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Friday, June 7

Art Exhibits @ Main
Richmond Public Library

Art Exhibits@ Main The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, June 6, 2019, through Tuesday July 30, 2019: Gellman Room—“Art Omelet”—inspired...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 , $
Friday Forum Breakfast with ICA Executive Director
7:15am

This breakfast is a chance to hear about and help define what the Institute for Contemporary Art will become. The Institute for Contemporary Art is a new...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $$
"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

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
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 , $
Out of the Shadows: Little-Known Records for Virginia Genealogy
Library of Virginia
9:30am

Library of Virginia archivists Tom Crew and Jennifer Huff will discuss a variety of records that are often overlooked when doing family history research,...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
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
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

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
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 , $
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
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
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
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

RVA Northside , Free
Story Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun story time! All ages welcome.

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

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
Artspace
12pm

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
The Really Big Show
Art180
4pm

Join us for a neighborhood block party to celebrate youth voices and their visual and performing art at The 15th Annual Really BIG Show! On the night of the...

RVA Arts District , Free
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Manchester Manifest First Fridays: Southside
Manchester Manifest
5pm

First Fridays community experience held in the Southside of RVA. We combine art, music, vendors, food, drinks and more all outside in the Manchester...

RVA Southside , Free
Science After Dark
Science Museum of Virginia
5pm

Join us for an evening of science discovery and fun! Explore the Museum’s three floors of exhibits, get creative with hands-on activities and then head to...

RVA The Fan , $
A Gate to Serenity
Bella Arte Gallery
6pm

Artist Sussan Afrasiabian presents her contemporary paintings of music and dance! Also featured will be her figurative bronzes & ceramic sculptures of dance....

Chesterfield , Free
First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

First Friday @ Main - First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library’s galleries, will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019,...

RVA Downtown , Free
3rd Annual I Am Hip Hop Show
Richmond Urban Dance
7pm

We're back for our third year! I AM HIP HOP 3 tickets go on sale Monday, April 1st. Grab your tickets quick we will have assigned seating! This years show...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $
An Evening of Bluegrass
7pm

Bluegrass fans unite! The Big Boss Combo is a 5 piece bluegrass quartet featuring the family style singing of the Johnson Brothers, all the way from the...

Henrico , $
The Tempest
Quill Theatre
7:30pm

Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan and now a powerful magician, raises a great storm to wreck the vessel casting his betrayers onto the shores of the...

RVA West End , $
Wrong Chopped
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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
CAT Theatre presents OFFICE HOURS
CAT Theatre
8pm

It’s Friday afternoon in the big city, and in six different offices, six different stories are unfolding at the same time. But they’re all connected somehow,...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
8pm

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 , $
Queen Flash
The Tin Pan
8pm

Look-a-like, sound-a-like, Johnny Zatylny has been captivating audiences by carrying on the musical tradition of Freddie Mercury since 2000. His amazing...

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

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 , $$

Friday, June 7