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Friday, April 30

"Inner Landscapes, Unfurling into Joy"
Bella Arte Gallery

Opening Reception April 16, Friday 6 pm with Art Talk by Lina Alattar on her new abstract works. This is our 1st show since lock down & knowing how important...

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
BRAND YOURSELF: An Encore! Master Class with Karen A. Chase
James River Writers

Every author needs an author-centered (not book-centered) marketing plan, regardless of how you publish, how many books you have, or in which genre. That...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - May 2021 All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the May All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted...

$
Virtual Event
Encore! Literary Panel Discussion: BALANCING ACT: Striking a Balance Between Your Writing Goals and Real World Pressures
James River Writers

Lets face it, trying to find the balance between the real world while working towards your dream of writing and finishing your book can seem daunting. But it...

Prices Vary, $
Virtual Event
Encore! Literary Panel Discussion: THE BOOK ENTREPRENEUR: Getting the Business Side of Your Writing Career Right!
James River Writers

Did you know that most indie authors spend more time on their book business than writing? How do you get seen? Should you form a company? How active on...

Prices Vary, $
Virtual Event
RVA Library Storytime Shorts
Richmond Public Library

Read along with Miss Hannah from the Belmont Library as you explore a picture book together. This can be viewed every Friday on our Richmond Public Library...

Free
Virtual Event
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia

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
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and...

Henrico , $
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
Spring PlantFest
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The PlantFest plant sale is rain or shine and is held outside in Parking Lot C at the Garden! ***No admission fee required; regular online tickets are needed...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Harold Mendez: Let us gather in a flourishing way
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Let us gather in a flourishing way is a 10-year survey of Los Angeles-based artist Harold Mendez (b. 1977, Chicago). Comprising a selection of nearly 20...

RVA Arts District , Free
Virginia JAZZ: The Early Years Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years is a cultural feast of musical artists from Virginia who, from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, played critical roles in...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $
April - May Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

The plan for the Spring exhibits at Art Works is to go BIG and have fun. With that said, the APRIL 2021 BIG ALL MEDIA ART SHOW will be in the main gallery....

RVA Southside , Free
ICA Third Anniversary Lunch + Launch
Institute for Contemporary Art
12pm

t’s a celebration! We Invite you to Join the ICA Community! Please join the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU on our YouTube page for a celebratory...

Free
Virtual Event
K Dance presents Yes! Dance Festival
K Dance
12pm

K Dance's 22nd annual YES! Dance Festival Kaye Weinstein Gary, Artistic Director Mon April 26, Tue April 27, Wed April 28 @ 7:30pm at Firehouse...

RVA The Fan , $
Mini Masterpieces: Zoom Painting for Kids
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Join us live through Zoom as we paint our own mini masterpieces! Every other week we will be learning how to create a different work of art either by...

Free
Virtual Event
Flower Pot Art
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us outside for a fun storytime as we paint our own flower pots and add seeds. All supplies will be provided. Be prepared to get your hands dirty. Fun...

RVA Southside , Free
Dogtown Presenters Series 2021
Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

Dogtown Dance Theatre, like most performing arts organizations and venues, shut its doors during March 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been...

RVA Southside , Prices Vary, $

Friday, April 30