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Tuesday, April 9

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
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
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
Quilt Squares in celebration of National Library Week
Richmond Public Library
10am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Spring Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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 , $, $$
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 District , $
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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
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
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 District
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11:15am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
The Will to Transform Poetry Reading
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Lunchtime Jam Sessions
12pm

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

Chesterfield , 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 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
Creativity for a Cause
Appomattox Regional Library, Appomattox Regional Library
1pm

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...

Hopewell, Prince George , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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
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
RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

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

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

RVA West End , Free
Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience
Library of Virginia
5:30pm

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Drawing and Painting the Nude with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
5:30pm

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...

Henrico , $, $$
King of Crimes
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
5:30pm

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...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$
Acoustic Open Mic
Guncotton Coffee and Gallery
6pm

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...

Hopewell , Free
Craft Night
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Design Your Own Wall Hanging
Studio Two Three
6pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Lingering in the Margins Book Launch
River City Poets
6pm

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,...

RVA East End , Free
RIPPLE Storytime for National Library Week
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Sewing 101
Studio Two Three
6pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Books for a Better World
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Books for a Better World: Mysterious Moments
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
RJS Guest Educators Series
Richmond Jazz Society
7pm

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

RVA Downtown , $

Tuesday, April 9