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Friday, September 28

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
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

RVA Downtown , 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
"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
10am
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
(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 , $
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
Crochet Club
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Storytime and a Healthy Snack!
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA East End , Free
St. Elpis Greek Festival
11am
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism

A favorite tradition in Hopewell, there will be delicious traditional Greek food (the pastries are mouth-watering), plus shopping for beautiful gifts, and...

Hopewell , $, Prices Vary
26th Annual Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival
3pm
Glitch Gallery, Glitch Gallery, Glitch Gallery

Come Join us for one of the Oldest Tattoo conventions in the WORLD! This year marks 26 consecutive years of the Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival. This...

RVA Southside , $
S.T.E.A.M. It Up Friday
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

S.T.E.A.M.: Apple Erupting! Erupting apple science experiment uses baking soda and vinegar for a classic chemical reaction experiment Ages 5 and older!...

RVA Northside , 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
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works
6pm
Art Works Gallery

This fall, Asiya Al-Sharabi from Yemen is exhibiting Trumperie and the Immigrant at Art Works. This social commentary is a unique perspective to the current...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
CCR Skylight Gallery Show
6pm
Camera Club of Richmond

This Camera Club of Richmond invites you to Art Works' "4th Friday" social event kicking off their Skylight Gallery Show for October (#artoberVA). Eighteen...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free
Ha Ha Happy Hour
6pm
RVA Laugh Club

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

RVA The Fan , Free
Opening Reception for September-October 2018 Exhibitions
6pm
Artspace

Featuring: Matthew Grimes - Main Gallery Gerry Bannan - Frable Gallery Randi Hill - Helena Davis Linda Shields - smallspace

RVA Southside , Free
Silent Auction Opening Reception - Bidding Begins
6pm
Art Works Gallery, Art Works Gallery

Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman is a long-time friend of the arts and the SPCA. Her framed photographs will be on display at Plant Zero Project Space Galleries and...

RVA Southside , 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
Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
6:45pm
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism

So much fun on Friday & Saturday nights 'til Halloween! This 90-minute walking tour is led by a costumed, lantern-carrying storyteller who will show you why...

Petersburg , $
#IfYouCouldSeeMe Pop-Up event
7pm
Erin Mahone

September is Suicide Prevention Month. We will come together to share our stories of survival and triumph. Through these events we are I changing the...

Chesterfield , Free
Dance Party RVA at Brewer's Cafe Part II
7pm

We are back at Brewer's Café 1125 Bainbridge St Richmond Va 23224 Friday September 28th 2018from 7p-10p (get there by 630p trust me) as you listen & dance to...

RVA Southside , Free
Hispanic Gala: Carnaval, South America
7pm
Virginia Hispanic Chamber

Join us on Friday, September 28 for an evening of celebration and caring during Hispanic Heritage Month at our Hispanic Gala "Carnaval, South America". Enjoy...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$$
Poetry Night @ Zata/Westover Station
7pm
River City Poets

Meet us for another night of open mic awesomeness this September! Poetry night at the Westover Hills cafe formerly known as TaZa is always a fantastic...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Ballet's 35th Anniversary Celebration
7pm

Commemorate the past, celebrate the moment, and toast to the future when we kick off our 35th Anniversary Season! As George Balanchine was famously quoted,...

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
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...

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
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 Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
8pm

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME September 21 - October 14, 2018 Virginia Rep's November Theatre 114 W. Broad Street Written by Simon...

Prices Vary
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 , $$
Butchertown Burlesque at the Basement
10:15pm
Boom Boom Basics

Step back in time, begin the beguine, with Butchertown Burlesque at TheatreLAB's The Basement! Boom Boom Basics presents a vintage classic burlesque,...

RVA Downtown , $

Friday, September 28