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Sunday, December 19

#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
Make & Take: 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
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...

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
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...

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
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
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
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
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
RICHMOND BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
1pm, 4:30pm

Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Richmond Symphony The Nutcracker makes its triumphant return this holiday...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Richmond Night Market Presents: Holiday Villages
1pm

The #richmondnightmarketva presents 🌲✨Holiday Villages✨🌲 ⠀ 1𝘗𝘔-6𝘗𝘔 4 chances to shop! 3 locations Live bands Live DJs Live Art 100+ vendors ⠀ December 4th on...

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern, Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
3pm

Barefoot in the Park is the breezy charmer that etched Neil Simon’s name in Broadway history. We’re excited to reprise this show (presented in 2005) at the...

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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
Initiatives of Change USA, Initiatives of Change USA
3pm

oin us for this treasured holiday favorite. It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play brings to life the entire town of Bedford Falls, as it tells the beloved...

RICHMOND BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
4:30pm

Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Richmond Symphony The Nutcracker makes its triumphant return this holiday...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
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
Firehouse Radio Players
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Sleigh bells ring. Are you listening? It must be the Firehouse Radio Players, back onstage with an all-new show to close out 2021. Join our versatile voice...

RVA Arts District , $
Classical Incarnations
Classical Revolution RVA
8pm

Join Classical Revolution RVA for their monthly variety show featuring some of Richmond's best classical musicians performing works by your favorite composers!

RVA The Fan , Free

Sunday, December 19