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Sunday, May 6

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,...

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...

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

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...

COLLAGE WORKSHOP: MEDIA + MEMORY = MESSAGE
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Have you ever wondered what could be made of the various ticket stubs, receipts, treasured photographs or old letters you find cluttering your drawers? How...

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...

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...

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...

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits
12pm
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,...

Design a Flower Crown
1pm
RVA Northside , $

You know you deserve one… and you know someone else who does, too. Come make some lovely flowery headwear in celebration of spring! You’ll learn how to...

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.

World Laughter Day Celebration
1pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , Free

World Laughter Day Brings the Gift of Laughter and World Peace to RVA RICHMOND, VA – April 10, 2018 – The first annual Richmond area World Laughter Day...

Appropriate
2pm
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...

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

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...

Remembering the Great War: Immigrants
2pm
Henrico , Free

Join us as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. During World War I, there were hundreds of thousands of foreign-born soldiers...

River Ditty
2pm
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...

OKLAHOMA!
2:30pm
Henrico , $

Henrico Theatre Company presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!

Metro Collection 4 - Richmond Symphony
3pm
Ashland , $$

Copland, Spohr & Schubert Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer...

Swing Into Spring!
3pm
Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico , $

The Virginians Barbershop Chorus and Quartets will perform a concert of family-friendly songs in 4-part harmonies.

Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo
4pm
$

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...

The Normal Heart
4pm
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...

An Eve. w/ Cowboy Junkies
7pm
Henrico , $$

Cowboy Junkies released The Wilderness, Volume 4 of The Nomad Series on March 27, 2012, marking the conclusion of an ambitious schedule of four releases over...

Sunday, May 6