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Friday, June 7

Art Exhibits @ Main
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

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...

Friday Forum Breakfast with ICA Executive Director
7:15am
RVA West End , Prices Vary, $$

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...

"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...

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 –...

Out of the Shadows: Little-Known Records for Virginia Genealogy
9:30am
RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary

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

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...

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...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

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...

Story Time
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

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

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

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

May/June 2019 Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

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,...

The Really Big Show
4pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

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

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...

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

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

Science After Dark
5pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

A Gate to Serenity
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

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

First Friday @ Main
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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,...

3rd Annual I Am Hip Hop Show
7pm
RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $

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...

An Evening of Bluegrass
7pm
Henrico , $

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...

The Tempest
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

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...

Wrong Chopped
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

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...

CAT Theatre presents OFFICE HOURS
8pm
Henrico , $, Prices Vary

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,...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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

Queen Flash
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

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...

Savannah Sipping Society
8pm
Colonial Heights , $$

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

Friday, June 7