voluntarios de lectura.

Preschool Storytime
4pm
RVA West End , Free

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

Read/Play/Code: Spring Break Edition
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a special Read/Play/Code event for the whole family and learn how much fun coding can be. We'll have interactive digital and non-digital...

STEAM, Plant Science - Dinwiddie
4pm
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

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!

Opening Reception | 'A Rural Menagerie' | Paintings by Elizabeth Kinahan
5:30pm
Ashland , Free

Join us for the highly anticipated solo show, ‘A Rural Menagerie’, where Elizabeth Kinahan has thoughtfully rendered rural animals, capturing their unique...

Chalkboard Lettering
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

with Sarah Apple The humble Crayola chalk is one of those every-day mediums that often falls beneath the radar- after all, we’ve known it since grade...

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...

Sewing 101
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

with Sarah Curtis Have a sewing machine in your closet and no idea how to use it? Bring your machine (and manual) or use one of ours and learn about the...

Archives Behind the Scenes Tour
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join Virginia Holocaust Museum curatorial staff on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 pm for a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s collection. During this event,...

AN EVENING OF COUNTRY / FEAT. HONKY TONK EXPERIENCE
7pm
$

NEW SHOW ADDED! Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:00pm Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00pm $17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door. Claim your seats...

Dungeons and Dragons Retro-clone (AD&D 1e)
7pm
Ashland , Free

Tabletop fantasy roleplaying using Labyrinth Lord and Labyrinth Lord Advanced Edition which reproduce the rules of the first edition of Advanced Dungeons and...

An Oak Tree
7:30pm
$, $$

Firehouse presents the regional premiere of Tim Crouch's play AN OAK TREE. This unique performance experience revolves around a traveling hypnotist who...

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...

Thursday, April 5