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Sunday, October 28

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
Richmond Public Library

The following exhibits will be on display for two months from Friday, September 7, 2018,through Tuesday, October 30, 2018: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer &...

RVA Downtown , Free
BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA

During the month of October The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is offering buy one get one free memberships to celebrate Culturework’s artoberVA! ...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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 , $
Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
Weinstein JCC

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....

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
The Valentine

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
REMIX | Archival Oddities
12am
Library of Virginia

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...

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
Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
University of Richmond

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,...

RVA West End , Free
Workplace Creativity Month!
Another Limited Rebellion

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 –...

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
artoberVA Exhibits
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
unVeiled Essence at Elegba Folklore Society
Elegba Folklore Society

Painter, arts educator and percussionist, Orisegun Olomidun opens a new exhibition in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center on October 5, 2018 entitled,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

Henrico , Free
Capturing Light and Color – Painting the Still Life in Pastel
9am
Crossroads Art Center

Capturing Light and Color – Painting the Still Life in Pastel Instructor: Maria Reardon Hosted by the MidAtlantic Pastel Society Contact Workshop...

Henrico , Prices Vary
(Im)permanence
10am

(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of...

RVA The Fan , $
About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch
10am

Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery September 20th – November...

RVA The Fan , $
Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
10am

This wonderful dairy farm welcomes families to showcase VA agriculture and demonstrate how we get our milk, while offering really fun activities for kids of...

Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary
Fighting for the Right to Fight
10am
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

New Exhibition opens September 28, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for most...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Fine Arts & Flowers
10am
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
For Art's Sake presents: Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

For Art's Sake presents it's October exhibition, Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings. An exhibit showcasing locally recognized artists Kim Harding and Tami...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

RVA The Fan , $
Goblins and Gourds
10am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Fun for the whole family! Goblins and Gourds is a harvest celebration featuring live music from the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin-painting and...

Henrico , $
Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolor with Christopher Wynn
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

"The sky in most watercolor landscapes tends to set the mood, atmosphere, and tone for the rest of the painting." - Christopher Wynn Learn to create mood...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Pandemic: Richmond
10am

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Resistance Journals
10am
Studio Two Three

RESIST! Students in this course will learn how to create a traditional Japanese stab bound book, with a nontraditional sewing structure. Our sewn binding...

RVA Northside , $$
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

RVA Downtown , Free
There's Just Us
11am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
12pm
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

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,...

RVA Southside , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
Art Works Gallery

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: ...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions. Come to explore our new exhibitions and...

Henrico , Free
artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
12pm
Artspace

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

RVA Southside , Free
Halloween Masks
1pm
Studio Two Three

Screen print and embellish spooky/pretty/wacky Halloween masks! All materials provided, just bring yourself and prepare to be scared/delighted. Family...

RVA Northside , $$
House Hold
1pm
Sediment Gallery

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 Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
Les Miserables
1pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm
Altria Theater

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$
PRE-view Art Reception!
1pm
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

Please join Linda Hollett-Bazouzi at Crossroads Art Center to see a PRE-view of her most recent works. Enjoy light refreshments, see new paintings, and talk...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Branch House Tour: The House That Branch Built
2pm

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

RVA The Fan , $
Ghosts, Ghouls, & Scary Good Fun
2pm
HATTheatre

From stories about ghosts that have yet to move on, a femme fatale vampire intent on giving a nerdy lothario wanna-be a second chance, to a decidedly...

Gutenberg! The Musical!
2pm
Quill Theatre

In this two-man musical satire, a pair of aspiring playwrights perform a backers’ audition for their new project - a big, splashy musical about Johann...

RVA Downtown , $
History of Monument Avenue Walking Tour
2pm
The Valentine

In celebration of the opening of Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018) join us for a walking tour of historic Monument Avenue. Monument Avenue,...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Music Feeds RVA!
2pm
GreenSpring International Academy of Music

The GreenSpring American Youth Harp Ensemble and Virginia Choristers are pleased to present Music Feeds RVA!, Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 pm. This concert...

RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
NaNo Plan-o: Reach Your Word Count
2pm

Writing fifty thousand words in thirty days takes time and effort. Finding the time and effort takes strategy, a little planning, and maybe an increase in...

RVA Southside, Chesterfield , Free
Peter and the Starcatcher
2pm
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious...

$
Sunday Reading: "The Tell-Tale Heart" & "Ulalume"
2pm
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the historic Enchanted Garden. -Included with museum admission-

RVA East End , $
Capitol Steps - Oct 25-28
2:30pm, 5pm

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00 pm Friday, October 26, 2018,7:00 pm Sunday, October 28, 2018, 2:30 pm Sunday, October 28, 2018, 5:00 pm Tickets $47Claim...

Henrico , $$
Annual Fall Festival
3pm
Robinson Theater Community Arts Center

FREE Annual Fall Festival is sure to be a great time together with the whole Church Hill community. Plenty of activities for young and old(er) with music,...

RVA East End , Free
Jazz, Poets and Barbecue
4pm
Legacy Media Institute

Another fine soiree featuring jazz vocalist Delli Rowe and guest spoken word poets. Enjoy a late afternoon nosh of barbecue, potatoe salad and a beverage...

RVA Southside , $
NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party
4pm

Join the fun at RVA's annual NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party! Where: The Capital Ale House, 13831 Village Place Dr., Midlothian, VA 23114. This year we will be on...

RVA Southside, Chesterfield , Free
POA Season Kick-Off: Mark Nizer 4D
4pm
Weinstein JCC

Mark Nizer 4D: A New Dimension in Entertainment is a combination of original comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music and technology that promises to be...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, $$
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra presents "Romantic Reflections"
4pm
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra performs its 41st season opening concert entitled "Romantic Reflections"

Prices Vary
Songs From Bedlam
4pm
Firehouse Theatre

"Bedlam = late Middle English: The Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, used as an asylum for the reception and treatment of the mentally ill; originally...

RVA The Fan , $$
Capitol Steps - Oct 25-28
5pm

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00 pm Friday, October 26, 2018,7:00 pm Sunday, October 28, 2018, 2:30 pm Sunday, October 28, 2018, 5:00 pm Tickets $47Claim...

Henrico , $$
Greater Richmond Children's Choir and Lynchburg Cantate Choir Concert
5pm
Greater Richmond Children's Choir

You are invited to hear GRCC and Lynchburg Cantate youth choir perform the first of two collaborative concerts, the first here and the second in Lynchburg...

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , Free
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

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...

Free
Garden Glow at Maymont
6pm
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center

Brighten your nights this fall on a wondrous new journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. At the peak of fall colors, the garden will shine with...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
DEN OF FEAR
6:30pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

Den of Fear Haunted House Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, October 19-November 3 This October, terror comes to Richmond, VA! Need a Halloween thrill? Den of...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $
Les Miserables
6:30pm, 7:30pm
Altria Theater

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$
Eric Gress
7pm
The Tin Pan

Eric Gress is a country music singer/ songwriter from a small town called Pulaski, VA. Don’t let the Virginia stamp fool you because the country roots run...

Henrico , $
Les Miserables
7:30pm
Altria Theater

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

Sunday, October 28