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Thursday, November 8

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
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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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
Richmond Public Library
10am

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
Richmond Public Library
10am

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
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
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 , $
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 2018 Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Calling all artists! Submit your work to our Juried All-Media Show, and the Members Show. CROSSROADS JURIED ALL-MEDIA SHOWS Crossroads’s all-media shows...

Henrico , $
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
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
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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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
Richmond Public Library
11am

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
Never in Finer Company: The Men of the Lost Battalion and the Transformation of America by Edward G. Lengel
12pm

The most dramatic week in American military history took place shortly before World War I ended. In the first week of October 1918, six hundred men charged...

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
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
In Stiches
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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
Walton Gallery
3pm

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
LEGO Lit Thursdays
Richmond Public Library
3pm

It's LEGO Time! Come join us at the North Avenue Branch Library to get your hands on any and all kinds of legos. Build along with our theme of the day, or...

RVA Northside , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Memoirs of a Geisha
Richmond Public Library
3pm, 5:30pm

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
National STEAM DAY
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Join us as we explore coding by using sphero balls and ozobots.

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

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

RVA Southside , Free
STEM- Little Scientists- Digging Up Dinosaurs
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Calling all scientists age 3-8! Join us for some hands-on learning fun the 2nd Thursday of each month. Each month we will explore, learn, and create some...

RVA Downtown , Free
Live Murder Mystery Clue Game
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Middle and high school students as well as young adults: You are invited for an evening of intrigue and mystery. Solve a murder based on the board game,...

RVA Northside , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Memoirs of a Geisha
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

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
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
BASIC SCREENPRINTING
Studio Two Three
6pm

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of screen printing. You'll see how to coat and expose a screen, review types of images appropriate for screen...

RVA Northside , $$
Basic Screenprinting
Studio Two Three
6pm

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of screen printing. You'll see how to coat and expose a screen, review types of images appropriate for screen...

RVA Northside , $$
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
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong makes guest appearance at Bella Arte Gallery
Bella Arte Gallery
6pm

Louis Armstrong makes a 3 day visit to Bella Arte Gallery, Nov. 8, 9, & 10! He will be a nearly life-size Bronze created by DaNisha Sculpture! Dan & Nisha,...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , 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
Teen Color Time
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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
Writers Farmhouse
James River Writers
6pm

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
Richmond Ballet's Studio One
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

IN THE NIGHT (ROBBINS/ CHOPIN) October 11, 2018 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of iconic ballet and Broadway choreographer Jerome Robbins,...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Dinwiddie Book Group
Appomattox Regional Library
7pm

Join us to hear Chuck Koutnik discuss his book, Nite's Passage by Chuck Koutnik. Chris will be present.

Hopewell , Free
Jeff Dunham Headlines the Richmond Coliseum
7pm

Don’t miss Jeff Dunham with Peanut, Walter, Achmed and Bubba J. on their all new “Passively Aggressive” North American tour, coming to the Richmond Coliseum...

RVA Downtown , $$$
Jewish Film Festival - Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me
Weinstein JCC
7pm

Directed by Sam Pollard | 100 min | Documentary | USA Sammy Davis, Jr. had a career that was legendary, and yet his life was complex, complicated and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Literary Salon: Speaking for the Past – Composing Historical Scripts
James River Writers
7pm

First-person historical interpretation is a powerful and impactful teaching tool for groups of all ages, and is an effective way of engaging modern students...

Free
DANISH STRING QUARTET
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Embodying the quintessential elements of a fine chamber music ensemble, the Danish String Quartet has established a reputation for their integrated sound,...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
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...

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 , $
Paul Thorn
The Tin Pan
8pm

“This is the culmination of my whole life in music, coming back to my gospel roots,” says Paul Thorn about his newest album, Don’t Let the Devil Ride. “My...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Thursday, November 8