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Thursday, November 7

"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, 5pm

“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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Call for Entries - "Of Mystery and Imagination"
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Crossroads Art Center in partnership with The Poe Museum announce an open call to artists for “Of Mystery and Imagination.” A juried exhibition celebrating...

RVA West End , $
Call for Entries - November Juried All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted must be for sale....

$
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 , $
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
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
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA West 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
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , 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
Book Fair Event with Inbal Arieli
Weinstein JCC
12pm

Tech insider Inbal Arieli reveals the secrets behind how Israel, a tiny country with the highest concentration of start-ups per capital worldwide, is raising...

RVA West End , 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
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
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA East End , Free
Southside from the Heart Knitters - Hopewell Library
Appomattox Regional Library
1pm

Knitters and Crocheters create items for donation to local non-profits. All level of crafters welcome. We are a part of From the Heart, an organization...

Hopewell , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: The Front Runner (2018)
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm. Synopsis In 1987, U.S. Senator...

RVA West End , 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
Three Perspectives on Anti-Semitism
University of Richmond, University of Richmond
4pm

Come join us for an important panel discussion and conversation on anti-Semitism as presented from the local, regional, national, and international...

RVA West End , Free
SUSIE GANCH, "HAVE A NICE DAY"
Quirk Gallery
5pm

“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
Movie - Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window
Appomattox Regional Library
5:30pm

Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries is confined to his tiny, sweltering courtyard apartment. To pass the time between visits from his...

Hopewell , Free
NEW VIRGINIANS  A Conversation with Deepak Singh & Seyoum Berhe
Library of Virginia
5:30pm

Join us for a conversation on the refugee and immigrant experience in Virginia with author Deepak Singh and refugee resettlement coordinator Seyoum Berhe in...

RVA Downtown , Free
Who is Downtown? Workshop
University of Richmond
5:30pm

Do you live, work, or play in downtown Richmond? Richmond artist Jonathan Lee, the University of Richmond Downtown, and Boatwright Library’s Book Arts...

RVA Downtown , Free
Coptic Stitching
Studio Two Three
6pm

Each participant will leave the class with the basic skill of Coptic stitching. Along with these skills, they will also have a unique, handcrafted journal to...

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
ThinkSmall10 Gala Preview
Artspace
6pm

A Preview Gala for artspace's tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10, will take place on Thursday,...

RVA Southside , $
Wish You Were Here...with Christopher Wynn
Bella Arte Gallery
6pm

Artist Christopher Wynn has created destination art from the most beautiful places on earth! Traveling on a 5 week adventure through Europe Christopher has...

Chesterfield , Free
 Sherry Siewert: Introduction to Metal Clay
Crossroads Art Center
6:30pm

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...

Henrico , $$$
Fountain Flirt Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown
Richmond Ballet's STUDIO ONE
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Ancient Airs and Dances Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Ottorino Respighi World Premiere by Ma Cong In honor of Artistic Director...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Rush Hour
Richmond Symphony
6:30pm

The Richmond Symphony's popular Rush Hour concerts return to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. These one-hour informal concerts feature fantastic orchestral and...

RVA Northside , $$
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
7pm

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 , $$
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
River City Poets
7pm

Warm up your autumn nights with vino and verse! Bob Lambert & friends bring the music while local poets share a "taste" of what they do in five minutes or...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
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 , $

Thursday, November 7