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Sunday, December 2

Afrikana Film Festival 2018
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $, $$, Prices Vary

Afrikana Film Festival, November 29 - December 2, is dedicated to showcasing the cinematic works of people of color from around the world. With a special...

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...

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...

Light Up the Night Holiday Pop-Up
Hopewell , Free

Join us for a favorite holiday tradition as we explore color mixing and ornament making at Hopewell's Annual Light Up the Night Event on December 2. Free art...

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...

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...

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,...

Large Scale Watercolor Monotype
10am
RVA Northside , $$

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...

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...

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...

Cooking as a Second Language
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join HI Richmond Hostel and the Richmond Public Library for our monthly Cooking as a Second Language class! This month, we'll be featuring food from...

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,...

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

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

Little Women: The Musical
2pm

Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for...

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 Doublewide, Texas Christmas
2:30pm
RVA Northside , $, Prices Vary

Our favorite trailer park gang is back. It’s Christmastime in the newest – and tiniest – town in Texas, and it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in...

GLOBAL SOUNDS
3pm
RVA West End , Free

Andrew McGraw, director Celebrate traditional music and dance from around the world with this family-friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West...

Let it Snow!
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Celebrate the holidays with a concert featuring the sounds of the season! Join the Richmond Symphony and the Richmond Symphony Chorus for this magical...

Christmas with the Richmond Choral Society
4pm
Henrico , Prices Vary, $

Come celebrate Christmas with the Richmond Choral Society. Experience a holiday concert of beautiful seasonal music enjoyable by the entire family! ...

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm
Petersburg , $$

In Concert performing Handel's Messiah Part 1, accompanied by the One Voice Chorus

Who's Holiday
4pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

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...

Nutcracker Suite
4:30pm
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

A shorter version of the Nutcracker with plenty of fun and elegance from several key parts of this traditional Holiday performance

 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...

Benefit Concert for Youth Missions
7pm
Chesterfield , Free

Please join us for an evening of beautiful holiday music and fun as we celebrate the holiday season.

Sunday, December 2