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artoberVA 2019 Events

Sunday, November 17

"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
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
Darkroom 102
Studio Two Three
10am

From the basics of split-filtering to the beginnings of paper negatives and large format cameras, this course focuses on enhancing the students understanding...

RVA Northside , $$$
ELIZABETH GRABER
Quirk Gallery
10am

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
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Great Force Exhibition
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Great Force is an exhibition that uses painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance to examine the reality of race in the United States. It will...

RVA Arts District , Free
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
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary
SUSIE GANCH, "HAVE A NICE DAY"
Quirk Gallery
10am

“Please recycle this bag.” “Please reuse this bag.” “Get an enviro-credit of 10 cents by refusing a new plastic bag.” Feel good about yourself and these...

RVA Downtown , Free
TAYLOR ZARKADES KING, TETHERED
Quirk Gallery
10am

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
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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
Jesse Chun, enunciating silence and
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 is pleased to present enunciating silence and, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Jesse Chun on view from November 1 - December 8. Through...

RVA Arts District , 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
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
ThinkSmall10 - 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

artspace opens the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10, on Friday, November 8. 2019 from 6 - 9...

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
Intermediate Screen Printing: CMYK
Studio Two Three
1pm

Participants will create an edition of 5 8"x10" CYMK silk-screen prints, and be given a handout on the basics of converting their full-color image into a...

RVA Northside , $$
November 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, November 1, 2019, through Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Gellman Room & Dooley Foyer—Exhibit by the...

RVA Downtown , Free
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
2pm

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
SPARC Presents: Little Shop of Horrors
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
2pm

Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant! Get your tickets...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
The Global Day of Jewish Learning
Weinstein JCC
2pm

On November 17, Jews around the world will share a day of Jewish learning, dialogue and exploration, joining together in celebration of all that unites us....

RVA West End , Free
Tuck Everlasting
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Natalie Babbitt's effervescent children's novel leaps from page to stage in this vibrant new musical. This Co-World Premiere, adapted from the 2016 Broadway...

RVA West End , $
Altria Masterworks 3: Chia-Hsuan Lin & Eduardo Rojas
Richmond Symphony
3pm

The third performance in our masterworks series will feature conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin and guest artist Eduardo Rojas, piano. It will also include works by...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
GLOBAL SOUNDS
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

Andrew McGraw, director Celebrate traditional music from around the world with this family-friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African,...

RVA West End , Free
Sense and Sensibility at TheatreVCU
VCUarts Theatre
3pm

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Adapted by Kate Hamill * Based on the novel by Jane Austen * Directed by Wes Seals Jane Austen’s 19th-century novel takes the stage...

RVA Arts District , $
Lombardi
Firehouse Theatre
4pm

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning -- which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Gaelic Storm
The Tin Pan
7pm

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert
Richmond Symphony
7pm

Experience Richmond’s up-and-coming musical talent at the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra’s fall concert. Led by Daniel Myssyk, these gifted young...

RVA Downtown , Free
7th Birthday BASH!
Classical Revolution RVA
8:30pm

Attend an evening of celebration and glorious music as Classical Revolution RVA marks our seventh year of music making! Conductor Will Pattie leads the...

RVA The Fan , Free

Sunday, November 17