Arts & Culture

Richmond Group Boosts Inclusivity In Arts Community

Jan 12, 2018
P. Muzi Branch/BAAAR

A group based in the state’s capital city is working to ensure the contributions of Black artists are included in Richmond’s thriving cultural scene.

Richmond Preps for 13th Annual Folk Festival

Oct 12, 2017
Courtesy of Venture Richmond



Upwards of 200,000 people are expected to descend on Richmond this weekend for the 13th annual Folk Festival -- three days of continuous music, dance, and food.  

A surprising art show opens Friday, August 25,  at the University of Virginia – 16 pieces of sculpture crafted from ocean trash.  


Heather Massie is back.  The Blacksburg native is a professional actress who’s been living in New York, but a fringe theater-festival in Staunton caught her eye – the perfect place for her one-woman show about a beautiful and brilliant Hollywood star.  

Pocahontas, written and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

At this time of year, many people discover the wonderful world of children’s books as they search for holiday gifts.  At the Virginia Historical Society, visitors can view some of the most beautiful illustrations from kids books as part of a show called Illustrated Treasures.