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Events

Wednesday, May 9

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....

McKenney Book Group
3am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: plus.google.com/hangouts/_/arls.org/...0aue8ton0qba4557m07ft73is&hs=121

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...

Civics 101
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Civics 101 - Non-partisan topics in political and government current events, history, and law, including design and operation of the Electoral College

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...

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...

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...

Chesterfield Needlework Friends
1pm
Chesterfield , Free

Knit, crochet, socialize and share your techniques with others. All skill levels are welcome.

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.

P. BUCKLEY MOSS PRINT SIGNING - FREE EVENT
2pm
Free

FREE! Meet beloved Virginia artist, P. Buckley Moss, and have your favorite prints signed by the artist herself. Prints and giftware featuring Moss’s work...

Little Toes Ballet and Yoga Class
3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Free 45 minute classes for children ages 3-6 Saturdays at 3:00pm - April 21st and 28th Wednesdays at 4:30pm - May 2nd and 9th Virginia Greene, with RVA...

STEM @ Your Library: Musical May
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Explore the mathematical side of rhythm and music with us at the West End Branch Library. This event is free and open to children Ages 5-12! We hope to see...

Writers Wednesday
5:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Meeting the second Wednesday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Writers Wednesday brings together authors of every genre in a casual atmosphere to connect,...

Harry Potter Escape Room
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Groups of 3 to 6 people will have to use their Harry Potter knowledge to escape from the Room of Requirement. Please call 804-646-8833 or stop by Westover...

Pet Portraits
6pm
RVA Northside , $

Bring a photo or drawing of your pet and make a colorful screen monoprint. Each screen monoprint you will make is one of a kind! Using chalk pastels and...

Figure Drawing
6:30pm
RVA Northside , $

Join us for a fun and casual drink and draw session at Studio Two Three every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-9:00pm and only 6 dollars! We do not...

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...

Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
7pm
Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Death Club Radio Live
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside

This is the world-premiere live version of writer, storyteller, and hospice chaplain Alane Cameron Ford's ground-breaking WRIR radio program DEATH CLUB...

Apples from the Desert
7:30pm
Henrico , $$

A poignant drama about love and reconciliation adapted by one of Israel's most beloved authors from her own short story, this hit Israeli play follows the...

The Illusionists
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionists – Live from Broadway...

Tristan McIntosh
8pm
Henrico , $

Tristan McIntosh quickly made a name for herself on the public stage when her American Idol audition performance of Mickey Guyton’s “Why Baby Why” brought...

Wednesday, May 9