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Thursday, May 20

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
Panel Discussion: Structural Integrity: Creating an Effective Framework for Writing Success
James River Writers

It doesn’t matter if you’re outlining or winging it, the ultimate structure of your work influences the pacing, the character arc, and your reader’s...

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 , $
Exhibit - Beyond the Blue Pony
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
9am

On exhbit May 1 - June 30 at The Cultural Arts Center. Centered on the image of a blue horse seemingly dancing with joy, this exhibit focuses on the artist’s...

Henrico , Free
Serenity Show logo
9am

If you’re interested in making a room your own sanctuary, we have a gentle suggestion…place art on your walls that caresses your soul. To help create an...

Henrico , Free
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 , $
Creation Station: Magical Fairy Gardens
Children's Museum of Richmond
10am

Have you ever wondered if Fairies exist? Participants will get inspired with an engaging Storytime led by a museum educator. Then they will be given natural...

Chesterfield , $
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 , $
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Free
Virtual Event
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
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us on Zoom to listen to a fun story and build a lego creation based on that story. Join a second Zoom call to show off your final creation!

Free
Virtual Event
Art Night - Retrospectacular Exhibit Grand Opening
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
6pm

EXHIBIT GRAND OPENING: RETROSPECTACULAR Grand Opening: Thursday, May 20, 6-8pm | Open to the public KonKons / Konstantina and Ignat Konstantinov,...

Henrico , Free
Through the Looking Glass - Historic Preservation at Menokin
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
6pm

Menokin, the home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, has stood in ruins since the late 1960s. The Menokin Foundation has taken up the challenge of interpreting the...

Free
Virtual Event
Richmond Ballet
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Originally slated to appear in our April 2020 New Works Festival, Alvin Ailey-trained Levi Marsman makes his Richmond Ballet choreographic debut with a world...

RVA Downtown , $

Thursday, May 20