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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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Ongoing

Movie: The Lion King (PG)

Henrico Theatre 305 E. Nine Mile Road, Henrico

Enjoy movies on the big screen. Wed, 10:00 AM Sat, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

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Homeschool Happenings: The Science of the Snowflakes

Clover Hill Library 6701 Deer Run Dr., Midlothian

Just like fingerprints, no two snowflakes are alike. But do you know why? Learn how snowflakes are made and the different shapes and sizes they can have. Create your own paper and 3D printed snowflake designs. Ages 8 to 15.…

Free

Persistence: The Story of Women’s Suffrage

Twin Hickory Library 5001 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment as you time-travel with a Richmond suffragist who relates the victories, the set-backs, and the fascinating saga of women gaining the right to vote. Presented by Nancy Lowden, Manager of Historical Programs…

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2020 Summer Camp Fair at Deep Run High School

Deep Run High School 4801 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen

Families with elementary and middle school students can come to the Camp Fair and talk with camp representatives to learn more about some fun options for exploring and having fun this summer.

Free

Origins of the First Twenty Africans

Meadowdale Library 4301 Meadowdale Blvd, Richmond

Pia Spinner, a former interpreter from Henricus Historical Park, will share the origins of the first twenty Africans brought to America. Discover how the arrival of these men and women would shape the direction of a burgeoning nation.

Free

A Night of 1000 Laughs

Firehouse Theatre 1609 W. Broad St., Richmond

A of improv, featuring a lineup of some of the funniest comedy providers in Richmond, giving you upwards of 1,000 reasons to laugh. Possibly more.

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