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Tuesday, May 8

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

"Stories with Miss Tori" Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Family storytime suitable for all ages but designed for 0-5 years. Join us for a fun and musical storytime with movement and play. Every storytime ends with...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

BOOK BABIES: Join our story time designed to be fun and educational for both children and adult! Enjoy our interactive story, music, finger plays and rhymes...

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...

READ Center
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Read Center mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one tutoring and...

Lunchtime Jam Sessions
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

Beginner-friendly, informal jam session, focused on old-time music. Bring your instrument and play along!

READ Center Classes
1pm
RVA East End , Free

Read Center mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one tutoring and...

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.

Craft It Up!
3pm
RVA Northside , Free

Come show your creativity with fun crafts and activities! Ages 5 and older! 10/30 - construction paper candy corn and candy corn guessing game 11/13 -...

Story Warriors
4pm
RVA East End , Free

The Story Warriors are listening for a few great kids who would like to add their voice to the group! Coached by Les Schaffer, they have presented tales from...

Story Time with Scout
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Over at the West End Branch Library, all level readers are invited to stop by and read to Scout, the golden retriever. She is ready to listen to any story...

Physical Theatre: The Actor’s Playground
5pm

This physical improv workshop is all about letting go of the inhibitions, unlocking the physical body, and integrating the internal emotion within the...

COPTIC STITCHED BOOKS – THE HOLY GRAIL
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn this famous and ancient, non-adhesive (no glue!) sewing method and bind a book. Coptic stitch looks fancy but is great for beginners, but also those...

Family Storytime
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us every Tuesday evening (except during breaks) for a family oriented storytime. We have stories, games, rhymes, silly songs, and we finish every story...

MACRAME A PLANT HANGER
6pm
RVA Northside , $

You learned how to make a macrame tapestry, next learn macrame in the round. In this workshop, you'll master a few more knots while designing and making your...

Books for a Better World
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a book talk and discussion of "Singing Ain't Enough" by Joy Harris, followed by a Q&A session with the author, and light refreshments. Books for...

Studio Three Gargoyles A World Premiere by Katarzyna Skarpetowska
6:30pm
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...

RJS Guest Educators Series Presents Trumpeter Terell Stafford
7pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Award-winning trumpeter Terell Stafford brings his quintet to RJS' Guest Educators Series on Tuesday, May 8 at Capital Ale House Downtown Music Hall....

Tuesday, May 8