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Saturday, November 17

54th Annual Craft + Design Show, Presented by Altria Group
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

Spend three days shopping at Craft + Design, one of America’s finest contemporary craft shows. On November 16-18, browse the work of more than 150 artists...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
Walton Gallery
12am

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
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 & Cultural 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 & Cultural 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 & Cultural 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 & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Alice in Christmas Land
Next Star Arts Program
9am

Calling all kids! Be on stage with us as we perform 'Alice In Christmas Land' a Christmas Musical! All your favorite characters are here! White Rabbit,...

Henrico , $
Church of the Redeemer Craft Bazaar - Mechanicsville
9am

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER’s 37th Annual Craft Bazaar. Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Located at 8275 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA...

Hanover, Henrico , Free
Northside Artists' Holiday Artwalk
9am

A proud Northside tradition for 29 years, the Northside Artists' Holiday Artwalk features local Richmond artists and artisans in an Open House format show...

RVA Northside , 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 & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , Free
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 , $
Introduction to Mokulito
Studio Two Three
10am

In this two-day class, students will learn and be introduced to Mokulito, an experimental form of wood lithography and carving. Students will prepare their...

RVA Northside , $$$
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...

$
November-December 2018 Exhibits
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

Henrico , Free
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 , $
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
Food for Thought—Tidbits from Virginia’s Culinary History
10:30am

From Berkley Plantation’s claim to have held the true First Thanksgiving, to Richmond’s modern allure as one of the best food cities in the country,...

RVA The Fan , $
Literary Saturdays with Daryl Cumber Dance
10:30am

Join Daryl Cumber Dance, celebrated author and educator, for a discussion of African American women's humor. She will include illustrations from her book...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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
Classic Movie Saturdays- Hopewell
Appomattox Regional Library
11am

Join us for a family movie in Hopewell!

Hopewell , Free
Southside Book & Writers Club
Richmond Public Library
11am

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

RVA Southside , Free
Stories at the Museum
11am

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open...

RVA The Fan , $
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
Southside Book and Writer's Club
Richmond Public Library
12pm

SBWC members will be at the East End Branch for a writer's workshop and information gathering session. Join us if you have questions about writing and...

RVA East End , 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
Paper Marbling
Studio Two Three
1pm

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for...

RVA Northside , $$
Building Healthier Connected Communities
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

Confetti: Community Conversation Series Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities....

Free
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Once a month, come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

RVA Northside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: "Voyage dans la Nature"
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"Voyage dans la Nature"--L'invitation a la Musique Francaise presented by Hyunja Lee, piano

RVA Downtown , Free
Sister Act
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
2pm, 8pm

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

Livin' Fat by Judi Ann Mason
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company
4pm, 8pm

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...

RVA Northside , $
"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
InLight Richmond 2018
1708 Gallery
7pm

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a FREE, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight Richmond features...

RVA The Fan , Free
THE STORY
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

By Tracey Scott Wilson Directed by Chuck Mike “…a conscientious and absorbing new drama.” – The New York Times In September of 1980, a talented, young,...

RVA West End , Free
Wrong Chopped
7:30pm

A DOG STUFF production-in-residence at Firehouse Theatre Written by Dixon Cashwell and Levi Meerovich The enfant terribles who brought you One in Four are...

A 1940's Radio Christmas Carol
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

In this long-awaited sequel to the popular musical “The 1940’s Radio Hour,” it’s Christmas Eve, 1943, and the Feddington Players are now broadcasting from a...

Colonial Heights, Petersburg , Prices Vary, $$
ArchAndroid Orchestrated
Gallery 5
8pm

Jo’Rie Tigerlily presents ArchAndroid Orchestrated, a celebration of the artistry of Janelle Monáe. Greetings FANdroids. Award winning singer, songwriter,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
Carlene Carter
The Tin Pan
8pm

Carlene Carter has been releasing music for almost four decades. The daughter of June Carter Cash and country star Carl Smith, and stepdaughter of Johnny...

Henrico , $$
Livin' Fat by Judi Ann Mason
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company
8pm

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...

RVA Northside , $
Sister Act
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
8pm

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

The Richmond Forum Presents Captain Scott Kelly
Richmond Forum
8pm

“LESSONS FROM A YEAR IN SPACE”—During his record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station, U.S. astronaut Captain Scott Kelly captivated the...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
Who's Holiday
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
PRINT RODEO
Studio Two Three
9pm

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

RVA Northside , Free
PurpleLife RVA
Purple Life RVA
10pm

"Thoughts of pretty you and me, Erotic City come alive!" BUY PRE-SALE: Boomboombasics.com/purplelife Richmond's provocative nightlife experience,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

Saturday, November 17