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EXHIBIT: FloodZone: Photographs by Anastasia Samoylova at the Chrysler Museum (Norfolk)

Chrysler Museum of Art One Memorial Place, Norfolk

FloodZone is Miami-based artist Anastasia Samoylova’s photographic account of the effects of sea-level rise and climate change along South Florida’s receding shoreline. Her images consciously develop a visual inventory of life in a sinking ecosystem, exposing the signs of unease and […]

EXHIBIT: Waters Rising: A View From Our Backyard at the Chrysler Museum (Norfolk)

Chrysler Museum of Art One Memorial Place, Norfolk

The Chrysler Museum of Art is pleased to partner with Old Dominion University’s Institute for Coastal Adaptation & Resilience (ICAR) to present Waters Rising: A View From Our Backyard. Communities across the Hampton Roads region routinely witness the adverse impacts […]

EXHIBIT: Hirata Gōyō: The Birth of the Japanese Art Doll (Norfolk)

Barry Art Museum ODU Village, Norfolk

This exhibition, the first of its type outside of Japan, explores the evolution of traditional Japanese dolls into Gōyō’s larger vision, that of sōsaku-ningyō or “art dolls.” Using examples drawn from the Barry Art Museum collection and selected borrowings from […]

EXHIBIT: Soul Finger Project at Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth

This 4-person exhibition features paintings and drawings influenced by contemporary Black Culture that traces its roots to Northern Africa, the Caribbean and beyond.  Featured artists are Anthony Burks, Sr., Florida; Portsmouth native and now Florida resident, Ramel Jasir; Arthur Rogers, […]

EXHIBIT: The Art of the Vibe 3 at Towne Pavilion

Towne Pavilion 600 22nd Street, Virginia Beach

This exhibition celebrates eight visual artists who are a part of the dynamic visual culture found in the ViBe Creative District of Virginia Beach. Our roots are in the talent and generosity of Virginia Beach artists. The Museum continues to […]

Juneteenth Poster Contest (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

Elementary and middle school students can use their artistic talents to express ideas, visions and thoughts about the Juneteenth theme of liberty, freedom, equality, and justice. Registration materials can be picked-up and posters dropped off at Grissom Library, Main Street […]

EXHIBIT – M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations at the Chrysler Museum (Norfolk)

Chrysler Museum of Art One Memorial Place, Norfolk

April 15 - Aug 28  Dutch artist Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898–1972) is possibly the world’s most well-known graphic artist, but he once vexed an interviewer by referring to himself as a mathematician!  Escher’s artistic output was considerable, and his mesmerizing […]

EXHIBIT: Maya Lin: A Study of Water at MOCA (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art [MOCA] 2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach

Maya Lin: A Study of Water continues the artist’s environmentally focused practice and brings together a selection of her interpretations of water with brand new, site-responsive works inspired by the Chesapeake Bay. The works evoke water’s many forms and patterns, including […]

EXHIBIT: Open (C)all at MOCA (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art [MOCA] 2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach

Hampton Roads artists of all ages were invited to participate in our upcoming Open (C)all exhibition. This year asked for submissions inspired by the environmentally focused interactive project What is Missing? created by internationally-renowned artist Maya Lin and featured in the upcoming […]

Exhibit: Hanging Tree Guitars at Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth

Hanging Tree Guitars introduces the work of Freeman Vines, a luthier and material artist born in Greene County, North Carolina where his family sharecropped on plantations that once enslaved them.  Freeman’s sisters are the Glorifying Vines Sisters, a touring gospel group with whom […]

City Cycling Campaign (Newport News)

WELCOME TO CITY CYCLING! City Cycling or STADTRADELN is an amateur cycling competition. It is a campaign of the European agency – Climate Alliance https://www.climatealliance.org/home.html . Teams of at least two (2) cyclists compete over a 21-day period to cover as many kilometers as possible. […]

Outside In” Outdoor StoryWalk (Suffolk)

Washington Ditch Boardwalk Parking Lot 3076 White Marsh Road. , Suffolk

This spring Suffolk Public Library invites you to take a walk. A StoryWalk®! Enjoy the the beautiful Virginia weather with your family as you share "Outside In," an award winning picture book from Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Cindy Derby. Complete fun outdoor […]

Dolphin Watching Boat Tour (Virginia Beach)

Rudee Tours 200 Winston Salem Ave, Virginia Beach

Join us for an unforgettable 90-minute excursion aboard the Atlantic Explorer and experience an unforgettable journey in search of Virginia's most common and charismatic marine mammal, the bottlenose dolphin. If you are ready to find adventure, make memories, and inhale […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse Watch Party at Chesapeake Planetarium (Chesapeake)

Chesapeake Planetarium, in Municipal Center 312 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake

Come join the BBAA and Dr. Robert Hitt., Chesapeake Planetarium Director, at the Chesapeake Planetarium while we observed the total lunar eclipse. During this eclipse the Moon will come between the Sun and the Earth in just the right way […]

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Kid’s “Quick Crafts” (Portsmouth)

That Art Store 510 Middle Street, Portsmouth

When visiting the Virginia Children's museum or you are just in Olde Towne Portsmouth, stop in That Art Store for Quick Crafts for kids. 5 to 15 minutes, most $5 and under.

