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Events

Wednesday, August 8

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...

McKenney Book Group
3am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: plus.google.com/hangouts/_/arls.org/...0aue8ton0qba4557m07ft73is&hs=121

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...

Architecture Camp
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$$

Over a course of five days, students will become acquainted with The Branch House and Richmond’s many pockets through interactive, team based tours and...

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...

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 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...

Children's Storytime--School Bus Safety
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Suitable for ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

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,...

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: Click Start
12pm
Free

Click Start: The Power of Reward-Based Training presented by Sarah Babcock, Chief of Education and Training, Richmond SPCA. Pack a lunch and join us. Museum...

 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...

STEM @ Your Library: Build RVA!
2pm, 4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Continue our Richmond skyline project using your engineering and craft skills. All materials provided! Ages 5-12.

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...

Busy Hands @ LM
3:30pm
Henrico , Free

Join us for some creative learning and fun as we make jellyfish puppets. Craft books and materials related to the theme will be available for checkout to...

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...

STEM Ice Cream
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

STEM Ice Cream: Join us to learn the science behind making ice cream and stay for a tasty treate of your own making. Ages 6 and up.

STEM @ Your Library: Build RVA!
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Continue our Richmond skyline project using your engineering and craft skills. All materials provided! Ages 5-12.

Origami
5:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us as we learn how to fold unique origami creations! Recommended ages 12 but everyone is invited. Supplies provided by the library.

Writers Wednesday
5:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Meeting the second Wednesday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Writers Wednesday brings together authors of every genre in a casual atmosphere to connect,...

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...

LETTERPRESS CARDS
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Design and print your own greeting cards on a hand-operated letterpress using wood type and antique relief-block illustrations from the Valentine Museum. The...

New - Literary Virginia Book Group
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Read and discuss the best of today's Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and nominees in fiction and nonfiction. On the...

Figure Drawing
6:30pm
RVA Northside , $

Join us for a fun and casual drink and draw session at Studio Two Three every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-9:00pm and only 6 dollars! We do not...

Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
7pm
Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Chinese Folk Dancing @ TW
7pm
Henrico , Free

Join us as we watch Richmond Chinese Folk Dance Group perform traditional dances. Family time designed for children of any age with an adult. Space is...

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...

Jeff Lorber Fusion
8pm
Henrico , $$

Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking...

Wednesday, August 8