Arts and culture live here.

Go support, create, and celebrate!



Events

Friday, March 16

"Loosely Defined" at For Art's Sake Gallery & Studio
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Fine art exhibit “Loosely Defined,” featuring the recent works by locally recognized artists Dani Ashbridge and Anne Negus will be held at For Art’s Sake...

Art Works February Exhibits
RVA Downtown , Free

The last days of winter will be primal and spontaneous at Art Works' 4th Friday reception featuring works by Titus Marques and dance by RVA Dance Collective....

Blythe King: Two Sides of the Same Coin
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Blythe King is a rising mixed media talent who currently breaks new ground in collage, photography, and the ancient art of gold leafing. She has exhibited in...

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio
RVA Northside , Free

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio Archives on view February 22 through May 11, 2018, in the Harnett Museum of Art, features...

Carli Holcomb TRANSIENT Exhibit Run
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Emerging artist, Carli Holcomb, returns to Quirk Gallery to present Transient, a hopeful re-encounter with a landscape of her past and the melancholic...

Don't Forget to Breathe
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This exhibit features artwork created by Chesterfield County Public Schools elementary students who participate in their schools' Get Ready to Learn autism...

Downgraded and Upcycled: A Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition About Legacy Media
RVA Northside , Free

University of Richmond Museums presents Downgraded and Upcycled: A Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition About Legacy Media, on view from March 6 to May 11,...

Expressions of Impulse
RVA Downtown , Free

Gianna Paniagua received a heart transplant at 14 months of age. The experience shaped her life. “My medical life and art have always had a connection for as...

Glass Garden
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Lauren Thorson is a designer who practices between teaching, studio(personal) and Studio-Set (commission). Her practice reflects a set of seemingly disparate...

Going Places
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before. Going Places...

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to...

Patte Ormsby Paintings Exhibited
Ashland , Free

I paint on panels prepared with thick texture and reflective treatments. I build the paintings, layer upon layer with sprayed pattern, translucent oils,...

Rarities2
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Please join us for Rarities2, Mixed Media Invitational Gallery Artists Group Exhibition with music graciously provided by Aurika. Showing some of their best...

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,...

Student Art Display
Henrico , Free

See a display of artwork created by students at Highland Springs High School. A variety of 2D and 3D works will be featured.

The Abstract Athlete
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present The Abstract Athlete, an exhibition that explores the correlation between art, sport, and science. Organized in...

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

From myth and legend to warfare, sport, and transportation, the horse played an integral role in ancient Greek culture. Wealthy Greeks belonged to the social...

WWI Centennial Exhibition
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

WW1 America features more than 100 objects, powerful multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences—focusing on the war as a transformational event....

What the Living Carry
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Candela Gallery is pleased to announce our first solo show with Virginia-based photographer, Morgan Ashcom. The exhibition coincides with the release of...

LET THE LIGHT SHINE BRITE
8am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Main Street Gallery in association with Walton Gallery Inc., presents “Let the Light Shine Brite”. This is a group exhibition curated by Eric Walton,...

"The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors" Exhibit
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for the "The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors", a powerful traveling exhibition that gives voice to the women and men who built a new life in...

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

 Expressive Painting in Oil/Cold Wax Medium with Lisa B. Boardwine BWS, VWS
10am
Henrico , $$

Create a history. Provide some mystery. Mark your mark. This 3-day workshop with Lisa Boardwine will help you express your personal voice using oil and cold...

Copyright for Creators - Rights and Relationships:   Key Legal Issues for Artists
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

In the digital age, everyone is a publisher or a maker or a creator. Whether you work in a studio or a classroom, understanding copyright is a foundational...

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits
10am
Free

Crossroads Art Center March-April 2018 Exhibits Hours Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday Noon – 4p.m. Exhibition Dates: March 16, 2018 – May 5,...

Exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society presents the exhibition VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years, highlighting over 30 Virginia artists who made significant contributions,...

Rights and Relationships: Key Legal Issues for Artists
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This workshop will introduce artists to the “must-know” copyright and legal issues that arise when making art and explore the most common scenarios that all...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

TINY SHINY Jewelry Exhibition + Sale
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

It's that time of year again! VCUarts Department of Craft + Material Studies: Metal students are proud to present their annual TINY SHINY: Jewelry Exhibition...

Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The artists featured in this exhibition challenge traditional, representational approaches to drawing and work with media and techniques not often associated...

The Personal is Political: Images of Women from the Harnett Print Study Center Collection
1pm
Free

The prints in the exhibition depict women either enacting or struggling against "roles" defined by society.

Turtles in Time: From Fossils to the Present
1pm
Free

The exhibition features more than 50 fossil turtle specimens from around the world.

Copyright for Creators:  Culture in the Face of Publics
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Guest speaker Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento will present a public lecture exploring questions raised in his online moderated debate: Does the public have a right to...

Culture in the Face of Publics
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Guest speaker Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento will present a public lecture exploring questions raised in his online moderated debate: Does the public have a right to...

Crafternoon
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us to make St. Patrick's Day crafts! All ages are welcome.

Youth Arts Month Reception
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Visit the West End Branch Library and view local, student artwork. Refreshments will be served.

Friday Art & Wine
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy Happy Hour specials on beverages and free half-hour gallery...

March 2018 Open House and Artist Reception
6pm
Henrico , Free

Open House & Artist Reception - Friday, March 16, 2018 6pm - 9pm Nonprofit Sponsor - RSOL (Richmond Symphony Orchestra League) Exhibition Dates: March 16,...

Welcome Home George Washington: Mount Vernon's Landscape
6pm
RVA West End , $

For over 150 years, people have studied, researched, and dug the earth and archives for clues helping make the home of George Washington one of the most...

Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End
8pm
Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

For over 30 years, humorist Erma Bombeck entertained and enlightened readers as she chronicled the life of a suburban housewife. This hilariously...

I Am My Own Wife
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Richmond Triangle Players continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with a revival of Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright’s I Am My Own Wife. ...

John & Jen
8pm
RVA West End

Set against the background of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, John & Jen is a gem of a show, brimming with intelligence, wit and beautiful...

Pump Boys & Dinettes
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

A high-octane feast for the ears, get ready for the full-blown musical experience of Pump Boys and Dinettes! Here, youll meet the talented men and women of...

Friday, March 16