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Sunday, October 31

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Public Library

Turn your mason jar into a ghost, mummy, or vampire! Then use it to hold your pencils and pens. What better use for a scary monster than to protect your...

RVA East End , Free
Science Museum of Virginia

Ghouls just want to have fun! So join us for a weekend of spooky science fun to celebrate Halloween! Ghostly Galleries Chills, thrills, and hopefully no...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
9am

Join the Concert Ballet Nutcracker rehearsals this month and show us what you can do as one of the 250 Nutcracker characters in Richmond's oldest running...

Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm is a solo exhibition by South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. The show’s title calls to the...

RVA Arts District , Free
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
James River Art League
10am

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Free
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
10am

In her bold, signature style, internationally recognized artist, Joanna Tyka explores the architecture of Richmond, Virginia in a series of cityscapes at The...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

Black History Museum
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
10:30am

Take this 45-minute guided garden tour to learn about the formal gardens from a different perspective. Learn about Tudor monarch Henry VIII’s passion for...

RVA West End , $
Art Works Gallery
11am

In honor of Artober, we've got a fun way for you to interact with some great art! Visit Art Works and pick up a scavenger hunt list. Tour Art Works' studios...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Frank Kreacic’s
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 5 new exhibits and 75 working artist studios. Visit us 11 -5pm Tuesdays – Sundays. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits by: Tim Harper,...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Come, select just the piece(s) to properly accent your home or office.
Elegba Folklore Society
11am

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, 101 E Broad St, in the downtown Arts District and take in the exhibition Source Material. Browse through...

Artspace
11am

Artspace is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition in the new gallery space in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, featuring the 11th installment of...

Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
Altria Theater
1pm, 6:30pm

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Richmond at last! Today, we're sharing a special...

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Broadway In Richmond - Anastasia
Altria Theater
1pm

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Richmond at last! From the Tony Award®-winning...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
St. John's Church
1:30pm, 3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
1:30pm, 4:30pm

Allegro Brillante Choreography by George Balanchine Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky World Premiere by Tom Mattingly Pianist: Dr. Douglas-Jayd...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
St. John's Church
3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
Virginia Repertory Theatre
3pm

Dominique Morisseau, described by The New York Times as "a playwright of piercing eloquence," brings a timely and urgent examination of race and education to...

RVA Arts District
Dia de los Muertos at PAAL
Petersburg Area Art League
4pm

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Aztec Indian Dancers from Mexico City perform in the Art Park. Families can learn to create their own Dia de los Muertos...

Petersburg , Free
Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
4:30pm

Allegro Brillante Choreography by George Balanchine Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky World Premiere by Tom Mattingly Pianist: Dr. Douglas-Jayd...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
6pm

Brighten your autumn nights, October 15-November 7, on a spectacular light-filled journey at Garden Glow! Each Wednesday-Sunday night, experience Maymont in...

RVA The Fan, RVA Arts District, RVA Northside , $
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
6pm

Set It Off is a newly commissioned multi-site exhibition at 1708 Gallery and the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Altria Theater
6:30pm

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Richmond at last! Today, we're sharing a special...

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The title "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in red, dripping font + the sub-title "Cover to Cover" in bold white font on a black background.
10pm

Give yourself over this Halloween... Yes And Theatrical Company is taking their Cover to Cover series to the movies! This FUNDRAISER event is a screening of...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary

Sunday, October 31