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Thursday, September 27

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 &...

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...

"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
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...

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...

(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...

Baby and Me- Prince George
10am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

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

Book Babies
10am
RVA East End , Free

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!

Book Babies
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

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...

Southside from the Heart
10am
Hopewell , Free

Knitters and Crocheters create items for donation to local non-profits. All level of crafters welcome. We are a part of From the Heart, an organization...

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

Library Yarns
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

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...

Story Time Prince George
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s by William I. Hitchcock
12pm
RVA The Fan , $

Once thought to be a mediocre president, Dwight Eisenhower is today widely considered one of our finest leaders. Presidential historians now rank Eisenhower...

In Stiches
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Adults and older teens - enjoy conversation while completing your hand crafts such as knitting and crotcheting.

NT LIVE: "KING LEAR" LIVE BROADCAST
2pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

★★★★★ "Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production" – Daily Telegraph ★★★★ "Smart, lucid, superbly detailed." – Guardian Broadcast live from...

Highpoint Farmers Market
3pm
RVA Downtown

Join us in the Blackburn Gallery at the Highpoint to shop for locally grown produce, vegetables, meats and other sundries. Vendors will include Great Harvest...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
3pm
RVA West End , Free

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...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Saturday Night Fever
3pm, 5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

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...

Family Storytime
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

This week marks 40 years at the West End Library! As we commemorate our library and celebrate its 40 years serving Richmond, we'll be showing a film released...

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

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...

RSOL Designer House Thirsty Thursday featuring Last Call
5:30pm
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Join us for Thirsty Thursdays and enjoy live music by Last Call, great food from O’Tooles Irish Pub and Restaurant, and a complimentary glass of wine or...

Tony Farris @ Guncotton Coffee & Gallery
5:30pm
Hopewell , Free

Come to a FREE musical evening with Tony Farris, acoustic folksy musician with an affinity for earth tones on all levels.

"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...

Dominion Energy Jazz Cafe
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

Embellish with Embroidery
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Bring a garment that could use a little extra detail and we'll make it special with some easy embroidery stitches. You could also bring something that needs...

SEWING 101
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Have a sewing machine in your closet and no idea how to use it? Bring your machine (and manual) or use one of ours and learn the basics so you can start...

Teen Color Time
6pm
RVA East End , Free

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

Unhappy Hours at the Poe Museum
6pm
RVA Downtown , $

Join the Poe Museum for our infamous 2018 Unhappy Hours! Unhappy Hours feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, museum tours, and more! $8.00...

Writers Farmhouse
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Writers Farmhouse welcomes members of JRW and other writing enthusiasts to the Midlothian Urban Farmhouse Market & Café every Thursday evening from 6:00 –...

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...

NT LIVE: "KING LEAR" ENCORE BROADCAST
7pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

★★★★★ "Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production" – Daily Telegraph ★★★★ "Smart, lucid, superbly detailed." – Guardian Broadcast live from...

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...

URBAN BUSH WOMEN, "HAIR & OTHER STORIES"
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“Committed, triple-threat performers who dance, sing and act with a sometimes searing sense of truthfulness.” – The New York Times Urban Bush Women's...

Starr Foster Dance: ANTHOLOGY
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $

Hailed as "innovative" and "prolific " with the dancers having "superb technique" and "inherent intelligence and artistry", Starr Foster Dance remains...

The Laramie Project
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

Following the brutal and senseless murder of a local young gay man, one small Wyoming town comes face to face with the reality and aftermath of cruel...

Thursday, September 27