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Events

Wednesday, August 22

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...

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,...

Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled
Hopewell , Free

A traveling exhibition from The Library of Virginia with support from the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage...

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...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
9am
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...

There's Just Us
9am
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...

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...

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...

Story Time- Dinwiddie
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Tooth Fairy Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities by the VCU School of Dentistry! For ages 2-5 with...

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...

Lunch Break Science: Dilemmas of Cuteness
12pm
Free

Dilemmas of Cuteness: How Wildlife Suffers When Humans Care Too Much presented by April N. Harper, Environmental Educator, Maymont. Pack a lunch and join...

Lunch and Learn Series
12pm
Hopewell , Free

Join the Historic Hopewell Foundation for their weekly lecture series, highlighting various topics. Aug 8-Bryce VanStavern-Aviation World War I Aug...

 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...

Southside from the Heart Dinwiddie
1pm
Hopewell , Free

Associated with For the Heart Knitters based out of Richmond, see http://fromtheheartstitchers.org/ for more information, this group meets at the Dinwiddie...

Kid Crafts
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ready to go back to school? Let's get organized! Bring your art skills and create cool cereal box organizers. Cereal boxes will be provided. Call Miss Brown...

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...

Estman Radio: Richmond
6pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Artist Marinella Senatore’s Estman Radio: Richmond installation creates a space at the ICA for anyone to record and share their ideas. On selected...

Lip Sync Battle: ES & MS @ NP
6pm
Henrico , Free

3rd-8th Grades. You have seen the show, now here's your chance to be a star! Join us for two days of performances. Day one will be for 3rd to 8th graders and...

JFT's Second Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a production of Jewish Family Theatre’s (JFT's) Second Stage program at the Weinstein JCC. From the Academy Award-winning...

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...

MASH 2 - Staged Readings
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

We are at the compound, again, TONIIGHT, Wednesday, August 13th, at 8:00 PM - "M*A*S*H 2: Staged Readings"at Richmond Triangle Players at the Robert B. Moss...

Slocan Ramblers / Fireside Collective
8pm
Henrico , $

The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The...

Wednesday, August 22