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Sunday, December 15

CALL FOR ENTRIES - JANUARY 2020 JURIED ALL MEDIA SHOW
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce that we will be accepting online only entries for the All-Media shows effective December 1, 2019 for the January...

Henrico , $
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
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
Intermediate Screen Printing: Repeat Pattern
Studio Two Three
10am

Make your own fabric! Students will take screen printing on fabric to the next level by creating a four-way repeat pattern. This pattern will be used to...

RVA Northside , $$$
Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

For millions of Americans, it really isn’t Christmas until they have watched A Charlie Brown Christmas at least once! This exhibition examines the making of...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Sparkle Plenty X RJM Artist Project
Quirk Gallery
10am

Sparkle Plenty, now in it’s fourteenth year, is Quirk Gallery’s favorite holiday tradition. This year’s exhibit is co-curated by Susie Ganch and Kathleen...

RVA Downtown
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
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
43rd St Gallery Holiday Open House
43rd Street Gallery
12pm

43rd Street Gallery HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE The kick-off weekend is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 29, 30 and December 1. The Open House hours will...

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
Illumination: A Festival of Tree
12pm

Opening: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 4:30-7pm following The Center’s annual Tree Lighting. Santa and his elves will be on site for a visit with the...

Henrico , 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
Virginia House - Holiday Open House
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
12pm

Kick off your holiday celebrations with a free afternoon of festive fun at Virginia House! See the halls decked for the season, decorate a gingerbread man...

RVA The Fan , Free
Winter Exhibits and Holiday Shop at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Our Winter Exhibits begin the holiday season with a special gallery filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, in Richmond—from...

RVA Southside , Free
December 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

December 2019 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, December 6, 2019, through Monday, December 30, 2019: Gellman Room—Color...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
1pm, 4:30pm

This season marks Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s 40th time staging her continually evolving, acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s familiar...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Gingerbread House Workshop
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
2pm

Families can help design Santa’s Village at the North Pole with gingerbread houses and other sweet structures of their making. Participants can literally...

RVA The Fan , $
Jewish Family Theater presents “Gypsy”
Weinstein JCC
2pm

Regarded by many theater professionals as the greatest musical ever created, “Gypsy” is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her...

RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
SWANS DOCUMENTARY SCREENING!!!
Black Iris
4pm, 8pm

SWANS DOCUMENTARY SCREENING!!! WHERE DOES A BODY END SUNDAY DEC 15TH The savage and tender extremes of Swans told with unprecedented access to archive...

RVA Arts District , $
Richmond Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
4:30pm

This season marks Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s 40th time staging her continually evolving, acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s familiar...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Pile w/ Sensual World & Gumming
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
7pm

Broadberry Entertainment Group Presents! Pile w/ Sensual World and Gumming Sunday, December 15th at Richmond Music Hall at Capital Ale House Doors at 7,...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
THE WILD WOMEN OF WINEDALE
CAT Theatre
7pm

Join Chamberlayne Actors Theatre for the second show of their 56th Season THE WILD WOMEN OF WINEDALE by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten. Three...

Henrico , $$
Zero to 60 Quartet
7pm

A native of Donora, PA, Jae Sinnett came to Virginia in the mid-70’s to serve in the United States Navy. After completing his military service, he began his...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Firehouse Radio Players: HOLIDAY HOOPLA
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Christmas carols have been playing since October. Trees have been up since November. It can mean only one thing – the holidays are upon us and the Firehouse...

RVA The Fan , $
SWANS DOCUMENTARY SCREENING!!!
Black Iris
8pm

SWANS DOCUMENTARY SCREENING!!! WHERE DOES A BODY END SUNDAY DEC 15TH The savage and tender extremes of Swans told with unprecedented access to archive...

RVA Arts District , $

Sunday, December 15