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Friday, April 5

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
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
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, $
BEGINNER GENEALOGY WORKSHOP  Finding Your Family History: An Introduction to Genealogical Research
Library of Virginia
9:30am

Are you interested in exploring your family tree, but don’t know where to begin? Join Library staff members Ginny Dunn (archives and library reference...

RVA Downtown , $, 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 Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
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 , $
Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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

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
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
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
Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
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 & Cultural District , $
Movie Time: Peppa Pig-The Easter Bunny
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Movie Time * Ages 0 - 7: Peppa Pig-The Easter Bunny - Welcome to the showing of the movie The Easter Bunny for Ages 0 -7. Snacks provided. For more details...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 & Cultural District
Spring Break Fun
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Movie Time - Escape From Mr Lemoncello's Library
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Movie Time * Ages 8-12 - Escape From Mr Lemoncello's Library: Welcome to the showing of 'Escape From Mr Lemoncello's Library' for ages 8-12. Snacks provided....

RVA Downtown , Free
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 & Cultural 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
Movie @ your Library
Richmond Public Library
12:30pm

Join us as we watch (TBA)! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room only please) and...

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 & Cultural District , Free
Peep Into Your Favorite Book
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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
Provocations: Out of Expression
River City Poets
4pm, 7pm

Members of River City Poets present original ekphrastic work in conversation with and as a reaction to Rashid Johnson's "Monument" at the ICA. Ekphrastic...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Tamara Wellons Performance
Book People
6pm

Tamara Wellons LIVE at BOOK PEOPLE Taken from her unique jazz musical concert SONGS FOR JANIE playing at The Firehouse Theatre in March and...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library’s galleries, will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 6:30—9:00...

RVA Downtown , Free
3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
Three-Penny Theatre
7pm

In “MOLLY SWEENEY” Brian Friel, Ireland’s master storyteller (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come) has devised a riveting...

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

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 , $
First Friday Freedom Spoken Word
Guncotton Coffee and Gallery
7pm

Spoken Word Open Mic. Inspiring new light and fresh insight! (With the exceptions of the First Fridays in June and November, First Friday Freedom will be...

Hopewell , Free
Provocations: Out of Expression
River City Poets
7pm

Members of River City Poets present original ekphrastic work in conversation with and as a reaction to Rashid Johnson's "Monument" at the ICA. Ekphrastic...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
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 Rep at Hanover Tavern
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
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
8pm

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 , $
Women's Theatre Festival: BAD DATES
5th Wall Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre
8pm

The Women’s Theatre Festival aims to celebrate Richmond female theatre artists and bring to the stage stories of women overcoming strife, finding their...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary

Friday, April 5