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.
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.
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…
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.
Making Meaning Through Art Making is a photography exhibition curated by art therapist, Elizabeth Hlavek, through her learnings from personal interviews with Holocaust survivors and artists, many of whom are featured in the 2008 film, As Seen Through These Eyes.
Postponed - Will start on April 1 This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as 'the relationship.' Explore the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, then witness…
This exhibition features artifacts from the museum’s vast collections, new acquisitions made through a major collecting initiative, and celebrates a century of women’s social and political activism in the Commonwealth. It highlights a selection of female change-makers who brought about…
An exhibition of new work by Liliana Farber that is comprised of autonomous software, performance documentation, video, mobile applications, prints, and text. Farber looks to cartographic histories, storytelling, and machine learning algorithms to develop novel understandings of how contemporary culture…
On a plantation somewhere down south, a mystical tree reaches up toward heaven. Generations of slaves have been hanged on this tree. But James is going to be different, as long as he keeps his head down and practices his…
A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses, and more.
In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, 3,000+ pinwheels will be “planted” in the Terrace Lawn (adjacent to the Cochrane Rose Garden). Thanks to Families Forward and Prevent Child Abuse Virginia for partnering on this project.
Cancelled Visit with the Easter Bunny. Check their website for hours and photo prices.
Cancelled This event brings together the best gifts, arts and crafts, gourmet foods, clothing, jewelry, accessories, and home decor.
Back by popular demand, award-winning Richmond brick artist Brian Korte from Brickworkz will have colorful mosaics on display, made entirely with LEGO bricks. Opening Reception: Sat, April 4, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 0 to 5 go on a traditional egg hunt out on the lawn. Bring your own basket.
Whiskered players will represent the final teams of their college compatriots as they go head to head in this unique tournament. Grab pom-poms and watch the action as you learn about the techniques used to train our furry veteran and…
Choice of catfish or salmon with hush puppies, baked potato or fries, salad or coleslaw, and a drink.
The Rat Basketball Association is preparing for the annual March Ratness tip off. Their whiskered players will represent the final teams of their college compatriots as they go head to head in this unique tournament.
Participants will get to climb, enjoy dinner, and make a small craft to take home. For youth ages 4 and up (participants must be able to independently use the restroom).
A 2-hour drop-off Kid’s Night Out featuring structured gymnastics circuits, games, a 30-foot inflatable caterpillar, and a light snack. Please bring a spill-proof water bottle. Ages 3 and older only. Please enroll online under event registration or by calling.