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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
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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

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

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
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

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
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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

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
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

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
Podium Foundation
10am, 2pm

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
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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!
Richmond Public Library
11am

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?
1708 Gallery
11am

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 District , Free
Cinema Saturday: Kung Fu Panda
Richmond Public Library
12pm

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

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

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
Artspace
12pm

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
Studio Two Three
1pm

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
Book People
1pm

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
St. John's Church
2pm

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
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

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

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!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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
Podium Foundation
2pm

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
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 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 , $$
WRIR 97.3 FM Presents: Local Voices Live
Institute for Contemporary Art , WRIR 97.3
4:30pm

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 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
Quill Theatre , Agecroft Hall
7:30pm

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
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

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
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 , $$

Saturday, July 13