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Sunday, August 25

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
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, $
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 , $
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
JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
Quirk Gallery
10am

Join us in The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel on Thursday, August 22 from 5-8 pm for the opening reception of Judith FAE Brown's solo exhibition, VOLUME. “Beauty...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
Sarah West Designs + Mother Daughter Jewelry Trunk Show
Quirk Gallery
10am

Come by on August 24th and 25th for a jewelry show featuring Sarah West of Sarah West Designs, and Heather Tanton of Mother Daughter Jewelry. Meet the...

RVA Downtown , 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 , $
August - September Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

See 6 new art shows featuring: Michelle McGrath, Kelly Johnston, Glenda Creamer, the August All-Media Show juried by Kristen Peyton, and The James River Pix...

RVA Southside , Free
August/September Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery exhibitions, featuring artists Beverly Ryan, Bizhan Khodabandeh, Cindy Mehr, Mitzi Humphrey,...

RVA Southside , Free
Poe and Spiritualism
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
12:30pm

Part of the Sunday Readings Series, this talk features Poe Museum Curator Chris Semtner on Poe and Spiritualism. Free with museum admission, the talk will...

RVA Downtown , $
Art Exhibits @ Main, August 2019
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 2, 2019, through Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Gellman Room—Greenland Photographic...

RVA Downtown , Free
Intermediate Screen Printing: Non-Linear Design
Studio Two Three
1pm

Combine your handwritten notes, snapped photographs, sketchbook illustrations, and found objects into a little series of collages printed with silk-screen...

RVA Northside , $$$
Liberty or Death Reenactment
St. John's Church
1:15pm

Come witness the extraordinary rhetoric of Patrick Henry as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King! TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. 1:15...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Pieces of a Dream
The Tin Pan
2pm, 7pm

In the world of jazz, commodities are fleeting. Styles come and go. Artists at the top of this week’s charts could be history by the end of next month. Words...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Second Stage Performance of “Shrek the Musical”
Weinstein JCC
2pm

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters...

RVA West End , $
RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Pieces of a Dream
The Tin Pan
7pm

In the world of jazz, commodities are fleeting. Styles come and go. Artists at the top of this week’s charts could be history by the end of next month. Words...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Sunday, August 25