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Saturday, March 16

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition Program is proud to present TTYL an exhibition of new sculptures by Braxton Congrove. TTYL is on view...

RVA East End , Free
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
Library of Virginia

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

RVA Downtown , Free
Blood is the Same
9am

Awer Bul arrived in Virginia as a refugee of the civil war in Sudan. In 2007, he won a grant while studying at Virginia Commonwealth University to return to...

RVA Downtown , Free
 Monumental Youth
10am
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design, The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

This exhibit collects the designs of Richmond region high school students for the next monument on Monument Avenue. The narratives, sketches, and sculptures...

RVA The Fan , $
Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
10am
Reynolds Gallery

In his third solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Newton presents a series of Sumi ink drawings on paper, alongside sculptures constructed from stainless...

RVA The Fan , Free
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
The Valentine

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

RVA Downtown , $
For Art's Sake presents: Inside Out/Outside In
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

Stop by and view the works of local emerging artists Renee Gleason and Lois Shipley. Lois enjoys painting landscapes. Renee enjoys painting interiors....

Henrico , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

RVA The Fan , $
Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
10am
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

This exhibition celebrates one of the least known but most remarkable and “modern” artists of the Baroque period. Focusing on his mastery of print work,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of the American experiment in...

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
March 2019 Art Exhibits
10am
Richmond Public Library

March 2019 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, March 1, 2019, through Tuesday April 2, 2019: Gellman...

RVA Downtown , Free
March-April Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

Henrico , Free
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
The Valentine

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Washington D.C. artist Andrei Kushnir has recorded the history of the Shenandoah Valley through a series of paintings that capture the extraordinary beauty...

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
10am
Reynolds Gallery

In his first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Patrick Berran presents a group of acrylic paintings on panel and several works on paper. Berran explores...

RVA The Fan , Free
Repeat Pattern
10am
Studio Two Three

Make your own fabric! Students will take screen printing on fabric to the next level by creating a four-way repeat pattern. This pattern will be used to...

RVA Northside , $$
Scrapbooking with Die Cuts
10am
Scrap RVA

Learn this fun scrapbooking technique with instructor Shela Dean

RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $
The Art of Freedom Exhibition
10am
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

There are many ways to convey the meaning of freedom. This exhibition explores freedom through the eyes of Virginia-born and Virginia-based artists. And as...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $
Trash or Treasure Antique Evaluation Show
10am
Chesterfield Historical Society

Ever wonder how much Grandma’s old oil painting is worth? What about an heirloom china set or a turn-of-the-century shawl? Come join us for a fun day and...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary, Free
P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

RVA Southside , Free
Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
Richmond Public Library

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

RVA Southside , Free
February - March Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
Art Works Gallery

See 6 new exhibits Tuesdays - Sundays, 12 PM - 6 PM. Free Admission. Exhibits include: ________________________________________ Where I've Been, Where...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
The Selfish Giant
12pm
Whistle Stop Theatre Company

The Whistle Stop Theatre Company presents, The Selfish Giant. Oscar Wilde's classic work of children's theatre is brought to life so that young and old alike...

Ashland , $
Beats, Rhymes, & Life: Youth Music Showcase: II
1pm

A chance for local Richmond youth ages 14-18 to display their musical talent. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Credit Seminar Starts at...

RVA Northside , Free
Hour of Code with CoderDojo
1pm
Richmond Public Library

CoderDojo's mission is to introduce kids to technology and programming and inspire them to become "digital producers" instead of just being "digital consumers".

RVA Downtown , Free
Human Categorization by Helene Ruiz
1pm
Anne’s Visual Art Studio

The works in this series are about being outcast and made to feel different. In order to fit in any of the many "categories" society has forced us to all...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Nay Seyers Signing
1pm
Book People

"Royal Bird: A Prince in Dull Armor" by Nay Seyers is about the difficult and sometimes adventurous life of a little boy and the Robot he invents.

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

RVA The Fan , $
Gellman Room Concert:  Gerald "Ginki" Lee, piano
2pm
Richmond Public Library

A concert of piano music presented by Gerald "Ginki" Lee

RVA Downtown , Free
33rd Annual Collectors’ Night at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm

Make plans to be at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on March 16, 2019 for the 33rd annual Collectors’ Night. Enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
HUMBUG: THE GREAT P.T BARNUM SÉANCE
5pm, 8pm
Firehouse Theatre

It was a sold-out hit at the Peale Museum in Baltimore, and in Richmond this fall! Now Richmond audiences have A SECOND CHANCE to experience this unique...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
ComedySportz Improv
7pm
CSz Richmond

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
DEL AND DAWG
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

For more than fifty years, legendary bluegrass musicians Del McCoury and David Grisman have defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass and acoustic fans....

RVA West End , Prices Vary
The First Annual Firehouse Fierce-tival
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

March 14 - Drag Talent Night Featuring up and coming queens showcasing their personal drag and a unique talent March 15 - Shamrock Shade Extravaganza Drag...

RVA The Fan
Art Sherrod
8pm
The Tin Pan

Art Sherrod Jr is “…a man who loves music, a man who loves art, respects the spirit world and thinks with his heart.” 1 He is equal parts heart and soul and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Classical Mystery Tour
8pm
Richmond Symphony

Imagine the Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra. The four musicians in Classical Mystery Tour look and sound just like The Beatles, but...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
HUMBUG: THE GREAT P.T BARNUM SÉANCE
8pm
Firehouse Theatre

It was a sold-out hit at the Peale Museum in Baltimore, and in Richmond this fall! Now Richmond audiences have A SECOND CHANCE to experience this unique...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Pride and Prejudice
8pm
Quill Theatre

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and the clock is ticking. When the wealthy bachelor Mr. Bingley arrives in town, Mrs. Bennet sees a...

RVA The Fan , $
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8pm
TheatreLAB

Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to nineteenth century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
TAINTED CABARET Starring Ula Uberbusen, James & the Giant Pasty & Shirley Gnome! With Special Guest Ellie Quinn
9pm
Gallery 5

TAINTED CABARET brings you a provocative burlesque cabaret featuring stars of the renowned underground theatre scenes of New York, Toronto, and Vancouver....

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
CSz Richmond

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, March 16