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Thursday, October 15

Artober Online Art Exhibit
Free

Artober is coming up and we're looking for art from you for a virtual exhibit! Maybe you’re an established artist? Or maybe you just began exploring your...

Virtual Event
CATharsis Pandemic Theatre
Free

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre is pleased to present our first CATharsis Pandemic Theatre production. "It's Not You" is an original script performed by special...

Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
$

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

Virtual Event
Capitol Square Self Guided Walking Tour
RVA Downtown , Free

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

Susan Crook
12am
RVA Southside , Free

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

HARRIET TUBMAN AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: Video on Demand
$

This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others...

Virtual Event
Jackson Ward Self Guided Mural Walking Tour
RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

Group Photo!
$$

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

Virtual Event
Oregon Hill Self Guided Walking Tour
RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

Richmond Cemeteries Self Guided Driving Tour
RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside , Free

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

Hope for the Lamb Arts Hopewell Billboard Project, by Federico Infante
Hopewell , Free

This fall, seven artists with a heart, heritage, or home in Hopewell present their interpretations of the community they love in an immersive city-wide...

Exhibit: Symbiotic Systems
8:30am
Henrico , Free

Free exhibit on display Sept 17 - Nov 8. Muralist, Nico Cathcart explores the connections between humans and the species that populate the earth alongside us...

When there Was Water
9am
Henrico , $

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Unfinished Business
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

A 60-times life size praying mantis
9:30am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Featuring six enormous, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size; stations allowing guests to identify insect sounds, better...

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.

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

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

Create A Pumpkin Patch @ Your Library!
10am
RVA West End , Free

The West End Library is growing a pumpkin patch! Use the link below to print a pumpkin, decorate and bring it to the library. We'll add it to our window to...

Ghoulish Goodies
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

LIVE Preschool Storytime
10am
Free

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Virtual Event
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am
$

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

Que Pasa Festival
10am
Free

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

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Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am
Free

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities
10am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $

Dive into one of the most astonishing underwater discoveries of all time. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken...

Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the...

LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
10:30am
Free

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive Book Babies and Toddler storytime. We will be doing lap bounce rhymes, songs, stories, and movement. Please register...

Virtual Event
Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

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

"Needs and Wants" view of installed work
12pm
RVA Southside , $

Artspace Artist Members will present artwork in a variety of media in an exhibition titled “Needs and Wants.” Work includes painting, photography,...

Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Mindfulness Book Discussion: Radical Compassion
1pm
Prices Vary

Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm Facilitators: Kay Davidson and Sherry Klauer Online via Zoom It may seem radical to investigate our feelings...

Virtual Event
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...

Celebrating the Full American Experience - through Fashion
2pm
Free

A continuation of the Woven Orbits edutainment learning series where we showcase some of America's ethnic, cultural and religious minorities. This short...

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Virtual LEGO Creator Club
4pm
Free

Join us each month via Zoom to build, chat, and share your creations. Looking for Lego inspiration between monthly meetings? Visit our kids page for new...

Virtual Event
Library of Virginia Literary Awards: Nonfiction Discussion Panel
6pm
Free

Join us as Traci Thomas, host of the podcast The Stacks, moderates a conversation with Nonfiction Award finalists Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of Thick:...

Virtual Event
Water and Wealth: Talk with Mary Ebeling & Carolina Caycedo
6pm
Free

This event explores the issues raised when life-giving natural resources are commodified and waterways are privatized. How can we reimagine the...

Virtual Event
Studio Series October
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

Extraordinary dancing for extraordinary times. From loneliness and sorrow to hope and love, the pandemic has inspired a multitude of emotions in all of us....

In-Person | Virtual Beginner Salsa Footwork and Partnering Concepts (no partner needed)
7pm
RVA Southside , $$

Looking for something new and fun to do while social distancing? Learn to Salsa dance!!! This class is a progressive four week series for beginner level...

In-Person | Virtual Weekly Salsa Footwork Challenge (NOT BEGINNER)
8pm
RVA Southside , $

Each week SCDC instructors will teach a different salsa footwork combination to a specific song (like a mini-choreo). This will be a fun, fast paced class...

Georgia
8pm
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Georgia Rogers Farmer — who has been thrilling RTP audiences with her unique and unparalleled brand of cabaret — returns to our stage to thrill audiences...

Thursday, October 15