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Wednesday, December 5

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...

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...

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...

JRAL Exhibit at Tuckahoe Library
9am
Henrico , Free

Over 40 juried artists will display artwork at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Drive, Henrico, VA 23229. Mon.-Thur. 9-9; Fri.&Sat.9-6, Dec.1-30.

43rd St. Gallery Holiday Open House and Seconds Sale
10am
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,...

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,...

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-December 2018 Exhibits
10am
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...

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 –...

PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

Crochet Club
12pm
RVA East End , Free

Drop in to crochet with new friends! All skill levels welcome. All items created are donated to area charities and hospitals.

Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone by William Seale
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

On December 5 at noon, William Seale will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone.” In the 1790s, the stone harvested...

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

 Mixed Media Painting Classes with Susan Stuller
1pm

Choose from Tuesday or Wednesday sessions Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Classes begin on August 1, 2018, and are...

One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

 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...

Family Storytime
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

Give the Gift of Stitch
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Create adorable and quirky cross stitch kits to give as gifts, or keep for yourself! You get to choose 4 designs from our collection of animals, phrases and...

Hour of Code
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Kids ages 5-12, join us and over 100 million other kids for an Hour of Code! This global event is held every year during Computer Science Education Week...

Fabric Doll Making
6:30pm
RVA East End , $

2 Sessions: Nov 28th + Dec 5th // 6:30-7:30 // $45 Skill Level: Some sewing experience Learn how to construct a handmade fabric doll using a variety of...

Local Authors Book Discussion Group
6:30pm
RVA West End , Free

The public is invited to join local authors in lively discussion/shared reading.

RVA Game Jams
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

RVA Game Jams is a community project created to get video game developers and enthusiasts from the Richmond area together to participate in game jams, learn...

Sip N Stitch Sewing Circle
6:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Monthly meet up for all sorts of needle artists! Bring a project and something to sip on, and dedicate a few hours this week to being creative and sharing...

5th Annual ARGS WinterFest 2018
7pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , $

WinterFest is an entire week of visual art and live performances by the students of Appomattox Regional Governor's School! Monday-Thursday, Dec. 3-6 Visual...

On the Air Radio Players present The Bishop’s Wife
7:30pm
Henrico , Free

The On the Air Radio Players will present The Bishop’s Wife, a live radio show featuring this holiday script from the “golden age of radio.” Come and be a...

CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

Wednesday, December 5