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Saturday, June 1

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 , $
"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 , $
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
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
Writers in the Park
10am
James River Writers

Join James River Writers for "Writers in the Park" at Maymont on June 1st! James River Writers invites you to come write with us, taking in the fresh air...

RVA The Fan , Free
Family Storytime
10:30am
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
We Do LEGO® Robotics Club
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Kids in grades 2-6, join us for our monthly We Do LEGO Robotics Club. Learn about robotics, teamwork, problem solving, and engineering through designing,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Tea for Two:  Poetry on the Patio
11am
Richmond Public Library

Casual outdoor readings by two local/regional poets are held first Saturdays in May, June, September, and October, sponsored by River City Poets. Readings...

RVA West End , Free
Breathe, River: Sound Installation at The Pump House
12pm
Sara Bouchard, Sara Bouchard

Sound Arts Richmond presents an unprecedented sonic experience inside Richmond's historic Pump House: "Breathe, River," an immersive, 4-channel sound...

RVA The Fan , Free
Cinema Saturday: Spider-Man - Homecoming
12pm
Richmond Public Library

Popcorn and juice boxes available while supplies last! Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from...

RVA Northside , Free
May-June Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
Art Works Gallery

6 new exhibits are on display through June 22nd. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 PM. Admission is free. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
May/June 2019 Exhibition
12pm
Artspace

Richmond, VA - art space is pleased to present four new gallery shows, featuring artists Morgan Craig, Naomi Swyers, a group exhibition by Robin L. Ryder,...

RVA Southside , Free
History in Focus: A Soldier’s Memories
1pm

Surviving the killing fields of World War I, soldiers such as Sheppard Crump of Meadow Farm preserved memories and memorabilia from their days in the war....

Henrico , Free
Tony Gentry Signing
1pm
Book People

Tony Gentry’s debut novel The Coal Tower traces the intersecting paths of three Charlottesville families across a day that ends in cataclysm at the old coal...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Confederate Gold: A Modern-day Romp through the Civil War History of Richmond, Virginia
2pm
Pamunkey Regional Library

If you’re looking for a book that glorifies or justifies the Confederacy, this is not your book. Author Penn Miller discusses his action-packed humorous...

Ashland , Free
Design Your Own Superhero
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Come design your very own superheroes! Use one of our templates or build one from scratch. You can even use our craft supplies to make your own...

RVA Northside , Free
Amy's Travel presented by Latin Ballet of Virginia
3pm
Latin Ballet of Virginia

The Latin Ballet of Virginia and the the students at the school present Amy's Travels. It's a beautiful story of a young girl and her travels around the...

Henrico , $
Author Talk with Dr. Matt McCarthy
3pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a reading and discussion with Dr. McCarthy, author of Superbugs, a "real life account of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to...

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
Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
6:30pm
Old Towne Studio 7

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$
ComedySportz Improv
7pm
CSz Richmond

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Kadencia Orchestra
7pm

Enjoy the awesome sounds of Bomba, Plena, and Salsa with Kadencia, a 12-piece ensemble comprised of professional musicians that have toured with some of the...

Henrico , $
RVA Dance Collective presents ​  The Four Seasons
7pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

RVA Dance Collective is excited to present an amazing evening of choreography our 12th annual repertory concert at Dogtown Dance Theatre this...

RVA Southside , $
Wrong Chopped
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

WRONG CHOPPED is a senseless Dada comedy that was workshopped at Firehouse in November, 2018. The new play happens to share a few qualities with the Food...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
An Octoroon
8pm
TheatreLAB

"AN OCTOROON insists that making theater can be the best way to talk back to history.” -The Village Voice Judge Peyton is dead and his plantation Terrebonne...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $, Prices Vary
Gloria
8pm
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 , $$
Paul Thorn
8pm
The Tin Pan

“This is the culmination of my whole life in music, coming back to my gospel roots,” says Paul Thorn about his newest album, Don’t Let the Devil Ride. “My...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Savannah Sipping Society
8pm
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Yet another terrific script from the authors of “The Dixie Swim Club,” “The Hallelujah Girls,” and “Always a Bridesmaid,” this delightful laugh-a-minute...

Colonial Heights , $$
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
CSz Richmond

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, June 1