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Friday, September 21

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,...

Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Henrico , Free

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

Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
9am
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...

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...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
9am
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...

There's Just Us
9am
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...

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...

African American Genealogy Workshop - African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction–World War I
9:30am
RVA Downtown , $

This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African American...

"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
10am
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...

(Im)permanence
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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

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

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...

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...

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...

RSOL Designer House
10am
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

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

September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Henrico , Free

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions. Come to explore our new exhibitions and...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

Storytime and a Healthy Snack!
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Families are welcome to enjoy a story focusing on healthy food and fun, followed by a healthy snack prepared by Sequoia Ross.

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...

Gallery at First UU
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

Keep Kids Creative Week: Painting
4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Keep Kids Creative Week September 17-21, 2018 Join us as we celebrate Keep Kids Creative Week! Kids will be able to use paint and show their...

Ana Hernandez | Chuck Scalin - Opening
5pm
RVA Northside, RVA West End , Free

Opening reception for two exhibitions at the Highpoint: AFTERMATH featuring works by Ana Hernandez in the Blackburn Gallery and FOUND, REPURPOSED, RECLAIMED...

Friday Art & Wine
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy Happy Hour specials on beverages and free half-hour gallery...

"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...

September 2018 Open House + Artist Reception
6pm
Henrico , Free

September 21, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join Crossroads Art Center for our September Artist Reception + Open House on September 21, 2018. Come explore...

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...

The Dogtown Presenter's Series: Dark Side of the Moon
7pm
RVA Southside , Prices Vary

September 21-29 Friday & Saturday Shows at 7 PM Saturday Matinees at 3:30 PM This fall, the Dogtown Presenter’s Series is taking Richmond to the Dark Side...

To Kill a Mockingbird
7pm
Chesterfield , $

Join Academy Award Nominee Mary Badham & the company of The Phantom Players in the upcoming live stage production of To Kill A Mockingbird.

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...

RVA Cabaret
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

Greetings sparklefolk!...Come one, come all to the RVA Cabaret! The RVA Cabaret, burlesque & variety show is dedicated to preserving and serving Richmond's...

Richmond Symphony Opening Night with Lang Lang & Symphonie Fantastique
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

The Richmond Symphony’s opening night concert welcomes the internationally acclaimed pianist, Lang Lang. His rescheduled and highly anticipated performance...

Steven Page
8pm
Henrico , $$

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. Newly minted as a member of the Canadian Music...

Friday, September 21