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Saturday, September 15

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
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
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
Alice in Christmas Land
9am
Next Star Arts Program

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,...

Henrico , $
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 , $
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
43rd St Festival of the Arts
10am
43rd Street Gallery

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
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
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
Fresh Paint: Live Mural Painting in the Gallery
10am

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...

RVA The Fan , $
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
Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
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
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 , $
Vintage, Upcycled, & Refurbished: What is the “End of the Line” for Our Stuff?
10:30am

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,...

RVA The Fan , $
Beyond Duty
11am
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
Regency’s Rockin’ Ribfest to Benefit SPARC
11am
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , Prices Vary
Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
Richmond Public Library

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....

RVA Southside , Free
Stories at the Museum
11am

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...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
There's Just Us
11am
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
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
Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Patagonia! at VMFA
12pm
Latin Ballet of Virginia, Latin Ballet of Virginia

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
*POSTPONED* Book reading and signing with Valerie McAllister
2pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Southside , Free
Back to School Bash
2pm
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 Downtown , Free
"Living in the Key of 'B' Unnatural"
4pm, 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 , $
"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
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
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
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 , $
Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
8pm
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

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...

Colonial Heights, Chesterfield , Prices Vary
PurpleLife RVA
10pm
Purple Life RVA

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

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

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

RVA Downtown , $

Saturday, September 15