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Saturday, June 2

ADA's Birthday Celebration Summer Exhibit
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Celebrating FIFTEEN years of ADA GALLERY with work by old friends and new friends. EVERYBODY IN THE POOL : Amy Pleasant , Erik den Breejen, Brian Hubble,...

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....

‘New Art from an Old Craft’ | A National Juried Exhibit of Forged Iron
Ashland , Free

Gallery Flux and ABANA are hosting a national juried exhibit of forged iron (and other forged metal) art. The exhibit will open Friday, June 1, 2018 and run...

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-June 2018 Exhibits
10am
Henrico , Free

Exhibition Dates: May 18, 2018 - July 8, 2018 Hours Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday Noon – 4p.m. SUMMER HOURS: Closed every Sunday starting...

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...

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: Hillians Art League
10am
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and check out an exhibition featuring recent works from the artists of Church Hill's Hillians Art League! From whimiscal woodland acrylics to...

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....

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...

RVA Clay 3rd Annual Studio Tour
10am
Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

From functional to fantastic there will be something for everyone on the 3rd Annual RVA Clay Studio Tour! The tour will take place on Saturday, June 2 and...

Faces of Survival: A Portrait Exhibit
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Some were hidden children, concealing their Jewish identity. Some were infants and toddlers whose families were forced to flee their homes. They came from...

Sci-Fi Saturday: Movies @ Your Library
11am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for Sci-Fi Saturday as we'll be showing both films from the Blade Runner series. Blade Runner (1982) R 1h 57m __________ Blade Runner 2049...

Tea for Two - Poetry on the Veranda with Annie Kim and Mary Anna Dunn
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Tea For Two is sponsored by River City Poets. Join us for Poetry readings on the Veranda (indoors if it rains) Featured Poets on Saturday are: Annie...

Tea for Two: Poetry on the Veranda
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Casual outdoor readings by two local/regional poets are held first Saturdays in May, June, September, and October. Events incorporate plenty of time to chat...

 May-June Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Visit 6 new exhibits including our annual student show. 75 open artist studios. Open Tues- Sun 12 - 6 PM. Free admission. Exhibits...

Afro Cuban Mini-Fest 2018
12pm
$

Afro-Cuban Mini-Fest Saturday June 2 at 12 pm *price varies. see below Join us for RVA's second Afro Cuban Mini-Fest! Immerse yourself in the roots and...

Cinema Saturdays: All GROWED Up!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

The kids get movie days--why not the adults too? Once a month, come join us for a showing of a film geared towards a teen/adult audience. We will provide the...

Gaviota
2pm
Henrico , $

The students and faculty at Latin Ballet of Virginia present GAVIOTA (Seagull) A performing arts interpretation based on the magical and philosophical...

Gaviota
2pm
RVA West End , $

The School of The Latin Ballet of Virginia invites you to GAVIOTA, a performing arts interpretation based on the philosophical story about the real...

House 200- The Complex Relationships of Servitude
2pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Explore the complicated relationships of the Civil War era through the choices of some of the enslaved and free servant staff within the Davis household....

Experiments in Sound - VCUarts
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

VCUarts Department of Kinetic Imaging presents Experiments in Sound, a series of public workshops engaging with sound in creative ways in conjunction with...

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...

Preludes
7:30pm
$, $$

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei...

Romeo and Juliet
7:30pm
Chesterfield, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $

Back by popular demand! Last seen this April at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, join us for a special remounted run of Romeo and Juliet, the most famous...

Always a Bridesmaid
8pm
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

From the authors of “The Dixie Swim Club” and “The Hallelujah Girls” comes another comic romp featuring the foibles of nuptial bliss! Four Southern...

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!

The English Channel - Heroes & Legends
8pm
Henrico , $

The English Channel performs the incredible British hits of the mid 60's and 70's...classic rock & pop songs from The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Dusty...

Topdog/Underdog
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks Direction by Katrinah Carol Lewis A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks' riff...

Saturday, June 2