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Thursday, September 6

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
Read Together!
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Northside , Free
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
"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
Beyond Duty
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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...

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
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

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

RVA Southside , 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
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 , $
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
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
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: "JULIE" LIVE BROADCAST
2pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Preschool Storytime
4pm
Richmond Public Library

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

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
"Extension" Artist's Reception
5pm
Quirk Gallery

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Black Panther
5:30pm
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA West End , Free
BASIC SCREENPRINTING
6pm
Studio Two Three

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...

RVA Northside , $$
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
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
Wine Tasting and Lecture at McIlwaine House
6pm

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

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

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

Petersburg
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: "JULIE" ENCORE BROADCAST
7pm
Modlin Center for the Arts

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...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
River City Poets

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
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

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...

Henrico , $

Thursday, September 6