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Sunday, April 28

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...

"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...

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...

Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

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 –...

 Expressive Painting in Oil/Cold Wax Medium with Lisa B. Boardwine
10am
Henrico , $$

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...

Darkroom 101
10am
RVA Northside , $$$

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...

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 -...

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, 12pm
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...

Make a Dress
10am
RVA Northside , $$

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...

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...

Richmond International Film & Music Festival 2019
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
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

In Celebration of National Poetry Month: Poetry Brunch at Blue Bee!
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

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...

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
12pm
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
12pm
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...

A City Personified Exhibit
1pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
1pm
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...

Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes
1pm
RVA Northside , $

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

Master Class: Doing More with Dialogue with Katharine Herndon
1pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$

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...

Pastimes During the Hardtimes of the 1930s
2pm
Henrico , Free

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...

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...

Yom HaShoah
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

Bright Star
2:30pm
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...

CAT Theatre presents BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL
2:30pm
Henrico , $, Prices Vary

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

Metro Collection 4:Copland, Spohr & Schubert
3pm
Ashland , $, Prices Vary

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

Story Time
3pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

 Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England
4pm
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...

Brahms Violin Sonatas
4pm
RVA West End , $

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 Bachata Sunday
4pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

Jewelry Making Class
5pm
RVA Northside , $$$

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!...

Concert in the Garden
5:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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...

John McCutcheon
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

"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...

Sunday, April 28