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Tuesday, May 7

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...

Tuesday Morning Laughter at the Market
6am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us every Tuesday morning in the 17th Street Market for Laughter Yoga sessions, hosted by the RVA Laugh Club! Classes will run from 6 to 7 AM, every...

Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
8am
RVA Northside , Free

Union Presbyterian Seminary will host a free public exhibit, titled "Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces," March 25 through May 10, 2019, at William Smith...

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

"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...

A City Personified Exhibit
10am
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...

Call for Entries - Art in Motion
10am
Henrico , $

Call for Entries Dates: May 7, 2019 – May 10, 2019 Submission Hours: Tue-Fri from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Crossroads Art Center and buyRVAart.com announce an...

Call for Entries – May Juried All-Media Show
10am
Henrico , $

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's May Juried All-Media Show. CROSSROADS JURIED ALL-MEDIA SHOWS Crossroads’s All-Media Shows...

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...

Estelle Porter: Quiltworks
10am
Ashland , Free

“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...

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...

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...

Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Marking his sixth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Keeping Time presents work from five unique series of paintings produced between 1987 and 2018, plus...

Tanja Softic | Hyphae: New Prints
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

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...

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...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

Crochet Club
11am
RVA East End , Free

Meet us on the first Tuesday of the month to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of...

Toddler Time
11:15am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

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:...

The Saving Grace of Spring Rolls: A Story of Food, Place, and Family
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join Virginia Humanities Research Fellow Kim O'Connell, an independent scholar from Arlington, for a talk on her research using her own story of mixed-race...

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Slime Party
3:30pm, 4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Are you ready to get messy?! Come to our slime party. We'll be making not one, but three different kinds of slime. Come in clothes ready to get slimy. For...

Tissue Paper Flowers
4pm
RVA East End , Free

April showers bring May flowers...learn how to make your own gorgeous tissue paper flowers. For ages 7-17.

Slime Party
4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Are you ready to get messy?! Come to our slime party. We'll be making not one, but three different kinds of slime. Come in clothes ready to get slimy. For...

James Baynes Signing
5pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Ride along with Richmond Police Officers Det. Danny Jacobs and Officer Chester Park as they chase down Reggie Taylor in the fast-paced debut novel Reggie's...

Modern Quilt Guild Meeting
6pm
RVA Northside , $

The Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild supports and encourages the growth and development of modern quilting through art, education and community.

The Biology of Sexual Conflict
6pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Sexual reproduction is both cooperative by nature and a tug-of-war between competing interests. Enjoy a short talk and spirited Q&A about this topic in an...

Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

SUMMERSET (CUNNINGHAM/ ELGAR) Three couples take the stage in Ron Cunningham’s Summerset, set to the sumptuous music of Edward Elgar. First performed by...

A Tribute to Singer-Songwriters
7:30pm
Henrico , Free

Join the Henrico Pops Chorus as they present A Tribute to Singer/Songwriters, including favorites by ABBA, The Beatles, Hoagy Carmichael, The Beach Boys, and...

The Empty Pockets
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Sincerity, pathos and powerhouse vocals. The Empty Pockets’ often cerebral and sometimes playful indie rock sound is built upon a strong foundation of the...

Tuesday, May 7