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September 2017

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 - April 30, 2018

The Valentine
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.

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February 2018
Going Places

Science Museum of Virginia – Going Places

February 16 - August 19
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Explore the Technology Behind Transport February 16 – August 19, 2018 Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before. Going Places is an interactive exhibition that explores the technology behind travel. Climb aboard a flight simulator to pilot a plane, ride on a hovercraft, pack a cargo ship without capsizing it, try sailing a land yacht across heavy winds, and more as you explore…

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The Horse in Ancient Greek Art

February 17 - July 8

VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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The Horse in Ancient Greek Art Feb 17, 2018 – Jul 8, 2018 Free admission | Evans Court The Horse in Ancient Greek Art presents imagery of mythical horses like the winged Pegasos, who becomes a constellation, as well as horse-hybrids like centaurs and satyrs, creatures that are part human and part horse. Many artists depict chariots, sometimes rushing into battle and sometimes in thrilling races, while others focus on horse races, carefully indicating the goads, bridles, reins, and bits.…

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March 2018

SV Randall: In The Purple

March 23 - April 28

1708 Gallery
319 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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In the Purple examines the relationship between consumer, commodity, and object transformation. Randall focuses on the symbolism and historical implication of basic consumer objects to identify the notion of obsolescence, visual decay, and materiality. The opening reception will be on Friday, March 23, 2018, from 6 – 8 pm, with an artist talk on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 10 am. For more details, visit 1708gallery.org.

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The Curio Project at Art Works

March 23 - May 19

Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
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Free

The Curio Project: A collection of fine art objects, assemblages, and other oddities, Reassurance and Peace in Nature During Troubled Times by Libby Clark, Jeffro’s Freaky Funky Fish Show by Jeff “Jeffro” Helm, Yield by Melanie Kleunder, and #RVA by Elizabeth Johnson Phillips. Opening March 23rd, 2018. Join us 6 - 9 PM. Meet the artists, enjoy live music by Anthony Brazeau, performances by RVA Dance Collective, refreshments, cash bar, free parking! Regular exhibits hours, Tues – Sun 12pm – 6pm.

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Pinwheels for Prevention Garden

March 24 - April 28

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, 3,000+ pinwheels will be “planted” in the Terrace Lawn (adjacent to the Cochrane Rose Garden), each representing a child served this year by Prevent Child Abuse Virginia’s Healthy Families program.

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A Million Blooms

March 31 - June 1

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden*
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Join Lewis Ginter for their annual celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. MARCH 31 – JUNE 1, 2018 DAILY 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. Events throughout the season include Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit, Mother’s Day Weekend, Spring PlantFest, Butterflies LIVE!, and activities in the Children’s Garden.

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April 2018

Flying Squirrels “Text to Win”

April 2 - April 30

Chick-fil-A Willow Lawn
4920 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
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Free

Text "SQUIRRELS" to 777111 April 2-30, 2018 for the opportunity to win: - Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwiches for a year* - 8 tickets to the Flying Squirrels game on July 4, 2018 - Pre-game tour of the stadium - Watching the Flying Squirrels batting practice from the field - Opportunity to throw the first pitch at the game - Guest PA Announcer for 1/2 inning - 1 Flying Squirrels jersey NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited and outside Virginia. Open to…

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Butterflies LIVE!

April 6 - October 14

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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***Butterflies LIVE! runs April 6 – October 14, 2018*** Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and…

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A Northward Migration: A Sound Installation at Lewis Ginter

April 6 - October 14

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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*** Runs April 6 - October 14, 2018 *** To kick off the event artist Vaughn Garland will be here on opening day, Friday, April 6, for a Meet the Artist event from 3-5 p.m. Located in the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Conservatory, A Northward Migration uses sound to explore the migration routes of butterflies, especially monarchs, as they traverse the landscape of North America. As you walk through all three wings of the Conservatory, listen for the sound of…

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