Hippodrome Theatre hosting Richmond Jazz Festival, Richmond Arts

Hippodrome Theatre hosting Richmond Jazz Festival; credit Richmond CVB

Richmond Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
DESCRIPTION: This encyclopedic museum features large permanent galleries that include African, American, Asian, Byzantine, European, and Contemporary art. There is a rotating Splendors of Ancient Egypt exhibit. Each February the museum features a Jazz & Classical music concert by African American composers. A 165,000-square-foot expansion project displays more of its extensive collections. An extensive gift shop greets you on the premises.
ADMISSION: series by event
DAYS & HOURS: Wed-Sun 11a-5p
ADDRESS: 2800 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA MAP
PARKING: $5 in the new parking lot
PHONE: 804-340-1400 or 804-367-0844
WEBSITE: http://www.vmfa.state.va.us

Virginia Repertory Theatre
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1953, the theatre presents national caliber productions of the great comedies, dramas and musicals-past, present and future. Shows perform in both a 207-seat theatre in the Shops at Willow Lawn and on the intimate stage of Historic Hanover Tavern. It features innovative community outreach programs including our Stage Explorers Camp for elementary students, a High School All-Star Musical for high school students, our Bifocals Theatre Project for senior artists and audiences, Rostov’s Coffee & Conversations, Richmond’s annual Acts of Faith Festival and Virginia Arts & Letters Live.
ADMISSION: varies by event
ADDRESS: 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 301-E, Richmond, VA MAP
WEBSITE: http://va-rep.org/

Dominion Energy Center
DESCRIPTION: Home to the Richmond Symphony and many other concerts via 3 diverse venues.
ADMISSION: varies by concert
ADDRESS: 600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA MAP
PHONE: 804-225-9000
WEBSITE: https://www.dominionenergycenter.com

Altria Theatre
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1927, the building is a lavish replica of a Moslem Temple, seats 3,667 people for Broadway shows, symphonies, operas and ballets. Into the dome alone went 75,000 square feet of gold leaf were placed on the dome alone. Auditorium decorations include Saracenic decorations and five paintings bordering the proscenium arch of the stage. It is currently home to the Richmond Symphony.
ADMISSION: varies by event
ADDRESS: 6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA MAP
PHONE: 804-646-4213
WEBSITE: https://www.altriatheater.com

ComedySportz Improv Theatre
DESCRIPTION: Features a full-contact mix of comedy improv shows with a little adult humor; Tickets are usually inexpensive; shows are Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30p or 8:00p; for mature audiences.
ADMISSION: varies by event
ADDRESS: 7115-A Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA MAP
PHONE: 804-266-9377
WEBSITE: https://www.cszrichmond.com

Virginia Center for Architecture
DESCRIPTION: One of the nation’s few museums devoted to helping us understand the value, meaning, and influence of built environments in our lives and world. Located in a 1919, 27,000-square-foot landmark Tudor Revival mansion. exhibitions, programs, and house and neighborhood walking tours are offered throughout the year. The Museum Shop features a wide array of books and gifts.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 10a-5p, Sat-Sun 1p-5p
ADDRESS: 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA MAP
PARKING: Free street parking is available during museum hours; Valet parking is provided during most evening events.
PHONE: 804-644-3041
WEBSITE: http://www.virginiaarchitecture.org

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