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Events

Friday, August 3

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fun First Fridays @ VA
10am
Henrico , Free

Come out the first Friday of every month for movies, local history presentations, genealogy and more! Bring your own lunch; the library will provide coffee,...

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...

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...

Chris Campbell
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Ventriloquist Chris Campbell presents an exciting, interactive musical performance that everyone will enjoy! Sing along...

Cook Books with Tricycle Urban Ag
10:30am
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
10:30am
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...

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,...

Storytime - Carson
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

Storytime for Children of a young age. Must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Movie Time
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for a FREE movie time. Snacks included. 10:30 Ages 0-7: Knuffle Bunny and Other Stories 11:15 Ages 8-12: A Wrinkle in Time

Rock the Block 2018
11am
RVA Northside , Free

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all! Did you get a BINGO? Get 2 BINGOs? BLACKOUT? Make sure all of your chances to win...

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...

Friday Family Films
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

The new works of Sue Jachimiec at Chasen Galleries
4pm
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...

Tricycle Gardens Cookbook Program
4:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Bring the whole family for this storytime brought to you by Richmond's Tricycle Urban-Ag-Culture. Learn about healthy eating and enjoy a tasty snack made...

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT Extended Hours
5pm
$

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...

First Friday Art Samplers
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

On the first Friday of each month, VisArts offers first-come, first-served art classes in two seatings. Bring a group of friends, a date or your entire...

First Fridays Art Walk
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

Freedom Friday @ the BHMVA
5pm
Free

On the first Friday of each month (April thru October) Freedom Friday offers an opportunity for you to visit the BHMVA at no cost between 5 PM-7 PM. So bring...

Friday Art & Wine
5:30pm
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...

Old Traditions/New Virginians Folklife Celebration
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Explore the sights and sounds of the “New Old” traditions of migrants who have come to Virginia within the last 30 years. This Folklife Celebration features...

First Friday @ MAIN
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

First Friday @ MAIN First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library'€™s galleries, will held on Friday August 3, 2018,...

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,...

Randy Cook & The Commonwealth Bluegrass
8pm
Henrico , $

Playing together for many years and recording two CD’s with the band James Bailey & Company, Randy Cook (Mandolin), and Malcolm Pulley (Banjo), have teamed...

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...

Friday, August 3