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Wednesday, December 15

#ArtsHuntRVA
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
Architects and Designers as Artists Call For Entries AMS
Crossroads Art Center

It is no surprise that successful architects and designers have an eye for colour, form, texture, and space. However, some of the most prolific architects...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
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
January 2022 Call For Entries All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Call for Entries: December 1-19, 2022 Artists Notified: Monday, December 27, 2021 via Email 70 pieces will be chosen to be in the online Exhibition. 20...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Kid Kit: Grow a Grinch Heart
Richmond Public Library

How big can you make a grinch heart grow? Find out with a nifty science experiment kit involving balloons, baking soda, and vinegar! Please request a kit...

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...

Take & Make: Hot Cocoa Ornaments
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a festive holiday treat -- or give one away as a gift! Join us as we pack all the essential ingredients needed for a mug of hot chocolate inside these...

RVA East End , Free
Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-person at Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
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
Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-person at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa
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
Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community
9am

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

James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
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...

Six of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Exhibit at the Tuckahoe Area Library
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit 40 pieces of their work from December 1st through the 31st. Most of the artwork is available for sale.

Free
Art at the Museum
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
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...

Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with caregiver. *All individuals over the age of 5 who have not been fully...

RVA West End , Free
Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
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
English Language Acquisition ELA class (pre-registration is required)
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
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
Joanna Tyka Cityscapes RVA
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
Office of Community Wealth Building: Barrier Navigators
Richmond Public Library
10am

The City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building and Richmond Public Library bring career planning services and job training to your local...

RVA Downtown , 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
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

· Free! Must be a resident of the City of Richmond · Must be 55 · Must have a City of Richmond library card (free) · Books provided for one-month...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us on the patio at West End for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Please note that at this time storytime...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime @ WE now offered via Zoom
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Due to the chilly weather, all outdoor storytimes at the West End location have been moved online. You can register to particpate in a virtual version of our...

RVA West End , Free
Glenda Creamer
Art Works Gallery
11am

Winter Exhibits at Art Works! November 27th – January 22nd, 2022 See 5 new art shows and tour 75 artist studios. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 11- 5 PM. ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for ages 18-36 months with caregiver. Individuals aged 5 and up who are not fully vaccinated are encouraged to...

RVA West End , Free
Lunch Break Science: Inland and Coastal Waters are Changing Color - So What?
Science Museum of Virginia
12pm

Humans are fortunate to experience the natural world in color. It inspires creativity, evokes emotion, and prompts action. For aquatic ecologist Dina Leech...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Virtual Event
English Conversation Club/Club de Conversación de Inglés
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Practice makes perfect! Join other English learners for conversation in an informal group setting. All abilities welcome. ¡La práctica hace la...

RVA Southside , Free
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Homework Help
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estarán disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO Challenge Hour
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

See what you can build with LEGOs to meet fun challenges!

RVA Southside , Free
Wreaths Across America Key Exchange Ceremony
3:30pm

Every December, Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery along with more than 2,500 other veteran...

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste - Set It Off
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
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 , $$

Wednesday, December 15