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Saturday, August 4

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,...

Art Exhibits, August 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

August 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 3, 2018, through Tuesday, September 4, 2018: Gellman Room Acrylic...

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...

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,...

“[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...

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...

Fall Auditions
9:30am

Audition for our Fall Productions and out 2018/2019 Touring Ensemble! Fall Spotlight Production: Peter and The Star Catcher Fall Studio Production: Little...

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...

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...

RISO-PRINTED STAB-BOUND BOOKS
10am
RVA Northside , $$

In this class, students will work with the risograph to make completed Japanese stab bound books/zines. We’ll go over how to use the risograph and the...

Summer Reading Finale (Moana Movie - POSTPONED)
10am, 10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

Summer Reading Finale: Movies and Treats
10am, 10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale with a special movie and snacks! Synopsis Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member...

Swashbuckling with Alexandre Dumas! Movies @ VA
10am
Henrico , Free

Swords! Capes! French aristocrats getting into trouble! 10:00 AM The Count of Monte Cristo Falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", Dantes escapes and...

The new works of Sue Jachimiec at Chasen Galleries
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Chasen Galleries will be featuring the work of local Artist, Sue Jachimiec. Sue is an abstract artist with the incredible ability to turn any color into...

Unique Tees: Silkscreen @ TU
10am
Henrico , Free

From idea to finished object, print your own professional-looking, unique t-shirt! Teens will explore design concepts, create stencils using positive and...

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
10:30am, 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,...

Summer Reading Finale (Moana Movie - POSTPONED)
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

Summer Reading Finale: Movies and Treats
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale with a special movie and snacks! Synopsis Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member...

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...

Journaling @ FA
11am
Henrico , Free

Journaling is healthy for the mind and soul! An introductory class to learn what to write, when to write and what to write with. Registration is required....

Summer Reading Program Finale
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

There's Just Us
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. The Virginia...

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...

Summer Reading Finale
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

Topic Tour: Art and Activism
1pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

VCUarts Photography and Film Faculty Member and ICA Exhibiting Artist Jon-Phillip Sheridan leads a conversation about making invisible environmental...

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...

Crimes of the Heart
2pm, 8pm
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,...

Summer Reading Finale
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

Summer Reading Finale
2pm
RVA East End , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

Summer Reading Program Finale
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Let's have fun as we wrap up this year's Summer Reading Program. We are going to make some "ice cream in a bag" which we can add some toppings to and enjoy!

Summer Reading Finale @ SA
3pm
Henrico , Free

We’re celebrating the end of Summer Reading with awesome treats and lots of fun, featuring a screening of Coco (2017, PG, 1 h 49min) on our big screen! In...

Crimes of the Heart
8pm
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...

HAND TO GOD - now extended!
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

A dark comedy co-produced by 5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB about anxious teen Jason and a ministry puppet who develops a devilish personality all his own,...

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!

Melissa Manchester
8pm
Henrico , $$

Let’s hear it for the boys! More than 25 years after Melissa Manchester released Tribute, her 1989 album that honored the great female singers who influenced...

Tomfoolery
8pm
Colonial Heights , $$

A revue of the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer. Before there was “Laugh-In” or “Saturday Night Live”, and...

Saturday, August 4