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Monday, October 16

5th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg , Free

The 5th Annual “Ladies First” Show & Raffle is and all female artists art show in support of Domestic Violence month. The opening reception is October 14,...

Margot Blank Exhibition
RVA Downtown , Free

A selection of artwork from artist and Holocaust survivor Margot Blank will be on display at the VHM. Blank, originally from Germany, was deported to two...

The Art of War Expo

The Virginia War Memorial hosts the Art of War Expo, showcasing vivid military art and the compelling work of veteran artists. Painting, sculpture,...

WRIR On Air Celebration
Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , Free

For 10 days, WRIR will celebrate the talent, music, thought and passion of Richmond as our volunteers host our annual drive. Stay tuned for live performances...

"After Dark" Exhibition

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond hosts an exhibition of work by Carli Holcomb titled “After Dark.” Holcomb uses synthetic and natural materials to address...

Emancipation and Its Legacies – An Exhibition at Shirley Plantation
Charles City , $

During this 4-week period there will be a traveling exhibition at Shirley Plantation, Emancipation and Its Legacies. This exhibition charts the history of...

 “Beginning Genealogy Class” in Chesterfield
Chesterfield , $$

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer a seven-week “Beginning Genealogy Class” on Saturday mornings in the society research...

Exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society presents the exhibition VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years, highlighting over 30 Virginia artists who made significant contributions,...

Landscapes of Virginia
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The geography of Virginia has shaped the history of the state and the nation. A mild climate and navigable rivers attracted Native Americans and the first...

The Story of Virginia
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and...

Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Admission: Free for VHS members; $10 for nonmembers; $8 for groups of 10 or more Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The...

Mother Goose on the Loose
Powhatan , Free

Classic nursery rhymes and songs to encourage pre-literacy skills in babies and toddlers from 0-24 months.


Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre, SPACE BABY! is an interactive performance for children ages 0-5 and their parents. Using established best practices...

The Art of Parker Galore at Carytown Burgers & Fries

Come join us during the month of October at Carytown Burgers & Fries to peruse the art of Parker Galore. Galore's art is notoriously striking and symmetric...

19th Century American Jugs: Relief Molded Pitchers from the Collection
RVA West End , Free

The exhibition explores variations of several designs and techniques of relief molding in ceramics.

Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing
RVA West End , Free

The artists featured in this exhibition challenge traditional, representational approaches to drawing and work with media and techniques not often associated...

Processes & Permutations: Prints by Leonardo Drew
RVA West End , Free

The works in this exhibition demonstrate Drew's similar approach to process, experimentation, and materiality in the making of prints. Each work in the...

The Personal is Political: Images of Women from the Harnett Print Study Center Collection

The prints in the exhibition depict women either enacting or struggling against "roles" defined by society.

Turtles in Time: From Fossils to the Present

The exhibition features more than 50 fossil turtle specimens from around the world.

Introduction to Impressionist Oil Painting by Mark Hierholzer
Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $

Mark Hierholzer, voted Richmond Magazine's 2017 Best Art Instructor for Adults, will conduct a two and a half hour studio class aimed at introducing the new...

Artist's Exhibition and Reception
Henrico , Free

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is featuring the work of Alan McLeod and Siobhan Coakley Brown in our first art alumni show.

VOCAL Songwriters Showcase

Our monthly showcase of songwriters doing their original songs.

Monday, October 16