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Saturday, March 16

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
RVA East End , Free

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...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

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...

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

Blood is the Same
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

 Monumental Youth
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

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

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

For Art's Sake presents: Inside Out/Outside In
10am
Henrico , Free

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

Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

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,...

JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

March 2019 Art Exhibits
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

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

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

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

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...

Repeat Pattern
10am
RVA Northside , $$

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...

Scrapbooking with Die Cuts
10am
RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $

Learn this fun scrapbooking technique with instructor Shela Dean

The Art of Freedom Exhibition
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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...

Trash or Treasure Antique Evaluation Show
10am
Chesterfield , Prices Vary, Free

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...

P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

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....

Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
RVA Southside , Free

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....

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

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

The Selfish Giant
12pm
Ashland , $

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...

Beats, Rhymes, & Life: Youth Music Showcase: II
1pm
RVA Northside , Free

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

Hour of Code with CoderDojo
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

Human Categorization by Helene Ruiz
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

Nay Seyers Signing
1pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

"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.

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Gellman Room Concert:  Gerald "Ginki" Lee, piano
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

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

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...

HUMBUG: THE GREAT P.T BARNUM SÉANCE
5pm, 8pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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...

ComedySportz Improv
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

DEL AND DAWG
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

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

The First Annual Firehouse Fierce-tival
7:30pm
RVA The Fan

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

Art Sherrod
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

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...

Classical Mystery Tour
8pm
RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary

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...

HUMBUG: THE GREAT P.T BARNUM SÉANCE
8pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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...

Pride and Prejudice
8pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

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

TAINTED CABARET Starring Ula Uberbusen, James & the Giant Pasty & Shirley Gnome! With Special Guest Ellie Quinn
9pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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

CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

Saturday, March 16