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Tuesday, November 13

Art Exhibit @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Creative Wellness Center

Sabrina Cordovana Co-Founder of RVA Creative Wellness Center Sacred Circles – No Beginning and No End This series was inspired by the symbolism of the...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
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
Memories of Everyday Beauty
Richmond Public Library

Solo show of recent paintings by Bart Levy. Opening reception is First Friday.

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , 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
November 2018 Art Exhibits @ Main & First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library

November 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday November 2, 2018, through Tuesday, December 4, 2018: Gellman Room: ...

RVA Downtown , Free
Residue
Reynolds Gallery

This fascinating exhibition from Richmond-based artist Heide Trepanier displays the artist’s work as her relationship with process, materials, and the world...

RVA The Fan , 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
Studio Two Three Show at Quirk
Studio Two Three

Quirk and Studio Two Three are delighted to announce their inaugural holiday showcase and group exhibition. Visit The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel throughout the...

RVA Arts District , Free
This Or That Is Here, or There
Reynolds Gallery

This exhibition of new work from Richmond-based artist Leigh Suggs displays her exceptional transformation of simple materials through painting, cutting, and...

RVA The Fan , 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 District, RVA Downtown , 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
Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

In the vast and culturally diverse Congolese region of Central Africa, masks function as performance objects in rituals, ceremonies, worship, and...

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
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 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 , $$
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 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 District, RVA Downtown , $
Sandy Bond Retrospective
10am

Join us at The Branch Museum and see the amazing sculptures of accomplished Architect Sandy Bond. His focus on materials in his architectural projects is...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Sarah Spencer White: Makeshift
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery
10am

Randolph-Macon College will host an opening reception for Makeshift an exhibition of ceramic sculptures by Sarah Spencer White on November 4, 2018, from 3 –...

Ashland , 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
Book Fair Event with Allan H. Goodman
Weinstein JCC
11am

Allan H. Goodman's intriguing blend of history and mystery, Father, Son, Stone, delves into the secret of Jerusalem's most controversial religious site: the...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Lunchtime Jam Sessions
Chester Library
12pm

Beginner-friendly, informal jam session, focused on old-time music. Bring your instrument and play along!

Chesterfield , 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 District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
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...

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
Story Time with Scout
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Over at the West End Branch Library, all level readers are invited to stop by and read to Scout, the golden retriever. She is ready to listen to any story...

RVA West End , Free
KITCHEN TALK: AFRICAN-AMERICAN HOLIDAY COOKING
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Featuring Herman Baskerville, Chef and Owner of Big Herm's Kitchen, Betty Thomson Morton, Kitchen Culinary Consultant and Author, and Keva Miller, Chef, CEO...

RVA Downtown , Free
Playreading Roundtable - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
5:30pm

Season Four, Anything Goes! - with Comedy, Connections, and Cabaret! Coordinated by Laura S. Bassin and Wendy Parker, this second session of Firehouse's...

 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
Friends with Benefits: Quaker Cabinetmakers of the Chesapeake
Wilton House Museum
6pm

Join us for our annual lecture series. November will feature Robert Leath, Chief Curator & Vice President, Old Salem Museums & Gardens. Until recently, it...

RVA West End , Free
Old School Skills: How to Bake Bread
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Yeast? Sourdough? Do you use milk or water? How do you make BREAD? Join us for the second part of our workshop on bread making. This class will meet at Sub...

RVA East End , Free
Quickbooks Bootcamp
Studio Two Three
6pm

In this two week class, we will be exploring the basics of Quickbooks online, as well as frequently asked questions about Quickbooks. Week 1: You will be...

RVA Northside , $$
Books for a Better World
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Kimberly Matthews will be discussing her book: The Richmond Crusade for Voters". Join the author and your neighbors for a lively book conversation and enjoy...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Jazz Society Guest Educators Concert Series Presents Darden Purcell & Mason Jazz Faculty
Richmond Jazz Society
7pm

Dr. Darden Purcell is the Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Voice Instructor and Director of the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble at George Mason University. She is a...

RVA Downtown , $

Tuesday, November 13