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Thursday, September 20

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
(Im)permanence
10am

(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of...

RVA The Fan , $
About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch
10am

Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery September 20th – November...

RVA The Fan , $
Book Babies
10am
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA West 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 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
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
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
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
Gallery at First UU
12pm
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
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
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
3pm, 5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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

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
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
Keep Kids Creative: Collage Art with Magazines
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 old magazines to create a...

RVA Northside , Free
Chasen Galleries in Partnership with VA Pride presents Jumper Maybach
5pm
Chasen Galleries of Fine Art and Glass

LGBT celebrity artist and philanthropist Ben Workman aka Jumper Maybach is set to unveil a timely and important new series of works celebrating Virginia...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA West End , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Saturday Night Fever
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA West End , Free
RSOL Designer House Thirsty Thursdays featuring Steve Bassett
5:30pm

Join us for Thirsty Thursdays and enjoy live music by Steve Bassett, great food from Max’s Positive Vibe Cafe, and a complimentary glass of wine or Hardywood...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Third Thursday Marketplace
5:30pm
Hopewell Downtown Partnership

These events will feature traditional farmer's market vendors, as well as other select vendors who produce a handmade product. There will also be live music,...

Hopewell, RVA Southside , Free
Toward The Unknown Region, the Antarctica Landscapes
5:30pm
Bella Arte Gallery

Opening Reception September 20, Thursday, 5:30 to 8 pm, Artist Jos Biviano's 'Antarctica Landscapes' are Original Paintings based on Captain Robert F....

Chesterfield , 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
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
6pm
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

Henrico , Free
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
Richmond Woodturners Monthly meeting
6pm

Monthly business meeting, show and tell, demonstration, mentoring, and fellowship. Members meeting but open to all.

Henrico , 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
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
6pm

A century ago—at the height of World War I—history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then...

RVA The Fan , $
Thriving Artist Exchange
6pm
Art Works Gallery

Art Works hosts a monthly educational forum for artists. Come and learn new skills to thrive as an artist! Art Works Gallery members and Resident artists...

RVA Southside, RVA Downtown , 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
Symphonie Fantastique
6:30pm
Richmond Symphony

Join Steven Smith and special guests as they take you on a 60 minute behind the scenes tour of some great orchestral works. Afterward, head to an exclusive...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $, $$
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
DINA ELWEDIDI, ON TOUR AS PART OF CENTER STAGE
7:30pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

With her powerful, nuanced voice and sophisticated style, Egyptian singer and composer Dina Elwedidi has carved herself a critical place in the global music...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Dina El Wedidi at The Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm
University of Richmond, University of Richmond

A sophisticated and compelling musical innovator of Egyptian heritage and contemporary identity. Dina El Wedidi channels the heritage and contemporary...

RVA West End , Free, $, $$$, 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 , $
Edwin McCain
8pm

Called the "great American romantic" by the New York Times, Edwin McCain has built an enviable career over the past 20 years by balancing his massive pop...

Henrico , $$

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