RICHMOND, VA (RADIO-ONE KISS)
Richmond Civil War & Emancipation Day, Saturday, April 6th, 9:30am, more than 25 participating museums, sites and activity centers offer free admission to walking tours & presentations, highlights include: 3:30pm – Museum of the Confederacy “Union Spies in Richmond” & 6:30pm, the Elegba Folklore Society, torch-lit guided tour of the Richmond Slave Trail, departing from Lumpkin’s Jail, www.civilwar.emancipationday.net, 804-289-8088, www.efsinc.org or 804-644-3900.
Pop Art at its best is now on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in “Pop Art and Beyond: Tom Wesselmann,” the first comprehensive North American retrospective of the artists’ work. The VMFA is the only East Coast venue for this showing. Opens to members Friday, April 5th and to the general public Saturday, April 6th and runs through July 28. Art Museum Day, Saturday, May 18, free admission to Pop Art and Beyond: Tom Wesselmann. The VMFA is open 365 days year, www.vmfa.state.va.us or call 804-340-1400.
KLM Scholarship Foundation 5th Annual Black & White Affair, Party With A Purpose, Book Scholarship for Virginia Students, Saturday, April 6th, 7:00-11:00pm, Children’s Museum of Richmond, 2626 West Broad Street, games, raffles, food, silent auction, Disc Jockey, advance tickets $30, two for $50, www.TheBlackandWhiteAffair.com or http://www.klmfoundation.org/5th_black_white.html