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Wednesday, May 8

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 , $
Faith in India: Her Faces and Spaces
8am

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...

RVA Northside , Free
"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
Library of Virginia

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
"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
A City Personified Exhibit
10am
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 , $
Call for Entries - Art in Motion
10am
Crossroads Art Center

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...

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

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...

Henrico , $
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 , $
Estelle Porter: Quiltworks
10am

“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...

Ashland , Free
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
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
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
10am, 12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
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
P. Buckley Moss Print Signing
10am
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Meet popular artist P. Buckley Moss, known as the people’s artist. Ms. Moss will be onsite to meet fans old and new and will sign prints and books purchased...

Henrico , Free
Paul Ryan | Keeping Time
10am
Reynolds Gallery

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

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

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
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
PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Southside , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

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

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
Lunch Break Science - Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail
12pm
Science Museum of Virginia

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Lunch Break Science is...

RVA The Fan , $
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
12pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
One More Stitch
1pm
Richmond Public Library

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Southside , Free
STEM - Terrarium/Water Survival Skills
4pm
Richmond Public Library

STEM - Terrarium/Water Survival Skills - Eager to know more about terrarium and water survival skills? Join our special guest Kimberly Deneen, author of It's...

RVA Downtown , Free
Slime Party
4pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
STEM @ Your Library: Metamorphosis
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Caterpillars and butterflies oh my! Let's learn about metamorphosis. Ages 5-12

RVA West End , Free
Sparks for Creative Expression in the Library’s Collections
5:30pm
Library of Virginia

Discover a new character waiting in a 1903 hotel ledger wide as a bed pillow. Unspool plot threads from messages scrawled across historic postcards. Let a...

RVA Downtown , $
Transcribe-a-thon
5:30pm
Library of Virginia

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , Free
3D Printer Class
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration...

RVA Downtown , Free
Basic Screenprinting
6pm
Studio Two Three

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of screen printing. You'll see how to coat and expose a screen, review types of images appropriate for screen...

RVA Northside , $$
Family Storytime
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , Free
Intro to Riso
6pm
Studio Two Three

Learn to traverse the line between analog and digital printmaking with a risograph printer. Participants will learn best practices for file preparation and...

RVA Northside , $$
Literary Virginia Book Group
6pm
Library of Virginia

Read and discuss the best of today's Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Figure Drawing
6:30pm
Studio Two Three

Join us for a fun and casual drink and draw session at Studio Two Three every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-9:00pm and only 6 dollars! We do not...

RVA Northside , $
Richmond Ballet's Studio Three
6:30pm
Richmond Ballet

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
7pm
Camera Club of Richmond

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico , Free
Richmond Divas - "A Decade of Divas"
7pm
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Celebrating 10 years of performances by The Richmond Divas - Debra Wagoner, Cathy Motley-Fitch and Desiree Roots! Performing old and new favorites and...

Henrico , $
Brian Simpson
8pm
The Tin Pan

Inspired keyboardist, composer, prolific studio musician and producer Brian Simpson is a master of all he purveys. His eloquent approach to playing,...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
8pm
KrasH!Dance Productions

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

Wednesday, May 8