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Sunday, July 29

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...

Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

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,...

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....

“[Work]” Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
RVA The Fan , Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond opened its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 15. "[Work]" features art created by VisArts faculty, staff and...

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...

Coloratura at 35: A Retrospective
10am
RVA The Fan , $

For thirty-five years Catherine Roseberry and Rob Womack, working at Coloratura, have been using furniture as a canvas for a thorough exploration of the arts...

For Art's Sake presents: The 2018 All Media Show
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and view works from local artists, emerging to professional! Judging by the locally recognized oil painter Kim Hall to take place around 6:30 pm...

GET IN THE DARKROOM
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Make pictures the old fashioned (and very cool) way! Learn how to load, shoot and develop a roll of black and white film, then make contact sheets in our...

Impressionist Painting Art Show
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Mike Haubenstock, a local painter, is having a one man show of his recent paintings at the Gellman Room in the Richmond Library. The show is a mixture of...

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...

The Scenes of Summer with Maria Reardon
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

What better way to spend the hot days of August, than to enjoy the comforts of a cool studio setting while painting landscapes and scenes of summer? With...

Beyond Duty
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few...

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...

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

New exhibits on display daily Tuesday - Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM through August 18th, 2018. Free Admission. Exhibits include:...

July/August Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Richmond, VA - artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring collage, sculpture and drawings by Jonathan Lee, a group exhibition by...

SHIBORI WITH MORE THAN BLUE
12pm
RVA Northside , $$

Who says shibori is just an indigo thing? The Japanese form of tie-dyeing by folding and binding fabric can be done with any color! We'll break with...

Aida School Edition
2pm

Presented by SPARC Music by Elton John Lyrics by Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, & David Henry Hwang An enslaved Nubian princess, Aida,...

Crimes of the Heart
2pm
Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Three sisters reunite in this Southern Gothic comedy to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and...

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
2pm
Hanover, Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End , $, $$

Disaster strikes when Trixie leaves her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat. Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, this wacky,...

The Poe Museum's Summer Sunday Readings
2pm
RVA Downtown , $

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the Enchanted Garden or a talk featuring local authors and scholars. -Included with Museum admission-

West Side Story
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

Something’s coming, something good. Take to the streets with this musical tale of star-crossed lovers that remains one of the most beloved musicals of all...

Henrico Theatre Company presents THE SENATOR'S WIFE
2:30pm
Henrico , $

When Louise Larraby, the charming widow of Democratic Senator Ted Larraby, agrees to marry Republican Senator Richard Townsend, the worlds of both families...

Jazz
3pm
$$, $$$

Spend a day and evening with Richmond's own jazz star Anthony Dowd in a combo program that includes an entertaining and informative seminar about the history...

Chatham County Line
7pm
Henrico , $$

Based on looks alone, Chatham County Line conjures a sepia-toned timelessness by huddling around a single microphone on stage, playing traditional string...

As You Like It
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

Duke Frederick has overthrown his brother, Duke Senior, who has fled to the Forest of Arden with a group of followers, including a courtier named Jaques....

Sunday, July 29