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Saturday, March 23

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 , $
Extended Oil-Base Monotype Workshop
10am
Studio Two Three

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

RVA Northside , $$
Family Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
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
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
10am, 6:30pm
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Make a Dress
10am
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
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
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 , $
VCUARTS PRESENTS: TINY SHINY
10am

Join us for this year's Tiny Shiny jewelry sale and exhibition! Tiny Shiny is an annual event showcasing work by VCUArts Craft/Material Studies students...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Light & Love Journal Writing Club
11:30am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Cinema Saturday: Mulan
12pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Northside , Free
March - April Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
Art Works Gallery

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Radius 250 Exhibition
12pm
Artspace

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

RVA Southside , 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
Family Flicks!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Southside , Free
Teen Scene: The Hate U Give
2pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Northside , Free
Bon Air Artists Association Annual Art Show
5pm
Bon Air Artists Association

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...

Chesterfield , $, Prices Vary
Girls in Science Camp-In
6pm
Science Museum of Virginia

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

RVA The Fan , $
Sound Off Saturdays
6pm

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,...

RVA Downtown , Free
The 2nd Annual Roses Gala
6pm

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...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
6:30pm
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Henrico , $$
BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY, "VENEZUELA"
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Ngoma African Dance Company's Annual Showcase
7:30pm
University of Richmond

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...

RVA West End , $
SONGS FOR JANIE
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $
A Red Plaid Shirt
8pm
River City Community Players

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...

Henrico , $
Bright Star
8pm
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

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...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
Broadway Bound
8pm
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
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 , $
The Richmond Forum Presents Ian Bremmer
8pm
Richmond Forum

“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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
The THE BAND Band
8pm
The Tin Pan

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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 23