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Tuesday, October 30

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
Library of Virginia
12am

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
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
8:30am

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

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...

Hanover , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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
True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
(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 2018 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Session 1 Mondays, October 1–December 3* | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Session 2 Tuesdays, October 2–December 4* | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. *No classes during...

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

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 , $
For Art's Sake presents: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
For Art’s Sake Gallery, For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

This November the recent works from the artists of The Tuckahoe Artists Association will grace the gallery walls of For Art's Sake! We're so excited to...

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

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

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

"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 , $
September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

BOOK BABIES: Join our story time designed to be fun and educational for both children and adult! Enjoy our interactive story, music, finger plays and rhymes...

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Spooky Tales Costume Party
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Put on your costume and come listen to some fun and spooky stories! Enjoy an interactive craft after storytime.

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

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
Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila by James M. Scott
12pm

General Douglas MacArthur, driven from the Philippines under the cover of darkness at the beginning of World War II, famously vowed to return. This is the...

RVA The Fan , $
artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
 Mixed Media Painting Classes with Susan Stuller
1pm

Choose from Tuesday or Wednesday sessions Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Classes begin on August 1, 2018, and are...

Young Artist Workshop: Artober Tuesdays
Children's Museum of Richmond
2pm

Come out and join us in the art studio at the Children’s Museum of Richmond Downtown for an exciting and creative workshop that explores various materials...

RVA The Fan , $
Craft It Up!
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Come show your creativity with fun crafts and activities! Ages 5 and older! 10/30 - construction paper candy corn and candy corn guessing game 11/13 -...

RVA Northside , Free
Artober Rock Painting Party
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Paint and hide spooky rocks and enjoy Halloween treats at the Hull Street Library. Grades K-8.

RVA Southside , Free
 Painting the Nude Human Form with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
6pm

* No class during Thanksiving week “The nude does not simply represent the body, but relates it, by analogy, to all structures that have become part of our...

Henrico , $, $$
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
6pm

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
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center
6pm

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
Halloween History on Hanover Walking Tour
The Valentine
6pm

Modern Halloween boasts costumes, decorations and candy; yet, its origins lie in an ancient Celtic holiday and in Catholic All Hallows’ celebrations. Learn...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Let's Make a Movie
Studio Two Three
6pm

In this four-day workshop, students will learn filmmaking basics, from compelling vacation movies with their cell phone, or surfer vids with their GoPro...

RVA Northside , $$
THE ARTIST STATEMENT: TELL YOUR STORY
Studio Two Three
6pm

Why does the world need to know you? How do you talk about your work and your creative process in an authentic and relatable way? During this class, we'll...

RVA Northside , $$
Visualize This:   5 Creative Thinkers On Tap
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media, VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
6pm

Sara Faris, Assistant Professor of Art at VCU, opens an evening of brief, informal talks about some of the ways researchers use images to explore, examine,...

RVA The Fan , Free
Courthouse Creek Cider's Fall Concert Series at The Highpoint
7pm

Join us out back in our courtyard next to Courthouse Creek Cider every Tuesday & Thursday in October for live music, cider, and delicious food trucks. 10/9...

RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
The War of the Worlds - A Firehouse Radio Players Production
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

The Firehouse Radio Players are back and we are excited to once again present the infamous radio drama The War of The Worlds*! The legendary show staged in...

RVA The Fan , $
Acoustic Alchemy
8pm

Triple Grammy nominated artists Acoustic Alchemy are fast approaching their quarter century of recording since 1987's Red Dust and Spanish Lace established...

Henrico , $$

Tuesday, October 30