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Friday, November 5

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

Stop by the East End Branch to pick up a kid-friendly mini lantern kit and learn about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! Register...

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...

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...

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...

Ron Johnson, "they are not permanent", 2021, acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Alive in the Superunknown, an exhibition of Ron Johnson’s latest works. The show opens with a...

Brittany Nelson, "Gelatin Silver 8", 2021, c-print, 40 x 40 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Beam Us Home, an exhibition of recent photographs by Brittany Nelson. The show opens with a reception for the artist...

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
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
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 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 , $
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, 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 , $
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 , $
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 , $
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Stop by the East End Branch after a long hard week and relax with a viewing of the movie Coco and some tasty snacks!

RVA East End , Free
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by Hull Street Library for the Little Artist First Fridays art event! Bring your child or tween artist so they can contribute a drawing to our mural...

RVA Southside , Free
Ron Johnson, "they are not permanent", 2021, acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Alive in the Superunknown, an exhibition of Ron Johnson’s latest works. The show opens with a...

Brittany Nelson, "Gelatin Silver 8", 2021, c-print, 40 x 40 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Beam Us Home, an exhibition of recent photographs by Brittany Nelson. The show opens with a reception for the artist...

RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Uptown Gallery
5pm

Opening reception Friday Nov. 5th, 5-8 PM, for "In the City" by Marti Franks, watercolors of Richmond city markets, bars & businesses. In "My Favorite...

RVA The Fan , Free
Institute for Contemporary Art
5pm

Join us for an open house in celebration of the newly launched audio workshop and podcast lab located on the second floor of ICA, the VPM + ICA Community...

RVA Arts District , Free
6pm

American Cabaret Style Belly Dancing provides fun, fitness and friendship. Join us for form of fitness that will strengthern your core and improve you...

$
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
Institute for Contemporary Art
6pm

The VPM + ICA Community Media Center kicks off its second year of podcast-focused programming with an in-person symposium featuring VCU alum and creator of...

RVA Arts District , Free
6pm

An exhibition of new work by Jo Kennedy, Carol Meese and Jeannie Weissglass, three painters with distinct artistic practices curated by Geraldine Duskin...

RVA Arts District , Free
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library's galleries, will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021, from 6:30-9:00 pm. ...

RVA Downtown , Free
Theo Von
7pm

THEO VON grew up in the stray animal belt of southern Louisiana. He was a child there and became an adult slowly there. He can be seen weekly on his podcasts...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Poster Art by Les Harper
7pm

The Addams Family Musical presented by Broken Leg Theater When a grown up Wednesday Addams falls in love with a very "normal" Lucas Bieneke she decides it's...

Chesterfield , $
Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

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

Friday, November 5