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Saturday, July 20

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 , $
The Reader's Friend Book Store
6:30am
Appomattox Regional Library

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Hopewell , Free
 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
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
#WCVEandMe Gallery Exhibit
10am
Community Idea Stations, Community Idea Stations

WCVE’s Instagram is brought to life at the #WCVEandMe gallery exhibit! Take in WCVE’s most popular and inspiring Instagram features in this interactive...

RVA West End , Free
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 , $
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 , $$$
P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

RVA Southside , Free
Bluegrass & Brews
11am

The Bluegrass & Brews Festival is presented to raise awareness about the work of the Highland Support Project to Protect, Preserve, and Restore mountain...

RVA Downtown , Free
Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
Richmond Public Library

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

RVA Southside , Free
Stories at the Museum
11am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open...

RVA The Fan , $
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
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
Twisted Culture Arts Festival 2019
12pm

TCAF is a true artists' festival dedicated to showcasing art from all genres and styles. The mission of the festival is to connect the Central Virginia...

RVA Northside , Free
Andy Parker Event
1pm
Book People

For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father’s Fight for Gun Safety by Andy Parker. This is the story of the Alison Parker, murdered on live...

RVA West End , Free
Hour of Code with CoderDojo
1pm
Richmond Public Library

CoderDojo's mission is to introduce kids to technology and programming and inspire them to become "digital producers" instead of just being "digital consumers".

RVA Downtown , Free
"Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War" - Book Talk
2pm
St. John's Church

“Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of SUSANNA BOLLING!” Move over, Paul Revere! 16-year-old Susanna overhears General Cornwallis’...

RVA Downtown , $
Break a Piñata!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Learn about Mexican culture as we break apart the piñata we created in the event we held last Saturday!

RVA Southside , Free
Lego Club
2pm
Richmond Public Library

For ages 5-12 years. Join us for free play with legos. We provide the legos, you provide the imagination.

RVA Northside , 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 , $$$
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
Music for Massey
6pm
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center

Music for Massey is a fundraiser for VCU Massey Cancer Center. For the past 13 years, Napier Realtors ERA has raised over $222,000 for pediatric cancer...

RVA The Fan , $$, Free, Prices Vary
"Still Dreaming" - Album Release Show
7pm

Experience the Caribbean in RVA by celebrating the release for “Still Dreaming,” an album by reggae-rock artist, Robert Ranson. With a special guest...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $
Animal Control
7:30pm
Firehouse Theatre

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection
7:30pm

During “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection,” Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips from her shows in a format that harkens...

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 , $
The Blue Dogs
8pm
The Tin Pan

Since their earliest days in 1987, the Blue Dogs have been blending the genres they grew up with - bluegrass, country, rock and soul, “turning bluegrass on...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, July 20