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Sunday, April 28

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 , $
"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
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, $
Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

During World War II 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the west coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced into a series of camps to live under armed...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 , $
 Expressive Painting in Oil/Cold Wax Medium with Lisa B. Boardwine
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Create a history. Provide some mystery. Make your mark. Join Lisa Boardwine for a 3 day-workshop to explore your personal voice using oil and cold wax...

Henrico , $$
Darkroom 101
Studio Two Three
10am

Learn to make silver gelatin prints from start to finish on this two-day workshop! On the first day, students will learn how to properly expose an image, how...

RVA Northside , $$$
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, For Art’s Sake Gallery
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
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, 12pm

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
Studio Two Three
10am

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 , $$
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
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
QUIRK TRUNK SHOW: GINA PISTO
Quirk Gallery
10am

Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th come see and shop the whimsical ceramic work of local artist, Gina Pisto! Gina Pisto is a ceramic artist...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, Free
Richmond International Film & Music Festival 2019
Richmond International Film & Music Festival
10am

RIFF, one of the largest international and competitive film and music festivals in the Mid-Atlantic invites you to experience six days of film premiers,...

April-May Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

5 new exhibits continue through May 18, 2019. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 PM. Exhibits include:...

RVA Southside , Free
In Celebration of National Poetry Month: Poetry Brunch at Blue Bee!
River City Poets
12pm

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we're winding down April with our second annual poetry brunch at Blue Bee! This mini-festival will include feature...

RVA Northside , Free
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
12pm

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
12pm

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
A City Personified Exhibit
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
1pm

Have you ever considered what a city needs to function in an orderly manner every day? Is it the way a city places certain time restrictions on street...

RVA The Fan , $
April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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
Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes
Richmond International Film & Music Festival
1pm

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes explores the unique vision behind the iconic jazz record label. Through rare archival footage, current recording sessions...

RVA Northside , $
Closing Reception for "Egypt—Curbs and Tea Runners"
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
1pm

Join Linda Hollett-Bazouzi as her show, “Egypt—Curbs and Tea Runners” comes to an end (exhibit runs through May 12). Enjoy light refreshments, and see a few...

Henrico , Free
Master Class: Doing More with Dialogue with Katharine Herndon
James River Writers
1pm

The usual advice about writing dialogue sets a pretty high bar: advance the plot, capture your characters’ voices and reveal something about them, don’t dump...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$
Pastimes During the Hardtimes of the 1930s
2pm

All ages. It is the 1930s at the Clarke-Palmore House, home of Vera Palmore. Bring a chair or blanket enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon listening to music and...

Henrico , Free
Pinocchio
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn, Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
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
Yom HaShoah
2pm

The Virginia Holocaust Museum cordially invites you to our 2019 Yom HaShoah commemoration. Every year, we pause to remember and honor the Six Million Jews...

RVA Downtown , Free
BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL
CAT Theatre
2:30pm

CAT Theatre presents BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL by Ilene Reid, Michael Heitzman, David Holcenberg, and directed by Pat Walker, opening Friday, April 19 and...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

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
Metro Collection 4:Copland, Spohr & Schubert
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary...

Ashland , $, Prices Vary
Story Time
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Themed Story Time - Join us for our story time based on themes for all ages! Snack provided.

RVA Downtown , Free
 Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

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
Brahms Violin Sonatas
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
4pm

Johannes Brahms’ three violin sonatas are some of most personal and luminous pieces in the chamber music repertoire. Of the A Major Sonata, Brahms’ close...

RVA West End , $
Jewelry Making Class
Hand/Thrown
5pm

In this all levels class, you’ll explore Jewelry making with Rachel Corson, our resident jewelry pro at Hand / Thrown and the mind behind Hollybanks Lane!...

RVA Northside , $$$
Concert in the Garden
5:30pm

Join us in our Charles Gillette Garden for a picnic and live music by Gamelan Raga Kusuma Rain or shine! Garden opens for picnicking at 5:30 p.m. Concert...

RVA Southside , Free
John McCutcheon
The Tin Pan
7pm

"The most impressive instrumentalist I've ever heard." — Johnny Cash "John McCutcheon is not only one of the best musicians in the USA, but also a great...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Sunday, April 28