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artoberVA 2018 Events

Sunday, October 7

2nd Street Festival
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

30th Year for 2nd Street Festival 30 Years of Reuniting the Jackson Ward Community October 6-7, 2018 The 2nd Street Festival, presented by Altria and...

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

The following exhibits will be on display for two months from Friday, September 7, 2018,through Tuesday, October 30, 2018: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer &...

BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

During the month of October The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is offering buy one get one free memberships to celebrate Culturework’s artoberVA! ...

Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

REMIX | Archival Oddities
12am
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free

REMIX | Archival Oddities is a contest to inspire literal and figurative out-of-the-box ideas for cultural heritage collections. Archives aren’t just about...

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
RVA West End , Free

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

Workplace Creativity Month!
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free

Keeping up with the pace of innovation today requires an unprecedented level of creativity in every aspect of business. Creativity is no longer an option –...

artoberVA Exhibits
RVA Southside , Free

See orginal artwork by Nikkea Sharee, Julian Greene, and other Richmond-area artists on display during the month of October. Join us for a special opening...

unVeiled EsSence Opens at Elegba Folklore Society
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Painter, arts educator and percussionist, Orisegun Olomidun opens a new exhibition in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center on October 5, 2018 entitled,...

Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Henrico , Free

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

(Im)permanence
10am
RVA The Fan , $

(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of...

About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery September 20th – November...

Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Artist's reception Thursday, September 6, 5 - 8 pm Kendra Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, Extenison, will be featured in Quirk's Main Gallery as well as The...

Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
10am
Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary

This wonderful dairy farm welcomes families to showcase VA agriculture and demonstrate how we get our milk, while offering really fun activities for kids of...

For Art's Sake presents: Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

For Art's Sake presents it's October exhibition, Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings. An exhibit showcasing locally recognized artists Kim Harding and Tami...

Fresh Paint: Live Mural Painting in the Gallery
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Come visit our current exhibits and get a sneak peek into "Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia,” our ground-breaking exhibition that will...

GET IN THE DARKROOM
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Make pictures the old fashioned (and very cool) way! Learn how to load, shoot and develop a roll of black and white film, then make contact sheets in our...

MAKE A DRESS
10am
RVA Northside , $$

You’ll be delighted with the outcome of this class… a simple summer dress or tunic made using one of the wonderfully designed patterns of Sonya Philip (100...

Pandemic: Richmond
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RAG: 2018
10am
Ashland , Free

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present an exhibition of work from RAG: the Richmond Artists' Group, a loose collection of artists...

RSOL Designer House
10am
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League’s 18th Designer House will feature the renowned Holly Lawn estate in Richmond’s Hermitage Road Historic District. This...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt, opens in Quirk's Pink Gallery on Thursday, August 9 and continues through...

Toward The Unknown Region, Antarctica Landscapes
10am
Chesterfield , Free

Artist Jos Biviano's Antarctica Landscapes are Original Paintings based on Captain Robert F. Scott's fatal Terra Nova Antarctica Expedition of 1910 - 1912....

Porchlight Animal Sanctuary 5K Run/Walk
10:30am
RVA West End

Porchlight Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit working to create a farm sanctuary and lifelong home for animals like pigs, chickens, and goats, is holding a 5K...

4th Annual Fall Festival at Camp Hilbert
11am
Goochland , $

What better way to enjoy the colors of the fall season than at our 4th Annual Fall Festival at Camp Hilbert? There will be fun, fall activities for all ages...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

Sunday Brunch Market - Oct. 7
11am
Henrico , Free

SUNDAY BRUNCH MARKET SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 11AM - 3PM - FREE TO ATTEND! Spend Sunday afternoon strolling through a variety of farmers’ market and arts market...

There's Just Us
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. The Virginia...

2nd Street Festival Family Area
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The 2nd Street Festival, presented by Altria and Dominion Energy, returns for its 30th anniversary to celebrate the rich culture of the historic Jackson Ward...

CCR Skylight Gallery Show
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

This Camera Club of Richmond invites you to Art Works' "4th Friday" social event kicking off their Skylight Gallery Show for October (#artoberVA). Eighteen...

