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artoberVA 2019 Events

Sunday, November 24

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
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
Fountain Of Youth Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
10am

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting...

RVA Downtown
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
Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

For millions of Americans, it really isn’t Christmas until they have watched A Charlie Brown Christmas at least once! This exhibition examines the making of...

RVA The Fan , 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
55th Annual Craft + Design Show
11am

Eat, drink and shop the work of over 150 artists at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s 55th annual Craft + Design Show, November 22-24. Attend the McKinnon...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
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
First Drafts and Bagels: An American Landscape
Firehouse Theatre
12pm

Need some dynamic theatre to elevate your weekend? Join us at Firehouse for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play....

RVA The Fan , $
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
Winter Exhibits and Holiday Shop at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Our Winter Exhibits begin the holiday season with a special gallery filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, in Richmond—from...

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
Hamilton
1pm, 7pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
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
Reading of “Sigga of Reykjavik”
Book People
1pm

“Sigga of Reykjavik” by Solveig Eggerz features a feisty woman’s struggle for personal independence against the backdrop of tiny Iceland’s fight for its own...

RVA West End , Free
Zine: Self Published Books
Studio Two Three
1pm

Students will learn about the history of zines, learn different collaging techniques and make their own one-page zine. All materials provided. COSIMA STORZ...

RVA Northside , $$
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 , $
Capitol Steps: The Lyin' Kings
2:30pm

Claim your seats early for this hilarious crowd pleaser! The Capitol Steps are back for more fun, laughs and shenanigans in this creative blend of music and...

Henrico , $$
Il Postino (The Postman)
Virginia Opera
2:30pm

If the world’s most famous love poet could help you express yourself to the one you love, you’d never be either at a loss for words, or love, again… Based on...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$, $$$
PURE CONFIDENCE
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

by Carlyle Brown directed by Chuck Mike “One surefire crowd pleaser.” — The New York Times The high-stakes world of Civil War-era horse racing is the...

RVA West End , Free
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
Times Square Angel
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

New York, 1948. Irish O’Flanagan is the tough as nails, red-headed headliner of the Club Intime. A lifetime of hard knocks has left her bitter and with a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Hamilton
7pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Fado Nosso & Yeni Nostalji: A Night of Portuguese Fado and Turkish Pop Music
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Fado is a rich, intimate and intensely felt music that originated in Lisbon, Portugal in the 19th Century. Fado, meaning fate or destiny in Portuguese,...

RVA The Fan , $

Sunday, November 24