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Friday, November 19

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

Attention parents of littles! Stop by the East End Branch between November 12th and the 19th with your kiddo to pick up a seasonal sensory bin kit. Sensory...

RVA East End , Free
Richmond Public Library

What's Thanksgiving without slime? You'll never have to know with our Thanksgiving Slime Kits! Stop by the East End Branch between November 19th and the 26th...

RVA East End , Free
MRAA Annual Show 2021
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association

Opening Reception – The 2021 Annual Members Show of The Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, the oldest artist group in Metro Richmond, is at...

Richmond Public Library

Turn a boring old mason jar into a festive fall candle! This craft is perfect as a centerpiece on your dinner table or as a decoration for your bedroom. Be...

RVA East End , Free
St. John's Church
3am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm

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 , $
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas event, at...

Free
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas...

Free
9am

Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs at the Library of Virginia, celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity...

graphic of craft + design online
9am

Now in its 57th year, Craft + Design is a museum-quality show that has garnered a reputation for showcasing the finest in contemporary craft. Shoppers spend...

Free
Virtual Event
9am

The James River Art League's November and December 2021 Exhibit features five talented artists including Margaret Matheson, Mary Pedini, Che, Dale Sawan and...

Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Hands-on exhibits aren't the only way to learn about the science all around you! The Museum often hosts smaller exhibitions that explore STEM topics through...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
10am

Back by popular demand! Library of Virginia archivist Amanda Morell and reference services librarian Becky Schneider introduce you to the types of records in...

Virtual Event
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
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
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm

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 , $
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
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
St. John's Church
12pm, 1:30pm

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 , $
St. John's Church
1:30pm

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 , $
Richmond Public Library
4pm

What would the start of the holiday season be without slime? You'll never have to know if you stop by the East End Branch this afternoon to create some...

RVA East End , Free
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
Crossroads Art Center
6pm

November 19, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join Crossroads Art Center for our November Open House + Artist Reception on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 6-9...

Henrico , Free
Travis West and Kelly Kennedy in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
The Illuminated Stage Theatre Company
8pm

In two very different people we see that acceptance and love are choices we make. Through the power of music and dance, a new friendship between two unlikely...

Chesterfield , $, $$
A Christmas Kaddish
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

A brand new musical that will bring you holiday joy! Jay is ready to give up, but Leigh is ready to fight -- when memories from Holidays Past remind them...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Virginia Opera
8pm

We return to our mainstage venues with a fresh take on a fan favorite with Puccini’s La Bohème: Rodolfo Remembers. Take your seat and join the merry band of...

Initiatives of Change USA
8pm

Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks by Richard Alfieri In two very different people we see that acceptance and love are choices we make. Through the power of...

Chesterfield , $$
CSz Richmond
10pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, November 19