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Friday, March 8

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
CALL FOR ENTRIES - IN THE GARDEN
Crossroads Art Center

Online Submissions open until March 14, 2019. Crossroads Art Center and BuyRVAart.com announces an open call to artists working 2D art. Submissions must be...

Henrico , $
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 , $
Call for Entries - "The Art of Music"
10am
Crossroads Art Center

Call for Entries Dates: March 5- March 8, 2019 Submission Hours: Tue-Fri from 10 am – 5:30 pm Crossroads Art Center and BuyRVAart.com announces an open...

Henrico , $
Call for Entries - March Juried All-Media Show
10am
Crossroads Art Center

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's March Juried All-Media Show. Crossroads’s All-Media Shows are open to mid-Atlantic artists...

Henrico , Prices Vary
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
Craftsmen’s Classics Spring Art & Craft Festival, Richmond, VA March 8–10th, 2019
10am

The 35th Annual Craftsmen’s Classic Spring Art & Craft Festival features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from...

Henrico , Prices Vary, $
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
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi—“Egypt: Curbs and Tea Runners”
10am
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

In her current show at Crossroads Art Center, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi shares her recent experiences in Cairo, Alexandria, and Al-Fayyum Oasis. The show is a...

Henrico, RVA West End , 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
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
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 , $
Crochet Club
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Dr. Seuss Pajama Party
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Come dress in your PJs. Children will be able to enjoy a story, craft, and games in honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday.

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

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, 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
S.T.E.M. Airplanes
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics Join us for S.T.E.M. projects for ages 6-12 on the second Friday of every month. This month we will making Paper...

RVA Southside , Free
Science After Dark: Slime Night
5pm
Science Museum of Virginia

Imagine slime in every color of the rainbow! Get gooey and gloppy at our slime stations, watch slime-making demos and take home a recipe to make your own...

RVA The Fan , $
Second Fridays at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

Come to the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on the second Friday of each month for a night of art-making! First-come, first-serve sign-ups for these one-night...

RVA Downtown , $
Ha Ha Happy Hour
6pm
RVA Laugh Club

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

RVA The Fan , Free
Impressions of Virginia with Julia Lesnichy
6pm
Bella Arte Gallery

Richly painted oils & lucious pastels of the surrounding countryside, mountains & farms of Virginia will be shown by Russian-born artist Julia Lesnichy. A...

Chesterfield , Free
Second Fridays: Wine Tasting
6pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Taste different wines from around the world — reds, whites, sparkling, and more. Refine your palate and learn about different winemaking regions from a...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
6:30pm
Richmond Symphony

Join Steven Smith and special guests as they take you on a 60 minute behind the scenes tour of some great orchestral works. Afterward, head to an exclusive...

RVA Downtown , $, Free, Prices Vary
HUMBUG: THE GREAT P.T BARNUM SÉANCE
7pm
Firehouse Theatre

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...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Richmond Catholic Theatre's Black Bottle Man by Craig Russell
7pm
Richmond Catholic Theatre

Richmond Catholic Theatre presents, Black Bottle Man, by Craig Russell. Join us for a story centering on two homeless people, Gail and Rembrandt, who meet at...

RVA Southside , $
Winter Lecture Series
7pm
Chesterfield Historical Society

Join us for our 10th Annual Winter Lecture Series presented by Chesterfield Historical Society. We welcome the community to come and enjoy an evening...

Chesterfield , Free, $
BANDA MAGDA
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

“The music is as French as a summer kir royale on the Côte d’Azur or as bossa nova as a day at Copacabana.” – PRI’s The World Led by Greek-born composer...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
ComedySportz Improv
8pm
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 , $
Damn the Torpedoes (A Tribute to Tom Petty)
8pm
The Tin Pan

Mesmerizing audiences since 2007, DAMN THE TORPEDOES offer a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience. Rich Kubicz, who plays the role of...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Debra Wagoner
8pm

Debra Wagoner in “Judy, Liza, and Me” is a musical extravaganza by Debra Wagoner that combines some of the best songs of Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli, plus...

Colonial Heights , $$
Every Brilliant Thing
8pm
Acts of Faith Festival, Acts of Faith Festival

For anyone whose life has been touched by depression in some way, Every Brilliant Thing allows us to laugh, love, and connect in a very honest way. This...

Henrico , $, 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 , $
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8pm
TheatreLAB

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

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Friday, March 8