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Saturday, April 13

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...

Call For Artists 43rd Street Festival of the Arts
$

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
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...

"The Color of No" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

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...

Reflections on Fashion
9am
Hanover , Free

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...

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...

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

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 –...

 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...

April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

For Art's Sake presents: the Small Works of James River Art League
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

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 -...

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-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...

Natural Existence
10am
Chesterfield , Free

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....

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...

Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

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

Quilt Squares in celebration of National Library Week
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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...

Tanja Softic | Hyphae: New Prints
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

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...

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...

Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District

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

The Basics: Adobe Creative Suite
11am
RVA Northside , $$

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...

Saturday Storytime
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

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!

Kudzu Basket Weaving Workshop (12 - 5 pm) and Artist Talk with Julia Gartrell
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District

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...

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....

Sheep to Shawl
12pm
Henrico , Free

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...

Shibori WIth More Than Blue
12pm
RVA Northside , $$

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...

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

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...

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...

Peep Into Your Favorite Book
1pm
RVA Northside , Free

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...

Poetry Unplugged: Readings & Open Mic
1pm
Henrico , Free

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

Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Bash
1pm
Goochland , $

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

Broadway Bound
2pm, 8pm
Hanover , $$, Prices Vary

The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep’s 2015 production of Brighton...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

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...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

Lego Club
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

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

Pinocchio
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

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...

STAVNA BALLET Presents Directors Choice
2pm, 7pm
RVA Southside , $

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

Bright Star
2:30pm, 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...

The Richmond Night Market
5pm
RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary

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...

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...

STAVNA BALLET Presents Directors Choice
7pm
RVA Southside , $

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

The Mullins Sisters
7pm
Henrico , $$

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

John Scofield's Combo 66 featuring Gerald Clayton, Vicente Archer, and Bill Stewart
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“(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 Dances of Universal Peace
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

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

 Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England
8pm
RVA Northside , $, Prices Vary

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...

ALTRIA MASTERWORKS 7: "INFLUENCE OF THE WORLD" FEATURING RICHMOND SYMPHONY
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

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

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
Hanover , $$, Prices Vary

The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep’s 2015 production of Brighton...

David Mallet and George Turman in Concert
8pm
Hanover, Henrico , $, Free, Prices Vary

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...

Sherpas, Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin & Lille
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

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

Women's Theatre Festival: GOLDA'S BALCONY
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $

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...

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, April 13