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January 2019

Curious George: Let’s Get Curious

January 7 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years – comes to life at the Science Museum of Virginia on January 19, 2019! The new exhibition, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!, introduces guests to Curious George’s world and leads them on a fun math, science and engineering-based adventure. Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classic stories and inspired by the animated…

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March 2019

The Art of Play

March 29 - September 30

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will express themselves in a palette of playful activities. Interactive sculpture, innovative programming, multisensory activities and Pop-up Play Stations, all curated to engage imaginations and inspire flights of fancy, will awaken the artist in everyone. We’ve commissioned six Virginia artists to create whimsical installations that invite adults and children alike to engage in the creative process…

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April 2019

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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VISIT M&T BANK BUTTERFLIES LIVE! ****APRIL 12 – OCTOBER 14, 2019**** Daily from 9 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. Plus, new in 2019: extended summer hours on Thursday nights (til 8 p.m.) during Flowers after 5. 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. M&T…

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Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment

April 27 - August 18

VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Power down, unplug, and join a voyage into the visionary art of Tibetan Buddhism. The journey from clamor to contemplation unfolds as you progress through a series of immersive spaces, engaging with spectacular art along the way. Nearly 100 objects, both historical and contemporary, are drawn largely from two of the country’s most extraordinary collections of Himalayan art: the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. ($, Free for VMFA members, children ages 6 and under, active-duty military personnel and their…

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A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels

April 27 - September 2

VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

View this extraordinary collection of exquisite, intricately crafted works of art—precious souvenirs designed for Grand Tour travelers of the mid-18th to late-19th centuries. The wide range of subjects depicted in these 92 works include Renaissance paintings, architecture, birds, animals, historical sites, landscapes, and portraits. Micromosaics created for Grand Tour travelers reflect the sophisticated pursuits of elite Europeans for whom travel was a rite of passage.

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June 2019

Pompeii: The Immortal City

June 9 @ 9:30 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Making its North American debut at the Science Museum of Virginia and on display for only the second time since its creation, "Pompeii: The Immortal City" plunges guests into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the ancient city. Models of machines and 3D reconstructions accompany the guest in a journey across time and space. Spectacular immersive moments using multimedia techniques allow guests to experience the destruction of the city and to identify with the inhabitants of that…

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July 2019

The RAMble: Walking for Wellness

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2019


Stony Point Fashion Park
9200 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235
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Free

Group walking event held on the third Saturday of every month. Featuring a brief talk by health experts from Massey and VCU Women’s Health Center. Meet at the entrance by Panera Bread. Weather permitting.

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Saturday Salutations at the VMFA

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019


VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Join PYR on select Saturdays from May to September on the VMFA’s Belvedere Deck to increase access to yoga. Each class will highlight aspects of our yoga and mindfulness community partnership programs across the Greater Richmond region. Classes are open to all levels, beginner appropriate, family-friendly, and support PYR’s yoga and mindfulness community programs! Please note, we cannot take payments at the event itself -- save your spot and support your community by signing up today! All spaces first come,…

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Dorey Park Farmers Market

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Dorey Park
2999 Darbytown Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Free

Take the family to the park and stop by the farmers market for some fresh local produce, home goods, jewelry, honey, and a variety of other locally-made goods. Questions? Call 507-0780 or email cappie@doreyfarmersmarket.org.

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Summer Service Saturdays at the Children’s Museum

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Free

Every Saturday • May 25 through August 31 All Children's Museum locations In partnership with Walmart, the Children's Museum of Richmond is pleased to offer FREE ADMISSION for emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement, military, veterans and their immediate families every Saturday from May 25 through August 31. Valid at all Children's Museum locations. Must show badge or ID at check-in. Badge holder must be present in order to receive free admission. Does not apply for group visits or field…

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