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artoberVA 2019 Events

Sunday, September 29

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
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
The Art of Play
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $
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
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 , $
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
JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
Quirk Gallery
10am

“Beauty is a quality I am always seeking” ----Thomas Gentille, Artist Jeweler Striving for balance between shape, surface, color and proportion is primary...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
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
Vivid Lilies on Sanded Paper with Mandy Peltier
Crossroads Art Center
10am

SOAR Workshop - Vivid Lilies on Sanded Paper with Mandy Peltier Saturday, September 28–Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. As an experienced...

Henrico , $$
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
Xavier Mary, Deepwater Horizon
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 Gallery announces Deepwater Horizon, an exhibition of sculpture, video, and appropriated objects by Belgian artist Xavier Mary. Deepwater Horizon...

RVA Arts District , Free
September - October Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Visit Tuesdays - Sundays 12 pm - 6 pm. Exhibits continue through 10/19. Admission is free. Exhibits include: Tension by Michelle McGrath McGrath...

RVA Southside , Free
September/October Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace will open five new gallery exhibitions, featuring a mixed media installation of large scale work by Baltimore artist Kim Rice,...

RVA Southside , Free
Sunday Reading Series - "Hop-Frog"
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
12:30pm

Part of the Poe Museum's Sunday Readings Series, this features "Hop-Frog" read in the Poe Shrine by Dean Knight. Included with Museum admission.

RVA Downtown , $
September 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 6, 2019, through Tuesday, October 1, 2019: Gellman Room—Accidentally Inspired—colorful...

RVA Downtown , Free
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Starring beloved Richmond actors, Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp, this Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is a murderous, bawdy and outrageous romp,...

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
Destination MoTown (Feat. Sensational Soul Cruisers)
The Tin Pan
2pm, 7pm

The Sensational Soul Cruisers are an 11 piece show band that performs “Destination Motown,” where they deliver the greatest hits by the Temptations, the...

RVA West End, Henrico , $$
Richmond Ballet's CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS
Richmond Ballet, Richmond Ballet
2pm

Carmina Burana Choreography by John Butler Music by Carl Orff Theme and Variations Choreography by George Balanchine Music by Peter Ilyich...

RVA Downtown
Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents ART OF MURDER
CAT Theatre
2:30pm

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents ART OF MURDER by Joe DiPietro. Winner of the 2000 Edgar Award for best mystery play, ART OF MURDER takes us to a remote...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Adjourn to the Parlor: A Lecture Concert
Richmond Public Library
3pm

The Oratorio Society of Richmond presents Adjourn to the Parlor: A Lecture Concert. Join us for an in depth lecture concert on the rise and fall of Southern...

RVA Downtown , Free
NOBUNTU
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

Nobuntu is an African concept that values humbleness, love, unity, and family from a woman’s perspective. As the only all-female mbube (South African vocal...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Falsettos
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

A seamless pairing of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, acclaimed Off Broadway musicals written nearly a decade apart, Falsettos is the tale of...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$
Passing Strange
4pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations,...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, 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
Destination MoTown (Feat. Sensational Soul Cruisers)
The Tin Pan
7pm

The Sensational Soul Cruisers are an 11 piece show band that performs “Destination Motown,” where they deliver the greatest hits by the Temptations, the...

RVA West End, Henrico , $$

Sunday, September 29