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Wednesday, November 14

Art Exhibit @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

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...

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...

Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
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....

Memories of Everyday Beauty
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

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

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...

November 2018 Art Exhibits @ Main & First Friday @ Main
RVA Downtown , Free

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

Residue
RVA The Fan , Free

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

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,...

Studio Two Three Show at Quirk
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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

This Or That Is Here, or There
RVA The Fan , Free

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

unVeiled Essence 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,...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
9am
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...

Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free, $

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

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...

For Art's Sake presents: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

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...

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,...

Livin' Fat by Judi Ann Mason
10am
RVA Northside , $

A light-hearted comedy about a family struggling to make ends meet until one of them accidently finds a bag ofmoney from a bank robbery. Will they return...

Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolor with Christopher Wynn
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

"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...

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
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...

Sandy Bond Retrospective
10am
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

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...

Sarah Spencer White: Makeshift
10am
Ashland , Free

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 –...

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Book Fair Event with Rabbi Royi Shaffin
11am
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

In his new book, The Hollywood Bible, Rabbi Royi Shaffin finds Jewish meanings and symbolism in movies from Wonder Woman and E.T. to post WWII classics such...

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: ...

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

 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...

One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend and Legacy
2pm
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

Few figures from the American past are better known than the young Powhatan woman who has come down to us as “Pocahontas.” Her fame began in her own lifetime...

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
3pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie

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...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Book Folding
4pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Book Folding - Learn the art of Book Folding!! For ages 7 and up. *Call to register or register online. For more details call: 804-646-4768.

STEM @ Your Library: Dino Detectives
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Be a paleontologist and dissect a dinosaur egg. Ages 5-12

Writers Wednesday
5:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Meeting the second Wednesday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Writers Wednesday brings together authors of every genre in a casual atmosphere to connect,...

"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...

Literary Virginia Book Group
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Read and discuss the best of today's Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the...

Put it on a Tee
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Looking to start up your own t-shirt printing business? Interested in taking your screenprinting skills to the next level? Want to print sweet swag for your...

Beginners Quilting: Learn to make a 9-patch block
6:30pm
RVA East End , $

Learn basic sewing and quilting techniques by creating a traditional 9-patch block. Your finished block can be used to make a pillow or a tote bag, or be...

Figure Drawing
6:30pm
RVA Northside , $

Join us for a fun and casual drink and draw session at Studio Two Three every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-9:00pm and only 6 dollars! We do not...

Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
7pm
Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Death Club Radio LIVE!
7pm

This is the live version of writer, storyteller, and hospice chaplain Alane Cameron Ford and Phil Ford's ground-breaking WRIR radio program DEATH CLUB...

Poetry at Boogaloos!
7pm
RVA Northside , Free

We're moving our usual 3rd Wednesday Northside gig up a week because of Thanksgiving--but we'll for sure be there with plenty of poetry to go around on...

Sister Act
7pm

Based on the 1992 hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, this musical follows the fallen showgirl, Deloris Van Cartier, as she unexpectedly finds sisterhood and...

UR JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY COMBOS
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Mike Davison and David Esleck, directors From swing to rock and beyond! Don’t miss this fall concert showcasing some of UR’s finest jazz and contemporary...

Iris Dement
8pm
Henrico , $$

The last of fourteen children, born in Arkansas and raised in Southern California, DeMent spent her childhood immersed in gospel and traditional country...

Who's Holiday
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Everyone’s favorite little Who from Whoville ain’t so little anymore! From the cramped quarters of her silver bullet trailer on Mount Crumpit, a very...

Wednesday, November 14