1708 Gallery "Pulse 2006," the Emerging Artist Biennial, features works by Chris Ashley, Brad Hampton, Rachel Hayes, Stave Karlik, Lisa Fletcher Rundstrom and Anna Von Mertens, opening with a reception May 5, 7-10 p.m. Through May 27. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.
Anderson Gallery VCU's MFA Thesis Exhibition Round 2 opens with a reception May 5, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 14. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.
Art6 "McWilliams and Svendsen," sculpture by Susan Svendsen and paintings by Bud Harvey McWilliams, opens with a reception May 5, 7-10 p.m. Upstairs, a show of multi-media works by Mona Mullins Williams runs May 5-31 with a reception May 12, 7-9 p.m. Through May 28. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.
Ascend, Inc. A show of works by Jeromyah Jones opens with a reception May 5, 7-10 p.m. Through May. 101 W. Broad St. 225-8080.
Blue Mountain Café A show of paintings by John Dragland opens with a reception May 6, 6-10 p.m. Through May. 3433 W. Cary St. 355-8002.
Brazier Fine Art Gallery "Blooms," a group show of May flowers and gardens, runs May 5-31. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.
Gallery Art and Design "Chicago in Red," photography by Yvonne Humphries, opens with a preview May 4 at 6 p.m. and a reception May 5, 6-9 p.m. Through May 31. 16 S. Dooley St. 355-0102.
Lift Coffee Shop A show of photography by Thomas Scott and Jim Eicher opens with a reception May 5, 7-10 p.m. Through May. 218 W. Broad St. 344-LIFT.
Main Art Gallery "The Wind Chill Factory," works by Matt Lively, opens with a reception May 5, 7-9 p.m. Through May 30. 1537 W. Main St. 355-6151.
Nonesuch Art and Apparel Nonesuch celebrates its one-year anniversary with a juried show of found art May 5 at 7 p.m. Through May. 918 W. Grace St. 649-4069.
Outre "Eye Candy and Potatoes," photography and mixed-media work by VCU students, opens with a reception May 5 at 6 p.m. Through May. 3 W. Broad St. 497-9233.
Quirk Gallery "Instance," mixed-media work by jeweler and sculptor Arthur Nash, opens with a reception May 5 at 7 p.m. Through June 25. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.
Rentz Gallery "Hidden Richmond," a Style Weekly photography exhibition featuring work by Scott Elmquist and Stephen Salpukas, opens with a reception May 5, 7-9 p.m. Through June 5. 1700 W. Main St. 358-5338.
Richmond Public Library A show of landscape paintings by Barbara Weinstock, Naples photography by Luciano D'Aria, pottery by Julie Fuller and drawings by Darren Schledt open with a reception and reading by Sheri Reynolds May 5, 7-9 p.m. Through May 31. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4256.
Uptown Gallery "From Realism to Abstractionism," new works by Pat Angevine and Kathy Miller, runs through June 23, and the Maggie Walker Governor's School Exhibition runs through May. There is an opening reception May 5, 5-8 p.m. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.
Visual Art Studio "Enter Spaces," a show of new paintings by Kelly Gravely Mattox and mixed media by Kaye Sweeney Lipscomb, opens with an artists' talk and reception, 6:30-10 p.m. Mattox's paintings are on display through May 26. 208 W. Broad St. 644-1368.
1212 Gallery "Recent Tonalist Paintings" by Charles Phillip Brooks, "Changing of the Seasons" by Diane Clements and "Illegal Made Legal" by Martin McFadden runs through May 21. 12 E. 12th St. 233-9957.
ADA Gallery A show of work by Toronto artist Kim Dorland, painter Bruce Wilhelm and artists curated by local magazine "The Daily Constitutional" is featured in a second reception May 5, 7-10 p.m. Through May 27. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.
Artspace "Living With Conviction," photography and text by inmates at the Piedmont Regional Jail and students at Hampden-Sydney College, "Arbitrary Selection," sculpture by Jim Rettinger, and a retrospective of work by Bea Klein continues through May 21. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.
Art Works Five shows run through May 21: "Spirit of Water," paintings by Juan Aponte, "April All Media Show," "Color Series" by Crystal Neilson, "Student Shutter Speed Space" and "Expressions through Paintings" by John Balasa. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.
Chasen Galleries "The Art of Everyday Living," scenes from daily life by Adrian Deckbar, Robert L. Davis, Jack Goldsmith and Jian Wu, runs through May 31. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.
Crossroads Art Center An All-Media Show and Rita Herter's landscapes run through May 11. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Southern Watercolor Society's annual juried exhibition runs through May 13. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.
Flippo Gallery Randolph-Macon College hosts "Comic Art From the Collection of Dr. M. Thomas Inge" through June 9. 211 N. Center St. 752-3018.
Gallery 5800 A show of oil paintings by Tom Hale runs through May 3. 5800 Grove Ave. 285-0774.
Petersburg Area Art League Gallery An exhibition of work by Ellen Yacovelli and Martha Rhodes and a juried show of local artists run through May 6. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.
Petersburg Regional Art Center The April All Media Show features works by Susan Mills, Carolyn Jolly, Ellen Murphy, Maria Craston, Marilyn Sirbaugh, Babs Trewoon, and David Martin and runs through May 6. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.
Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The Spotlight Gallery hosts "Adoration: Multi-Cultural Icons," sculpture, photography, painting and other works by Richmond area artists through June 10. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.
Reynolds Gallery A show of paintings by Robert Stuart, work by Steve Bickley and Fred Crist, and "Town and Country" by Cece Cole, runs through June 3. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.
Studio School Gallery at VMFA "Painterly Prints and Other Impressions," monotypes and prints by studio students, runs through May 5. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.
Sycamore Rouge "Barbering in Petersburg," photography by Angela Orrell, runs through May 6. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.
Weinstein JCC "The Magnificent Artwork of Smadar Livne" runs through May 19. 5403 Monument Ave. 545-8607.
White Canvas Gallery "The Art of Teaching," multi-media works by Raymond Berry, Joseph Di Bella, Marlene Jack and Brian Kreydatus, runs through May 31. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.