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Richmond's dynamic art scene celebrated in new museum exhibit

Exhibits include TV costumes, period portraits and an interactive flower power public piano.
the arts live here exhibit
The Arts Live Here features the art we live with and love, like this beaded purse from 1910. City of Richmond Collection 984.30.2.

The Richmond Museum's new exhibition, The Arts Live Here, celebrates the city's vibrant art scene with a wide range of exhibits.

Exhibits awaiting Richmondites include a dress worn by the Evil Queen from TV series Once Upon a Time, which was filmed in Richmond, Chinese opera costumes, architectural embellishments and a signed Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup can.

Visitors can also enjoy interactive exhibits suitable for all ages such as dance steps on the floor, a street piano decorated with flowers, Buddha boards for calligraphy, collaborative art challenges and a chance to design new street banners for neighbourhoods.

The exhibit will open this Friday, Sept. 23 and run until Sept. 2023. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. Admission is by donation.