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Saturday, May 11

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
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 , $
"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
"The Color of No" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
State of Deception
9am

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

RVA Downtown , 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, $
Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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...

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

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...

Prince George , Free
A City Personified Exhibit
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

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...

RVA The Fan , $
CMYK Screenprinting
Studio Two Three
10am

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Call for Entries – May Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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...

Henrico , $
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 , $
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
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
Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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

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

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
The Whimsical Birds of Nancy Topping Bazin
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

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...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
2nd Saturday Workshop - Upcycled CD Case Box
Scrap RVA
11am

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...

RVA Northside , $
April-May Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Mary Elizabeth Ames Signing
Book People
1pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Mother's Day Card Making
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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.

RVA Northside , Free
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 8pm

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...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
The Richmond Night Market
5pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary
A Gate to Serenity
Bella Arte Gallery
6pm

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

Chesterfield , Free
Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm, 8:30pm

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

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
7pm

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Richmond Dance Festival 2019
Dogtown Dance Theatre
7pm

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...

RVA Southside , $, Prices Vary
ANIMAL CONTROL
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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 Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$
RVA Dances of Universal Peace
7:30pm

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

RVA West End , Free
Bright Star
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
Gloria
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
8pm

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

RVA Arts District , $$
Marquee Five
The Tin Pan
8pm

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

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
Richmond Ballet
8:30pm

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

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
CSz Richmond
9:30pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, May 11