Arts & culture, every day.



Events

Sunday, July 31

#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
Free Art Fridays- Oceans of Possibiliites
Richmond Public Library

Check out our creative art table at the Main Library. Every other week we will have a different craft on the table for you to follow the directions to...

RVA Downtown , 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
There's Just Us represented the struggle communities fight with hate & bigotry and the collective voices that were strong enough to stand up and strong against all odds.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

August 11-12, 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. To recognize...

RVA Downtown , 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
A dancing shark on a pink background.
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Enjoy a fin-filled week of shark programming to celebrate Shark Week! Technically, every week is Shark Week when you have a touring exhibition about...

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
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center  - July and August
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artists from the James River Art League (JRAL) will exhibit their art in the JRAL Gallery within Crossroads Art Center. An artist reception...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Prince George , 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
Emily Baker
Art Works Gallery
11am

Exhibits July 22 – August 20, 2022 ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Brilliant Color at Sunset of New Building In RIchmond on Broad Street
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
11am

Where We Live is a show that expresses the essence of this landmark place, of neighborhoods with porches, natural delights such as the James River, drenched...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Rock RVA Scavenger Hunt
Art Works Gallery
11am

Explore Manchester. Find new places to live, eat and hang out. Pick up a map at Art Works then follow the key and look for RVA Rocks. That’s painted rocks at...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Love Letters by Robert Winne
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
12pm

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the...

Free
Donna Frostick, Beneath the Pine
Artspace
12pm

This June, the non-profit gallery Artspace continues its collaboration with CVA / U-Turn, Inc. by providing the second in a series of exhibitions for the...

Free
The Band's Visit
1pm, 6:30pm

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history, with 10 Tony Awards including Best...

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 , $$, Prices Vary
Liberty or Death Reenactment
St. John's Church
1:30pm

Go Back in Time. Public Reenactment of the 2nd Virginia Convention. Experience the extraordinary rhetoric of Patrick Henry as he convinces his fellow...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Little Women
2pm

The Virginia Theatre Festival presents Little Women by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Aubrey Snowden. Meg, Jo,...

$$
Seven Samurai
Byrd Theatre Foundation
2pm

Directed by Akira Kurosawa and originally released in the US on November 19th, 1956 Summary A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he...

RVA The Fan , $
SURVIVING LIFE
River City Community Players
2:30pm

River City Community Players presents SURVIVING LIFE, a new play by Barbara Tylla. Performances are July 29 - August 7 (Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm...

$
Mamma Mia
Virginia Repertory Theatre
3pm

Exploding with the harmonic hit songs made famous by the popular 1970s group ABBA, Mamma Mia! is beloved the world over. Sophie, a bride-to-be, plots to...

$$
The Band's Visit
6:30pm

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history, with 10 Tony Awards including Best...

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 , $$, Prices Vary
Firehouse Radio Players
7:30pm

The Firehouse Radio Players are back onstage and “on the air!” Join us Sunday, July 31 for an evening of original comedies performed in the style of an old...

RVA The Fan
Richmond Shakespeare Festival: She Stoops to Conquer
Agecroft Hall
7:30pm

By Oliver Goldsmith, Directed by James Ricks July 14th - July 31st, 2022, Thursday - Sunday Pranks and hijinks abound in this raucous 18th- century...

RVA West End , $$
RSF 22
Quill Theatre
7:30pm

The Richmond Shakespeare Festival Is Back! Bring your lawn chair and picnic and joing us on Agecroft Hall's back lawn for some theatre under the...

RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $$

Sunday, July 31