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Wednesday, December 5

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 , $
Joanna Tyka: Contradictions--Abstracts and Cityscapes
Weinstein JCC

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...

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 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
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 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
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
JRAL Exhibit at Tuckahoe Library
James River Art League
9am

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.

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

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,...

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

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

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

In the vast and culturally diverse Congolese region of Central Africa, masks function as performance objects in rituals, ceremonies, worship, and...

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
For Art's Sake presents: Holiday Small Works Show
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

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...

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 , $
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
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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

Henrico , Free
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 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 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
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Meet us on the first Tuesday of the month to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of...

RVA East End , Free
Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone by William Seale
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
12pm

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Winter Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside
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
 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
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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.

RVA West End , Free
 Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Art on Wheels, Art on Wheels, Art on Wheels, Art on Wheels
5pm

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...

Henrico , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Give the Gift of Stitch
Studio Two Three
6pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Hour of Code
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Fabric Doll Making
Oakwood Arts + P35
6:30pm

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...

RVA East End , $
Local Authors Book Discussion Group
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

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

RVA West End , Free
RVA Game Jams
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sip N Stitch Sewing Circle
Studio Two Three
6:30pm

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...

RVA Northside , Free
5th Annual ARGS WinterFest 2018
Appomattox Regional Governors School
7pm

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...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , $
On the Air Radio Players present The Bishop’s Wife
7:30pm

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...

Henrico , Free
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
KrasH!Dance Productions
8pm

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

RVA Arts District, RVA Southside , Free

Wednesday, December 5