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Events

Saturday, May 5

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...

Children's Book Week May 1-7
RVA Southside , Free

This week we are celebrating children's books! Join us on Tuesday as we try to guess how many book are at Broad Rock LIbrary. Come join us for the rest of...

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,...

Free Comic Book Day!
RVA Southside , Free

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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...

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....

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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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...

Free comic Book Day
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: Come pick up a FREE comic book of your choice at Richmond Public Main Library all day! Limit to one comic per person. For more...

Nontoxic Etching
10am
RVA Northside , $$

with Brooke Inman Explore the endless possibilities of working with a copper plate using BIG non-toxic ground. We will investigate hard and soft ground, as...

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...

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

The Magic Balloon - Wells Fargo Family Series - Synetic Theatre, Inc.
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

A series of hilarious sketches, unique choreography, synthesizing music, ballet, clowning, and audience participation. 'Balloon' tells a wonderful story of a...

Welcome Home Robert Caldwell...African, Wildlife & Architectural Artist
10am
Chesterfield , Free

Bella Arte Gallery is excited to “Welcome Home” to our fold of represented artists, Robert Caldwell with his African and architectural bodies of work. Robert...

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...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

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...

Twisted Culture Arts Festival
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Twisted Culture Arts Festival at Twisted Ales Craft Brewing 212 W. 6th St Richmond VA 23224 featuring live music, spoken word, a cypher circle, visual art...

LEGO Club
1pm
Chesterfield , Free

We’ll provide the building bricks – kids supply the imagination! Completed creations will be displayed in the library. Recommended for children 6-11 years old.

Paper Marbling
1pm
RVA Northside , $

with Heather Millet Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Once a month, come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

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!

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...

Richmond Dance Festival 2018
2:30pm, 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,...

ComedySportz
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

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,...

Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo
7:30pm
$

Edward Albee’s classic one act play is explored further in this new full-length production. Peter and his wife Ann reflect on their marriage in the first act...

Outdoor Movie: Coco
7:30pm
Hopewell , Free

Join The Hopewell Downtown Partnership and Stuart Hunsicker - State Farm Insurance Agent to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Coco! Come out to City Park (the...

Alejandro Escovedo
8pm
Henrico , $$

Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo is set to deliver Burn Something Beautiful on October 28th, 2016 via Fantasy Records. The new...

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...

LONG FORM IMPROV LIVE!
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Local improvisers and long from troupes along with stand-up comedians in a monthly night showcasing the best of Richmond comedy!

River Ditty
8pm
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...

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...

Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

For the late night crowd. Four improvisers compete individually through short form games and scenes, all based on audience suggestions. No matter what is...

Saturday, May 5