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Wednesday, September 19

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
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
RSOL Designer House
10am
Richmond Symphony

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League’s 18th Designer House will feature the renowned Holly Lawn estate in Richmond’s Hermitage Road Historic District. This...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Senior Music Hour Vaudeville
10am
Pine Camp Art and Community Center

Join us for our first Fall Senior Music Hour on September 19 at 10 a.m. for an exciting performance at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, 4901 Old Brook...

RVA Northside , Free
Senior Book Club ~ Fiction Focus
10:15am
Richmond Public Library

Join our book discussion each month for Richmond adults age 55 and older. Upcoming titles include: Never Caught: Dunbar -May 16 No One Is Coming to Save...

RVA West End , Free
Pirate Day StoryTime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Ahoy Matey!! Join us for a special PIRATE STORY TIME - come dressed up and recieve "treasure".

RVA Downtown , 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
Book Talk with John Bryan & Rob Carter: "America's Favorite Flies"
12pm
Library of Virginia

America's Favorite Flies, a book by Rob Carter and John Bryan, is a landmark gathering of 224 fly fishers from across North America, each of whom has...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
"Living in the Key of 'B' Unnatural"
12:30pm
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 , $
 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...

Pirate Day Treasure Hunt
4pm
Richmond Public Library

AARGH!! Are you worthy to find me treasure?? Come down to the library for a Treasure Hunt.

RVA Downtown , Free
Art Exploreres: Talk Like a Pirate Day
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us as we talk like pirates, hunt for treasure and make a pirate-themed craft. Costumes appreciated but not required! Ages 5-12

RVA West End , Free
Keep Kids Creative Week: Play-Doh
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Keep Kids Creative Week September 17-21, 2018 Join us as we celebrate Keep Kids Creative Week! Kids will be able to use Play-Doh to create a variety of...

RVA Northside , Free
STEM Wednesday
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Explore a different creative science, technology, engineering, or math project, third Wednesdays during the school year. Supplies provided, intended for...

RVA Southside , Free
Gallery at First UU
5pm
Gallery at First Unitarian Universalist Church

A visual feast for the eyes, this is not your grandma's church-basement craft show! Gallery at First UU, our 53rd annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale...

RVA Downtown , Free
Cinema @ Your Library!
5:45pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room only...

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
Back to School Bash
6pm
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 Southside , Free
Teen Scene
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Once a month, join us for a movie at 6:00 pm. This month's movie is "Spare Parts" rated PG-13. Popcorn provided! For more information call 804-646-8833.

RVA Southside , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
6:30pm
Richmond Public Library

This month we are reading and discussing Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call...

RVA West End , 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
Death Club Radio LIVE
7pm

This is the live version of writer, storyteller, and hospice chaplain Alane Cameron Ford and Phil Ford's ground-breaking WRIR radio program DEATH CLUB...

Poetry at Boogaloos!
7pm
River City Poets

We're back bringing poetry to this cool little Brookland Park hangout! Showcase and open mic from 7-9pm. Come join us for a signature cocktail & dose of...

RVA Northside , Free
Speaker Series: WWI “Over Here”
7pm
Hanover Tavern

While we usually think of World War I as occurring “Over There,” a great deal happened here in the United States. From spying to sabotage to economic...

Hanover , Free
The Waybacks
8pm
The Tin Pan

They draw freely from the old school and the old world, but The Waybacks are no throwback. They are as uninhibited and unpredictable as the eclectic San...

Henrico , $$

Wednesday, September 19