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Tuesday, April 9

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...

Celebrate WRIR 97.3 FM
Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

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

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...

Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
8am
RVA Northside , Free

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...

"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...

Reflections on Fashion
9am
Hanover , Free

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...

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...

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 –...

 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...

April 2019 Art Exhibits @ MAIN
10am
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...

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Quilt Squares in celebration of National Library Week
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us in the library to write or draw on a quilt square to celebrate National Library Week. The quilt squares will be displayed in the library once they...

Spring Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
10am
Henrico , $, $$

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...

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...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

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

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

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

Invasive Queer Kudzu: Richmond
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District

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

Toddler Time
11:15am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

The Will to Transform Poetry Reading
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Shawna Halley will read poetry from her book, The Will to Transform: Honoring the Goddess Within. Join her on a journey of Self-Love, Self-Acceptance, and...

Lunchtime Jam Sessions
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

Beginner-friendly, informal jam session, focused on old-time music. Bring your instrument and play along!

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....

Creativity for a Cause
1pm
Hopewell, Prince George , Free

On Tuesday, April 9, the Lamb Center for Arts and Healing will partner with the Hopewell and Prince George County Rotary Clubs and the Hopewell Library to...

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

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

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
4pm
RVA West End , Free

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

Stories with Scout
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

All levels of readers are invited to stop by and read to Scout, the golden retriever. She is ready to listen to any story you like! Ages 5-12

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience
5:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a public program featuring documentary film screenings and...

Drawing and Painting the Nude with Curney Nuffer
5:30pm
Henrico , $, $$

Tuesdays, March 12–April 30, 2019 | 5:30–8:30 p.m. “The nude does not simply represent the body, but relates it, by analogy, to all structures that have...

King of Crimes
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Join us on the red carpet for the premiere of The King of Crimes, a cinematic stageplay experience. The Aaron Burr treason trial in John Marshall's court is...

Acoustic Open Mic
6pm
Hopewell , Free

Calling all local musicians! If you've been playing for a few months or a few decades, we'd love to have you! Join us every 2nd Tuesday of the month for an...

Craft Night
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Bring your friends, read silly stories, and learn to make something new! Snacks provided while supplies last. All ages are encouraged.

Design Your Own Wall Hanging
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

In this workshop, you'll learn basic macrame knots while designing and making your own wall hanging. Recommended for all skill levels. All materials will be...

Lingering in the Margins Book Launch
6pm
RVA East End , Free

We're celebrating the long-awaited release of the first River City Poets anthology, LINGERING IN THE MARGINS! Come celebrate with us in the upstairs parlor,...

RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

Sewing 101
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Have a sewing machine in your closet and no idea how to use it? Bring your machine (and manual) or use one of ours and learn the basics so you can start...

Books for a Better World
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

On every second Tuesday, bring a friend and join your neighbors for our once monthly social justice book club! Refreshments and though provoking discussion...

Books for a Better World: Mysterious Moments
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Jane Williams, Ph.D., will discuss her collection of 10 stories based on real life experiences of loss. The stories are diverse and involve issues such as...

RJS Guest Educators Series
7pm
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series presents THE FREE BRIDGE QUINTET - featuring the Jazz faculty at University of Virginia with Jeff Decker...

Tuesday, April 9