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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Check in to Edward Hopper’s hotels, motels, tourist homes, and boarding houses in this first investigation of the celebrated artist’s images of hospitality settings. Culturally probing and formally beguiling, the selected paintings and works on paper explore America’s hotel consciousness…

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#BallotBattle: The Social Struggle for Suffrage

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

To highlight the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, #BallotBattle: Richmond’s Social Struggle for Suffrage uses modern social media platforms to profile five Richmond viewpoints and the racial and generational tensions that each exposed.

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The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello Exhibition

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

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, yet he owned 607 people over the course of his lifetime. Where most exhibitions speak from Jefferson’s viewpoint, this one gives voice to the many enslaved families who built and maintained Monticello.

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Half-Price Admission Days

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission.

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Daddy Long Legs

Swift Creek Mill Theatre 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights

Based on the classic novel, tells the rags-to-riches tale of newfound love.

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Harriet Tubman

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn 1601 W. Broad St, Richmond

This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate her adventurous life, we…

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Giant Insects

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

See insects up close and personal like never before. This touring exhibition features six gigantic, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size. Guests will explore entomology as they operate animatronic heads to learn how certain…

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Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963.

Free

August Wilson’s Fences

Virginia Rep’s November Theatre 114 West Broad Street, Richmond

This drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Once a star in the Negro leagues, Troy’s dream of playing in the majors was denied due to the color of his skin. Years later, Troy’s…

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The Cake

Richmond Triangle Players 1300 Altamont, Richmond

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married, and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life gets…

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The 39 Steps

Hanover Tavern 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover

Mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, and adds a dash of Monty Python, to create a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. This play is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters…

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Unsung Heroes

Swift Creek Mill Theatre 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights

What does it mean to be a hero? One life at a time, step by step, history unveils new stories. Come with us as we explore the achievements of some of the African-American individuals you may have never heard about…

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Read 2 Rover

Cochrane Rockville Library 16600 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville

Read 2 Rover provides comfort and motivation for beginning readers as they read aloud to Colby, the therapy dog. Call or visit the library or go to their online calendar to sign up.

Free

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

North Courthouse Road Library 325 Courthouse Road, North Chesterfield

The Virginia Repertory Theatre shares the personal and historical journey of Harriet Tubman, the monumental American icon. For all ages.

Free

You Are the Help Until Help Arrives

Chester Library

Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast and emergency responders aren't always nearby. This FEMA developed program will help you educate and empower yourself to act in an emergency situation and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives. Registration begins two weeks…

Free
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