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

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

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

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
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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

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!
12pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Northside , Free
July/August Exhibitions
12pm
Artspace

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
12pm
Library of Virginia

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
1pm
Book People

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!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

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
2pm
Richmond Public Library

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
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 , $$$
Teen Zine Workshop
3pm
Richmond Public Library

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
5pm
Scrap RVA

Join this new group who will start meeting May 25th on the last Saturday of every month. Share ideas and gain inspiration with Collaborative Visual...

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
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
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 Verge
7:30pm
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

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
8pm
The Tin Pan

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