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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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Free

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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April 2018

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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Origami in the Garden

April 13 - September 30

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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***April 13 – September 30, 2018*** A premier art exhibit of origami bronze, steel and aluminum sculptures is making its mid-Atlantic debut at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden this spring and summer. Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art…

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Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women

April 26, 2018 - January 27, 2019

The Valentine
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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The fashion industry in all its forms was one of the first industries to offer Richmond women of diverse backgrounds and colors an accepted professional path with prospects for personal agency and even ownership. Communal participation is central to the success of the fashion industry. Through word of mouth, one woman’s social network can become another’s client base. At the same time, many of the Richmond women working in fashion have used their professional connections and successes to bring attention…

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May 2018

Along the River Bicycle Tour

May 6 - October 31

First Freedom Center
14 S 14th St
Richmond, VA 23219
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Tuesday - Sunday | April - October. Two tours available daily at 10:30am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 4pm. Discover how “America’s Founding River” led to the settlement and success of Richmond. Explore the heart of Richmond on a leisurely tour with one food stop and stunning sights along the river. Modern murals, historic canals, and lively rapids are all part of this exciting tour along a protected bike path of the James River and Capitol Trail.

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Pandemic: Richmond

May 10, 2018 - January 6, 2019

The Valentine
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city. From influenza to cholera to polio to AIDS/HIV, this exhibition investigates how Richmonders have fought silent, invisible enemies and tells their stories of both loss and survival.

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Crossroads Art Center May-June 2018 Exhibits

May 18 - July 8

Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, 23230
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Exhibition Dates: May 18, 2018 - July 8, 2018 Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, Noon – 4 p.m. SUMMER HOURS: Closed every Sunday starting Memorial Day (May 28) Juried All-Media Show Gallery Members Show Kim Brundage: Identity! RVA: Exploring our Humanity Identity! focuses on the humanity of each of us and our fellow human beings. Through it, we are seeking to raise awareness and explore issues around how we are all more alike than we might think despite some…

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June 2018

‘New Art from an Old Craft’ | A National Juried Exhibit

June 1 - June 30

Gallery Flux
307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005
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Free

New Art from an Old Craft is a national juried exhibition of forged iron in collaboration with ABANA, Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America. Featuring all types of metal works, the exhibition highlights the beautiful craftsmanship of blacksmiths from around the nation. It includes a wide variety of media, from sculpture to jewelry to interior decoration, all of which showcase the truly magnificent and unlimited possibilities of metal work.

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