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Sunday, May 19

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
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
Battersea Celebrates!  250 Years and...The American Revolution
10am
Battersea Foundation

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...

Petersburg , Free
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 , $
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
Lebanese Food Festival
10am

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...

Henrico , Free
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
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
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
World Art Group Warehouse Sale
12pm
Crossroads Art Center

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...

Henrico , Prices Vary
BOLSHOI BALLET BROADCAST: "CARMEN SUITE/PETRUSHKA"
12:55pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
A City Personified Exhibit
1pm
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 , $
Hand-Made In RVA Pop Up Market
1pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Make a Shirt
1pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Something Rotten
1pm, 6:30pm
Altria Theater

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary
Gloria
2pm
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company

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 & Cultural District , $$
Story Time
3pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Youth Orchestra Program Spring Concert
3pm, 7pm
Richmond Symphony

Concert is free and open to the public.

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Michael Hawkins, virtuoso jazz bassist
4pm

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

Chesterfield , Free
Miss Gulch Returns
4pm
Richmond Triangle Players

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 Downtown , Prices Vary
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
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
Something Rotten
6:30pm
Altria Theater

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary
"Triads of Soul" Feat. Hits of Al Green, Sam Cooke & Otis Redding
7pm
The Tin Pan

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...

RVA West End, Henrico , $$
Youth Orchestra Program Spring Concert
7pm
Richmond Symphony

Concert is free and open to the public.

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Firehouse Radio Players
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

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...

RVA The Fan , $

Sunday, May 19