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Saturday, August 11

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,...

Art Exhibits, August 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

August 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 3, 2018, through Tuesday, September 4, 2018: Gellman Room Acrylic...

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...

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...

Writing Yourself Workshop
9am
RVA The Fan , $$

Enjoy a day-long immersive workshop on using journaling to connect you more fully with yourself and your sense of the sacred. You’ll experience a mashup of...

International Homeless Animal Day
9:30am

Find your new best friend at our Animal Meet and Greet/Adoption Event onsite with local animal rescue organizations. While you are here, visit BODY WORLDS:...

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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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...

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...

LG SCALE WATER MONOTYPE
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Explore the painterly process of monotype to create one-of-a-kind prints. This class will delve into techniques of mark making, painting, stencils, and ghost...

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...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Opening reception on Thursday, August 9 from 5-8 pm. Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt, opens in Quirk's Pink...

The new works of Sue Jachimiec at Chasen Galleries
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Chasen Galleries will be featuring the work of local Artist, Sue Jachimiec. Sue is an abstract artist with the incredible ability to turn any color into...

Chris Campbell: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Ventriloquist!
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Chris Campbell presents an exciting, interactive musical performance that everyone will enjoy. Sing along with Chris and meet some of his fantastic friends....

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
10:30am, 2pm
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,...

Beyond Duty
11am
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...

Krafty Kids @ NP
11am
Henrico , Free

Join us for some creative learning as we make a music craft. Craft books and materials related to the theme will be available for checkout to encourage your...

There's Just Us
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. The Virginia...

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...

Celebrating the History of Hip Hop @ VA
1pm
Henrico , Free

What do breakbeats, block parties, B Boys and the Bronx have in common? Come explore the underground moment that started in the 1970s. From Kool Herc to...

Topic Tour: Architecture
1pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

As the ICA’s assistant project manager, Jaclyn McCormick, Senior Consultant with MBP, was tasked with overseeing the final stages of construction of the...

Topic Tour: Looking at Art
1pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

ICA Student Guide Michelle Koppl explores the use action and the body in Nidda Badwan’s 100 Days of Solitude and and Lily Lamberta’s Our Waters Will Rise.

Crafternoon @ LM
2pm
Henrico , Free

Looking for a new creative outlet? Join us at Libbie Mill Library for a relaxing afternoon playing with fabric, glue, paper, and paint. Meeting once a month...

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
2pm
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,...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical
3pm, 7pm
Chesterfield , $

Junie B. Jones, The Musical is a delightful and hilarious adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books! It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade,...

Summer Reading Finale: Trash Can Band @ VA
3pm
Henrico , Free

We’re celebrating the end of Summer Reading with awesome treats and lots of fun, bring a trash can and join the band! We will teach some basic percussion...

Minor League II ComedySportz Match
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Minor League II ComedySportz Match
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Junie B. Jones, The Musical
7pm
Chesterfield , $

Junie B. Jones, The Musical is a delightful and hilarious adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books! It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade,...

Crimes of the Heart
8pm
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...

HAND TO GOD - now extended!
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

A dark comedy co-produced by 5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB about anxious teen Jason and a ministry puppet who develops a devilish personality all his own,...

The FIXX
8pm
Henrico , $$

The Fixx has been often heralded as one of the most innovative bands to come out of the MTV era. The style and substance of the band has always created a...

Tomfoolery
8pm
Colonial Heights , $$

A revue of the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer. Before there was “Laugh-In” or “Saturday Night Live”, and...

The Sin Sessions
10pm
RVA The Fan

SIN SESSIONS is a talk show of the most erotic format with your host Ray Bullock and featuring guests who'll share their experiences with kink, fetish, and...

Saturday, August 11