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Thursday, September 6

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...

Read Together!
RVA Northside , Free

Join us as we celebrate National Read a Book Day by reading books in our library! *All ages*

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,...

"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...

Beyond Duty
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few...

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...

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.

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 West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 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...

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...

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...

In Stiches
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

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

Directed by Carrie Cracknell. New version of August Strindberg's play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham. Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar...

Preschool Storytime
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Interactive songs, stories, and rhymes for ages 3-5 with an adult.

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.

"Extension" Artist's Reception
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Kendra Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, Extenison, will be featured in Quirk's Main Gallery as well as The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel. Show continues through...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Black Panther
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. This week's showing only premiering at...

BASIC SCREENPRINTING
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of screen printing. You'll see how to coat and expose a screen, review types of images appropriate for screen...

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...

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.

Wine Tasting and Lecture at McIlwaine House
6pm
Petersburg , $

Wine Tasting and Lecture Hosted by Battersea Foundation Speaker Bob Kennedy Presents at 6:45pm "Historic Books & Bibles" Many in this collection are over...

Wine Tasting and Lecture at McIlwaine House
6pm
Petersburg

Lecture on "Historic Books and Bibles" by Bob Kennedy. Many in his collection are over 100 years old. The event also features Italian wines.

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: "JULIE" ENCORE BROADCAST
7pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Directed by Carrie Cracknell. New version of August Strindberg's play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham. Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar...

Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Poetry & Jazz is back! Local wordsmiths share a "taste" of what they do in five minutes or less, and the harmonica-wielding Bob Lambert & friends bring the...

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...

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix
8pm
Henrico , $

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron “Professor Louie’s” musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

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