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Saturday, July 13

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 , $
 Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks
9am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

The wildly popular Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks returns with new sculptures as part of The Art of Play. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks,...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary
"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
International Quidditch Association Pan-American Games
9am

The IQA Pan-American Games 2019 is co-hosted by the International Quidditch Association, Richmond Region Tourism, and US Quidditch (USQ). It is being held...

Henrico , 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, $
[Work]
9am
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 21 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in the center’s True F. Luck...

RVA The Fan , 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 , $
Pompeii: The Immortal City
9:30am
Science Museum of Virginia

Making its North American debut at the Science Museum of Virginia, Pompeii: The Immortal City plunges guests into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the...

RVA The Fan , $
"Summer Steals" at Reynolds Gallery
10am
Reynolds Gallery

Summer Steals presents more than twenty works of art at price points selected to align with a variety of budgets. Both new and seasoned collectors will...

RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary
Black History Museum Summer Tours
10am
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

Stifle summer learning loss...Bring your children to the Black History Museum during summer break where they can explore and learn about Black history in a...

RVA Downtown , $
Call for Entries - Annual Members Show
10am
Crossroads Art Center

Calling Crossroads Art Center Gallery Members! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's Annual Members Show. Gallery members of Crossroads Art Center...

Henrico , Free, $
Cindy Neuschwander: A Measure of Life
10am
Reynolds Gallery

Marking the third solo exhibition of work by the late artist Cindy Neuschwander at Reynolds Gallery, A Measure of Life is comprised of over a dozen pieces of...

RVA The Fan , Free
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
Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 Exhibit
10am
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 is an exhibition of iconic contemporary Italian pieces. Maurice Beane, one of the region’s most prominent dealers and...

RVA The Fan , $
The Chisholm Kid, Lone Fighter for Justice for All
10am
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

The Chisholm Kid, Lone Fighter for Justice for All pays homage to the many black cowboys who drove longhorns up the Chisholm Trail out of Texas and across...

RVA Downtown , $
Young Writers Camps
10am, 2pm
Podium Foundation

Do you know a young person who loves to write and express themselves creatively? Podium Summer Camp is an awesome and fun writing, communication, and...

RVA Downtown , $$$
3D Printer Class: Make geometric jewelry
10:30am
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
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
Main Street Station Concert!
11am
Richmond Public Library

Main Street Station is back again at the Westover Hills Library for some a cappella fun! Come out to this free, kid-friendly event to enjoy some of your...

RVA Southside , Free
What were you after then? What are you after now?
11am
1708 Gallery

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce What were you after then? What are you after now? an exhibition of early works by prolific artist and 1708 artist Board...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Cinema Saturday: Kung Fu Panda
12pm
Richmond Public Library

Cinema Saturday Movie: Kung Fu Panda Popcorn and juice boxes available while supplies last.

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

See 6 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios. Admission is free. Visit us 12 - 6 PM, Tuesdays - Sundays. Exhibits include: PLAYcation by Jacqui...

RVA Southside , Free
June/July Exhibitions
12pm
Artspace

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery exhibitions, featuring artists Julie Comnick, Margaret Buchanan, Tom Monsees, Shannon Gilbert,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Paper Marbling - Event Space
1pm
Studio Two Three

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for...

RVA Northside , $$
Robin Traywick Williams Signing
1pm
Book People

Robin Traywick Williams' The Key to the Quarter Pole tells a rollicking story of racetrack characters struggling with moral dilemmas large and small, all...

RVA West End , Free
A Talk with the Marquis de Lafayette
2pm
St. John's Church

Who was the Marquis de Lafayette? Defying the explicit orders of King Louis XVI, who did not wish to provoke Great Britain, the marquis eluded authorities...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
DIY Mini Pinata
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Using cardboard, glue, paper, and tissue paper, we will make small Pinatas! Inspired by this: http://kawaiisweetworld.com/diy-mini-pinatas/ Ages 12-18. For...

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO Club
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

RVA Southside , Free
Lingering at Zata
2pm
River City Poets

Join River City Poets for an afternoon of literary fun and enjoy readings by several of our LINGERING IN THE MARGINS contributors, including Dorinda Wegener,...

RVA Southside , Free
Make a Piñata!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for one of our many Summer Reading Program events as we learn how to make a piñata!

RVA Southside , Free
Young Writers Camps
2pm
Podium Foundation

Do you know a young person who loves to write and express themselves creatively? Podium Summer Camp is an awesome and fun writing, communication, and...

RVA Downtown , $$$
Savannah Sipping Society
2:30pm, 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 , $$
WRIR 97.3 FM Presents: Local Voices Live
4:30pm
Institute for Contemporary Art, Institute for Contemporary Art

Local Voices Live is a summer series bringing together WRIR volunteer show hosts with advocates and experts for conversations and insights. Each Saturday,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
The Richmond Night Market
5pm

A monthly social embedded in the heart of the arts and culture scene of Richmond, Virginia, the Richmond Night Market (RNM) is a refreshing destination...

RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary
The Honky Tonk Experience
7pm

The Honky Tonk Experience makes its grand return to the Henrico Theatre! Put your dancing shoes on and be sure not to miss out on a show that will bring you...

Henrico , $
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
7:30pm

The original Jersey boy himself, Frankie Valli is a true American legend. His incredible career with the Four Seasons, as well as his solo success, has...

RVA The Fan , $$$, Prices Vary
Richmond Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew
7:30pm
Quill Theatre, Quill Theatre

Two wealthy sisters in Padua must be married off. The modest and beautiful Bianca has no shortage of suitors, but who on earth will take the wild,...

RVA West End , $
Stand Up Man
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

What do homeless people say to you when you pass them on the street? What do they say to get you to give them your spare change? Do you reach into your...

RVA The Fan , $
Grey Gardens
8pm
Richmond Triangle Players

Journey deep into the wild and wonderful walls of Grey Gardens, the once posh long-island estate that has fallen into mysterious disrepair. See where it all...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
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 , $$

Saturday, July 13