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Sunday, December 9

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...

Winter Print Fair
RVA Northside , Free

ART FROM 35 LOCAL MAKERS, A GRILLED CHEESE & TOMATO SOUP BAR, AND HOLIDAY CHEER! WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR? COME TO STUDIO TWO THREE'S WINTER PRINT FAIR...

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,...

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...

32nd Annual Court End Christmas
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

The 32nd annual Court End Christmas will take place Sunday, December 9, from noon- 5 p.m. Free admission and shuttle transportation will be provided to the...

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!
12pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Did you know The Branch House was built as a winter holiday home for the Branch Family? Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for a holiday open...

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

BOLSHOI BALLET BROADCAST: "DON QUIXOTE"
12:55pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal...

Hour of Code
2pm
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...

Paws to READ
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Come to Broad Rock to read with a furry friend! Please contact the library for an appointment: 804.646.8488. Ask about a bonus session with Ash on a Sunday,...

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...

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

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

Annual Messiah Sing-Along
4pm
Chesterfield , Free

Guest soloists and a chamber orchestra led by Anne Carr Regan lead audience participants in this annual event. For further information, please contact...

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...

Youth Orchestra Program Winter Concert
4pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

Concert is free and open to the public.

 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>

Kingdom Land Album Release Concert w/ Resound & Lowland Hum
7pm
RVA East End , $, Prices Vary

On Sunday December 9th, join us for the album release concert of Alex Mejias' Kingdom Land (out on November 30) with special guests Resound and Lowland Hum....

Firehouse Radio Players - Holiday Hoopla
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

Don’t be a Grinch! Join the Firehouse Radio Players for our final show of 2018 – an evening of holiday hijinks featuring three of our new “old time radio”...

45TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
8pm
RVA West End , Free

Join the singers of Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale for a joyous Christmas celebration through a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the tradition of...

Sunday, December 9