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Sunday, October 28

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 &...

BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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! ...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

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...

Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

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...

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 Opens 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,...

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...

Capturing Light and Color – Painting the Still Life in Pastel
9am
Henrico , Prices Vary

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

(Im)permanence
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

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

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...

Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
10am
Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary

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...

Fighting for the Right to Fight
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

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...

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...

Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

Goblins and Gourds
10am
Henrico , $

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

Pandemic: Richmond
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

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

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

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

Resistance Journals
10am
RVA Northside , $$

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

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...

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...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
12pm
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,...

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: ...

September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Henrico , Free

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

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

Halloween Masks
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

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

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

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking Joan Gaustad + Michael Lease 09.21.2018 - 11.11.2018 ...an exhibition of works by Joan...

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

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

Branch House Tour: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Ghosts, Ghouls, & Scary Good Fun
2pm

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
RVA Downtown , $

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...

History of Monument Avenue Walking Tour
2pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

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

Music Feeds RVA!
2pm
RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

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...

Peter and the Starcatcher
2pm
$

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
RVA East End , $

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

Capitol Steps - Oct 25-28
2:30pm, 5pm
Henrico , $$

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...

Jazz, Poets and Barbecue
4pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

POA Season Kick-Off: Mark Nizer 4D
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, $$

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...

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra presents "Romantic Reflections"
4pm
Prices Vary

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

Songs From Bedlam
4pm
RVA The Fan , $$

"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...

Capitol Steps - Oct 25-28
5pm
Henrico , $$

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...

Greater Richmond Children's Choir and Lynchburg Cantate Choir Concert
5pm
Chesterfield, RVA Southside , Free

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...

"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...

Garden Glow at Maymont
6pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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...

DEN OF FEAR
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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...

Les Miserables
6:30pm, 7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

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

Eric Gress
7pm
Henrico , $

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...

Gallery Opening & Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
7pm
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....

Les Miserables
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

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

Sunday, October 28