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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SPARC Presents: Bye Bye Birdie: Young Performer's Addition

Join SPARC this July for our SUMMERSTARZ Tour! This year we’re bringing you Bye Bye Birdie: Young Performer’s Edition.

11:00 AM

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

River City Blues Society Presents: Planet Full of Blues

River City Blues Society is organized exclusively for educational, literary, artistic and charitable purposes.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pro Sports Car Racing Preview Party

As an exclusive preview for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, North America’s premier sports car racing series taking place at VIRginia International Raceway in August, VIR and Michelin are hosting a VIP party event at Hardywood Brewing.

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works

Summer at Art Works continues with the exhibit BORDERLINE by Mary Storms—so if you missed seeing the exhibit—there’s still time.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SPARC Presents: Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida School Edition

An enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, finds her heart entangled with Radames, an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris.

7:30 PM

Sweet T Tourney 2018

The return of our annual ComedySportz tournament will be epic as we open up our southern hospitality to all 29 ComedySportz cities! The best of the best will be battling for the Sweet Tea Cup! Don't miss top ComedySportz players from: • BOSTON • INDIANAPOLIS • WASHINGTON, DC • AND MORE We will have ComedySportz matches Friday and Saturday and one epic All-Star Match Saturday night (picked by YOU)! And all our matches are for EVERYONE! Ages 2-100+ Tickets are $10 online or $12 at the door.

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Tricksters: David London & Harley Newman

They play with illusion and bend reality.

7:30 PM - 9:00 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

Terry Lee Goffee - The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute

In the spring of 1955 Johnny Cash walked into the legendary Sun Recording Studios in Memphis, Tennessee.

8:00 PM

West Side Story

Something’s coming, something good.

8:00 PM

Love Jones: A Sharon Jones Tribute

Sam Reed has been blazing the trail in these RVA streets for a while with many different bands as well as her own projects.

9:30 PM

Vasen's 1 Year Anniversary Beer Festival

Väsen Brewing Company is coming up on its 1 year anniversary and we want to celebrate with you! Our 1 Year Anniversary Festival will be a massive throwdown in one of Scott’s Addition’s biggest open lots across the street from the brewery.

12:00 AM - 10:00 PM