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Thursday, October 3

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

All About Art Camp presents "Musing of an Art Camper"
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

All About Art Camp ran eight weeks, Monday through Friday. Campers ages 6-12 years old explored topics such as: music, theatre, dance, and studio art. The...

Color Cargo
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

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

JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

“Beauty is a quality I am always seeking” ----Thomas Gentille, Artist Jeweler Striving for balance between shape, surface, color and proportion is primary...

MARY SCURLOCK, 'EQUATIONS'
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

"Equations presents the most recent mixed media works by artist, Mary Scurlock. Here on paper and panel, vibrant blues settle into warm grays, and earth...

MEG ROBERTS ARSENOVIC, 'TIDEWATER'
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

"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...

Bionic Me
9:30am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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

ANCARROW’S LIST: NATIVE PLANTS AT THE RIVER’S EDGE
10am
Henrico , $

Plants of the James River juried art exhibition will be on display at the Lora M. Robins Library, October 1 – October 31, 2019. During regular Garden...

Alison Hall | "for the white bird"
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

For the white bird is Alison Hall’s second solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery and is comprised of a series of works on panel in various scales alongside...

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

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.

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

Elise Schweitzer: Container Garden
10am
Ashland , Free

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present "Container Garden," an exhibition of paintings by Elise Schweitzer. Join us for the...

Hey, Hey, Hey! Collection by Bill Cooper
10am
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

"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...

James River Art League Exhibits at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am
Henrico , Free

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

Joan Elliott | "Infinity Fields"
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Celebrating her fifth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Joan Elliott presents a series of individual paintings and diptychs on panel that display her...

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

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...

Matt Kleberg | "Blind Arcade"
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Blind Arcade marks the first solo exhibition in Richmond for Matt Kleberg, whose work has appeared in several group installations at Reynolds Gallery since...

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

Play With Water Color
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Watercolor is wonderful! Come out to The Children’s Museum of Richmond Downtown, Chesterfield, Short Pump, and Fredericksburg location for an exciting...

Sundry Souls: Views. Values. Vibrancy
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Sundry Souls is a collection of work created by 17 artists who are as diverse as the images depicted in their creations. Yet, they share the common thread of...

The Power of Art and Story
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Meet author and illustrator, Angela Dominguez for a fun filled workshop on telling the personal narrative. There will be hands on craft stations courtesy of...

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...

HALLUCINATIONS by Justin James Reed
11am
RVA Arts District , Free

Candela Gallery is delighted to present HALLUCINATIONS, the first feature solo exhibition at Candela for Richmond, Virginia based artist, Justin James Reed....

Landscapes of Virginia and North Carolina
11am
Henrico , Free

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

POWER by David Emitt Adams
11am
RVA Arts District , Free

Candela Gallery is excited to announce POWER, a solo exhibition by Arizona based photographer, David Emitt Adams. For the last ten years, Adams has been...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

Xavier Mary, Deepwater Horizon
11am
RVA Arts District , Free

1708 Gallery announces Deepwater Horizon, an exhibition of sculpture, video, and appropriated objects by Belgian artist Xavier Mary. Deepwater Horizon...

Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
12pm
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

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

Visit Tuesdays - Sundays 12 pm - 6 pm. Exhibits continue through 10/19. Admission is free. Exhibits include: Tension by Michelle McGrath McGrath...

September/October Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Richmond, VA – artspace will open five new gallery exhibitions, featuring a mixed media installation of large scale work by Baltimore artist Kim Rice,...

“Cabinet of Curiosities” by Chris Semtner
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

From September 6 until October 26, 2019, award-winning artist, author, and curator Chris Semtner will present Cabinet of Curiosities, a selection of his...

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: The Public
3pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm. Synopsis An act of civil...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Block Print a Pair of Pillows
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

With your own design or one of ours, you'll use a rubber carving block to make a printmaking stamp. Choose from an array of ink colors and print your design...

CHOOSE JOY Poems & Paintings
6pm
RVA West End , Free

Poetry Selections by ANNE POARCH from Flight and her new book of poetry The Grit and Joy of Being paired with Original Paintings by MARY KATHRYN HOLDEN...

Homage to the Masters
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Debra Keirce has been inspired by the master realist painters for as long as she can recall. Her show, “Homage to the Masters,” is her way of honoring those...

Wonderment, Landscapes To Escape To...
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Our "Wonderment" show kicks off artoberVA with beautiful landscape scenery to absorb & escape to by our gallery artists. Meet & greet the artists on Opening...

Writers Farmhouse
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Writers Farmhouse welcomes members of JRW and other writing enthusiasts to the Midlothian Urban Farmhouse Market & Café Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00PM....

 Sherry Siewert: Introduction to Metal Clay
6:30pm
Henrico , $$$

Thursdays, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7 6:30–8:30 p.m. This class will teach you the basic techniques to create Metal Clay jewelry out of...

Fountain Flirt Book Club
6:30pm
RVA Downtown

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in...

Public Art Classes!
6:30pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$

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 Celebrity Dish
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$$

RICHMOND, VA Podium Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping Richmond area youth find and share their voice, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with...

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
7pm
RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary

Starring beloved Richmond actors, Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp, this Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is a murderous, bawdy and outrageous romp,...

NT LIVE: "HAMLET" 10TH ANNIVERSARY
7pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary, $

by William Shakespeare directed by Lyndsey Turner Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy....

Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Kick off your October with a heavy dose of inspiration! Bob Lambert & friends bring the music while local poets share a "taste" of what they do in five...

APPROPRIATE
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins directed by Dorothy Holland “Appropriate is, at heart, a ghost story, in the most profound sense.” — The New York Times Winner...

Passing Strange
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations,...

Falsettos
8pm
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$

A seamless pairing of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, acclaimed Off Broadway musicals written nearly a decade apart, Falsettos is the tale of...

Holmes and Watson
8pm
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$

Sherlock Holmes is dead… or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. As...

Thursday, October 3