Arts & culture, every day.



Events

Friday, August 26

#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
Love Letters by Robert Winne
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
9am

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the...

Free
Dave Rogers' Big Bugs as part of Pollinator Power
9am

Artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs: The Pollinators showcases larger-than-life sculptures highlighting the importance of pollinators and preserving their...

Henrico , Prices Vary
There's Just Us represented the struggle communities fight with hate & bigotry and the collective voices that were strong enough to stand up and strong against all odds.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

August 11-12, 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. To recognize...

RVA Downtown , Free
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Dive Into the Incredible Underwater World of Sharks. Trace millions of years of evolution, come face-to-face with the great white shark, learn the true...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women's Suffrage to Today
Richmond Public Library
10am

Come into the library and walk through history! This free standing exhibit from the Virginia Museum of History and Culture commemorates the centennial of...

RVA West End , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center  - July and August
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artists from the James River Art League (JRAL) will exhibit their art in the JRAL Gallery within Crossroads Art Center. An artist reception...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Prince George , Free
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories outside in the Garden...

Henrico , Free
Carol Anna Meese Journey Art Show
11am

Journey With this series of paintings, I challenged myself to go on a journey without a known destination. Along the way I discovered how form, shape,...

Chesterfield , Free
Donna Frostick, Beneath the Pine
Artspace
12pm

This June, the non-profit gallery Artspace continues its collaboration with CVA / U-Turn, Inc. by providing the second in a series of exhibitions for the...

Free
Cathy Cazares
Art Works Gallery
6pm

To wind up the summer, in August we pick a non-profit to support and have an artful fund raiser along with our exhibits. In considering our town and the...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
A M O R P H O U S  |  Opening Reception
The Highpoint
6pm

OPENING RECEPTION Friday, August 26th | 6-8 A M O R P H O U S an exploration of flowers + glass + light Rhea Calpeno Kiara Pelissier Remy Ciuba Gallery...

RVA West End , Free
Carol Meese, Only when they spread their wings, 2022
6pm

Artspace Gallery’s new exhibitions challenge the perception of communications Four solo exhibitions will be on view at the nonprofit gallery in Richmond,...

Free
Music Under the Stars: The Jon Spear Band
6pm

Join us this summer for our concert series, Music Under the Stars! Gates @ 6 PM / Show @ 7 PM Tickets: $5 per adult (kids 12 & under free) Jon Spear...

Ashland, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $
Blue Bee Burlesque Bingo
7pm

Ellie Quinn Presents brings Burlesque Bingo to Blue Bee Cider! This is a bingo game not of numbers and letters, but where the details of the burlesque...

RVA Downtown , $$
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

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 , $
Test Pattern 04: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko
Institute for Contemporary Art
7pm

The ICA’s Test Pattern performance series returns for the fall, starting with a presentation of artist and author jaamil olawale kosoko‘s Black Body Amnesia,...

RVA Arts District , Free
MUSICAL the MUSICAL - An Improvised Musical
CSz Richmond
8pm

Watch as a 60minute musical is crafted right before your eyes based upon your suggestions! We never know where the notes will take us next! Tickets: ...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
The Inheritance
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

n contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Improv All Skate
CSz Richmond
10pm

Improv teams from CSz Richmond theater and the local scene mix it up! Featuring:Sweet, Sweet Angel Babies + Naked Chess + Me, Myself, and I Tickets: ...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, August 26