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Monday, April 8

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 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, $
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 , $
April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
Richmond Public Library
10am

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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

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 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
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
Dragon Love Tacos with Mild Salsa
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us as Ms. Tyesha reads Dragon Love Tacos. Following the reading of the book, we will make our own taco salsa (red slime).

RVA Northside , Free
RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join RIPPLE at a special storytime celebrating National Library Week. RIPPLE loves sharing his favorite stories, especially ones about the library!

RVA Northside , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA West End , Free
Spring Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
1pm

Choose from two sessions: Mondays, March 4–April 29 | 1:00–4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, March 5–April 30 | 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Beginners, intermediate, and...

Henrico , $, $$
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
Crafty Mondays - Recycled Flower Containers
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Crafty Mondays - DIY Recycled Flower Containers - Love having fun doing DIY recycled flower containers? Welcome to our Crafty Monday @ Main. For more details...

RVA Downtown , Free
Make It Mondays
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Bi-monthly arts and crafts program, themed or freestyle. Materials provided. Grades K-5.

RVA Northside , Free
Make Your Own Rainstick
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Celebrate National Library Week by making your own musical rainstick fusing everyday kitchen supplies. All materials will be provided. For children, teens...

RVA East End , Free
Peep Into Your Favorite Book
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

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 East End , Free
Art Monday
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Create your own masterpiece with us. Ages 5-12. All supplies included.

RVA Southside , Free
Earl Swift Event with West End Branch Library
Book People
6:30pm

A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community along the Chesapeake Bay facing extinction because of climate...

RVA West End , Free
How Technology Changed Sports
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
7pm

A former competitive cyclist and current Historian at Purdue University walks into a bar to share his research on manufacturing victory – the technological...

RVA East End , Free
Henrico Concert Band
7:30pm

Welcome the start of spring with a concert full of fun music! Call for reservations: 652-1460.

Henrico , Free
The Whiskey Rebellion
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Richmond's own THE WHISKEY REBELLION performs an evening of music beginning with a tribute to The Beatles and closing out with their own blend of high-energy...

RVA The Fan , $
Keiko Matsui
The Tin Pan
8pm

"Keiko Matsui is appreciated not just as an artist but as a humanitarian. She dedicates every song she writes to causes that move her..."-NPR “My melodies...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Sara Bouchard: The Sound of a Stone
Virginia Commonwealth University W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
8:30pm

VCUarts Department of Kinetic Imaging presents MFA candidate Sara Bouchard's thesis performance, "The Sound of a Stone," at the W.E. Singleton Center for the...

RVA Arts District , Free

Monday, April 8