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Friday, November 15

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

RVA Downtown , Free
ELIZABETH GRABER
Quirk Gallery
9am

We're so excited to welcome back Elizabeth Graeber with a special reception celebrating the work in her latest exhibition on view in Quirk's Pink Gallery...

RVA Downtown , Free
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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
SUSIE GANCH, "HAVE A NICE DAY"
Quirk Gallery
9am

“Please recycle this bag.” “Please reuse this bag.” “Get an enviro-credit of 10 cents by refusing a new plastic bag.” Feel good about yourself and these...

RVA Downtown , Free
TAYLOR ZARKADES KING, TETHERED
Quirk Gallery
9am

Quirk and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond are thrilled to present the work of their current artist-in-residence, Taylor Zarkades King in her solo show,...

RVA Downtown , 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
INTERMEDIATE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP  How to Trace Your Virginia Roots
Library of Virginia
9:30am

Library of Virginia reference archivists Amanda Morrell and Jennifer Huff and reference services librarian Zach Vickery introduce you to the types of records...

RVA Downtown , Free
Aggie Zed: Zed's Zeds
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery
10am

An exhibition of paintings/drawings, ceramic & mixed metal works by Aggie Zed. Intimate in scale, Zed's work is both physically and emotionally layered and...

Ashland , Free
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 , $
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
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
November 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, November 1, 2019, through Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Gellman Room & Dooley Foyer—Exhibit by the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sundry Souls: Views. Values. Vibrancy
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Unlock All the Doors!
Art180
10am

This year’s annual exhibition by Performing Statistics calls for our community to unlock the doors of potential for our youth. The exhibition runs October...

RVA Arts District , Free
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East End , Free
Jesse Chun, enunciating silence and
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 is pleased to present enunciating silence and, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Jesse Chun on view from November 1 - December 8. Through...

RVA Arts District , 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
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society
12pm

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...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
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
Sabrina Cordovana – Art Talk at James River Art League
James River Art League
12pm

Sabrina Cordovana will be giving a talk to the James River Art League about the Inspire Art Center and her own Art Journey. The James River Art League...

RVA Southside , Free
ThinkSmall10 - 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

artspace opens the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10, on Friday, November 8. 2019 from 6 - 9...

RVA Southside , 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
Painted Rocks!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Come join us as we tap into our creativity and use colorful sharpies or paint pens to transform our rocks into pieces of art! All supplies included....

RVA Southside , Free
"walking with" Opening Reception
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5:30pm

Join the Visual Arts Center of Richmond for the opening reception of "walking with" on Friday, November 15 from 5:30-8 p.m. in VisArts' True F. Luck Gallery....

RVA The Fan , Free
November Open House + Artist Reception
Crossroads Art Center
6pm

Join Crossroads Art Center for our November Open House + Artist Reception on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the...

RVA West End , Free
Rumput Pairs: Music for Travelers
Classical Revolution RVA
6pm

PAIRS connects musical traditions from different genres. Dive headlong into a new world of music making with Classical Rev and Richmond’s fabulous Keroncong...

RVA The Fan , Free
Through The Eyes of a Foster Child
6pm

The art exhibited will represent works by children who are or have been part of the CCC Foster Care services. “The exhibited works will express the themes of...

RVA Northside , Free
5Point Adventure Film Festival
7pm

5Point Film is built on five guiding principles: respect, commitment, humility, purpose and balance. We believe these same principles also form the...

Henrico , $
InLight Richmond 2019
1708 Gallery
7pm

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight is a FREE, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight features sculpture, video, and...

RVA East End , Free
RNB GARDEN
7pm

The revival of pure RnB showcases is upon us! We've listened to the people and are here to give you what you've been searching for. Live bands, sultry...

RVA The Fan , $
Sue Schlesman Book Signing Event
7pm

Local author Sue Schlesman speaks on themes from her new book Soulspeak Friday, November 15 7pm Q&A and book signing to follow event ~~~~~ Soulspeak will...

Henrico , Free
DANIEL HOPE WITH THE ZURICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA , "A TRIBUTE TO YEHUDI MENUHIN"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Daniel Hope joined the Zurich Chamber Orchestra as Musical Director in 2016, although his connection to the orchestra dates back to his childhood, when his...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $, $$
DIRECT FROM KIEV, NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Volodymyr Sirenko Guest piano soloist Volodymyr Vynnytsky Formed by the Council of Ministers of Ukraine in 1918, the...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $, $$
Lombardi
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning -- which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
SPARC Presents: Little Shop of Horrors
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
7:30pm

Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant! Get your tickets...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Sense and Sensibility at TheatreVCU
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Adapted by Kate Hamill * Based on the novel by Jane Austen * Directed by Wes Seals Jane Austen’s 19th-century novel takes the stage...

RVA Arts District , $
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
8pm

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 , $$
Full Moon Fever
8pm

We love playing the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. We've been friends for a long time and have loved the music for a long time ... so at some...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Sun Dogs (A Tribute to RUSH)
8pm

SUN DOGS - THE PREMIER RUSH TRIBUTE In the wake of Rush's final tour, Sun Dogs formed with the goal of reproducing the sounds of rock's finest Canadian trio....

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

A different story every night! Based on Charles Dickens’ final unfinished novel, this hilarious whodunit invites the audience to solve its mystery by...

Chesterfield , $$
Times Square Angel
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

New York, 1948. Irish O’Flanagan is the tough as nails, red-headed headliner of the Club Intime. A lifetime of hard knocks has left her bitter and with a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Friday, November 15