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Events for August 28, 2019

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American Red Cross- Adult and Child/Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid

Our American Red Cross- CPR/AED and Basic First Aid Combo class is designed for individuals that require or desire a basic knowledge in CPR, AED and First Aid skills.

12:00 AM

Pompeii The Immortal City

Conceived by the Galileo Museum of Florence and the National Archaeological Museum of Naples with the collaboration of Civita Mostre, this exhibition, organized by Tempora, plunges the visitor into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the ancient city.

12:00 AM

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

The wildly popular Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks returns with new sculptures as part of The Art of Play.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Art of Play

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will express themselves in a palette of playful activities.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years – comes to life at the Science Museum of Virginia on January 19, 2019! The new exhibition, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!, introduces guests to Curious George’s world and leads them on a fun math, science and engineering-based adventure.

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke

Apr 27 – Sep 2, 2019 | Works on Paper Gallery View this extraordinary collection of exquisite, intricately crafted works of art—precious souvenirs designed for Grand Tour travelers of the mid-18th to late-19th centuries.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents recent acquisitions from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South, on view in the Evans Court Exhibition Galleries.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 Exhibit

Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 is an exhibition of iconic contemporary Italian pieces.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Front Lawn Fun!

Join us Wednesday mornings this summer from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for Front Lawn Fun! This free, family-friendly program will feature outdoor games and toys from yesteryear.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

August - September Exhibits @ Art Works

See 6 new art shows featuring: Michelle McGrath, Kelly Johnston, Glenda Creamer, the August All-Media Show juried by Kristen Peyton, and The James River Pix exhibit sponsored by JRAC! The exhibits continue through September 21, 2019.

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lunch Break Science: Pop Culture Meets Ancient Rome

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Four Day Pre-K

6:30 PM

Second Stage Performance of “Shrek the Musical”

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage! Join Shrek and his sidekick, Donkey, as they set off to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower guarded by the lovesick fire-breathing dragon.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunset Salsa at Kabana Rooftop

We're excited to bring salsa back to the rooftop! Join us every Wednesday beginning March 20th for taco and drink specials and salsa lessons with Boris! - Taco & drink specials - Lesson with Boris from 8:30 to 9 pm - Open floor salsa dancing until close - $5 cover charge after 9 pm

8:30 PM - 11:59 PM