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"[Work]" Exhibition

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 15 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.

12:00 AM


Embark on an anatomical safari and explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures—large and small! BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT gives guests the unique opportunity to explore what lies beneath the surface of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures, using the amazing science of Plastination invented by BODY WORLDS creator and anatomist, Dr.

12:00 AM

Contemporary Art from Portugal

To commemorate the state visit of Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of Portugal, in June 2018, this exhibition presents the work of six Portuguese artists, whose paintings, photographs and other works on paper were chosen to reflect the range and vitality of contemporary art in Portugal.

12:00 AM

Going Places

Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before.

12:00 AM

Napoleon: Power and Splendor

More than 200 works of art–most of which have never before been exhibited in the United States–reveal the intricacies of Napoleon’s household and the role it played in crafting the Emperor’s image.

12:00 AM

New Exhibit

Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women will examine the role of fashion in the professional, creative and social advancement of women in Richmond, Virginia.

12:00 AM

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women

The fashion industry was one of the first industries to offer Richmond women of diverse backgrounds an accepted professional path with prospects for personal agency.

12:00 AM

Early Morning Hours

Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, September 2 The early morning access is for the gardens only.

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Beyond Duty

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few felt that extraordinary times required extraordinary action and were willing to act against their governments’ policy.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Butterflies Live allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Faces of Survival: A Portrait Exhibit

Some were hidden children, concealing their Jewish identity.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Grand REopening of Hanover Yoga and Wellness

You’re invited to our new studio! Learn about Yoga traditions, our studio, & our daily classes, weekend workshops, & special trainings.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pulse Pedal Pursuit

The Pulse Pedal Pursuit is an all-day celebration of all things RVA – including our new public transit options.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Virginias 1st Official Black Pride

Friday July 20th Benefit and Show at Godfreys Sat July 21st Educational workshops, Vendors, Food Trucks, etc.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Coloratura at 35: A Retrospective

For thirty-five years Catherine Roseberry and Rob Womack, working at Coloratura, have been using furniture as a canvas for a thorough exploration of the arts of the past.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Crossroads Art Center July-August Exhibits

Crossroads Art Center July-August Exhibits Hours Monday – Saturday 10 a.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Get to Know Your Customer Week at #loveYOU

Join #loveYOU, Richmond's only retailer focused on both community and holistic products, for Get to Know Your Customer Week this week! The store--located at Stony Point Fashion Park--will host partner vendors, special classes, free yoga sessions, and more to welcome customers and spread the importance of healthy self-care.

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Movie: Coco (PG)

Showtimes: Fri, Jul 20 at 10am & 1pm Sat, Jul 21 at 2 & 5pm Enjoy movies on the big screen.

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Napoleon: Power and Splendor

Step inside the private world of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) for an intimate encounter with the propaganda machine that modernized and legitimized his reign as self-titled Emperor in the wake of the French Revolution.

10:00 AM

WWI Centennial Exhibition

Come see WW1 America — the largest traveling exhibition about the Great War — at its only scheduled stop on the east coast! Purchase your tickets today! This exhibition — featuring more than 100 objects, powerful multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences—focuses on the war as a transformational event.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Amusement Park - Kings Dominion (39% off; all fees included)!

UPDATE #1: There are fewer than 10 early bird spots left and the price will increase from $45 to $52 when the early bird spots are gone or by Sun.

10:30 AM

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

Disaster strikes when Trixie leaves her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat.

10:30 AM

Island Hopper Pass at Uptown Alley

For only $9 guests receive two games of bowling, shoe rental and $5 game play card for the arcade.

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kings Dominion's Twisted Timbers - New for 2018

Come enjoy the thrills of Twisted Timbers, a new wooden roller coaster with a twist of steel, at Kings Dominion.

11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

4th Annual Fish Fry and Field Day

State Burner's M/C Richmond, VA Present 4th Annual Fish Fry & Field Day from Noon to 5:00 PM.

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

July - August Exhibits @ Art Works!

New exhibits on display daily, Tuesday - Sunday, 12 PM - 6 PM, through August 18th, 2018.

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sensory Friendly Movie - Byrd Theatre

This sensory friendly movie experience provides an accepting and safe environment for families to enjoy a movie.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Harbor BLAST with Red Light Romeo, Cracker Jackson, & CrushCrushCrush

Red Light Romeo brings back the fun after an 18 month hiatus, headlining the Harbor Blast Concert Series on Saturday, July 21st! Joining them is Cracker Jackson and Paramore cover band, CrushCrushCrush.

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

James River Parade of Lights

Celebrate Christmas in July with the lighted boat parade sponsored by the James River Advisory Council in cooperation with Henrico Recreation and Parks.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CCPL Welcomes Award-Winning Author Angie Thomas

The author of the critically acclaimed book "The Hate U Give" will explore the power of hip hop music and discuss what it means to be young and black in America.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

VMFA After Hours: Casino de Paris

Join host Micah "Bam Bamm" White for a night in Paris.

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Crimes of the Heart

Three sisters reunite in this Southern Gothic comedy to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and troublesome obstacles.

8:00 PM


A dark comedy co-produced by 5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB about anxious teen Jason and a ministry puppet who develops a devilish personality all his own, throwing a quiet Texas town into chaos.

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

West Side Story

Something’s coming, something good.

8:00 PM

Big Daddy Love, The Mammoths

Having only been together since the Summer of 2009, Big Daddy Love-- founded by high school friends from the rural mountains of Sparta, NC-- was just playing a handful of North Carolina markets when they made their first trip to Floyd in 2010, where they won the prestigious "Under The Radar" contest for the best new artist at the large, Virginia festival.

9:00 PM

Burlesque is Coming

Burlesque Is Coming For the night is dark and full of rhinestones, brought to you by Secret Sandwich Society.

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM