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Saturday, July 27

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
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
#WCVEandMe Gallery Exhibit
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media, VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
10am

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
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 , $
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
Darkroom 101
Studio Two Three
10am

Learn to make silver gelatin prints from start to finish on this two-day workshop! On the first day, students will learn how to properly expose an image, how...

RVA Northside , $$$
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 , $$$
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, AAHGS

RVA Downtown , Free
Behind the Scenes: Crime & Punishment in the Commonwealth
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10:30am

In any society there will be people who try to do harm requiring the creation of rules and laws. However, society’s concepts of justice can change, and what...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
Cricut Class: Make paper succulents
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. This month's project: ...

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
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
Light & Love Journal Writing Club
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Join Rashanda every 4th Saturday for a journal writing club. Disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle and tap into your writing skills. No registration...

RVA Southside , Free
Cinema Saturdays!
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Cinema Saturday at the Ginter Park Branch Library! Popcorn and juiceboxes available while supplies last.

RVA Northside , Free
July/August Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery exhibitions, featuring artists Adam Bradley, Nick Candela, Jennifer Printz, Martha Prideaux,...

RVA Southside , Free
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
12pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sukur Khan Signing
Book People
1pm

A fictional account of life in old age, In Quest of Creativity, by Sukur Khan PH. D., illustrates how compassion, friendship, and personal connections help...

RVA West End , Free
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room...

RVA Northside , Free
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East End , 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 , $$$
Teen Zine Workshop
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Make your own tiny book with local comics artist, Coleman Engle! No experience needed. Supplies and snacks provided. Just bring your ideas and creativity!...

RVA Southside , Free
Collaborative Visual Journaling Meetup
Scrap RVA
5pm

Join this group who meets on the last Saturday of every month. Share ideas and gain inspiration with Collaborative Visual Journaling. FREE! Group Leader: Nan...

RVA Northside , Free
Sound Off Saturdays
6pm

An open mic experience you will love. Great food, intriguing people, and amazing talent. RVA's most talented show off their skills, including spoken word,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Beats, Rhymes, & Life: Youth Music Showcase IV
6:30pm

Support the local youth of Richmond and reserve your ticket to this free event! A SHOWCASE THAT PROVIDES LOCAL RICHMOND YOUTH AGES 14-18 WITH A CHANCE TO...

RVA Northside , Free
Dance the Night Away with The Taters
7pm

Come celebrate DANCE with live music, demos, raffles, lots of food and much more!! Lots of seats to relax to the Taters and lots of room to dance all...

RVA West End , $$
Animal Control
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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
Richmond Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew
Quill Theatre, Quill Theatre
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 , $
The Verge
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
7:30pm

John Randolph Bessenger is dead. ​You and seven other guests have been gathered to fulfill his last wish -- and as possible beneficiaries of Bessenger's...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Confessions of a Side Chick
8pm

In the moderate apartments of the inner city lives Cassandra Cane. A hard-working mother of one who is one paycheck away from being broke. As she struggles...

RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Jon Spear Band
The Tin Pan
8pm

Nominated by Blues Blast Magazine for the prestigious Best Live Blues Recording of 2016 award, the Jon Spear Band is a collaboration of some of Central...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, July 27