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Sunday, October 24

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Crossroads Art Center

November 2021 AMS Call for Entries: Friday, October 1, 2021 – Saturday, October 30, 2021 Online ONLY Artwork Juried: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Artists...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Celebrate all that fall has to offer! This two-day event has a festival vibe with live music, food, and adult beverages, plus family-friendly...

$
Richmond Public Library

Turn your mason jar into a ghost, mummy, or vampire! Then use it to hold your pencils and pens. What better use for a scary monster than to protect your...

RVA East End , Free
Richmond Public Library

Attention parents! Not in the mood to scoop, cut, and carve this Halloween? Try painting pumpkins with your little ones instead! Request a kit here to...

RVA East End , Free
James River Art League
9am

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Free
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
9am

Join the Concert Ballet Nutcracker rehearsals this month and show us what you can do as one of the 250 Nutcracker characters in Richmond's oldest running...

Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm is a solo exhibition by South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. The show’s title calls to the...

RVA Arts District , Free
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
James River Art League
10am

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Free
James River Art League
10am

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Free
10am

In her bold, signature style, internationally recognized artist, Joanna Tyka explores the architecture of Richmond, Virginia in a series of cityscapes at The...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

Black History Museum
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Violins of Hope Musicians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Art Works Gallery
11am

In honor of Artober, we've got a fun way for you to interact with some great art! Visit Art Works and pick up a scavenger hunt list. Tour Art Works' studios...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Frank Kreacic’s
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 5 new exhibits and 75 working artist studios. Visit us 11 -5pm Tuesdays – Sundays. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits by: Tim Harper,...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Come, select just the piece(s) to properly accent your home or office.
Elegba Folklore Society
11am

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, 101 E Broad St, in the downtown Arts District and take in the exhibition Source Material. Browse through...

Artspace
11am

Artspace is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition in the new gallery space in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, featuring the 11th installment of...

Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
Concert Ballet of Virginia, Concert Ballet of Virginia
1pm

The Concert Ballet of Virginia is bringing their Storybook Series to The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education! Bring your family out for a fun afternoon...

Hanover , Free
St. John's Church
1:30pm, 3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
St. John's Church
3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
1925 Phantom of the Opera
3pm

Come see the silent film Phantom of the Opera on the big screen at the Byrd Theatre while listening to renowned organist Michael Britt on the Mighty...

RVA The Fan , $
Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
Virginia Repertory Theatre
3pm

Dominique Morisseau, described by The New York Times as "a playwright of piercing eloquence," brings a timely and urgent examination of race and education to...

RVA Arts District
Firehouse Theatre
3pm

WAR IN PIECES festival world premieres new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson in partnership with Virginia War...

RVA The Fan , $
woman playing chello
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm

WELCOME TO OUR SEASON OF "MUSICAL RESILIENCY" Part One Features: "Music from the Worlds of Opera, Movies, Musical Theater and More.” Sunday, October 24,...

RVA Southside , $$
Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm

“Blip of the Moment” Matt Lively and Ed Trask September 17 – October 24, 2021 Opening reception on Friday, September 17 from 5-8 p.m. (Outdoor Location:...

RVA The Fan , Free
Holocaust musicians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
5:30pm

Join the Virginia Museum of History & Culture and musicians from the Richmond Symphony for an intimate chamber concert performed on instruments preserved and...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
6:30pm

Brighten your autumn nights, October 15-November 7, on a spectacular light-filled journey at Garden Glow! Each Wednesday-Sunday night, experience Maymont in...

RVA The Fan, RVA Arts District, RVA Northside , $
7pm

See Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, the 1920 silent film on the big screen at the Byrd Theatre accompanied by nenowned organist Michael Britt on the Mighy Wurlitzer...

RVA The Fan , $
7pm

Rosette, a Richmond-based string quartet, will perform music by Caroline Shaw, the first featured composer in the group's So Hot Right Now series. The event...

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Sunday, October 24