Greater Richmond offers an extensive variety of arts and cultural activities. The city is home to a concentration of significant state museums including the recently renovated Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Science Museum of Virginia.
Stage entertainment is frequent and accessible, including a full array of theatre, opera, symphony, comedians, concerts and other productions at the numerous venues in the region. Local events like the Richmond Folk Festival and First Fridays Art Walk ensure the city stays connected to the arts scene and bring thousands of visitors.
Another resource for cultural happenings and organizations can be found via CultureWorks.