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Events

Wednesday, August 1

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...

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...

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...

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....

PreSchool Storytime
10am
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...

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...

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...

Writing Leadership Conference
10am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

August 1-3, 2018 @ 10am-3pm The age old question: Who do you want to be when you grow up? Engaging with peers and adult mentors is a huge help when deciding...

Children's Storytime--Recycling Craft Project
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Read-aloud with Ms. Lisa. Suitable for ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Today will also have a special recycling craft project for the kids to help them learn...

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,...

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Storytime
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Storytime continues this summer each week with a fun and engaging half-hour of stories, rhymes and dancing! Books will be geared to ages 3-5 but all are...

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden:  Patterns in Nature
11am
RVA West End , 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...

Little Scientists - Dinwiddie
11:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calen...bQ.1sh9g9t5qk5m5cocka3s7hdgeq?hs=121

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.

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...

Lunch Break Science: Seven Life Lessons I Learned Climbing Mt. Rainier
12pm
Free

Seven Life Lessons I Learned Climbing Mt. Rainier presented by Judi Fox, Director, Environmental Management Systems, Training, and Auditing, Aegis...

 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...

Crimes of the Heart
2pm
Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Three sisters reunite in this Southern Gothic comedy to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and...

LIVING TO TELL THE TALE: Writing  Your Memoirs
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Sign up for this six week Memoir writing journey led by master teacher: Kirsten Taranto. Learn techniques of good writing. Gain a sense of your life'€™s...

Rock Out! @ GL
2pm
Henrico , Free

Join us for a lively musical performance by the School of Rock's House Band RVA. This talented group of pre-teen and teen age students from across the RVA...

Widescreen Wednesdays!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join us weekly for a family friendly flick! We will provide the air-conditioning and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

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...

Evening Storytime
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for our interactive and engaging, fun-filled, educational story time with songs, stories and rhymes, and wonderful books and activities for ages 0 –...

Junior Great Books Level II @ LM
6pm
Henrico , Free

Our summer session meets July 18, 25, August 1, and 8. These four Wednesday evening meetings (appropriate for ages 9-12) will inspire close reading and rich...

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...

Ages of the Moon
7:30pm

Firehouse Theatre hosts a script-in-hand public reading in celebration of the genius of Sam Shepard; with Michael Goodwin, Daniel Moore, and music by Drew...

Wednesday, August 1