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Wednesday, November 20

"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
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
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
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
Southside from the Heart Knitters - McKenney Library
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Knitters and crocheters from beginner to experienced create crafts and share their love of yarn.

Hopewell , 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 , $
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

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

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

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

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

RVA Downtown , 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
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
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to tell the tale: Writing your memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Main Library will once again be offering the popular Memoir Writing class led by Kirsten Taranto. The class will begin on Wednesday, 6th November and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA The Fan , Free
Community Expressions
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Help determine your library’s future. Tell us what you like, how we can improve and what should we add. During the one-hour moderated session, we’ll ask you:...

RVA Southside , Free
#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Teens, join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month for the #wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club. Each month we will read and discuss a new selection featuring a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Art Explorers: Turkey Time!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Gobble up some fun and create your own turkey and fall crafts. Art Explorers meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. For ages 5-12.

RVA West End , Free
November RVA Makers Meetup at Scrap RVA
RVA Makers
5:30pm

Save the date - more info soon! -- RVA Makers meets the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30. Join us for a chance to socialize with awesome makers...

RVA Northside , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group - Moviegoer
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

This month we are reading and discussing Moviegoer by Walker Percy. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call (804)646-1877 for...

RVA West End , Free
GREAT ART ON SCREEN, "TINTORETTO: A REBEL IN VENICE"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice fully immerses audiences in the life of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. With the enchanting narrative voice...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Poetry Night at Boogaloos!
River City Poets
7pm

River City Poets are back for a Wednesday night of inspiration in RVA's Northside! Grab a cozy corner spot & a signature "Poetic" cocktail and settle in for...

RVA Northside , Free
Talk: Rebecca Walker
Institute for Contemporary Art
7pm

Author Rebecca Walker, a contributor to the Great Force catalog, presents a talk about her work on the Surrender of the Black Intellectual and the Resurgence...

RVA Arts District , Free
Hamilton
7:30pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Jouwala Collective
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Powerful, seductive and playful, Jouwala Collective derives it’s magic from the many layers of influences that make up this sonic mosaic of deeply rooted...

RVA The Fan , $

Wednesday, November 20