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Friday, March 29

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...

Wandering WordsWomen Writers Retreat
$$

Join us for the inaugural Wandering WordsWomen Writers Retreat, with pre-retreat workshops on Friday. Come together with other women writers who find...

"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...

The Art of Play
9am
Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions...

 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...

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
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...

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...

Peri Schwartz: 45 Years, Paintings, Drawings and Prints
10am
Ashland , Free

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,...

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...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

Story Time - Carson
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

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...

Back Roads Again
5pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Richmond Times Dispatch reporter Bill Lohmann and RTD photographer Bob Brown visit people and places around Virginia while looking for tasty pies. Featured...

Richmond Ballet's Studio Two
6:30pm, 8:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

FIGURE IN THE DISTANCE(MATTINGLY/ GLASS) Tom Mattingly returns to bring his choreographic contribution to last season’s New Works Festival fully to life....

3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

In “MOLLY SWEENEY” Brian Friel, Ireland’s master storyteller (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come) has devised a riveting...

Pinocchio
7pm
Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan

PINOCCHIO March 29 - May 5, 2019 Virginia Rep’s Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn Written by Bruce Craig Miller Developed by Virginia Rep Approximately...

Rootstone Jug Band
7pm
Henrico , $$

This versatile ensemble presents the rural roots of American music. Rootstone Jug Band evokes a time before radios and recordings when folk songs were woven...

La Pasion de Poe
7:30pm
Henrico , $

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is honored to partner with The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, which houses the world’s finest Poe collection. Their mission is to...

SHORTS
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

A poignant and thought provoking program of short plays woven with contemporary dance in K Dance's unique and unconventional style of storytelling. Directed...

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...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
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...

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Be Tempted by heartbreak…. Puccini’s timeless masterpiece takes the Virginia Opera stage rendering this heartbreaking drama and mesmerizing score, featuring...

The Book of Mormon
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals."...

Tony Craddock Jr. & Cold Front
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

“The maturity of his vision for life and music is quite compelling and is born out in the sound of his horn,” says Grammy® award-winning saxophonist &...

Women's Theatre Festival: MESSAGE FROM A SLAVE
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $

Message from a Slave by Margarette Joyner is told in two parts: the journey of a woman’s transition from freedom into slavery and the voice of her...

Richmond Ballet's Studio Two
8:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

FIGURE IN THE DISTANCE(MATTINGLY/ GLASS) Tom Mattingly returns to bring his choreographic contribution to last season’s New Works Festival fully to life....

Friday, March 29