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Hippodrome Theater is a big and spacious entertainment venue in Jackson Ward. The decor style of the 1930s and the palatial interiors make it a special place for events like weddings and receptions. This multi room theater also has a balcony that offers a better view of the event taking place. Heavyweights such as Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong have performed here in the past.
Art Works Studios and Galleries is the perfect place to plan a party, wedding, or to host a gallery showing for art. If you want to have your creations seen, then Art Works will collaborate with you to make sure that everything goes according to how you'd like it. Gallery spaces are aplenty on the two floors of the building. There are some galleries that are always available to peruse, so you can check out local artists' work - from paintings, photographs, jewelry and crafts - and perhaps make a purchase or two. On the 4th day of the month, the entire building is open to the public, including all of the rented spaces, and food as well as music is provided while you walk around and check out the talent. There are monthly youth art classes and group art projects that are offered to the public.
The camel in the desert of Richmond is in fact a space for a myriad of activities to take place. The camel offers space for art, meetings for corporates or for events. The place also serves food and you can grab a bite of san fran pannini or a pesto pizza. The Camel is also rented out for community events and many fund raisers for causes have taken place here.
The Crossroads Art Center in Richmond is where to be when you want to showcase your works of art, no matter the medium. Whether its photography, painting, drawing or fabrics, Crossroads is open to entries - if selected, you are able to secure a booth to show off your art at a monthly showing. If you just want to buy some new art or decor for your home, then stop by and peruse what the local talents have to offer. You can also take art classes, from mosaics to painting, which are taught by local artists.