Community Cubes @ 2nd Street Festival
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Art on Wheels, a Richmond nonprofit that brings comprehensive art programming to local communities with limited access to the arts, is debuting our newest...

Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman photograph auction to benefit artspace and Richmond SPCA
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

artspace and Richmond SPCA shared fundraiser Richmond, VA - artspace is pleased to announce an online auction of digital photography by Elisabeth...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is proud to announce its annual FOLK’s ART exhibition and sale featuring the work of Melissa Burgess, Paul DiPasquale, Kate Duffy, Foust,...

Family & Friends Dance & Drumming Performance
12pm
Petersburg , Free

CultureWorks Richmond, Better Housing Coalition, and Tabernacle Baptist Church - Petersburg,VA are partnering to bring Ezibu Muntu to Claiborne Square...

ROSEFEST
12pm
Henrico , $

The Rose Garden is flush with blooms at the end of the growing season & the Garden celebrates with RoseFest, live entertainment from the Latin Ballet of...

September - October Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

See these exhibits 12 - 6 PM, Tuesdays - Sundays through October 20, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits Include: Trumperie and...

September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Henrico , Free

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions. Come to explore our new exhibitions and...

September/October Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Exhibitions September 28 - October 21, 2018 Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring artists Matthew Grimes, Gerry...

Family Arts Day Celebration
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Free arts-centered family fun with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, refreshments, and entertainment.

House Hold
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking Joan Gaustad + Michael Lease 09.21.2018 - 11.11.2018 ...an exhibition of works by Joan...

ANTIGONE
2pm
RVA West End , Free

By Sophocles Directed by Walter Schoen “... a play that scoops more or less everyone up in its savage embrace.” – The New York Times In a story that is as...

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

Forest Hill Bicycle Tour
2pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Join us to explore this vibrant and architecturally diverse south of the James neighborhood which was once an amusement park at the end of the trolley...

NaNo Plan-o: Planning vs Pantsing for NaNoWriMo
2pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Do you outline your novel? Do you discover the story as you write? Or do you find yourself somewhere in your own niche on that spectrum? For this meeting,...

Sunday Reading: "Masque of the Red Death"
2pm
RVA East End , $

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the historic Enchanted Garden. -Included with museum admission-

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
2pm
Prices Vary

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME September 21 - October 14, 2018 Virginia Rep's November Theatre 114 W. Broad Street Written by Simon...

Clean Dry Socks:  Diary of a Doughboy
2:30pm
Chesterfield , $

River City Community Players (formerly Huguenot Community Players) presents “Clean Dry Socks: Diary of a Doughboy,” a new play by Richmond playwright Michael...

FAMILY ARTS DAY CELEBRATION FEATURING THEATRE HEROES, "CALL OF THE WILD: ILLUSTRATED EDITION"
3pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Adapted and Directed by Jason Tremblay Performed by Noel Gaulin Jack London’s classic tale comes to life in a one-man rendition performed by gifted...

Metro Collection: Mozart, Ives, & Haydn
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $, $$

Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary...

Theater VCU Presents "The Wolves"
3pm
$, $$, Prices Vary

THE WOLVES By Sarah DeLappe Direction by Sharon Ott Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a girls indoor soccer...

Alchemy: A Tribute to The Golden Age of Egyptian Film
4:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Join us on October 7th at Richmond's own historic Byrd Theater for a tribute to the Golden Age of Egyptian Film and Beyond! All of the dance classes we...

"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet." The show opens...

11th Annual Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Awards
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

This black tie, red carpet event recognizes excellence in Richmond-area theatre. Tickets are $20, and proceeds benefit the Richmond Theatre Artist Fund.

Changes in Latitudes (Jimmy Buffet Tribute)
7pm
Henrico , $$

Changes In Latitudes is the country's premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett. This nationally acclaimed band travels the country...

HUMBUG: The Great P.T. Barnum Séance
7pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Lead by David London, hear the incredible true stories of Barnum's life! Encounter genuine artifacts from Barnum's career! Experience Spirit Communication!...

Sunday, October 7