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Saturday, April 6

April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
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...

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...

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 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...

 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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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...

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...

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...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Classic Movie Saturday
11am
Hopewell , Free

Enjoy a classic movie at the Hopewell Library! Go to https://www.arls.org/ to see what movies are playing.

Author K.E. Lanning Book Launch: Listen to the Birds
12pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Speculative science fiction author K.E. Lanning of Lexington, VA, announces a book launch of her new novel, Listen to the Birds, the final book of THE MELT...

Cinema Saturday: Monsters, Inc.
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Cinema Saturday: Monsters, Inc. Popcorn and juiceboxes available while supplies last.

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....

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...

Paper Marbling
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for...

3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

Pinocchio
2pm
Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan

PINOCCHIO March 29 - May 5, 2019 Virginia Rep’s Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn Written by Bruce Craig Miller Developed by Virginia Rep Approximately...

Teen Scene: Avengers: Infinity War
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Teen Movie: Avengers: Infinity War. Popcorn available while supplies last.

Provocations: Out of Expression
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

Anne Poarch: Poetry Reading and Book Signing
4pm
Henrico , Free

Author Anne Poarch is having a poetry reading and book signing for her book, “Flight.” In this slim volume of free verse poetry, author Anne Poarch examines...

Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
6:30pm
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

3 Penny Theatre presents "Molly Sweeney" by Brian Friel
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

An American Dream
7pm

As a part of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 Variations Season... “An American Dream” – by Jack Perla, with libretto by Jessica Murphy-Moo “An American Dream”...

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...

SONGS FOR JANIE
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $

Songs for Janie is a conceptual music project and concert inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's literary novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Tamara's music...

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

BROADWAY BOUND March 15- April 20, 2019 Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Hanover Tavern The third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical...

The English Channel
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

At “The Deep End of The Channel” you’ll hear deep tracks from great 60’s & 70’s English artists like the Moody Blues, The Beatles, David Bowie, Emerson Lake...

Women's Theatre Festival: PRETTY FIRE
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $

Pretty Fire by Charlayne Woodard is the story of two young African American sisters growing up near Albany in the 1950’s while spending summers with their...

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 6