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Wednesday, May 15

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...

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...

Estelle Porter: Quiltworks
10am
Ashland , Free

“Estelle Porter: Quiltworks” open on Sunday, April 14, from 3-5pm, and runs through June 9, 2019. Gallery Hours are 10-4pm Monday-Friday (211 N. Center...

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...

New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
10am, 12pm
RVA Southside , $

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

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...

Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
10:15am
RVA West End , Free

The March book is The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. Bring your RPL library card. Stay tuned for the rest of the book...

PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

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:...

Lunch Break Science - How to Train the Operatic Voice
12pm
RVA The Fan , $

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Lunch Break Science is...

New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
12pm
RVA Southside , $

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

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...

Paper Flower Making
4pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun hour of making paper flowers. Folding, cutting, or gluing, you'll have your own personalized bouquet in no time! All supplies provided.

Art Explorers: Rock Painting
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Have a favorite animal, insect or flower? Paint a rock and take home your own special pet! Ages 5-12

RVA Makers May Meetup at Virago Spirits
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

Virago will be slinging craft cocktails and samples in their beautiful tasting room, sharing their start-up story, and giving tours of their distillery...

RVA Makers May Meetup at Virago Spirits
5:30pm

Details to come! -- RVA Makers meets the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30. Join us for a chance to socialize with awesome makers and other...

Richmond & Sustainability
5:45pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

In this discussion series we ask three local experts on environmentalism and sustainability to present their recommendations for how Richmonders can take...

#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Teens, join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month for the #wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club. Each month we will read and discuss a new selection featuring a...

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....

Culture, Crafts and Cocktails
6pm
RVA Northside , $

Join us for our Monthly Craft Night at our neighbors- Boogaloo's Bar & Grill! Every third Wedneday of the Month. New crafts every month. Check our website or...

Level Up: Illustrator
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

You can get by in Illustrator with the basics, but you’ve been using it for some time and want to improve your capabilities. In this class we will help you...

Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group - Unwise Passions
6:30pm
RVA West End , Free

This month we are reading and discussing Unwise Passions (2000) by Alan Pell Crawford. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call...

CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

NRBQ
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

“NRBQ brings joy when we could really use some.” —Elmore Magazine NRBQ is Terry Adams, Scott Ligon, Casey McDonough, and John Perrin. “NRBQ” stands for New...

Wednesday, May 15