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Thursday, September 13

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
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

RVA East End , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , 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 , $
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 , $
Family Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Library Yarns
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West 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
In Stiches
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Adults and older teens - enjoy conversation while completing your hand crafts such as knitting and crotcheting.

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO Lit Thursdays
3pm
Richmond Public Library

It's LEGO Time! Come join us at the North Avenue Branch Library to get your hands on any and all kinds of legos. Build along with our theme of the day, or...

RVA Northside , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: The Great Gatsby(1974)
3pm, 5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Popcorn provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every...

RVA West End , Free
FILM SCREENING: "BRASILEIRINHO"
4pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

Mika Kaurismaki's 2005 documentary film, Brasileirinho pays tribute to choro, an overlooked and very important musical style that forms the basis for...

RVA West End , Free
Preschool Storytime
4pm
Richmond Public Library

Interactive songs, stories, and rhymes for ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA West End , Free
Back to School Bash
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Congratulations! You made it through the first, full week of school. Come celebrate and socialize with us during our Back to School Bash. Enjoy food, music,...

RVA Northside , Free
Family Storytime
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Southside , Free
STEM- Little Scientists- Body Works
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Calling all scientists age 3-8! Join us for some hands-on learning fun the 2nd Thursday of each month. Each month we will explore, learn, and create some...

RVA Downtown , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: The Great Gatsby(1974)
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Popcorn provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every...

RVA West End , 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
1619: Angela and the First Africans at Jamestown
6pm
Wilton House Museum

Join us for our annual lecture series. September will feature Mark Summers, Public Historian, Historic Jamestowne. Join Mark Summers, Public Historian at...

RVA West End , $
Dominion Energy Jazz Cafe
6pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA’s Best Café. Dominion Energy Jazz Café is presented to the public by the...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Teen Color Time
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

RVA East End , Free
Writers Farmhouse
6pm
James River Writers

Writers Farmhouse welcomes members of JRW and other writing enthusiasts to the Midlothian Urban Farmhouse Market & Café every Thursday evening from 6:00 –...

Chesterfield , Free
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
TRIO BRASILEIRO
7pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

Celebrate the start of Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts with Trio Brasileiro, an award-winning choroensemble from Brazil. This free...

RVA West End , Free
Invalid
7:30pm

This reboot of Moliere's zany farce about a stingy hypochondriac who's trying to marry off his only child to a doctor so he can get free medical advice goes...

YOUSSRA EL HAWARY, ON TOUR AS PART OF CENTER STAGE
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

“I’m totally hooked on music by this folkie-ish, indie-ish, chanson-ish singer/songwriter from Egypt armed not with a guitar, but ... an accordion." – NPR,...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
"Living in the Key of 'B' Unnatural"
8pm
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company

This is a serio-comedy about a woman's attempt to live a simplistic and frugal life while running away from her past. In this play, we learn whether it is...

RVA Southside , $
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

Thursday, September 13