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WWI America

June 1 - July 29
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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The exhibition features more than 100 objects, multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences and focuses on WWI as a transformational event. Themes such as immigration and migration, racial conflict, women’s rights, labor struggles, challenges to civil liberties, and the meaning of citizenship are explored.

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Contemporary Art from Portugal

June 1 - July 22
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Free

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. The 20 featured works of art are coming […]

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Exhibit Grand Opening: Vibrance: Lego Art by Brickworkz / Brian Korte

June 1 - July 15
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23260 United States
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Back by popular demand, award-winning Richmond brick artist Brian Korte from Brickworkz will have colorful mosaics on display, made entirely with LEGO bricks.  

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Art Shows

June 22 - July 21
Art Works, 320 Hull St.
Richmond, VA 23224
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Free

Summer’s bright colors flow freely in the gallery with Mary Storms abstract, mixed-media paintings, Perry Matthew’s architectural, abstract photography and Jim Wilson’s photos on metal. These images pop off the surfaces. Blacksmiths from central Virginia will present: Virginia Blacksmithing Today in the Skylight Gallery.

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Richmond Digital Photography Club Annual Exhibit

July 3 - July 31
Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr.
Henrico, VA 23229
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Free

Members’ framed photographs will be displayed upstairs and downstairs and many will be available for purchase.

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Richmond Shakespeare Festival

July 6 - July 29
Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Rd.
Richmond, VA 23221 United States
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Quill Theatre presents As You Like It  under the stars with the backdrop of historic Agecroft Hall. Arrive at six for a stroll or enjoy a picnic dinner on the lawn before the show starts at 7:30.    

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Ongoing

Faces of Survival: A Portrait Exhibit

June 1 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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They came from all corners of Eastern and Western Europe. All had the normalcy of their childhoods replaced by fear, and often the horror of witnessing death and losing loved ones to senseless brutality. All of them made new homes in the United States. Meet some of Hampton Roads’ remaining Holocaust survivors. Read their stories. Remember […]

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10:00 am

Discovery Day: Two Lives of Pocahontas

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Rd
Chester, VA 23836
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Learn how the child Pocahontas would have lived, worked and been educated in the Powhatan Indian world 400 years ago. Hands-on activities and demonstrations, make-and-take projects, and site tours of the re-created village of Arrohateck. For children 3 to 12, they must be accompanied by an adult. This is the first of two days. Registration […]

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Meet The Gametech

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dave and Buster’s, 4001 Brownstone Blvd
Glen Allen, VA 23060
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Kids will get to see how the games work inside and out, followed by building a bristlebot and racing it. This also includes lunch and a power card. Space is limited.

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10:30 am

VMFA Five Senses Story Time

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Hull Street Library, 1400 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
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Free

Come to story time and enjoy an exciting exploration of your five senses. After listening to stories read by RPL staff, join early childhood educators from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for a hands-on art project. During this interactive program, activate your senses to create a sensational artwork of your own. For young children to […]

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11:00 am

Duty Calls: Induction in the Virginia Militia

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Learn about the militia, a civic duty performed by generations of men (and some women) in 18th Century Chesterfield, and important in our fight for independence during the American Revolution.  Participate in military marching with wooden muskets, and practice loading a musket cartridge with “black powder” and musket ball.  A family-friendly event for ages 6 […]

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12:00 pm

Art Scavenger Hunt

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on July 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

ART 180, 114 W Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23220
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An art scavenger hunt throughout the galleries. This is a great activity for the whole family to participate in. For more information contact Lisa Koleszar at 646-8488 or lisa.koleszar@richmondgov.com

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5:00 pm

Map Crafts

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA 23005
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Who knew that maps could be so much fun? Use them to make all kinds of décor, from magnets to wall hangings. Call or visit the library to sign up. For ages 11 to 18. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Ashland Library.

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Fidos After 5

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on September 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden*, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA.    

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6:00 pm

Artist Talk: Kristin Cammermeyer

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1708 Gallery, 319 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Cammermeyer will be transforming 1708 into the set of a site-specific stop motion video, welcoming audience engagement, and engendering a spirit of transparency.  

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6:30 pm

Summer Series: The World of Robert Schumann

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$

This year’s theme exposes the intrigue and complexity of German composer Robert Schumann. A cash bar is available both before and after the performance.

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7:00 pm

Bluegrass Coffeehouse

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dorey Recreation Center, 2999 Darbytown Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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For musicians of all ages and abilities. Come out for a few jam sessions with fellow musicians. Never been to a jam session? Now is the time to give it a try. Acoustic only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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7:30 pm

No Bitin’ the Mixtape

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
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A stand-up comedy showcase featuring Patrice Deveaux, Chris Saint John, Winston Hodges, Tank, and JaRon. ​

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