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Saturday, March 23

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...

Extended Oil-Base Monotype Workshop
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Expand your experience in oil-based monoprinting during this two-day workshop. This class will explore ink viscosity, positive and negative stencils,...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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...

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
10am, 6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present MERENDA CECELIA Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from...

Make a Dress
10am
RVA Northside , $$

You’ll be delighted with the outcome of this class… a simple summer dress or tunic made using one of the wonderfully designed patterns of Sonya Philip (100...

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...

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...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Classic Movie Saturday
11am
Hopewell , Free

Enjoy a classic movie at the Hopewell Library! Go to https://www.arls.org/ to see what movies are playing.

Light & Love Journal Writing Club
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join Rashanda every 4th Saturday for a journal writing club. Disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle and tap into your writing skills. No registration...

Cinema Saturday: Mulan
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Cinema Saturday: Mulan Popcorn and juice boxes available while supplies last

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

See 6 new exhibits and 75 artist studios. Free admission Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 pm. The exhibits continue through April 20, 2019. Exhibits Include: OK...

Radius 250 Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Selected works have been juried by Eric Walton, the Director of Walton Gallery, Inc., his family owned art gallery located in Petersburg, Virginia....

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...

Family Flicks!
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a family friendly flick. Snacks provided! November - "Early Man", rated PG December - "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", rated PG January -...

Teen Scene: The Hate U Give
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join us as we watch The Hate U Give. Popcorn while supplies last.

Bon Air Artists Association Annual Art Show
5pm
Chesterfield , $, Prices Vary

A free public art show and sale with over 250 original artworks across mediums from all juried artists including some of RVA’s best to benefit “Fore...

Girls in Science Camp-In
6pm
RVA The Fan , $

Middle school girls join forces with professional women to learn all about chemistry in this overnight adventure. Explore chemistry concepts in hands-on...

Sound Off Saturdays
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

An open mic experience you will love. Great food, intriguing people, and amazing talent. RVA's most talented show off their skills, including spoken word,...

The 2nd Annual Roses Gala
6pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Come and join us in celebrating female entrepreneurs at The 2nd Annual Rosea Gala sponsored by Young Entrepreneurs Association, Inc., O-So-Good Cakes, and...

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present MERENDA CECELIA Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from...

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...

KrasH Dance Presents; BEHIND THE MASK
7pm
RVA Southside , $

The concert includes new works from their touring season and the premiere of a Dance Short produced by the company's Artistic Director, Kelly Hamlin. The...

Shannon Brown presents: A Tribute to Patsy Cline
7pm
Henrico , $$

Shannon Brown brings to life the music of country great Patsy Cline. Her beautiful voice and soulful interpretations of Patsy Cline’s music will not only...

BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY, "VENEZUELA"
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Batsheva Dance Company, critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world, is led by Artistic...

Ngoma African Dance Company's Annual Showcase
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

Come see University of Richmond students dancing a variation of African dance styles to live African drumming! Join us for this night of cultural immersion...

SONGS FOR JANIE
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $

Songs for Janie is a conceptual music project and concert inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's literary novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Tamara's music...

A Red Plaid Shirt
8pm
Hanover , $

Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, this comedy explores finding meaning in life when you have only previously defined yourself by your career. Two...

Bright Star
8pm
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

Inspired by a real event and featuring a Grammy-nominated bluegrass score, Broadway’s “Bright Star” tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against...

Broadway Bound
8pm

BROADWAY BOUND March 15- April 20, 2019 Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Hanover Tavern The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical...

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...

The Richmond Forum Presents Ian Bremmer
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

“A GEOPOLITICAL SURVEY: 2019”—The creator of Wall Street’s first global political risk index and the founder and president of Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer is...

The THE BAND Band
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

If you like the music of The Band, you’ll love The THE BAND Band, the most exciting and musically satisfying tribute to The Band on the scene today. While...

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 23