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Saturday, October 27

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 &...

Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Hal Horwitz was a Richmond pediatric dentist who took up photography as a hobby more than thirty years ago, developing a special interest in native orchids....

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 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,...

MLK Bridge Mural Project
8am
RVA Downtown , Free

UNITY Street Project is hosting a community paint day for the MLK Bridge project. Hamilton Glass and James Thornhill have worked in collaboration with the...

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...

"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
Hanover , Free

The title for this show celebrates the many different ways in which these three artists are ‘related’ to each other. While all three landscape painters are...

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
10am
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,...

Fine Arts & Flowers
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

Fine Arts & Flowers is a must-see exhibition featuring more than 80 floral interpretations of works from VMFA’s permanent collection. These spectacular...

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...

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...

Ed Trask Abstract Alleys & Jesus Beams Opening Reception
11am
RVA The Fan , Free

Trask paints a brand new intimate collection that covers Richmond's back door alleyways to the heavens above the city as God Fingers shoot through the...

Matt Lively’s Destructive Distillation
11am
RVA The Fan , Free

Matt Lively has distilled his work down to its essence, paying tribute to the many artists that have influenced or supported his career. When Matt was in...

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...

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

See 6 new exhibits, tour 75 artist studios. The exhibits continue through November 17, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

Studio 4 at Capital One Cafe, Carytown
12pm
RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

Capital One Cafe Carytown and CultureWorks brings Studio 4 Dance Company to Carytown during the Richmond Zombie Walk for three performances and a "Thriller"...

artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

artspace celebrates 30 years of art and performance with a free and open to the public biennial members’ exhibition

A Short History of Richmond - Reading and Signing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Overview of parts of Richmond's unique past. The book chronicles the rich and turbulent evolution of one of the oldest cities in the United States whose...

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

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking ...an exhibition of works by Joan Gaustad and Michael Lease. Organized around their...

RVA Origami
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

Zombie Appreciation Day
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Teens, join us for an afternoon of the walking dead. Gruesome games, creepy crafts, and a zombie makeup tutorial. Finish off the afternoon with a screening...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Once a month, come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

GELLMAN ROOM CONCERT SERIES
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

GELLMAN ROOM CONCERT SERIES Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan by John Corigliano presented by Margaret Taylor Woods, soprano, and Daniel Stipe,...

Gellman Room Concert: "Mr. Tambourine Man:  Seven Poems of Bob Dylan"
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan€ by John Corigliano presented by Margaret Taylor Woods, soprano, and Daniel Stipe, piano.

Lego Club
2pm
RVA East End , Free

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

Literary Saturdays: Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

In Jezebel Unhinged, Tamura Lomax traces the use of the jezebel stereotype in the black church and black popular culture, showing how it is pivotal to...

Paws to READ
3pm
RVA Northside , Free

Readers through grade 5, can read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine reading...

"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...

Saturday, October 27