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Events

Wednesday, June 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
Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in Petersburg
Petersburg Public Library

The Petersburg Garden Club, Petersburg Public Library, and the Library of Virginia present the exhibition Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in...

Petersburg , Free
Westover Teens: Sea Life Confetti Bookmarks
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! Bring the ocean to your reading with these fun confetti bookmarks. Kits will...

RVA Southside , 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. Also, mark your...

Henrico , Free
Dave Rogers' Big Bugs as part of Pollinator Power
9am

Artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs: The Pollinators showcases larger-than-life sculptures highlighting the importance of pollinators and preserving their...

Henrico , Prices Vary
David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Visitors of all ages and abilities will explore the wonder and craftsmanship of these nine oversized pollinator sculptures created from combinations of found...

Henrico , Free
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Dive Into the Incredible Underwater World of Sharks. Trace millions of years of evolution, come face-to-face with the great white shark, learn the true...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
English Language Acquisition (ELA) Class
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , 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
JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center - May/June Exhibiting Artists
James River Art League
10am

During the month of May and June, the James River Art League's Gallery at Crossroads Art Center will feature the artwork of five exhibiting artists; Mary...

Ashland, Charles City, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , 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
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Prices Vary
M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Butterflies LIVE! and David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

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 , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building: Barrier Navigators
Richmond Public Library
10am

The City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building and Richmond Public Library bring career planning services and job training to your local...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sila Chanto & Belkis Ramírez: Aquí me quedo/Here I Stay
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Aquí me quedo/Here I Stay is an exhibition featuring the work of Sila Chanto (Costa Rica, 1969-2015) and Belkis Ramírez (Dominican Republic, 1957-2019)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at West End for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions! ...

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

Join us at the West End Branch for a storytime full of songs, stories, movement, and play - perfect for babies and younger toddlers up to 17 months with a...

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

Join us at the West End Library for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Please note that at this time storytime...

RVA West End , Free
Lew Lott
Art Works Gallery
11am

In May and June of each year Art Works proudly partners with the art programs at Henrico High School and Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. The work is the...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Susanne K. Arnold, Purple Leaves, 2020, Encaustic, collage, organic material 8 x 10 inches
Artspace
12pm

Artspace Exhibitons Explore New Approaches To Traditional Methods Of Creation. Three solo exhibits feature ancient processes referencing contemporary themes...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Judy, by John Bailey
12pm

Artspace Gallery is pleased to honor Artspace Artist Member Emerita Frances Wessells by choreographing an exhibition and sale of her personal collection of...

Free
BONNIE AND CLAIRE
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
2pm

Best known to Hanover audiences for his hilarious Charitable Sisterhood plays, Bo Wilson’s new play is a funny and heartwarming story about two sisters who...

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Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Compe talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce development programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Workforce Development's programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk @ West End Branch Library
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Garden questions? Ask a Master Gardener! Bring your questions to the West End Branch Library on Wednesdays from 4-6pm. Come inside, meet a Master Gardener...

RVA West End , Free
Wednesdays Alfresco
4pm

Wednesday nights May 18 – September 14, 2022 Advanced tickets are available but not required. PLAN AN EVENING ESCAPE Escape to a garden paradise, bring...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Coloring and Mandala Stress-relieving event
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Come join us at the Ginter Park Library for an hour of relaxing music and stress-relieving coloring and mandalas. No sign-up required. Ages: 3 *Due to...

RVA Northside , Free
Live at The Branch with Susan Greenbaum
6pm

Join us for an evening of music and conversation with award-winning singer songwriter Susan Greenbaum. After working as a corporate executive in Fortune 500...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Join us for one of the zaniest rides you have ever experienced at RTP! Betty is rich. Betty is lonely. Betty’s busy working on her truck. Betty wants to talk...

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Wednesday, June 1