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Friday, August 24

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...

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,...

Beyond Duty
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
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"
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt, opens in Quirk's Pink Gallery on Thursday, August 9 and continues through...

There's Just Us
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
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
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
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
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...

Cook Books with Tricycle Urban Ag
RVA East End , Free

Friday morning series focusing on healthy food and fun at 10:30-11:30 am. Families are welcome to enjoy a story followed by a recipe demonstration presented...

Crochet Club
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...

Krafty Kids @ FA
Henrico , Free

Join us for some creative learning and fun as we celebrate summer break! Books related to the theme will be available for checkout to help encourage your...

Prohibition Music
Hopewell , Free

Join us for a program that will coordinate with our Library of Virginia exhibition, Teetotalers and Moonshiners, about the Prohibition period of American...

Friday Family Films
RVA Southside , Free

Every Friday during Summer Reading, join us for a family-friendly film

Conversations on cAll
RVA Downtown, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Visitors seeking more individualized encounters with art can opt for a small group tour with a staff, student, or special guest guide. The direction of these...

Librarians Choice (S.T.E.A.M.): Rockets
RVA Northside , Free

Join us as we make rockets and launch them outside!


Date night!! Through August 31, the Museum is offering extended hours each Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. to give guests the chance to see ANIMAL INSIDE OUT at the...

Friday Art & Wine
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...

4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works!
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

We’re winding up the summer of 2018 with bright summer lights! Deshia Williams’ exhibit provides the light show. We’re celebrating the river that has...

Ha Ha Happy Hour
RVA The Fan , Free

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

Music Under the Stars
Hanover , Free

With over 500 people attending Music Under the Stars in 2017, The Center is thrilled to welcome back this program in 2018! Fourth Friday of June, July and...

Opening Reception for August/September Exhibition
RVA Southside , Free

artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring abstract and figurative works by Wingchow, drawings by Lauren Scavo, a showcase of work by...

Poetry Night @ Zata!
RVA Southside , Free

It's time for another round of open mic awesomeness at the cafe formerly known as taZa! Poetry night at this Westover Hills hangout is always a fantastic...

Crimes of the Heart
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
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...

Sondheim on Sondheim
RVA The Fan, RVA Northside , Prices Vary

This new musical revue weaves the colorful tapestry of one of musical theatre’s most beloved and decorated composers with video interviews with the man...

Friday, August 24