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Sunday, October 27

Color Cargo
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

VisArts presents "Color Cargo," an exhibition of work by New York-based artist Damien Davis, curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken. “Color Cargo” examines the...

RVA The Fan , Free
Bionic Me
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

The Science Museum of Virginia’s newest touring exhibition “Bionic Me” showcases the ingenious medical, industrial and technological breakthroughs that have...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
The Valentine
10am

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

RVA Downtown , $
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in...

RVA The Fan , $
Fountain Of Youth Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
10am

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting...

RVA Downtown
Great Force Exhibition
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Great Force is an exhibition that uses painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance to examine the reality of race in the United States. It will...

RVA Arts District , Free
Hey, Hey, Hey! Collection by Bill Cooper
10am

"I grew up in segregated Richmond during the fifties and sixties. There were not many people who looked like us in the media - especially on television and...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibits at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League
10am

James River Art League has a garden-themed exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden September 23 - November 11, 2019.

Henrico , Free
Local Artist Display at the East End Branch Library
10am

Come to the East End Branch Library and see mosaic paintings and other pieces from Church Hill artists and members of the Hillians Art League, Scott Tilghman...

RVA East End , Free
MEG ROBERTS ARSENOVIC, 'TIDEWATER'
Quirk Gallery
10am

"It happened 35 million years ago. A meteor the size of Manhattan sailed west over the Atlantic ocean, crashing directly into what is now the mouth of the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

The Holocaust by Bullets was the systematic killing of Jews & Roma Sinti which started before the development of the concentration camps. These mass murders...

RVA Downtown , Free
Landscapes of Virginia and North Carolina
11am

Sixteen paintings by Richmond artist Bart Levy are on display at Toast American Bistro through October. These paintings evoke the peacefulness and zen-like...

Henrico , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
Artful Scavenger Hunt Studio Tour at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

artober VA at Art Works It’s artober VA in Richmond, sponsored by CultureWorks. And at Art Works, all month long, we have an autumn artful scavenger hunt....

RVA Southside , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

6 new exhibits are on display from 12 pm - 6 pm Tuesdays - Sundays. The exhibits continue through November 16, 2019. Admission is free and open to the...

RVA Southside , Free
The 2019 Current Art Fair
1708 Gallery , Artspace , ADA Gallery , Candela Books and Gallery , Eric Schindler Art Gallery , Crossroads Art Center , Page Bond Gallery , Glave Kocen Gallery , Reynolds Gallery , Walton Gallery , The Highpoint
12pm

CURRENT is back with 19 Exhibitors, an interactive midway where you can create art, and The CURRENT Theatre is chockfull of inspiring presentations. Collect....

RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $, $$
Sunday Reading Series - "The Cask of Amontillado"
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
12:30pm

The last reading of the 2019 Poe Museum Sunday Reading Series will be "The Cask of Amontillado", read by Dean Knight in the Poe Shrine. Included with Museum...

RVA Downtown , $
2019 Poe Film Festival
Institute for Contemporary Art
1pm

Celebrate the legacy of America's greatest storyteller through the eyes of today's creative filmmakers. Enjoy the best of Virginia's high school and college...

Free
Contested Spaces: 2019 Harnett Biennial of American Prints
University of Richmond
1pm

The 12th competitive national exhibition celebrating contemporary printmaking by artists throughout the US.

RVA West End , Free
Dia De Los Muertos Festival
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen , Latin Ballet of Virginia
1pm

This event is free to attend! Festive fun for all ages! In conjunction with the Latin Ballet of Virginia, “Dia de los Muertos” is a festive celebration of...

Henrico , Free
Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
1pm

Every weekend in October you can visit this beautiful dairy farm and creamery and see exactly how your milk winds up in your glass AND have loads of fun! ...

Dinwiddie , $
Karen Batshaw
Virginia Holocaust Museum
1pm

Join the Virginia Holocaust Museum & Congregation Or Ami, as we host Karen Batshaw, the author of Hidden in Plain Sight, and Light and Shadows. She will...

RVA Downtown , Free
October 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, October 3, 2019, through Tuesday, October 29, 2019: Gellman Room—Shapes, Shimmers and Shadows—every...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sticker Art with Noah Scalin
CultureWorks
1pm

Capital One and CultureWorks are partnering together to bring Noah Scalin to the Capial One Cafe in Short Pump! Join us for an art-filled afternoon with...

The Play that Goes Wrong
1pm, 6:30pm

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play that Goes Wrong, Broadway & London’s...

RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Historic Haunts with Jamie Pearce
Richmond Public Library
1:15pm

Jamie Pearce has been professionally involved in the paranormal for over 25 years. Her first book came out in 2011 and now has 7 books in her Historic Haunts...

RVA Downtown , Free
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
2pm

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Public Art Classes!
Wine & Design
2pm

Sign up, Show up, Sip up, PAINT! No artistic talent is needed as we guide you step-by-step to completing your very own masterpiece! Just sign up, show up and...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$
Tuck Everlasting
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Natalie Babbitt's effervescent children's novel leaps from page to stage in this vibrant new musical. This Co-World Premiere, adapted from the 2016 Broadway...

RVA West End , $
Annual Fall Festival at The Robinson Theater
Robinson Theater Community Arts Center
3pm

This a way to gather the neighborhood and feature local fine and performing artists and organizations. The event is FREE and includes music, entertainment,...

RVA East End , Free
The Pink Hulk: One Woman’s Journey to Find the Superhero Within
Weinstein JCC
3pm

Funny, sexy, touching... Now battling breast cancer after fighting off lymphoma, Valerie does something most people facing cancer for the second time in...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
"Colors of the Orchestra" Concert
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm

A program that reveals the palette of colors and textures that are available to composers of orchestral music. Tchaikovsky’s “Marche Slav” and Copland’s...

Petersburg , $
RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
The Russian Connection
Richmond Philharmonic
4pm

Russia’s long, white nights and short, dark days inspired some of the world’s greatest music! Let the Richmond Philharmonic take you north to a land of...

RVA Northside , $
Garden Glow at Maymont
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center
6pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. The garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
The Play that Goes Wrong
6:30pm

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play that Goes Wrong, Broadway & London’s...

RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
2019 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Awards ("Artsies")
7pm

This black tie, red carpet event recognizes excellence in Richmond-area theatre. Tickets will go on sale September 3 through Virginia Rep at va-rep.org or...

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
David Bromberg Quintet
7pm

“The reason man created stringed instruments. David touched them with a lover’s fingers and they moaned that true love right back at him. Wood and wire and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Ghosts Walk At Night
Hanover Tavern
7pm

Is Hanover Tavern haunted? Decide for yourself! Tour the haunted Tavern, Old Stone Jail, and Historic Courthouse with Transcend Paranormaland hear ghostly...

Hanover , $

Sunday, October 27