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Saturday, September 8

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
"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
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 , $
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
Virginia Family History Day - DNA Made Clear: Growing Your Family Tree with Genetic Genealogy
9am
Library of Virginia

Join us for an exciting day of family history exploration and networking. This one-day conference features keynote speaker Judy G. Russell—"the legal...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
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
Family Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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 , $
Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
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
Beyond Duty
11am
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
Family Movie Time
11am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a Family Movie time -PETER RABBIT (Rated PG) ; snacks provided!

RVA Downtown , Free
There's Just Us
11am
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
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
Northside Big Tent Community Festival
12pm
Dominion Energy Center, Dominion Energy Center

The Richmond Symphony is thrilled to be hosting In Tune with the Northside: Celebrating its History and People. This free outdoor festival will be held in...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , Free
Art Splash
1pm

Dive into creativity at this art showcase! See artists at work, and get an early peek at what we have in store for fall. Check out some original creations in...

Henrico , Free
FREE Creative Reuse Workshop for Kids 5-12
1:30pm

Bring your imagination and join us at the Richmond Public Library to create a collage with fabulous materials from SCRAP RVA. As a bonus, Environmental...

RVA Downtown , Free
Scrap RVA Upcycled Crafts
1:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Scrap RVA Upcycled Crafts Free Creative Reuse Workshop For Kids 5-12 years old - Fun with COLLAGE! Bring your imagination.... everything else is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Back to School Bash
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Congratulations! You made it through the first, full week of school. Come celebrate and socialize with us during our Back to School Bash. Enjoy food, music,...

RVA Southside , Free
Building Healthier Connected Communities
2pm
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

Confetti: Community Conversation Series Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities....

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Once a month, come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the...

RVA Northside , Free
LEGO Club
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

RVA Southside , Free
Movies at the Library
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Once a month, join us for a movie at 2:00 pm. This month's movie is "Bambi" rated G. Popcorn provided! For more information call 804-646-8833.

RVA Southside , Free
Paws to READ
3:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Readers through grade 5, can read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine reading...

RVA Northside , Free
Victor, The True Spirit of Love!
4pm, 7:30pm
Latin Ballet of Virginia

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is proud to the premier of its new original work, VICTOR, The True Spirit of Love, based on the autobiography Victor Torres,...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan
"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
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
Victor, The True Spirit of Love!
7:30pm
Latin Ballet of Virginia

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is proud to the premier of its new original work, VICTOR, The True Spirit of Love, based on the autobiography Victor Torres,...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan
Charles Busch: My Kind of 60s!
8pm
Richmond Triangle Players

Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, employs all of his skills as performer and playwright in...

RVA Northside , $$
Laughing Darshan & The Art of Laughter
8pm
RVA Laugh Club

Glave Kocen Gallery will host artist Slash Coleman as he offers Laughing Darshan on Friday Sept 7, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm then daily though September 14....

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
8pm

Deep, raw funk. Stax-style Southern soul. Uplifting Motown-channeling anthems. Atlanta’s Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics are the heirs to the thrones of the...

Henrico , $

Saturday, September 8