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Wednesday, September 12

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
Richmond Public Library

The following exhibits will be on display for two months from Friday, September 7, 2018,through Tuesday, October 30, 2018: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer &...

RVA Downtown , Free
Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
The Valentine

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...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
University of Richmond

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,...

RVA West End , Free
"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

The title for this show celebrates the many different ways in which these three artists are ‘related’ to each other. While all three landscape painters are...

Hanover , Free
Beyond Duty
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
9am
Quirk Gallery

Artist's reception Thursday, September 6, 5 - 8 pm Kendra Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, Extenison, will be featured in Quirk's Main Gallery as well as The...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Origami in the Garden, Art by Kevin Box
9am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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...

Henrico , $
Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
9am
Quirk Gallery

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
There's Just Us
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
Library of Virginia

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
For Art's Sake presents: Collective Influence II
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

Stop by and see this patron favorite and annual exhibit. Collective Influence II marks the second year of this collaboration between For Art's Sake Gallery...

Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Pandemic: Richmond
10am

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
PreSchool Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
RAG: 2018
10am
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present an exhibition of work from RAG: the Richmond Artists' Group, a loose collection of artists...

Ashland , Free
Call for Entries: September All Media-Show at Crossroads Art Center
10:15am
Crossroads Art Center

Submit your work for our Juried All-Media Show and get featured during our open house on Friday, September 21, 2018. Submission Hours: Tuesday - Friday...

Henrico , $
Bill Hardison Book Talk & Signing
10:30am

Come out for a book talk and signing by Bill Hardison, author of Dinosaurs in the Cornfield, a collection of stories from the author’s boyhood summers spent...

Henrico , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East End , Free
August-September Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm

6 new exhibits and 75 artist studios open Tuesday - Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM. The exhibits continue through September 22, 2018. Admission is free and open to...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
August/September Exhibition
12pm
Artspace

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Lunch Break Science: Back to the Future
12pm

Back to the Future: The Chiropractic Profession presented by Dr. Eric R. Carlsen, D.C., Family Chiropractic Center of Richmond. Pack a lunch and join us....

Free
Lunch and Learn Series
12pm
Appomattox Regional Library

Join the Historic Hopewell Foundation for their weekly lecture series, highlighting various topics. Sept 5-Debbie Phillips-Edgar Allan Poe’s Mother...

Hopewell , Free
 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: Engineering
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us to design and build a marshmallow structure. Ages 5-12

RVA West End , Free
Painted Rocks!
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Come join us as we tap into our creativity and use colorful sharpies or paint pens to transform our rocks into pieces of art! All supplies included....

RVA Southside , Free
Writers Wednesday
5:30pm
James River Writers

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,...

RVA Northside , Free
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet." The show opens...

Free
Dog Swag
6pm
Studio Two Three

Learn how to screen print and make two bandanas for your favorite canine pal! All materials provided; please don't bring your dog, they're not great screen...

RVA Northside , $$
Family Storytime
6pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Literary Virginia Book Group - "The Stargazer's Sister"
6pm
Library of Virginia

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Figure Drawing
6:30pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $
The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present "Frank Heller 2B - 1 Drawing Lead 2 Another"
6:30pm
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

Enjoy the unrivaled sense of humor and irony in the remarkable graphite drawings of Frank Heller. It’s #2 Pencils at their best - where 1 Drawing Lead 2...

RVA Southside , Free
Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
7pm
Camera Club of Richmond

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...

Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico , Free
Playback Theatre
7:30pm

Playback Theatre Virginia is a performance troupe based in Charlottesville Virginia. Directed by Larry Goldstein, players include Boomie Pederson, Deborah...

Laughing Darshan & The Art of Laughter
8pm
RVA Laugh Club

Glave Kocen Gallery will host artist Slash Coleman as he offers Laughing Darshan on Friday Sept 7, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm then daily though September 14....

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Wednesday, September 12