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Saturday, May 11

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 Color of No" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

For this solo exhibition, Iverson explores the deceptive complexity of the word “no.” It’s a loaded word that can be empathetic and even soothing. It can...

State of Deception
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews, and the need to justify war. But...

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...

Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

During World War II 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the west coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced into a series of camps to live under armed...

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 –...

50 Years of Love in Prince George County
10am
Prince George , Free

This exhibit is a tribute to the 50th birthday of Virginia is for Lovers and a celebration of 50 years of Love in Prince George County and the couples who...

A City Personified Exhibit
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Have you ever considered what a city needs to function in an orderly manner every day? Is it the way a city places certain time restrictions on street...

CMYK Screenprinting
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Cyan! Magenta! Yellow! Black! In this class we will cover separating a photographic image provided by the instructor into four process colors. You will learn...

Call for Entries – May Juried All-Media Show
10am
Henrico , $

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's May Juried All-Media Show. CROSSROADS JURIED ALL-MEDIA SHOWS Crossroads’s All-Media Shows...

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...

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...

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...

Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Marking his sixth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Keeping Time presents work from five unique series of paintings produced between 1987 and 2018, plus...

Tanja Softic | Hyphae: New Prints
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

In her second solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Softić presents four series of works on paper, offering viewers a chance to examine the full range of...

The Whimsical Birds of Nancy Topping Bazin
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Come step into Norfolk based artist Nancy Topping Bazin's world. Bazin's fantastical creatures will take center stage in her solo exhibition here at For...

3D Printer Class
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration...

2nd Saturday Workshop - Upcycled CD Case Box
11am
RVA Northside , $

You thought you exhusted all your creative ideas with out-of-use CD cases. Chris Bush shows us there are still untapped ideas out there. Learn how to utilize...

April-May Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

5 new exhibits continue through May 18, 2019. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 PM. Exhibits include:...

Mary Elizabeth Ames Signing
1pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Mary Elizabeth Ames makes a return visit with Homo Transformans: The Origin and Nature of the Species. The book describes a new species of human with the...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

Mother's Day Card Making
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Show your Mom you love her with a a hand-made card! Come make your own personalized Mother's Day Card at the library. All materials provided.

Bright Star
2:30pm, 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...

The Richmond Night Market
5pm
RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary

A monthly social embedded in the heart of the arts and culture scene of Richmond, Virginia, the Richmond Night Market (RNM) is a refreshing destination...

A Gate to Serenity
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Artist Sussan Afrasiabian presents her contemporary paintings of music and dance! Also featured will be her figurative bronzes & ceramic sculptures of dance....

Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
6:30pm, 8:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

SUMMERSET (CUNNINGHAM/ ELGAR) Three couples take the stage in Ron Cunningham’s Summerset, set to the sumptuous music of Edward Elgar. First performed by...

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...

Richmond Dance Festival 2019
7pm
RVA Southside , $, Prices Vary

Dogtown Dance Theatre is proud to present the 6th annual Richmond Dance Festival, April 26 through May 11, 2019. This three-weekend festival features local...

ANIMAL CONTROL
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

ANIMAL CONTROL is set in the manager's office of the Carson County Pound as Kim Hawkins tries to cope with the unexpected and mounting fallout from a...

RVA Dances of Universal Peace
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

The Dances of Universal Peace are deepening, heart opening sacred movement practices or embodied prayers, rather than performances. Everyone is welcome! ...

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...

Gloria
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Gloria follows a the editorial assistants at a prestigious Manhattan magazine. These twenty-somethings bicker, gossip, and scheme as each tries to find their...

Marquee Five
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

“Manhattan Transfer for the new millennium...a magical musical brew.”- TimesSquareChronicles.com “Five very special and incredible voices...like no other...

Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
8:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

SUMMERSET (CUNNINGHAM/ ELGAR) Three couples take the stage in Ron Cunningham’s Summerset, set to the sumptuous music of Edward Elgar. First performed by...

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, May 11