Browse Quirk Gallery’s newest exhibit “Untangling Single Visions” by Ana Rendich, on display now thru May 2nd, features mixed media wall sculptures in the Main Gallery and “Sabor A Mi” from David Amoroso featuring large-scale, graphic paintings on display in the Pink Gallery. While you move through the space, you can also enjoy $5 drink specials from The Lobby Bar, 15% off in-store purchases from their curated gift shop and amazing views and vibes on the Q Rooftop if you want to keep the night going in RVA’s Arts District
"Let us gather in a flourishing way" is a 10-year survey of Los Angeles-based artist Harold Mendez (b. 1977, Chicago). Comprising a selection of nearly 20 works in sculpture, printmaking, and photography, Mendez invites us to explore the tension between fiction and truth, visibility and absence, and how history and geography shape our sense of self and our relationship to the world. On display now at the ICA at VCU, "Let us gather in a flourishing way" pulls you into the thought-provoking journey of an original artist, uncovering a unique perspective on the transnational experience, the process of ritual, and the power of cultural memory.
Featuring the iconic works of Mozart and the unsung talents of Joseph Boulogne, this symphony concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Chia-Hsuan Lin and feature violinist Rachel Barton Pine, who debuted with the Chicago Symphony at age 10 and is a great advocate of Boulogne’s music. Join the Richmond Symphony for a socially-distanced in-person concert at Dominion Energy Center or watch from home via an online livestream available for viewing through June 1st.
On display now thru April 24th at Candela Gallery is “High Water” a debut solo exhibition from Richmond-based photographer Emily White. Hear directly from the artist as she takes you on a socially-distanced 30-minute walkthrough of the exhibit that you can RSVP for here. Check back in July when Candela’s UnBound10!, an annual summer exhibition featuring the different photographic works of various artists.
Virginia Repertory Theatre is bringing back Zoomsicals, a virtual performance course for ages 8 and up, with this Spring’s shows “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr,” “FAME JR!” and “The Bubblegum Caper.” Explore all the virtual courses for all ages being offered by the Virginia Repertory Theatre here.
No matter where you find yourself in the River City, you’re guaranteed to be greeted by unique street art! Richmond is home to over 100 murals, with walls painted by local and international artists, and is a favorite destination for street art enthusiasts. Join Sports Backers and celebrate the colorful creations with the RVA Street Art Run! Not only will you receive a limited-edition shirt designed by Mickael Broth aka The Night Owl, but Sports Backers will supply you with routes designed to help you discover one of the most inspiring art scenes in the country! Find more information about downtown Richmond’s street art scene here.
Enjoy live music along downtown RVA’s riverfront on Brown’s Island, presented by The Broadberry, on May 29th with St. Paul & Broken Bones (Sold Out) or May 30th with Big Something & Too Many Zooz and stay tuned for more information regarding 2021 events on Brown’s Island.
Starting in May, you can enjoy live comedy shows from comedians like Finesse Mitchell, Adam Ferrara, Mike Burton, Joe Larson, Shane Gillis and more that you can find at their Events Calendar. This new venue space will also offer open mic nights, karaoke, or you can rent the club for your private event needs.