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Thursday, September 27

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
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

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
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
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
September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Crossroads Art Center

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

Henrico , Free
Toward The Unknown Region, Antarctica Landscapes
10am
Bella Arte Gallery

Artist Jos Biviano's Antarctica Landscapes are Original Paintings based on Captain Robert F. Scott's fatal Terra Nova Antarctica Expedition of 1910 - 1912....

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

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

RVA The Fan , $
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
NT LIVE: "KING LEAR" LIVE BROADCAST
2pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Highpoint Farmers Market
3pm
The Highpoint

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...

RVA Downtown
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
3pm
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
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 show at 3pm & 5:30pm every...

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
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Heaven Can Wait
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

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 Thursday featuring Last Call
5:30pm
Richmond Symphony

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...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Tony Farris @ Guncotton Coffee & Gallery
5:30pm
Guncotton Coffee and Gallery

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

Hopewell , 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
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
Embellish with Embroidery
6pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
SEWING 101
6pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
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
Unhappy Hours at the Poe Museum
6pm
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

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...

RVA Downtown , $
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
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
NT LIVE: "KING LEAR" ENCORE BROADCAST
7pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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

RVA West End , Prices Vary
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

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

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Starr Foster Dance: ANTHOLOGY
8pm
Starr Foster Dance Company

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $
The Laramie Project
8pm
Richmond Triangle Players

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...

RVA Northside , $$

Thursday, September 27