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Saturday, November 3

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
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
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 , $
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
FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
10am

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
Fall Craft Extravaganza
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Join us for a crafty extravaganza!

Hopewell , 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 , $
Intro to Watercolor Monotype
Studio Two Three
10am

Explore the painterly process of monotype to create one-of-a-kind prints. This class will delve into techniques of mark making, painting, stencils, and ghost...

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...

$
NaNoWriMo 2018
Richmond Public Library
10am

Authors! Take over the hull Street Library for a day long author write-in. Bring your own computer (or pen and paper, traditionalists!) or use one of ours....

RVA Southside , 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 , $
The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence
10am

The Fry-Jefferson Map Society hosts this map lecture and book signing with author and professor S. Max Edelson, who studies the history of colonial British...

Family Movie Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for Family Movies @ Main to watch Hotel Transylvania 3, snacks provided. For more details call: 804-646-4768.

RVA Downtown , 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
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
Open House @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Creative Wellness Center
12pm

The RVA Creative Wellness Center is a NEW Nonprofit in the heart of the Fan District. Join us at our Open House on Saturday, Nobember 3, 2018 to learn more...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , 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
House Hold
Sediment Gallery
1pm

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking ...an exhibition of works by Joan Gaustad and Michael Lease. Organized around their...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
Nanotechnology Day @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Nanotechnology Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness of nanotechnology, how it is currently used in products that enrich our daily lives, and the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Oysters, Barbecue… Battersea!
1pm

Oysters, Barbecue…Battersea! Saturday, November 3, 2018 1pm - 4pm Live Music Featuring Kristie Kream and the Sugar Daddies Classic British Car...

Petersburg , $$
Saturday Sewing Sessions: The Basics
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Always wanted to learn how to sew but don't know where to start? Join us for 3 special Saturday sewing sessions to gain the skills and confidence you need to...

RVA Southside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity, presents a mix of classical and popular selections featuring pianists, vocalists, and chamber groups.

RVA Downtown , Free
Peter and the Starcatcher
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
2pm, 7:30pm

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious...

$
Brain Tumor Brewhaha 5K
Studio Two Three
5pm

15% off in store, 15% class coupons

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
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
Grand Opening & Open House
RVA Creative Wellness Center
6pm

Our First Friday celebreation will be on November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm! Our Open House will be on November 3, 2018 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm! We are a...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Health, Humor and Laughology Film Event
The Innerwork Center, The Innerwork Center, The Innerwork Center
6pm

Author and certified laughter yoga leader, Slash Coleman will host a viewing of the documentary film “Laughology” by Albert Nerenberg followed by a panel...

RVA The Fan , $
A Ca-Palooza RVA - A Contemporary A Cappella Competition
Monument City Music, Monument City Music
6:30pm

Monument City Music presents an evening of contemporary a cappella music to showcase the talents of its newest ensemble, The Noteables, as well as a...

RVA Southside , $$
DEN OF FEAR
Dogtown Dance Theatre
6:30pm

Den of Fear Haunted House Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, October 19-November 3 This October, terror comes to Richmond, VA! Need a Halloween thrill? Den of...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $
Peter and the Starcatcher
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
7:30pm

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious...

$
Songs From Bedlam
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

"Bedlam = late Middle English: The Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, used as an asylum for the reception and treatment of the mentally ill; originally...

RVA The Fan , $$
THIRD PRACTICE ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Benjamin Broening, artistic director Third Practice celebrates its eighteenth year of bringing new electroacoustic music and experimental video to Richmond...

RVA West End , Free
David Bromberg
The Tin Pan
8pm

“The reason man created stringed instruments. David touched them with a lover’s fingers and they moaned that true love right back at him. Wood and wire and...

Henrico , $$$
Disco Inferno
Richmond Symphony
8pm

Break out the platform shoes and the satin pants as we recapture the mood and feel of the Disco “daze” with Jeans ‘N Classics with the Orchestra. Hear the...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Gutenberg! The Musical!
Quill Theatre
8pm

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 , $
Legendary American Folksinger John McCutcheon at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse on November 3
Shady Grove Coffeehouse
8pm

On Saturday, November 3rd, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its eighteenth season with a concert by legendary American folksinger John McCutcheon....

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , $$
Symphony Pops 1: Disco Inferno
8pm

Break out the platform shoes and the satin pants as we recapture the mood and feel of the Disco “daze” with Jeans ‘N Classics with the Richmond Symphony....

Saturday, November 3