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Sunday, May 5

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...

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...

Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

This exhibition celebrates one of the least known but most remarkable and “modern” artists of the Baroque period. Focusing on his mastery of print work,...

Hummingbirds on White Paper with Pearl de Chalain
10am
Henrico , $$

SOAR Workshop - Hummingbirds on White Paper with Pearl de Chalain Saturday, May 4–Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Born in South Africa with a...

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...

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
10am, 12pm
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present MERENDA CECELIA Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from...

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 Laughter Day Celebration
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

The second annual Richmond area World Laughter Day (WLD) Celebration will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019. This year’s celebration will take place in two...

48th Annual Arts in the Park
11am
RVA The Fan , Free

More than 450 artists from around the U.S. will gather in Byrd Park to display everything from fine art of classic and contemporary paintings, to...

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:...

MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present MERENDA CECELIA Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from...

March-April Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Henrico , Free

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

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...

Art and Fashion at The Hof
1pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Local Artist Leslie Lawson and Helen Campbell of La Petite Boutique have teamed up to bring you a fabulous exhibition of of bright, bold canvases and...

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Open Studio!
2pm
RVA East End , Free

Linda Hollett-Bazouzi will have her Fulton studio open to visitors Sunday, May 5, 2-4pm Please drop by for light refreshments and to see some of her new...

Pinocchio
2pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

This play tells the classic tale of Geppetto’s little wooden puppet whose only wish is to be a real boy. Imagine Geppetto’s surprise when the puppet he...

Concert Ballet of Virginia Spring Gala
2:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary

Concert Ballet of Virginia's 43rd Annual Spring Gala Presents Five Unique Dance Works The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents its 43rd annual Spring...

Laughter Yoga
3pm
Henrico , Prices Vary, $

Join us for an afternoon of laughter yoga at World Laughter Day! We will start with a 1-hour Laughter Yoga exercise session, led by certified laughter yoga...

Story Time
3pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
3pm
Chesterfield , $

Chesterfield Children's Theatre presents the Broadway style musical based on the Charles M. Schulz comic strip. The cast features youth as well as adult...

ANIMAL CONTROL
4pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

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...

Cinco de Mayo: A Salute to Mexico!
4pm
RVA West End , $

The Richmond Philharmonic, under the baton of Maestro Peter Wilson, gives you the rare opportunity to hear a full line-up of works by Mexican composers, as...

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,...

Jewelry Making Class
5pm
RVA Northside , $$$

In this all levels class, you’ll explore Jewelry making with Rachel Corson, our resident jewelry pro at Hand / Thrown and the mind behind Hollybanks Lane!...

Sunday, May 5