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Sunday, May 5

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
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

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
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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!
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

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

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 , $
Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

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,...

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , Free
Hummingbirds on White Paper with Pearl de Chalain
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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...

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

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
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
10am, 12pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

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
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

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 Laughter Day Celebration
Slash Coleman
10am

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...

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

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...

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

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
MERENDA CECELIA - Retooled Stories and Hallowed Hulls
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
12pm

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...

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

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

Henrico , Free
A City Personified Exhibit
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
1pm

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 , $
Art and Fashion at The Hof
1pm

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
2pm

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...

RVA The Fan , $
Open Studio!
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
2pm

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...

RVA East End , Free
Pinocchio
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn, Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
2pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
Concert Ballet of Virginia Spring Gala
Concert Ballet of Virginia
2:30pm

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

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Laughter Yoga
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
3pm

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...

Henrico , Prices Vary, $
Story Time
Richmond Public Library
3pm

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

RVA Downtown , Free
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
Chesterfield Children's Theatre
3pm

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...

Chesterfield , $
ANIMAL CONTROL
Firehouse Theatre
4pm

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$
Cinco de Mayo: A Salute to Mexico!
Latin Ballet of Virginia, Latin Ballet of Virginia
4pm

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 West End , $
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
Jewelry Making Class
Hand/Thrown
5pm

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!...

RVA Northside , $$$

Sunday, May 5