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Thursday, April 4

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...

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Celebrate WRIR 97.3 FM
WRIR 97.3

From April 3 - 10, WRIR will celebrate the volunteers, listeners, musicians and change-makers who believe in the mission of WRIR: To air underrepresented...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
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 , $
Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
8am

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
"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
Reflections on Fashion
9am
Montpelier Center for the Arts

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
9am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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!
9:30am
Science Museum of Virginia

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
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 , $
Beauty from the Garden: Pastel with Maria Reardon
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

Pastel master Maria Reardon will be bringing the garden indoors while we paint the floral still life and the garden landscape! Maria will use demos each...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$$
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

RVA East End , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

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

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
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
James River Art League Exhibit at For Art's Sake Gallery
10am
James River Art League

James River Art League is having a "Small Works Exhibit" at For Art's Sake Gallery April 1 - 29. Reception April 12, 5-8pm. Attached painting, Memory of...

Henrico , Free
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
10am
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

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
10am
Crossroads Art Center

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
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
Preschool Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East End , 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 , $
Family Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Library Yarns
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , Free
Musical Chair Book Tasting
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us as we celebrate National Library Week with a Musical Chair Book Tasting. Children ages 3 to 12 will be able to explore picture books and enjoy...

RVA Northside , Free
Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
11am
1708 Gallery

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District
Spring Break Fun
11am
Richmond Public Library

We will be having an children's event each day of Spring Break starting at 11:00am

RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time
11am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time
11am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
March - April Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
Art Works Gallery

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

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
READ Center
1pm
Richmond Public Library

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
Spring Break Teen Scene: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Teen Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Popcorn available while supplies last.

RVA Northside , Free
CANCELLED - Movie Matinees @ Your Library
3pm
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm every Thursday. Synopsis Traveling...

RVA West End , Free
Movie Day!
3:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Come join us for a fun movie! Popcorn will be provided until supplies last... This program will be for ages 10

RVA West End , Free
Peep Into Your Favorite Book
4pm
Richmond Public Library

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 Southside , Free
Teen Color Time
4pm
Richmond Public Library

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

RVA East End , Free
Family Storytime
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

A storytime for the family. Different theme each week. Come join us!

RVA Southside , Free
Spring Break Drama Camp
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

All the World's a Stage Art's Camp Each session will focus on basic acting skills including presentation, voice development and movement. Space is limited....

RVA West End , Free
QUIRK OPENING RECEPTION + ARTIST TALK: AGGIE ZED
5pm
Quirk Gallery

Join us in Quirk's Main Gallery on Thursday, April 4 for the opening reception of Aggie Zed's solo exhibition, "The Outskirts of Witchama-Milkee."Aggie's...

RVA Downtown , Free
WEINSTEIN AUTHOR SERIES: KHIZR KHAN   An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice
5:30pm
Library of Virginia

Charlottesville-based author Khizr Khan joins us as part of the 2019 Carole Weinstein Author Series to discuss his book An American Family: A Memoir of Hope...

RVA Downtown , Free
Zine: Self Published Books
6pm
Studio Two Three

Students will learn about the history of zines, learn different collaging techniques and make their own one-page zine. All materials provided. COSIMA STORZ...

RVA Northside , $$
An Evening of Country - NEW SHOW ADDED
7pm
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Claim your seats today for this 2nd Stage favorite! The Honky Tonk Experience is comprised of five of Richmond, Virginia's most respected musicians. Each...

Henrico , $
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
River City Poets

We're kicking off National Poetry Month in high style--all jazzed up & with plenty of poems & vino! Come get your April on with us as we raise a glass to...

RVA Downtown , Free
WEAVING YOUR INDIGENOUS SOUL INTO YOUR MODERN LIFE
7pm
The Innerwork Center

WEAVING YOUR INDIGENOUS SOUL INTO YOUR MODERN LIFE, facilitated by Cathie Stivers, author of Reviving Our Indigenous Souls: How to Practice the Ancient to...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
ANDA UNION
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

Journey through the grasslands of Inner Mongolia with a concert from Anda Union. Arrayed in stunning traditional Mongolian clothing, the nine-member group...

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

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
8pm
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern, Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern

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
Women's Theatre Festival: MESSAGE FROM A SLAVE
8pm
5th Wall Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre

Message from a Slave by Margarette Joyner is told in two parts: the journey of a woman’s transition from freedom into slavery and the voice of her...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $

Thursday, April 4