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Events

Tuesday, July 31

ADA's Birthday Celebration Summer Exhibit
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Celebrating FIFTEEN years of ADA GALLERY with work by old friends and new friends. EVERYBODY IN THE POOL : Amy Pleasant , Erik den Breejen, Brian Hubble,...

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...

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,...

“[Work]” Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
RVA The Fan , Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond opened its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 15. "[Work]" features art created by VisArts faculty, staff and...

All The World's A Stage Performing Arts Camp
8:30am
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Get on Stage with All the World’s A Stage Performing Arts Camp! Join us for a summer of adventure, inspiration, and creativity as we explore the world of...

Beyond Duty
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few...

Origami in the Garden, Art by Kevin Box
9am
Henrico , $

April 13 – September 30, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plus extended summer hours on Thursday nights until 9 p.m. at Flowers After 5 Origami in the Garden is an...

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...

Coloratura at 35: A Retrospective
10am
RVA The Fan , $

For thirty-five years Catherine Roseberry and Rob Womack, working at Coloratura, have been using furniture as a canvas for a thorough exploration of the arts...

For Art's Sake presents: The 2018 All Media Show
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and view works from local artists, emerging to professional! Judging by the locally recognized oil painter Kim Hall to take place around 6:30 pm...

Impressionist Painting Art Show
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Mike Haubenstock, a local painter, is having a one man show of his recent paintings at the Gellman Room in the Richmond Library. The show is a mixture of...

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...

Summer 2018 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $

Summer 2018 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer Tuesdays, June 19–July 31 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. *No class on July 3. One makeup class on July...

The Scenes of Summer with Maria Reardon
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

What better way to spend the hot days of August, than to enjoy the comforts of a cool studio setting while painting landscapes and scenes of summer? With...

"Stories with Miss Tori" Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Family storytime suitable for all ages but designed for 0-5 years. Join us for a fun and musical storytime with movement and play. Every storytime ends with...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

BOOK BABIES: Join our story time designed to be fun and educational for both children and adult! Enjoy our interactive story, music, finger plays and rhymes...

Chris Campbell Visit: Kid's Program
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Stop on by at the North Avenue Branch Library and see musician, Mr. Chris, and his fun fluffy friends! Be ready for fun and tons of laughs! Ages 3-5 years...

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
10:30am
Hanover, Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End , $, $$

Disaster strikes when Trixie leaves her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat. Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, this wacky,...

Little Scientists - McKenney
11:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calen...bQ.39u4b1ao176peuq7ov6k4sffbu?hs=121

Cynthia Myron: Artist-in-Residence
12pm
RVA The Fan , $

Cynthia’s work explores the physicality and emotional weight of constructed spaces, particularly the home. Working first in carved wax, she casts elements in...

July - August Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

New exhibits on display daily Tuesday - Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM through August 18th, 2018. Free Admission. Exhibits include:...

July/August Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Richmond, VA - artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring collage, sculpture and drawings by Jonathan Lee, a group exhibition by...

 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...

Cupcake Wars
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Think you have what it takes to win a competitive cupcake decorating contest? Teens, join us for this special event where we put your artistic skills to the...

DIY Zen Garden
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Teens, we know you sometimes have stress in your lives. Stop by the library to make your own Zen Garden (and hopefully get a little stress relief in the...

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens:  Patterns in Nature
1:30pm, 4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Did you know that patterns exist everywhere in nature? Nature is made of patterns created by lines, shapes, and color. Come explore the power of patterns...

Summer Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles para dar ayuda a...

Lego Club
4:30pm
Dinwiddie , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calen...bQ.5eugjkhrdcic5hret6n139avma?hs=121

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens:  Patterns in Nature
4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Did you know that patterns exist everywhere in nature? Nature is made of patterns created by lines, shapes, and color. Come explore the power of patterns...

Gather & Garden Pop Up: Print & Collage your Plants
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Calling all plant lovin' folks! Join Gather Garden at Studio Two Three for a two-part plant pop up. Part one is an open still-life session hosted at Studio...

The Invisible Art: Panel on Film/Video Editing
6:30pm
Chesterfield , Free, $, Prices Vary

On Tuesday, July 31, the Virginia Production Alliance Richmond District presents "The Invisible Art," a panel that will unpack what goes into making their...

Tuesday, July 31