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Events

Saturday, May 12

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 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...

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...

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...

Crossroads Art Center May 2018 Call for Entries!
10am
Henrico , $

Submit your work for our Juried All-Media Show and get featured during our open house on Friday, May 18, 2018. Submit your Work -- May 8-12, 2018 Crossroads...

DUENDE
10am
Chesterfield , Free

Come be awaken by the 'Duende'! Local Virginia Artist Gayle Barber has found the 'soul' or 'Duende' within the varied oil paintings she has created for this...

For Art's Sake presents: The Annual Student Show
10am
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Come celebrate the artists of For Art's Sake Gallery in our Annual Student Show! Proceeds from the show will go towards our donation to the local non-profit...

Mother's Day Serenades
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $

Looking for a Memorable Mother’s Day Gift for that Special Lady in Your Life? Give her the gift of MUSIC! On Saturday & Sunday, May 12 & 13 - Between 10 AM...

Pandemic: Richmond
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 , $

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

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...

RPS Student Exhibition: Tomorrow's Hope
10am
$

Our newest exhibition consists of 29 pieces created by Richmond Public Schools students. These colorful and imaginative, works of art create a unique...

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

Spring Piano Recitals
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Piano Basics of Richmond, the Suzuki Piano Studio of Karmalita Bawar, hosts it's annual recitals.

VCUarts Graphic Design Senior Show 2018: Closing Reception
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The Graphic Design Senior Show is a culmination of work from the 31 students graduating in the Spring of 2018 from VCU’s Graphic Design department. Visit...

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...

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...

13th Annual Appomattox Regional Governor's School Art show
12pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg , Free

group student art show

Beth Marchant Show
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us in welcoming local artist, Beth Marchant, for her solo show at Brazier Gallery! Beth is a proficient watercolorist, but this show will focus...

MY SUPERHERO SELF: GIRLS CAN OPENING RECEPTION
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Please join us for a family opening reception of the My Superhero Self: Girls CAN. Saturday, May 12th, 12pm – 3pm; We’ll have lemonade, snacks, and family...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

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...

Short Pump Symphonette
3pm
RVA Downtown , Free

The Short Pump Symphonette, a string youth orchestra for students of all ages directed by William Raposo and Chris Novelli, will perform classical and...

Studio Three Gargoyles A World Premiere by Katarzyna Skarpetowska
6:30pm, 8:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Gargoyles takes a sensuous look into the charm and humor of these arresting architectural accents, immersing you in their whimsical world. Set to music by...

Mason Bates - World Premiere - Richmond Symphony Masterworks
7pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Recently named the most-performed composer of his generation, Mason...

Pints & Poems
7pm
RVA West End , Free

If you missed our inaugural River City Poets open mic experience at Strangeways in April, we're giving you a second stab this month! The stage is set, the...

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...

OKLAHOMA!
8pm
Henrico , $

Henrico Theatre Company presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!

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...

Studio Three Gargoyles A World Premiere by Katarzyna Skarpetowska
8:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Gargoyles takes a sensuous look into the charm and humor of these arresting architectural accents, immersing you in their whimsical world. Set to music by...

Saturday, May 12