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artoberVA 2019 Events

Monday, October 28

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

RVA Downtown , Free
All About Art Camp presents "Musing of an Art Camper"
Pine Camp Art and Community Center
9am

All About Art Camp ran eight weeks, Monday through Friday. Campers ages 6-12 years old explored topics such as: music, theatre, dance, and studio art. The...

RVA Downtown , Free
Color Cargo
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

VisArts presents "Color Cargo," an exhibition of work by New York-based artist Damien Davis, curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken. “Color Cargo” examines the...

RVA The Fan , Free
ELIZABETH GRABER
Quirk Gallery
9am

We're so excited to welcome back Elizabeth Graeber with a special reception celebrating the work in her latest exhibition on view in Quirk's Pink Gallery...

RVA Downtown , Free
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

The Holocaust by Bullets was the systematic killing of Jews & Roma Sinti which started before the development of the concentration camps. These mass murders...

RVA Downtown , Free
TAYLOR ZARKADES KING, TETHERED
Quirk Gallery
9am

Quirk and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond are thrilled to present the work of their current artist-in-residence, Taylor Zarkades King in her solo show,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Baby and Me
Appomattox Regional Library
9:30am

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calen...bQ.4eoempqoatd1r45e8nsskcptsa?hs=121

Hopewell , Free
Bionic Me
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

The Science Museum of Virginia’s newest touring exhibition “Bionic Me” showcases the ingenious medical, industrial and technological breakthroughs that have...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
ANCARROW’S LIST: NATIVE PLANTS AT THE RIVER’S EDGE
10am

Plants of the James River juried art exhibition will be on display at the Lora M. Robins Library, October 1 – October 31, 2019. During regular Garden...

Henrico , $
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA The Fan , Free
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
The Valentine
10am

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

RVA Downtown , $
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in...

RVA The Fan , $
Hey, Hey, Hey! Collection by Bill Cooper
10am

"I grew up in segregated Richmond during the fifties and sixties. There were not many people who looked like us in the media - especially on television and...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibits at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League
10am

James River Art League has a garden-themed exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden September 23 - November 11, 2019.

Henrico , Free
Kids Paper Marbling Workshop
Children's Museum of Richmond
10am

Come on out to the Children’s Museum of Richmond Short Pump location to have a blast with this exciting sensory art activity. Create your marvelous marbled...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Local Artist Display at the East End Branch Library
10am

Come to the East End Branch Library and see mosaic paintings and other pieces from Church Hill artists and members of the Hillians Art League, Scott Tilghman...

RVA East End , Free
October 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, October 3, 2019, through Tuesday, October 29, 2019: Gellman Room—Shapes, Shimmers and Shadows—every...

RVA Downtown , Free
Unlock All the Doors!
Art180
10am

This year’s annual exhibition by Performing Statistics calls for our community to unlock the doors of potential for our youth. The exhibition runs October...

RVA Arts District , Free
Landscapes of Virginia and North Carolina
11am

Sixteen paintings by Richmond artist Bart Levy are on display at Toast American Bistro through October. These paintings evoke the peacefulness and zen-like...

Henrico , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society
12pm

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Artful Scavenger Hunt Studio Tour at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

artober VA at Art Works It’s artober VA in Richmond, sponsored by CultureWorks. And at Art Works, all month long, we have an autumn artful scavenger hunt....

RVA Southside , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

6 new exhibits are on display from 12 pm - 6 pm Tuesdays - Sundays. The exhibits continue through November 16, 2019. Admission is free and open to the...

RVA Southside , Free
Contested Spaces: 2019 Harnett Biennial of American Prints
University of Richmond
1pm

The 12th competitive national exhibition celebrating contemporary printmaking by artists throughout the US.

RVA West End , Free
Fall 2019 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
1pm

Beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels are welcome. Classes are primarily focused on oil painting, but Curney welcomes artists who work in acrylic and...

Henrico , $$$
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
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 estar¡n disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
"Halloween Crafts"
Richmond Public Library
4pm

"Halloween Crafts" Join us and have fun making some Spooky crafts to take home for Halloween! For more details contact: 804-646-4768.

RVA Downtown , Free
LEGO-Makers
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us at the West End Branch Library to expand your LEGO world. The event is free and open to children Ages 5-12. We hope to see you there!

RVA West End , Free
Legomania!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Legomania! happens the last Monday of each month. Come and make your own creations or take one of our challenge cards to inspiration. Ages 5-12

RVA Southside , Free
Not Another Book Club
Richmond Public Library
5pm, 7pm

Join us at Urban Hang Suite for an unforgettable book discussion! To follow up on our inaugural Read Up, Richmond event (10/14 at the Main Library) with...

RVA Downtown , Free
Garden Glow at Maymont
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center
6pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. The garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
MIGRATION FLOW
6pm

MIGRATION FLOW is a 2-day celebration connecting multicultural communities through drawing, dance, music, food, drink and conversation. Conceived by ALFONSO...

RVA Southside , Free
Scary Stories We Tell in the Dark
Podium Foundation
6pm

Do you remember reading the horrors of Alvin Schwartz? Choose a story from his collection, provided on site. Sign up to read your story solo or in a pair and...

RVA Southside , $
Westover Hills Book Club
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Our book discussion group aims to satisfy a wide range of interests. Newcomers are always welcome to these open book clubs—feel free to come regularly, or...

RVA Southside , Free
Ghosts Walk At Night
Hanover Tavern
7pm

Is Hanover Tavern haunted? Decide for yourself! Tour the haunted Tavern, Old Stone Jail, and Historic Courthouse with Transcend Paranormaland hear ghostly...

Hanover , $
Not Another Book Club
Richmond Public Library
7pm

Join us at Urban Hang Suite for an unforgettable book discussion! To follow up on our inaugural Read Up, Richmond event (10/14 at the Main Library) with...

RVA Downtown , Free

Monday, October 28