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Sunday, May 19

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...

"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...

Battersea Celebrates!  250 Years and...The American Revolution
10am
Petersburg , Free

It's a 250th Birthday Party! It's a 1781 Reenactment of the 1781 Revolutionary War Battle of Petersburg! Come spend a beautiful day on a 40-acre property...

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...

Lebanese Food Festival
10am
Henrico , Free

The wheels are turning and the excitement can barely be contained as the proud parishioners’ of St. Anthony’s gear up for the 35th Annual Lebanese Food...

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...

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...

World Art Group Warehouse Sale
12pm
Henrico , Prices Vary

The World Art Group will be having a large Warehouse Sale in Classroom One at Crossroads Art Center from Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19, 2019. Come snag...

BOLSHOI BALLET BROADCAST: "CARMEN SUITE/PETRUSHKA"
12:55pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Carmen: Impetuous Carmen seduces Don José in order to convince him to let her out of jail. Once outside, she thinks she’s finally free before realizing that...

A City Personified Exhibit
1pm
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...

Hand-Made In RVA Pop Up Market
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Celebrating the rich diversity of Richmond thru cooperative economics, this market specifically highlights local small businesses and makers who are POC....

Make a Shirt
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

In this workshop you will make Shirt No. 1; a simple top with short sleeves. This loose fitting shirt is easy to wear and makes a great layering piece. The...

Something Rotten
1pm, 6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwright...

Gloria
2pm
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...

Story Time
3pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

Youth Orchestra Program Spring Concert
3pm, 7pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Concert is free and open to the public.

Michael Hawkins, virtuoso jazz bassist
4pm
Chesterfield , Free

Jazz performed by bass, saxophone, trumpet and drums. For further information, please contact Stephen Henley, Music Director, at (804) 272-7514 ext. 312

Miss Gulch Returns
4pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

A hilarious musical parody of the character from the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz. Blurring the line between fiction and reality, the show builds on the...

RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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,...

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....

Something Rotten
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwright...

"Triads of Soul" Feat. Hits of Al Green, Sam Cooke & Otis Redding
7pm
RVA West End, Henrico , $$

The Triads of Soul is a tribute to three of the most influential figures in the history of Modern Soul Music. Al Green, Otis Redding, & Sam Cooke broke...

Youth Orchestra Program Spring Concert
7pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Concert is free and open to the public.

Firehouse Radio Players
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

Spring has sprung, the pollen is in bloom, and the Firehouse Radio Players are back with a brand new show! Join us on Sunday, May 19th as our cast of...

Sunday, May 19