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Sunday, May 12

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 , $
"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
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
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
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
A City Personified Exhibit
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
1pm

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 , $
Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
2pm

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

RVA The Fan , $
Gloria
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
2pm

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 , $$
Paws to R.E.A.D.
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Read with a friendly pup! Appointments are recommended. Please call (804) 646-8488 to reserve your spot. Lee con un perro muy amable. Recomendamos una...

RVA Southside , Free
Remembering World War II: D-Day
2pm

Ages 13+. Join us each month as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II. General Jack Mountcastle, military historian, will present “A Mighty...

Henrico , Free
Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
Richmond Ballet
2pm, 4pm

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
Lara St. John, violin + Matt Herskowitz, piano
Virginia Commonwealth University W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
3pm

Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John has been described as “something of a phenomenon” by The Strad and a “high-powered soloist” by the New York Times. She...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Story Time
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Themed Story Time - Join us for our story time based on themes for all ages! Snack provided.

RVA Downtown , Free
ANIMAL CONTROL
Firehouse Theatre
4pm

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 Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
Richmond Ballet
4pm

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
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

Sunday, May 12