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Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA

The world’s first exhibition showcasing the newly revised tyrannosaur family tree – comes crashing into the Museum, giving you the chance to learn more about the entire tyrannosaur clan. An additional ticket will be required for admission. Museum members receive free admission. Read the RFM review here.

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Riverfront Canal Cruises

Turning Basin Virginia Street, Richmond, VA

Historic tours are 40-minute, historically-narrated boat tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal that are open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 7:00 p.m. each day.  

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The Secret Life of Bugs

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Have you ever wondered what a baby dragonfly looks like? Or where butterflies go in the rain? Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to learn the answers to these questions and more, as they reveal the secret lives of bugs.

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M&T Bank RESTORE

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Look for educational displays highlighting native plants and insects, water, ephemeral art and much more. Enjoy the sweet sounds of nature. Breathe deeply in the fresh forest air. Come away feeling restored, and somehow healed with a deep understanding of the vital connection between ourselves and the natural world.

Free

Restore: The Healing Power of Nature

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

The theme of “Restore” is being used to highlight the healing powers of nature and the interconnectedness of people, plants, and water. Native plants, water conservation, and themes related to health and wellness with a focus on community will be featured throughout the course of the seasons. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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RVA Habitat Women Build

Bringing together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and children worldwide. This year's Women's Build will run from August-December and is the largest for this program event. It is actually the new construction of two, connected single family homes being built at the same time. This…

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Secret Lives of Bugs: Native Invertebrate Micro Exhibit

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

The Garden features an educational display of live insects and other invertebrates, highlighting the fascinating life details of critters found in your yard, neighborhood, or local park. Included with regular Garden admission. Advanced online tickets are required.   Saturday – Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Violins of Hope

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibit that tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Visit the website to learn about community concerts and educational programs planned from August to October.

Free

Violins of Hope

Black History Museum of Virginia 122 W. Leigh Street, Richmond, VA

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibit that tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Visit the website to learn about community concerts and educational programs planned from August to October.

Free

Haseeb Ahmed: Interior Weathers

1708 Gallery 319 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Interior Weathers is an immersive exhibition where visitors will experience a cascade of interior atmospheric events within 1708. A sound composition, produced in collaboration with musicians Heavy Color, will accompany the installation as a sensorial guide. The sound work and installation link the body and building as breathing systems. Ahmed’s use of household machines, preexisting…

Free
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