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Thursday, May 25

Visitors in the exhibition “Athena LaTocha: The Past Never Sleeps.” Photo by Sandra Sellars, © 2023 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. “Bulbancha (Green Silence)”, 2019, Athena LaTocha (American, born 1969), ink, Mississippi River mud, and Spanish moss on paper, 132 x 204 in.

In this installation of monumental works on paper, Athena LaTocha invites viewers to meditate on the landscape as a geographic space, a repository of...

RVA The Fan , Free
DETERMINED - The 400-year Struggle for Black Equality
Richmond Public Library

You are invited to come into the library and experience the traveling exhibition DETERMINED from the Virginia Museum of History and Culture. This exhibition...

RVA West End , Free
Dave Henderson Curves Lines Color

Sunday, April 16, 2023 through Friday, June 16, 2023 Gallery Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays 11AM-3PM Dave Henderson Artist Statement I love the...

Chesterfield , Free
MURRMUR: MISREAD UNREAD READ RE-READ MISREAD UNREAD RE-READ

Feb 24, 2023 – Jul 16, 2023 Misread Unread Read Re-read Misread Unread Re-read (MURRMUR) is a ten-month exhibition series expanding how we think about...

Free
VMFA Distance Learning for Grades 3–12 and College Classrooms

Bring VMFA into your classroom with the Evans Distance Learning Program. Video-conference with a museum educator for a facilitated experience in the...

Free
Virtual Event
Library of Virginia Exhibition | 200 Years, 200 Stories
Library of Virginia
9am

The Library of Virginia, one of the oldest state libraries and archives in the nation, will mark its bicentennial in 2023 with a free exhibition — 200 Years,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Moon to Mars
9:30am

Blast off with Moon to Mars, in this new interactive STEAM exhibit that transports children to the out-of-this-world experiences in space travel, coming to...

RVA Downtown
Art of Freedom II Exhibition
10am

The Art of Freedom II showcases creations done by Virginia-born or Virginia-based artists and includes pieces from painters, sculptors, illustrators,...

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 , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, and rhymes, perfect for children up to 5!

RVA East End , Free
Adult English Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Richmond Public Schools' Adult and Continuing Education Adult English class. Registration required. For more information call 804-780-8311.

RVA Southside , Free
Playhouse Bilingual Storytime
10:30am

Join us every Thursday from 10:30-11:00am in the Downtown Playhouse for bilingual storytime! We’ll sing, dance, read and learn Spanish. This event is free...

Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Preschool storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us each week for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We’ll read, sing, and play our way through fun stories and...

RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Church Tours
St. John's Church
11:30am

Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty or Death" speech in...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Handprint Bookmarks
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

It's art time at Hull Street Library, come- come everyone has we have fun making our own handprint bookmarks.

RVA Southside , Free
Let's Talk About this Elephant in the Room, Shall We?" by Helene Ruiz 16x20 acrylic on canvas 2022
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

Join us for Breaking Ground: Mixed Media Group Exhibition Curated by Helene Ruiz. Opening Reception is First Friday April 7, 2023 from 6-9PM with Live Music...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Preceding the Conflict: Key Moments that led to the Vietnam War
2pm

From French rule in the 1800s to the Japanese invasion during World War II, Vietnam has had a tumultuous modern history that reached a critical point with...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Broad Rock Comix Club
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Love comic books, graphic novels, and/or manga? Want to try your hand at making your own? Come to the Broad Rock Comix Club for fun, creative prompts and to...

RVA Southside , Free
Homework Help & Reading Together
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Help with reading and homework! ¡Ayuda con la tarea escolar y la lectura!

RVA Southside , Free
Shaving Cream Painting for Toddlers
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Parents, prepare for a messy time as we create twirly, swirly creations with shaving cream and paint! * Aprons will be provided!

RVA East End , Free
Country Capitalism with Bart Elmore - In Store!
6pm

The economics of big companies in the South have a tumultuous history. Bart will be in the store talking with Ed Ayers about the environmental impacts these...

Free
Introduction to 3D Printing
6pm

Curious about 3D printing? Learn how to design and print 3D objects! Registration begins two weeks before each program.

Chesterfield , Free
Your Family History: What Comes After the Research (Virtual)
6pm

Join us online as a panel of guests describes how they have turned their family history research into unique projects for their families and the public....

Virtual Event
Speaker Event: Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.
St. John's Church
7pm

Dr. Smith is an author and Professor of History at Virginia Commonwealth University, specializing in American religious history, material culture, and...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Chichester Psalms
7:30pm

The Book of Psalms has been a treasure trove of beautiful text on sacred themes for composers for thousands of years. This concert features some of the best...

$

Thursday, May 25