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Friday, April 6

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 –...

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 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

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...

 Alcohol Inks 101 with Janice Jones
9:30am
Henrico

Alcohol inks are dye-based; mixed with rubbing alcohol, they create beautiful jewel-tone works of art that any artist will be proud to add to their...

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,...

FRIENDS BOOK SALE-Friends Members Preview
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Friends of the Library members only from 10 am to 12 noon. Not a member of the Friends? You can join at the door!

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...

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...

Movie Time - Ages 0-7
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for the showing of the movie The Berenstain Bears for ages 0 - 7. Snacks provided! For more details call: 804-646-4768.

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...

Movie Time for Ages 8 - 13
11:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

It's movie time for children ages 8 - 13! Join us and enjoy viewing the movie Captain Underpants. Snacks provided! For more details please call us at:...

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...

Friends of the Book Sale
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Friends of the Richmond Public Library will be open to the public starting at Noon on Friday the 6th! An open selection of books, dvds and cds will be...

Inside the Jemima Code: The Joy Of African American Cooking
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Women of African descent have contributed to America’s food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement is still overshadowed by the...

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...

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.

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

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

STEM CAMP @ Your Library: Paper Pots & Spring Planting!
2pm
RVA West End , Free

Recycle newspapers to make paper pots and plant seeds to take home.

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.: Easter Egg Tower! How long can your tower stand. Put your skills to the test! Ages 5 and older! Sign up by calling or stopping by!

First Friday Films
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Bring the family every First Friday for a film and popcorn.

First Friday Art Samplers
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

On the first Friday of each month, VisArts offers first-come, first-served art classes in two seatings. Bring a group of friends, a date or your entire...

First Fridays Art Walk
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

Freedom Friday @ the BHMVA
5:30pm
Free

Get ready for Cinco de Mayo with a salsa demo and dancing and hear about the connection between salsa and African rhythms as well as enjoy some Latin...

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 First Friday at the John Marshall House
5:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Stop by the John Marshall House April 6 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for our RVA First Friday open house salon! We’re celebrating National Poetry Month...

RVA First Fridays - Classical Revolution RVA
5:30pm
Free

RPAA hosts another First Fridays event at the Dominion Energy Center in Rhythm Hall with musical guest Classical Revolution RVA! Classical Revolution was...

Art Exhibits & First Friday @ Main
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

APRIL 2018 ART EXHIBITS The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, April 6, 2018, through Tuesday, May 1, 2018: GELLMAN ROOM: €œConcrete & Stone...

Concrete and Stone
6:30pm
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...

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...

BOOK SALE OPEN- First Friday
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Friends Book Sale will be open during First Friday from 7-9 pm. Support your library and shop, shop, shop!Â

Pinkalicious, The Musical
7pm
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 ABC's of Flower and Disease: Opening Reception
7pm
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...

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...

Stile Antico - Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members...

Butchertown Burlesque: At The Basement
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

Step back in time, begin the beguine, with Butchertown Burlesque at TheatreLAB's The Basement! Boom Boom Basics presents a vintage classic burlesque,...

Callie Moore Presents a Night of Dance & Film
8pm

A recent VCU Dance & Choreography graduate, Moore explores intellectual abstract dance on both screen and stage. Moore combines the classics of live dance...

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...

Friday, April 6