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January 2019

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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February 2019

$10

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

February 14 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine is hosting Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts invited teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. The finalists are featured in this one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Valentine. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for…

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March 2019

$8 – $13

THE ART OF PLAY

March 29 - September 30

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions can create connection and conversation. Six new interactive sculptures from Virginia artists will inspire you to see play in a whole new way! PLAY BECOMES ART 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…

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April 2019

$10

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio

April 24 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled with post-Civil War construction and economic enterprise even while it held onto the antebellum social and political order. Acquired by the Valentine Museum in 1954, the Cook Studio’s more than 10,000 negatives and prints visually document Richmond at the turn of the 20th century. Experience imagery taken by George and his son Huestis…

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May 2019

Artist Lee Nixon Exhibit

May 31 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm

Lee Nixon is an impressionist artist living in Orange Virginia. He recently retired after 38 years of teaching and continues to create and experiment with various art media. His stunning palette, filled with vibrant complementary colors, establishes a mood, symbolizes feelings, conveys ideas and dazzles the viewer. He works primarily in acrylics, often applying numerous colored glazes. Free Admission!

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June 2019

$2 – $3

Summer Family Fun Movie Series

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - July 23 @ 12:30 pm

Enjoy Tuesday movies at the Louisa Arts Center. Bring the kids and escape the heat with great family entertainment.

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$2 – $3

Summer Family Fun Movie Series

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - July 23 @ 12:30 pm

Enjoy Tuesday movies at the Louisa Arts Center. Bring the kids and escape the heat with great family entertainment.

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$2 – $3

Summer Family Fun Movie Series

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - July 23 @ 12:30 pm

Enjoy Tuesday movies at the Louisa Arts Center. Bring the kids and escape the heat with great family entertainment.

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Free

Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South

June 8 - November 17

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents recent acquisitions from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South, on view in the Evans Court Exhibition Galleries. The exhibition features sculpture, quilting, painting, and works on paper, rooted in African aesthetic legacies, familial tradition, and communal ethos. Previously marginalized as “folk or self-taught” art, these artists now take their rightful place as important contributors to the canon of American Modernism.

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 24 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 12:30 pm

Camp Encore, for grades 4-8, directed by Sharon Wills. Camp Encore is singing with flair! Students who are interested in choral singing and performance will be taught a variety of choral music while learning about basic music theory and how to read a score. Choreography, part-singing, and instrumental accompaniments will be part of the fun! On the final day, campers will present a short performance in the Cooke-Haley Theatre.

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$30 – $150

Summer Fun Art Camps for Youth

June 24 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 2:30 pm

Morning and/or afternoon and daily/weekly sessions. Variety of daily activities led by VA licensed art educators.

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - June 28 @ 4:00 pm

Camp Sight and Sound for grades 8-12, directed by Alan Crummette. Camp Sight and Sound provides a great opportunity for those who prefer to be behind the scenes on a theatrical production by working with experienced professionals for a hands-on approach to sound and lighting design. Campers will gain a working knowledge of light and sound board operation and cue calling, and will participate as a member of our stage crew. Campers will complete this week by designing and creating…

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$25

Paint the Lilies!

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join artists from around Richmond for a morning of plein air painting and fellowship as we create beautiful works of colorful lilies. Park at Food Lion at Luck’s Lane and Courthouse Road, and follow the signs, volunteers will guide you.

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$8 – $13

NATURE CONNECTS®: ART WITH LEGO® BRICKS

June 28 - September 22

A giant praying mantis made with 42,164 LEGO pieces; a pristine lily created with rare pink LEGO pieces; a sculpture of a snake and a mouse exploring relationships between pray and predator: these are just a few of the sculptures on display at  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden June 28 – September 22, 2019, as part of Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks, the award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 24 sculptures in 13 displays…

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$20

Summer Concert

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ezibu Muntu’s Annual Summer Concert is a two day event. Friday June 28th our children’t company performs at the Glen Allen Cultural Center beginning at 10:00 AM. On Saturday, June 29th, the Senior and Youth Company will perform at 7:00 PM

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$20

Kindred Spirits: The Legacy

June 28 @ 10:00 am - June 29 @ 11:00 pm

Annual Summer Dance Concert at Glen Allen Community Center. Children perform 10:00 am on June 28th. Senior Company performs Saturday, June 29th at 7:00 – Tickets: $20.00. Annual fundraiser.

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Donations requested

Javanese and Balinese Music Show

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

5:00-6:30 Family Friendly performance of Javanese and Balinese traditional gamelan music. Complimentary Javanese snacks and coffee. Audience is invited to try the instruments afterward. 6:30-7:30 Grab dinner at the food truck parked out front or at your fav Scott’s Addition restaurant/brewery. (Remember, Don’t Look Back is right next door; and Courthouse Creek is in the back. . . ) Come back for Rumput at. . . . 7:30-8:30 Rumput String-band and Shadow Theater.

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July 2019

$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$100

Podium Summer Camps

July 8 - August 1

Do you know a young person who loves to write and express themselves creatively? Podium Summer Camp is an awesome and fun writing, communication, and leadership summer program for youth ages 11 – 19! We educate, empower, and transform youth into confident and capable writers and communicators for success in school, career, and life! Podium Summer Camps are one week long, and will run from Monday, July 8th – Thursday, August 1st at the 1717 Innovation Center in Shockoe Bottom!…

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 12:00 pm

Camp Bravo for grades 3-8, directed by Kaitlyn McKibbon. Sing, Say, Dance, Play, and above all – Create! During Camp Bravo, campers will experience folk songs, dances, and tales through singing, movement, body percussion, drama, games, playing instruments, and more! If your child has a love for music and is excited to take chances, then this may be the camp for them!

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$15 – $20

You’re Gonna Hear From Me

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Acclaimed theatre and cabaret artist Billy Christopher Maupin returns to the Firehouse with a new cabaret. Billy Christopher is joined once again by prolific music director Joshua Wortham (RTP’s MISS GULCH RET URNS, HATTheatre’s JOHN AND JEN, Richmond Mens Chorus’ Love and Lowered Standards). Don’t miss this dynamic array of songs and stories, along with a few surprise guests!

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 1:00 pm

Camp Whatnot & Whimsey! for grades 3-8, directed by Steve Smith. Taught by 5-time Emmy Award winner, Clown Hall of fame inductee, and Dean of the Ringling Clown College, Steve Smith takes participants on a magical journey using performance art, physical comedy, and clowning. Campers will learn slapstick routines, sketch comedy, comic vignettes, and pantomime plays. Delve into the utter preposterous skill and technique of spit takes, pie throwing and slipping on banana peels. Get ready for an entertaining, hilarious,…

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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$15 – $35

Animal Control

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. This revised version WORLD PREMIERE of Chandler Hubbard’s award-winning, darkly comic, and tragically troubling play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion.

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