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Sunday, December 16

Joanna Tyka: Contradictions--Abstracts and Cityscapes
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Abstract and figurative forms are in contradiction to each other, but for Joanna Tyka, they’re parallel forms of her artistic expression. “I love to create...

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...

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...

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...

Artroulette 2018 Exhibition and Online Auction
10am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Announcing the third installment of our collaborative fundraising event! This year's installment features teams of artists, art teachers and High School art...

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...

For Art's Sake presents: Holiday Small Works Show
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop in this holiday season to see one of our favorite annual exhibits here at For Art's Sake! Our juried and judged Holiday Small Works Show features works...

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,...

Our Sunday Laugh
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Join RVA Laugh Club every third Sunday and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by cardiologist Dr....

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...

Repeat Pattern
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Make your own fabric! Students will take screen printing on fabric to the next level by creating a four-way repeat pattern. This pattern will be used to...

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...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
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...

3rd Annual Historic Petersburg Holiday Homes Tour - NOW DEC 16
12pm
Petersburg , $

3rd Annual Historic Petersburg Holiday Homes Tour A Benefit for Battersea Foundation Sunday, December 16th, 2018 Noon - 5pm (postponed from December 9th due...

43rd St. Gallery Holiday Open House and Seconds Sale
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

43rd St Gallery Holiday Open House November 23rd-December 23rd. Local artisans. Fine handmade gifts. Open Daily for the Holidays M-F 10-6, Saturday,...

Holiday Open House at Crossroads Art Center!
12pm
Henrico , Free

Join Crossroads Art Center for our Holiday Open House! Local artists Sara O’Connor and Robin Grabinska will be at the center doing live demonstrations of...

November-December 2018 Exhibits
12pm
Henrico , Free

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

Winter Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside

The exhibits continue through January 19, 2019. Admission is free and open to the public, 12 pm - 6 pm Tuesdays - Sundays. The Made in RVA Holiday Gallery...

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

Richmond Ballet's The Nutcracker
1pm, 4:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Our timeless family classic, The Nutcracker, returns in December to enchant audiences with all of its splendor and beauty. Join Clara as she revels in the...

The Wizard of Oz
1pm, 6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Richmond! The entire family...

Virginia House – Holiday Open House
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End , Free

Kick off your holiday celebrations with a free afternoon of festive fun at Virginia House! Owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society, Virginia...

Sister Act
2pm

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

A 1940's Radio Christmas Carol
2:30pm
Colonial Heights, Petersburg , Prices Vary, $$

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...

A Christmas Memory at The Beacon Theatre
2:30pm
Hopewell , $

The new Illuminated Stage Theatre Company will have you remembering your most special holiday memories as you see Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory. It is...

Concert Ballet of Virginia's The Nutcracker
2:30pm
Hanover , $$, Prices Vary

Join us for this full-length production of the holiday classic, performed in your community. The Nutcracker is our annual crowd-pleaser! ("Sweets" fundraiser...

Artroulettte 2018 Closing Event
4pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Closing Event - Bidding Ends Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 4-6:00 pm Online Auction Ends 5:00 pm

Baroque at the Wilton House
4pm, 7:30pm
RVA West End , $$

Music from the Baroque era is often called the gateway into classical music, and at no time is Baroque music more popular than the Winter. The Chamber Music...

Christmas in the Fan
4pm
RVA The Fan , Free

The Holidays are here! Join the Richmond Concert Band for their annual presentation of Christmas in the Fan and final concert of 2018 season. The concert is...

Richmond Ballet's The Nutcracker
4:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Our timeless family classic, The Nutcracker, returns in December to enchant audiences with all of its splendor and beauty. Join Clara as she revels in the...

 Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
5pm
Henrico , $

Nov. 23, 2018–Jan. 7, 2019 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25), Nightly 5–10 p.m. A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical...

"I><YOU><WE" Exhibition Opening at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
6pm
RVA The Fan , Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by Emmy Bright, Jessica Heikes and Leigh Suggs titled “I>

The Wizard of Oz
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Richmond! The entire family...

A Crooner's Christmas w/ The Good Shot Judy Little BIG Band
7pm
Henrico , $$

Good Shot Judy pays tribute to the Classic Christmas Crooner Hits from artists like Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Ray Charles, Michael Buble,...

Baroque at the Wilton House
7:30pm
RVA West End , $$

Music from the Baroque era is often called the gateway into classical music, and at no time is Baroque music more popular than the Winter. The Chamber Music...

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