$5
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Baby Storytime at the Williamsburg Library (Williamsburg)

Williamsburg Library 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg

Baby Storytime is a lapsit storytime program from Williamsburg Regional Library especially for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes 15 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and lap games. It will include the same songs and […]

Free
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Farmventure School K-3 at Our Sensory Farm (Chesapeake)

Our Sensory Farm Chesapeake

Provided in a modern-day field trip format, this 90-minute program is designed for the following: -Homeschool families & co-ops -Private and public schools -Social skills and therapy groups -Daycare centers Our aim is to create a supportive, accepting space in […]

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Little Leapers at SkyZone (Hampton)

SkyZone Hampton 2055 Executive Dr, Hampton

PLAY TIME WITH A PURPOSE Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age […]

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Exhibit: “The History of Education” (Suffolk)

Phillips Dawson House Bank Street, Suffolk

Join the Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society as they present a new exhibit, "The History of Education," featuring schools and educators spanning the years in Suffolk and old Nansemond County. Free

Drawing Day at Isle of Wight County Museum (Smithfield)

Isle of Wight County Museum 103 Main Street, Smithfield

Whatever your medium, Drawing Day is the day dedicated to the artist inside all of us. Pack your pencil, charcoals or crayons for your visit to the museum today to sketch something on display. Share your creations with us on […]

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Music & Movement at Poquoson Public Library (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

Registration required, begins Apr 11. For ages 16-24 months with parent/caregiver. Designed to engage toddlers in gaining fine motor skills and tune musical ears while having fun! We will introduce your little ones to various musical instruments and play & […]

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Sensory Shenanigans at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

Join us for a sensory-based play experience designed to stimulate the brain and develop fine and gross motor skills. For ages 6-23 months. Separate registration is required for each date this event is held, and begins April 18 at 10 […]

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Make It Mondays at Outside the Lines Art Studio (Norfolk)

Outside the Lines Art Studio 617 Colonial Ave., Norfolk

Make it Monday: A great way to start the school week, with low stress, open-ended creativity! Make It Mondays run after school 3 - 5 and are now walk-in only.  Studio time is $12 an hour to make whatever you […]

Art! at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

Join us as we create art inspired by Louise Bourgeois! For grades K-5. Registration is required 

Elementary Chess at Kempsville Library (Virginia Beach)

Kempsville Area Library 832 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach

Is your child interested in learning Chess, or are they looking for a safe place to play against someone? Look no further than Elementary Chess. Once a month at the Kempsville Area Library, your child will have the opportunity to learn […]

Teen Paint Night at Russell Memorial Library (Chesapeake)

Russell Memorial Library 2808 Taylor Rd, Chesapeake

Enjoy a night of painting and creativity as you make artwork that will hang on display in the children's room. All materials are provided. Register to reserve your spot today. High school

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JUL/VB Chess Club at Joint Use Library (Virginia Beach)

Joint-Use Library 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach

Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, and the TCC Chess Club.  All ages. […]

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Novice Night at Atomic Comics (Hampton)

Atomic Comics Emporium I 50 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton

NOVICE NIGHT @ 5:00pm * Magic: Commander * Pokemon * YugiOh *   -Are you a new player trying to play the game or just a bit rusty? Then come on out for NOVICE NIGHT and play with others just […]

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Board Game Mix & Mingle at Roll With It (Virginia Beach)

Roll With It 869 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach

Want to play board games but don't have anyone to play with? Come to our Board Games Mix & Mingle event! We'll match you up with others and get you setup to meet new people, make some friends, and have […]

My Little Pony with Girl Scouts (Virginia Beach)

Nimmo UMC 2040 Nimmo Church Lane, Virgin

Registration is required to attend, limited space available. (Note: These events are for girls who are NOT current Girl Scouts who would like to find out what kind of activities we do.) You already know that the power of friendship […]

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D&D Adventurers League at Tower of Games (Virginia Beach)

Tower of Games 5405 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach

5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers League is every Monday at the Tower. These are single session adventures that finish in 2-4 hours. New players are welcome; Adventurer League sessions are perfect for beginners wanting to learn the in's and […]

WWE Monday Night RAW (Norfolk)

Scope Arena 201 E Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk

WWE brings Monday Night RAW to Norfolk for the first time in over a decade! See RAW Tag Team Champions RK-Bro vs. The Alpha Academy! Plus RAW Women's Champion Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair vs. Rhea Ripley! Plus Damien Priest, […]