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Events

Wednesday, May 16

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...

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...

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...

Pandemic: Richmond
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

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

PreSchool Storytime
10am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

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...

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...

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...

Senior Book Club ~ Fiction Focus
10:15am
RVA West End , Free

Join our book discussion each month for Richmond adults age 55 and older. Upcoming titles include: Never Caught: Dunbar -May 16 No One Is Coming to Save...

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Beth Marchant Show
11am
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...

Toddler Time
11:30am
RVA Northside , Free

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

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.

13th Annual Appomattox Regional Governor's School Art show
3pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg , Free

group student art show

Milk River Arts : workshop
3pm
RVA Northside

Milk River Arts and our partners glave kocen gallery, Studio 23, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts + Visual Arts Center of Richmond, focus on this simple but...

Art Explorers: May Flowers
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Join us as we celebrate spring by creating your own beautiful bouquet over at the West End Branch Library! This event is free and open to children Ages...

STEM Wednesday
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Explore a different creative science, technology, engineering, or math project, third Wednesdays during the school year. Supplies provided, intended for...

"Annie's Bones" 16th novel by Howard Owen
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Howard Owen's book talk and signing. In the winter of 1968, Grayson Melvin met the girl of his dreams. Annie Lineberger was so far out his league that he...

In Your Ear Studio Concert
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

An RVA blues summit with Bill Blue and Mike McAdam

LADIES DRAWING NIGHT
6:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Open to public Every 3rd Wednesday / month

Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
6:30pm
RVA West End , Free

This month we are reading and discussing Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call (804)646-1877 for...

Craig Karges "Experience the Extraordinary"
7pm
$

Craig Karges (seen on The Tonight Show and CNN) dazzles the eye and captivates the mind during his spellbinding performance as tables float, minds are read...

"Night Fever" - Bee Gee's Tribute
8pm
Henrico , $$

"Night Fever" - The Bee Gees Tribute is the world’s number one largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all Canadian cast from Toronto, Ontario...

Wednesday, May 16