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Saturday, April 2

#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
Histories & Stories:  A Special Province by BAAAR

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
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
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10am, 10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up with headliner Winston Hodges. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $
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 , $
MARK PEHANICH: NEW PAINTINGS AND PRINTS
Eric Schindler Art Gallery
1pm

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
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 , $
CANCELLED LEGO Club @ Hull
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Ages 5 join us for LEGO free building & play. You can also construct a cool marble run.Typically meets every 1st Saturday of the month.

RVA Southside , Free
Photo by Rachel Rose
2pm

Dogwood Dance Project is thrilled to present their first full-length concert in over 2 years -- their 10th Season Concert at Dogtown Dance Theatre. Featuring...

Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , $$
Gellman Room Concert:  Capitol Opera Richmond
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"Music in the Books"--Enjoy a lovely afternoon where a walk into the library brings some of your favorite melodies to life through a variety of arias and...

RVA Downtown , Free
FREE Shadow Theater WORKSHOP
Firehouse Theatre
3pm

Firehouse Theatre and Rumput present FREE Shadow Theater WORKSHOP Sat, April 2 3pm - 4pm Limited availability / please sign up by March 25 Rumput...

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 , $
Present
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present PRESENT, an exhibition of new works by Sally Bowring. The show opens with a reception for the artist Friday, March 18...

Timekeeper (detail), 2020, ink on crushed paper, 30 x 30 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Timekeepers, an exhibition of new works by Leah Raintree. The show opens with a reception for the artist Friday, March...

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 , $
THE MINOTAUR
5:30pm, 7:30pm

Rumput premieres a collaborative shadow play performance of the Minotaur myth, reimagined by RVA playwright Chandler Hubbard, with an original score composed...

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 , $
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 , $
Official flyer
7pm

The Groove Lounge is a place where you can just be free. Eat and Socialize and dance like there is no tomorrow. Definitely invite friends out.. Also it is...

RVA West End , Free
THE MINOTAUR
7:30pm

Rumput premieres a collaborative shadow play performance of the Minotaur myth, reimagined by RVA playwright Chandler Hubbard, with an original score composed...

David Mallett and George Turman perform at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse on April 2
Shady Grove Coffeehouse
8pm

Two Shady Grove favorites return again! As Sing Out has said about David Mallett, "Songwriting doesn’t get much better than this, and performing doesn’t get...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , $
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...

$, $$
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up with headliner Winston Hodges. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, April 2