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April 2018
$8 - $13

Origami in the Garden

April 13 - September 30

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 of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming. In the Garden view 16 vignettes, featuring 21 sculptures. In the Library explore four unfolded wall hangings displayed with the four corresponding…

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June 2018
$8 - $13

Flowers After 5

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - September 13 @ 9:00 pm

Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Garden has extended hours until 9 p.m. on these nights. No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase. 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden (weather permitting) 5 – 8…

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July 2018

VMFA After Hours: Casino de Paris

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join host Micah “Bam Bamm” White for a night in Paris. The Atrium will be transformed into a French-inspired casino with games and raffle prizes. DJ Lonnie B will be spinning classic Hip Hop and R&B in the Marble Hall for dancing. Ticket includes parking, appetizers, one drink, “casino money,” and exhibition admission to Napoleon: Power and Splendor.

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August 2018

Old Traditions/New Virginians Folklife Celebration

August 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Explore the sights and sounds of the “New Old” traditions of migrants who have come to Virginia within the last 30 years. This Folklife Celebration features traditions as varied as Vietnamese đàn bầu music (a one-stringed instrument), the exquisitely colorful Guatemalan alfombra (sawdust carpet) and dance, Hindustani raga singing, a Bolivian tinku dance group, and a Mexican mariachi band, as well as craft displays and demonstrations. Food trucks will have treats for sale and beverages will be available for purchase.…

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$8 - $13


August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate the end of summer by kicking back on the Rose Garden lawn and enjoying “Kubo and the Two Strings” on Thursday, August 30 from 8 – 10 p.m. during Flowers After 5 Arrive early to view the Origami in the Garden exhibit (included with admission). Help us celebrate Origami in the Garden and the end of summer with a special presentation of “Kubo and the Two Strings” in the Cochrane Rose Garden on Thursday, August 30 (only) from 8…

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September 2018
$41.25 - $59.15

Count Dracula

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - October 20 @ 10:00 pm

This witty, wonderful and often funny re-telling of the legendary story about the suave Count with a lust for blood will usher in the autumn season here at the Mill. Flying bats, secret passageways, howling wolves, and the spectacular disappearance of the fanged vampire will prepare you for Halloween in the grandest of style! Mainstage shows on September 13,14,15,21,22,28,29, Oct 4,5,6,11,12,13,18,19,20! Matinee show are on September 15,23,26,October 6.10,14,20! For additional information contact reservations at 804-748-5203!

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November 2018
$50 - $65

Annual Peace Party and Auction

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Richmond Peace Education Center’s annual fundraising event–live and silent auctions, dinner and social.

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