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Friday, April 1

#ArtsHuntRVA
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Kid Kit: Milk Jug Bird Feeders
Richmond Public Library

Spring is approaching, so stop by the East End Branch Library with your little one to make sure our bird friends are welcomed back with snacks and style with...

RVA East End , Free
Collect all the buttons!
Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

You can now find wearable art featuring the work of local artists at the Hopewell and Prince George Breez-In Convenience Stores locations! Inside these...

Hopewell , $
May 2022 Call for Entries, 20th Anniversary Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is pleased to announce the call for entries for its upcoming May 2022 All-Media & 20th Anniversary Show! Submission and Exhibition...

Quill Theatre presents AN ILIAD
Richmond Shakespeare

Visionary creators Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare have reimagined Homer’s tragic poem with dazzling theatricality and dark humor. As we emerge from a global...

$, $$
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. Also, mark your...

Henrico , Free
Atavistic Memories: The Studio Furniture of Sam Forrest
10am

Atavistic Memories: The Studio Furniture of Sam Forrest explores the American Studio Furniture Movement through the hands of furniture maker Sam Forrest...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes merges painter Gideon Appah's interest in Ghanaian popular culture with his own imagination, dreams, and fantasies. Newspaper...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - January/February 2022
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artist-members of James River Art League (JRAL) are featured at the JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of January and...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at the Virginia Eye Institute
10am

Talented artists from the James River Art League will be exhibiting their works of art at the Virginia Eye Institute (Westhampton Station location) during...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
James River Art League March-April 2022 Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artists from the James River Art League (JRAL) will exhibit new work in the JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of March...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
May 2022 Call for Entries, 20th Anniversary Show
10am

Crossroads Art Center is pleased to announce the Call For Entries for our May 2022, 20th Year Anniversary Show! For more information please visit us...

$
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories outside in the Garden...

Henrico , Free
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Dawnette Renee
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 5 new art shows and tour 75 artist studios. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 11am - 5pm. These exhibits continue through April 16, 2022. Admission is free...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Adam Bradley. Fury with a coffee pot.
12pm

Artspace, a nonprofit contemporary art gallery, continues its 2022 exhibition season with a gallery-wide showing of artwork selected by Juror, Jacob...

RVA Southside , Free
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
1:30pm, 3pm

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Histories & Stories:  A Special Province by BAAAR
3pm

Histories and Stories: A Special Province features 13 award-winning artists who have come together to create distinguished, cultural-based art forms that...

Chesterfield , Free
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
3pm

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Science After Dark: Down to Earth
Science Museum of Virginia
5pm

No fooling! Earth is a pretty awesome planetary home. And with spring in the air, we can really soak up the beauty—and science—that’s all around us. Join us...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Macbeth3 by Lisa Wolpe
VCUarts Theatre
5:30pm

MACBETH3 Originally by Lisa Wolpe Devised and Edited by Mary E. Hodges for VCU The VCU Department of Theatre presents "Macbeth3," a stripped-down,...

RVA The Fan , $
First Friday opening-night reception
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

The following exhibits will be on display: "Windows to the Soul--the Eyes Project" by Susan Singer, "New Abstractions for 2022" by Danny Trent, "Indian...

RVA Downtown , Free
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
MARK PEHANICH: NEW PAINTINGS AND PRINTS
Eric Schindler Art Gallery
7pm

ART OPENING Friday, April 1, 7-9 pm OPEN HOUSE Saturday, April 2, 1-4 pm ARTIST STATEMENT Line, shape and color illustrate the intuitive in my work....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Dear Jack, Dear Louise
8pm

Dear Jack, Dear Louise tells the joyous, heart-warming story of Ludwig’s own parents’ courtship during World War II. When two strangers meet by letter during...

$$
Greater Tuna
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

The long-running off-Broadway hit features two actors creating the entire population of Tuna, Texas in a tour de farce of quick-change artistry, changing...

Chesterfield , $$
Quill Theatre presents AN ILIAD
Richmond Shakespeare
8pm

Visionary creators Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare have reimagined Homer’s tragic poem with dazzling theatricality and dark humor. As we emerge from a global...

$, $$
The Marriage of Figaro
Virginia Opera
8pm

LOL. That’s what we expect you to do with Mozart’s beloved comedy The Marriage of Figaro. Full of scheming and wooing, flirting and foolishness, Figaro’s...

Friday, April 1