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Wednesday, March 20

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
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
10am, 12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
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
Peri Schwartz: 45 Years, Paintings, Drawings and Prints
10am
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present an exhibition of works by New York artist, Peri Schwartz, titled 45 Years, Paintings,...

Ashland , Free
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 , $
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
10:15am
Richmond Public Library

The March book is The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. Bring your RPL library card. Stay tuned for the rest of the book...

RVA West End , Free
PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Southside , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Book Talk with Megan Taylor Shockley: “Creating a Progressive Commonwealth"
12pm
Library of Virginia

In honor of National Women's History Month, author Megan Taylor Shockley will speak about her new book, Creating a Progressive Commonwealth: Women Activists,...

RVA Downtown , Free
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
One More Stitch
1pm
Richmond Public Library

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Broadway Bound
3pm
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern, Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern

The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep’s 2015 production of Brighton...

Hanover , $$, Prices Vary
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
CANCELLED-Art Explorers: Irish Tall Tales
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

(EVENT CANCELLED) Listen to an Irish tall tale, make a green collage and go on a shamrock hunt! Ages 5-12

RVA West End , Free
RVA Makers March Meetup at Crux Scenica
5:30pm
RVA Makers

At their 4000 square foot shop in Richmond, the artists at Crux Scenica address a wide range of scenic and fabrication needs. They supply theaters, events...

RVA Northside
#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Teens, join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month for the #wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club. Each month we will read and discuss a new selection featuring a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Adult Coloring and Stress Free Evening!
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Come in and color and listen to relaxing music. No children allowed!

RVA Northside , Free
Culture, Crafts and Cocktails
6pm
Scrap RVA

Join us for our Monthly Craft Night at our neighbors- Boogaloo's Bar & Grill! New crafts every month, with a rotating Show of Local Art! Check our website...

RVA Northside , $
March 2019 Writing Show: Writing a Killer Synopsis
6pm
James River Writers

You’re ready to start shopping your book to agents – but then you see the terrifying words: “Include a one-page synopsis.” Why is writing a synopsis so...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
Sewing 102
6pm
Studio Two Three

So you know how to thread your sewing machine, sew a straight line and maybe even a curve - now what? In this class, which is more discussion than...

RVA Northside , $$
Alice's Ordinary People: Documentary Screening
6:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Documentary film maker Craig Dudnick will be in Richmond to screen his film, Alice's ordinary People. Mr. Dudnick will hold a Q&A following the...

RVA Downtown , Free
LADIES DRAWING NIGHT
6:30pm
Studio Two Three

Ladies (and lady identifying) Night Drawing! Free and open to the (lady) public. Bring your own drawing stuff & hang out with friends or new friends while...

RVA Northside , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group - The House Gun
6:30pm
Richmond Public Library

This month we are reading and discussing The House Gun by Nadine Gordimer. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call (804)646-1877 for...

RVA West End , Free
Poetry at Boogaloos!
7pm
River City Poets

River City Poets are back on the Northside for a dose of inspiration this March! Grab a spot at the bar or a cozy corner table & settle in for an evening of...

RVA Northside , Free
"THE PIGEONING"
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

“… a tender, fantastical symphony of the imagination …” – The New York Times Frank is an office worker living in New York in the early 1980s who is obsessed...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
8pm
KrasH!Dance Productions

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free
Patrick Zampetti - Tribute to Dave Matthews Band
8pm
The Tin Pan

"Patrick's loops are full of creative energy and life" - Tim Reynolds, Lead guitarist of Dave Matthews Band Using a loop pedal to record musical parts in...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Wednesday, March 20