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Wednesday, May 15

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
9am
Library of Virginia

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
9am
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

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
9am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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!
9:30am
Science Museum of Virginia

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
10am
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

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 , $
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
The Valentine

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 , $
Estelle Porter: Quiltworks
10am

“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...

Ashland , Free
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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
10am
The Valentine

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
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
10am, 12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

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

RVA Southside , $
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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
10am
Reynolds Gallery

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
10am
Reynolds Gallery

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
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

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
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
10:15am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA West End , Free
PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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

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

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

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

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
Lunch Break Science - How to Train the Operatic Voice
12pm
Science Museum of Virginia

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...

RVA The Fan , $
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

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

RVA Southside , $
One More Stitch
1pm
Richmond Public Library

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.

RVA West End , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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
Paper Flower Making
4pm
Richmond Public Library

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.

RVA Northside , Free
Art Explorers: Rock Painting
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA West End , Free
RVA Makers May Meetup at Virago Spirits
5:30pm
RVA Makers

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 Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
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
Gallery 5

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
6pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

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

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

Chesterfield , Free
Culture, Crafts and Cocktails
6pm
Scrap RVA

Join us for our Monthly Craft Night at our neighbors- Boogaloo's Bar & Grill! New crafts every month, with a rotating Show of Local Art! Check our website...

RVA Northside , $
Level Up: Illustrator
6pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group - Unwise Passions
6:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA West End , Free
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
8pm
KrasH!Dance Productions

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free
NRBQ
8pm
The Tin Pan

“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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Wednesday, May 15