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Saturday, September 15

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

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

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,...

Virginia by Design Awards: Open for Submissions

Virginia by Design recognizes the best efforts of designers or visionaries in Virginia who, by profession or avocation, have made creating, preserving, and...

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

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...

Alice in Christmas Land
9am
Henrico , $

Calling all kids! Be on stage with us as we perform 'Alice In Christmas Land' a Christmas Musical! All your favorite characters are here! White Rabbit,...

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...

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...

43rd St Festival of the Arts
10am
RVA Southside , Free

The 43rd Street Festival of the Arts Neighborhood show celebrates 27 years of music, art, and fun. The 43rd Street Festival of the Arts is returning to the...

Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

For Art's Sake presents: Collective Influence II
10am
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

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...

Fresh Paint: Live Mural Painting in the Gallery
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Come visit our current exhibits and get a sneak peek into "Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia,” our ground-breaking exhibition that will...

Hispanic Heritage Month Event
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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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...

RAG: 2018
10am
Ashland , Free

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...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
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...

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

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...

Vintage, Upcycled, & Refurbished: What is the “End of the Line” for Our Stuff?
10:30am
RVA The Fan , $

What happens to our belongings when we’re through with them? Often, they lead a second or third life after ours. Sometimes they end up in a dump as trash,...

Beyond Duty
11am
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...

Regency’s Rockin’ Ribfest to Benefit SPARC
11am
Henrico, RVA West End , Prices Vary

On Saturday, September 15 from 11am-6pm SPARC (Richmond's non-profit home for youth performing arts) will team up with Regency, WRIC TV-8 and Boomtown...

Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

Stories at the Museum
11am
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open...

There's Just Us
11am
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...

August-September Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

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...

August/September Exhibition
12pm
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...

Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Patagonia! at VMFA
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Bring the entire family and discover the richness of cultures from around the world, the science behind art making, and the stories of the artists and their...

*POSTPONED* Book reading and signing with Valerie McAllister
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

"The Book Club is the story of sisterhood. It showcases the complex and challenging, yet powerful relationships between eight seemingly ordinary, African...

Back to School Bash
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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,...

"Living in the Key of 'B' Unnatural"
4pm, 8pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Free

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...

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present "Frank Heller 2B - 1 Drawing Lead 2 Another"
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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...

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...

"Living in the Key of 'B' Unnatural"
8pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
8pm
Colonial Heights, Chesterfield , Prices Vary

This witty, wonderful and often funny re-telling of the legendary story about the suave Count with a lust for blood will usher in the autumn season here at...

PurpleLife RVA
10pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

"Thoughts of pretty you and me, Erotic City come alive!" BUY PRE-SALE: Boomboombasics.com/purplelife Richmond's provocative nightlife experience,...

PurpleLife RVA
10pm
RVA Downtown , $

"Thoughts of pretty you and me, Erotic City come alive!" Richmond's provocative nightlife experience, PurpleLife RVA entertains every 3rd Saturday at...

Saturday, September 15