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Friday, November 9

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,...

Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Henrico , Free

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

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...

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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,...

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,...

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong makes guest appearance at Bella Arte Gallery
10am
Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , Free

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,...

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...

November 2018 Call for Entries
10am
Henrico , $

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...

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 –...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

Flannel Board Fun
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Flannel board story sets are wonderful tools for storytelling and sparking your child's imagination. Children will have hands-on experience using flannel...

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

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...

Family Code Night with First Lady Pam Northam
5pm, 6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Parents and Children- First Lady Pam Northam will join us for a fun filled family code night. Learn all the ins and outs of coding a computer game. Work...

Second Fridays at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm
RVA The Fan , $

It’s just like the First Friday Art Samplers that you know and love, but on the second Friday of each month. First-come, first-serve sign-ups for these...

"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...

Garden Glow at Maymont
6pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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...

Ha Ha Happy Hour
6pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

Second Fridays: Wine Tasting
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Taste different wines from around the world — reds, whites, sparkling, and more. Refine your palate and learn about different winemaking regions from a...

Family Code Night with First Lady Pam Northam
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Parents and Children- First Lady Pam Northam will join us for a fun filled family code night. Learn all the ins and outs of coding a computer game. Work...

Richmond Ballet's Studio One
6:30pm, 8:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

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

'Glitter and Be Gay': A Centennial Celebration of Leonard Bernstein
7pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Bernstein's work has been described as a rich musical synthesis of many musical styles and conventions. Always in Bernstein, one hears the joy of music and...

An Evening of Songs from the Screen Featuring: Richmond Clarinet Choir
7pm
Henrico , $

You’ve never heard a choir quite like this! Made up of approx. 12 - 15 professional musicians, the talented Richmond Clarinet Choir plays everything from...

Bak N Da Day
7pm
Henrico , $$

Take a trip down memory lane with Richmond’s quintessential oldies vocal group as they sing music spanning from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Holiday on Parade at Belmont
7pm
Henrico , Free

Fill your heart with the holiday spirit this season at Belmont Recreation Center! For the first time, Henrico Recreation & Parks is participating in the...

BÉLA FLECK, ZAKIR HUSSAIN, AND EDGAR MEYER
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Three masterful genre-benders and leading virtuosos on their respective instruments, Béla Fleck (banjo), Zakir Hussain (tabla), and Edgar Meyer (bass) move...

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
8pm
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...

Richmond Ballet's Studio One
8:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

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

Friday, November 9