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Saturday, April 13

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 Artists 43rd Street Festival of the Arts
43rd Street Gallery

Call for Artists for the 28th annual 43rd Street Festival of the Arts. This year, the event is Saturday, September 14th, 2019, 10 am to 5 pm. This event is...

$
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
Library of Virginia
9am

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
"The Color of No" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

For this solo exhibition, Iverson explores the deceptive complexity of the word “no.” It’s a loaded word that can be empathetic and even soothing. It can...

RVA The Fan , Free
Reflections on Fashion
Montpelier Center for the Arts
9am

A one man show from local artist Mike Haubenstock, featuring his recent series of paintings of designer store windows and the reflections of the street...

Hanover , Free
The Art of Play
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $
Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years –...

RVA The Fan , $
 Monumental Youth
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design , The Valentine
10am

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 , $
April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, April 5, 2019, through Tuesday June 4, 2019: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer, & Dooley Hall—works in all...

RVA Downtown , Free
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
The Valentine
10am

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: the Small Works of James River Art League
For Art’s Sake Gallery , James River Art League
10am

Stop by and see these Small Works from the artists of the James River Art League! Show Runs: April 1 - April 29 Opening Reception: Friday, April 12th, 5 -...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

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 District, RVA The Fan , Free
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
10am

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
March-April Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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
The Valentine
10am

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
Natural Existence
Bella Arte Gallery
10am

Wildlife Artist Robert Caldwell's show opens at Bella Arte Gallery for an exhibit of his original paintings & drawings that capture unique moments in nature....

Chesterfield , Free
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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
Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Marking his sixth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Keeping Time presents work from five unique series of paintings produced between 1987 and 2018, plus...

RVA The Fan , Free
Quilt Squares in celebration of National Library Week
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us in the library to write or draw on a quilt square to celebrate National Library Week. The quilt squares will be displayed in the library once they...

RVA Southside , Free
Tanja Softic | Hyphae: New Prints
Reynolds Gallery
10am

In her second solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Softić presents four series of works on paper, offering viewers a chance to examine the full range of...

RVA The Fan , Free
The Art of Freedom Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

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 District , $
Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
1708 Gallery
11am

Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond is a participatory project and exhibition by artist and organizer Aaron McIntosh. In this ongoing project, McIntosh and...

RVA Arts District
The Basics: Adobe Creative Suite
Studio Two Three
11am

Whether you’re a beginner to Adobe, or trying to learn a different approach, in this workshop you will learn the top techniques, tips and tricks within the...

RVA Northside , $$
Saturday Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

What's better than a good story told by Ms. Tyesha on a bright Saturday morning! Roll on over to hear what storytelling adventure Ms. Tyesha has in store!

RVA Southside , Free
Kudzu Basket Weaving Workshop (12 - 5 pm) and Artist Talk with Julia Gartrell
1708 Gallery
12pm

Kudzu Basket Weaving Workshop and Artist Talk is a part of the Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond's Saturday Picnic Series. The Picnic Series includes events...

RVA Arts District
March - April Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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

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
Sheep to Shawl
12pm

Spring is here and it is time to shear the sheep. Join us as Clothos Handspinners demonstrate the art of processing wool. Try your hand at carding, spinning...

Henrico , Free
Shibori WIth More Than Blue
Studio Two Three
12pm

Who says shibori is just an indigo thing? The Japanese form of tie-dyeing by folding and binding fabric can be done with any color! We'll break with...

RVA Northside , $$
Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
1pm

Union Presbyterian Seminary will host a free public exhibit, titled "Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces," March 25 through May 10, 2019, at William Smith...

RVA Northside , Free
Human Categorization by Helene Ruiz
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
1pm

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 District , Free
Peep Into Your Favorite Book
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Kids and teens (ages 8 ), come get creative using the iconic Easter candies: PEEPS! Choose your favorite book or literary character then create a diorama...

RVA Northside , Free
Poetry Unplugged: Readings & Open Mic
Book People
1pm

Come Join Wendy DeGroat author of Beautiful Machinery, Susan Hankla author of Clinch River, Derek Kannemeyer author of An Alphabestiary, Joanna Lee author of...

Henrico , Free
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Bash
Tuckahoe Plantation
1pm

Celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s 276th birthday at his boyhood home! Tuckahoe Plantation is hosting “Thomas Jefferson Birthday Bash” on Sunday April 13th from 12...

Goochland , $
Broadway Bound
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern , Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm, 8pm

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
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room...

RVA Northside , Free
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

RVA Southside , Free
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

For ages 5-12 years. Join us for free play with legos. We provide the legos, you provide the imagination.

RVA Northside , Free
Pinocchio
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn , Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

This play tells the classic tale of Geppetto’s little wooden puppet whose only wish is to be a real boy. Imagine Geppetto’s surprise when the puppet he...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
STAVNA BALLET Presents Directors Choice
Dogtown Dance Theatre
2pm, 7pm

Stavna Ballet’s spring production including excerpts from the classical ballet Sleeping Beauty as well as new contemporary works from resident and guest...

RVA Southside , $
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 8pm

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
The Richmond Night Market
5pm

A monthly social embedded in the heart of the arts and culture scene of Richmond, Virginia, the Richmond Night Market (RNM) is a refreshing destination...

RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
7pm

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 , $
STAVNA BALLET Presents Directors Choice
Dogtown Dance Theatre
7pm

Stavna Ballet’s spring production including excerpts from the classical ballet Sleeping Beauty as well as new contemporary works from resident and guest...

RVA Southside , $
The Mullins Sisters
7pm

This national recording family affair from Hampton Roads spans decades of Virginia entertainment. With deep musical roots from the Southwest part of the...

Henrico , $$
John Scofield's Combo 66 featuring Gerald Clayton, Vicente Archer, and Bill Stewart
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

“(He wears) a gilded robe as the modern messiah of 'Terminator jazz.'" – DownBeat Iconic GRAMMYⓇ Award-winning guitarist John Scofield teams up with pianist...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
RVA Dances of Universal Peace
7:30pm

The Dances of Universal Peace are deepening, heart opening sacred movement practices or embodied prayers, rather than performances. Everyone is welcome! ...

RVA West End , Free
 Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Dean Wreen is not having a good week. Her college is in dire financial straits and a plan to close its tiny, all-but-forgotten natural history museum is...

RVA Northside , $, Prices Vary
ALTRIA MASTERWORKS 7: "INFLUENCE OF THE WORLD" FEATURING RICHMOND SYMPHONY
Modlin Center for the Arts
8pm

UR Choirs join Richmond Symphony and Chorus for its Masterworks performance at the Dominion Energy Center as part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern , Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

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
David Mallet and George Turman in Concert
8pm

As Sing Out has said about David Mallett, "Songwriting doesn’t get much better than this, and performing doesn’t get much more honest." People everywhere...

Hanover, Henrico , $, Free, Prices Vary
Sherpas, Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin & Lille
The Tin Pan
8pm

Rusty Speidel, Tom Goodrich, Michael Goggin and Michael Lille have been performing together...forever, delighting audiences wherever they go with their wit,...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Women's Theatre Festival: GOLDA'S BALCONY
5th Wall Theatre , TheatreLAB , Weinstein JCC
8pm

Golda’s Balcony by William Gibson is a tour de force about Golda Meir and her journey from a Milwaukee schoolgirl to Prime Minister of Israel; it explores...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
CSz Richmond
9:30pm

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, April 13