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Thursday, November 1

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

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

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 , $
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

RVA East End , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
10am
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
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 , $
For Art's Sake presents: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery, For Art’s Sake Gallery

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
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 , $
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 , $$
My Richmond Art Exhibition
10am

For Darrick Claiborne, a painting begins with a blank canvas or a computer screen. Typically, the paintings are created with acrylic paint on canvas. Darrick...

$
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
10am
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
Family Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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
Library Yarns
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
11am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , 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
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
In Stiches
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Adults and older teens - enjoy conversation while completing your hand crafts such as knitting and crotcheting.

RVA Southside , Free
6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
3pm
Walton Gallery

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle is a group show featuring all females and opened October 13, 2018. This exhibition is made up of all women artists...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heart of Darkness
3pm, 5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Introducing the Great American Read Film series: film adaptations of America's favorite novels. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm &...

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

A storytime for the family. Different theme each week. Come join us!

RVA Southside , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heart of Darkness
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Introducing the Great American Read Film series: film adaptations of America's favorite novels. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm &...

RVA West End , 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
Make a Shirt
6pm
Studio Two Three

In this workshop you will make Shirt No. 1; a simple top with short sleeves. This loose fitting shirt is easy to wear and makes a great layering piece. The...

RVA Northside , $$
Teen Color Time
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

RVA East End , Free
Uncle George & Me - Author Talk with Bill Sizemore
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Get Lit- BMER presents Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bill Sizemore discussing his latest book Uncle George & Me: Two Southern Families Confront a Shared Legacy of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Writers Farmhouse
6pm
James River Writers

Writers Farmhouse welcomes members of JRW and other writing enthusiasts to the Midlothian Urban Farmhouse Market & Café every Thursday evening from 6:00 –...

Chesterfield , Free
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
River City Poets

Kick off your month with an evening of inspiration! Local wordsmiths share a "taste" of what they do in five minutes or less, and the harmonica-wielding Bob...

RVA Downtown , Free
Gutenberg! The Musical!
8pm
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 , $
Long Form Improv LIVE!
8pm
CSz Richmond

Local improvisers and long from troupes along with stand-up comedians in a unique night showcasing the best of Richmond comedy!

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Pigeon Kings
8pm
The Tin Pan

With a lifetime of touring and performance experience between them, musicians Josef Crosby, (founding former member and co frontman of Scythian), and Victor...

Henrico , $$

Thursday, November 1