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Tuesday, May 12

Matt Phillips, “Fable”, 2019, Pigment and silica on canvas, 66 x 54 inches
Reynolds Gallery

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present "Closer to Song" from artist Matt Phillips. This virtual exhibition presents a selection of Phillips’s paintings on...

Free
Virtual Event
 VIBRANCE: LEGO  ART BY BRICKWORKZ
9am

Brian Korte uses all the colors on the LEGO® palette to create his LEGO mosaics in this popular series. On display: March 19 – May 17, 2020 Opening...

Henrico , Free
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Events throughout the...

Henrico , $
Looking at butterflies
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , $
Grace Arents Public Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

May 8-17, 2020 is National Public Gardens Week and we’re celebrating with activities for the whole family. Scroll down for the full schedule of...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change...

Henrico , $
Canceled: Art Exhibit May 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibit May 2020 The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, May 1, 2020, through Tuesday, June 2, 2020: Gellman Room—“A. M. STIMULI”— a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette on Monument Avenue
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

Monument Avenue is home to some of Richmond’s most prestigious houses and elegant gardens. In celebration of the Garden Club of Virginia’s centennial and...

RVA The Fan , $
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Downtown , Free
Toddler & Preschool Free Paint
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us in the Belmont meeting room, and let your little one’s imagination go wild! Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t like to get a little messy? Second...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Northside , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11:15am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Downtown , Free
Mainly Books - Library Book Group
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 12:00-1:00 in Study Room C (main library, 2nd floor) New members are ALWAYS welcome, no registration...

RVA Downtown , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
Virtual Visit: Tuesdays at the Library
Library of Virginia
1pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 PM for a peek at the Library’s fascinating collections through a five-minute Facebook Live video. Each week a Library staff...

Free
Virtual Event
Girl at WaterPlay
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1pm

During warm spring, summer, and fall days, WaterPlay the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be! Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to...

Henrico , $
Lego Makers!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Follow the theme or just play! Come join us to build, build, and build! Be there and Be square! Under 10 years old, must bring a grown-up!

RVA Northside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
5pm

Join us every Tuesday evening (except during breaks) for a family oriented storytime. We have stories, games, rhymes, silly songs, and we finish every story...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Ballet's STUDIO THREE
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Scarred Bouquets Choreography by Katarzyna Skarpetowska Music by Johannes Brahms World Premiere by Val Caniparoli Audiences will be transfixed...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Tuesday, May 12