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Saturday, September 22

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
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
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
"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 , $
Fall Equinox Yoga Celebration
9am

Battersea Foundation & Yoga One Present: FREE YOGA | LIVE DRUMMING | APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGE LEVELS Fall Equinox Yoga Celebration Saturday, September 22nd,...

Petersburg , 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 , $
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 , $
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
Family Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , 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
Free Kids’ Creative Workshop: Junk Journals
10am

FREE CREATIVE REUSE WORKSHOP FOR KIDS 10-16! Bring your imagination and join us to create a junk journal with fabulous materials from SCRAP RVA. Led by local...

New Kent , 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
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
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
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
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
House Hold
1pm
Sediment Gallery

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking ...an exhibition of works by Joan Gaustad and Michael Lease. Organized around their...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
RVA Origami
1pm
Richmond Public Library

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

RVA Southside , Free
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Broad Rock Library. Ven y disfruten el Mes de Herencia Hispana con Broad Rock Library.

RVA Southside , Free
Martha High: Original Funky Diva!
2pm
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

Martha High spent a 30 plus year career touring with the "Godfather of Soul" himself, James Brown. Born in Virginia and raised in the Washington, DC area,...

Free
Pokemon GO September Community Day
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Come join us for September's Pokemon GO community day event, where we'll be catching the featured Pokemon, Chikorita! Feel free to bring your Pokemon cards...

RVA Southside , Free
Paws to READ
3pm
Richmond Public Library

Readers through grade 5, can read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine reading...

RVA Northside , Free
The Dogtown Presenter's Series: Dark Side of the Moon
3:30pm, 7pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

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...

RVA Southside , Prices Vary
"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 , $
Zipper Jewelry Workshop
4pm
Scrap RVA

Learn how to make wearable art by repurposing old zippers. No Experience Necessary. Call to reserve your spot! 804-525-9060

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $
"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
An Affair to Remember: The Love Story of Kurt Weill & Lotte Lenya
7pm
Virginia Opera

As a part of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 Variations Season... “An Affair to Remember: The Love Story of Kurt Weill & Lotte Lenya” Ute Gfrerer, soprano...

The Dogtown Presenter's Series: Dark Side of the Moon
7pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

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...

RVA Southside , Prices Vary
The English Channel
7pm

The English Channel returns for an all-new version of their fab concert experience, “AMFM Hits of the British Invasion Decade.” You’ll hear - and see - your...

Henrico , $$
To Kill a Mockingbird
7pm

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

Chesterfield , $
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...

The Piedmont Singers of Central VA present: Love and Madness
7:30pm
The Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia

Love can take us to the edge of madness through its roller coaster of emotions. 21st century composers Jocelyn Hagen, Joan Szmyko, Ola Gjeilo, Nils...

RVA Downtown , Free, $
"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
From Tragedy to Triumph
8pm
Hanover Tavern

Hanover Tavern Foundation is pleased to present, “From Tragedy to Triumph, The Martha Ann Fields Story.” Written and performed by Valerie Davis, the story of...

Hanover , $, Prices Vary

Saturday, September 22