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Friday, October 2

ArtistPROOF: Studio Two Three's AUCTION!
Studio Two Three

What do the Guerilla Girls, Sister Corita Kent, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr and Sally Mann have in common? They all engage art as a powerful tool to reflect their...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Artober Online Art Exhibit
Pamunkey Regional Library

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...

Free
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

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...

$
Capitol Square Self Guided Walking Tour
The Valentine

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Jackson Ward Self Guided Mural Walking Tour
The Valentine

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...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

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...

$$
Oregon Hill Self Guided Walking Tour
The Valentine

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...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Cemeteries Self Guided Driving Tour
The Valentine

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside , Free
Hope for the Lamb Arts Hopewell Billboard Project, by Federico Infante
Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

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...

Hopewell , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
A 60-times life size praying mantis
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

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

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Children's Storytime
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Enjoy storybooks and activities Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required. Fridays, 10 – 11 a.m., June – August; in the Children’s Garden....

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
10am

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...

RVA Downtown , $
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
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

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

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

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...

Free
Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities
10am

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

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
VisArts 7th Annual Chili Throwdown
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
10am

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s Chili Throwdown takes place each year on the first weekend in October. Participating restaurants contribute their best...

RVA The Fan , $
Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

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

RVA The Fan , Free
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
"Needs and Wants" view of installed work
Artspace
12pm

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

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

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...

RVA Southside , Free
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Firehouse Theatre
2pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Cocktails with the Cast - As You Like It
Richmond Catholic Theatre
5pm

Join us for a virtual happy hour with the Cast and Team of Richmond Catholic Theatre's As You Like It, live on Facebook!

Free
"Pathway to the Light" by Maria Reardon
MidAtlantic Pastel Society
5:30pm

Uptown Gallery is lucky to have, LIVE & IN PERSON, the 4th Annual Judged Exhibit of the Mid-Atlantic Pastel Society (MAPS). MAPS members sends their best...

RVA The Fan , Free
First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library’s galleries, will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 6:30—9:00...

RVA Downtown , Free
James "Saxsmo" Gates
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
7:30pm

Join us on Facebook live for another great virtual jazz concert featuring James "Saxsmo" Gates! As a saxophonist, Saxsmo has a bell-like tone and his passion...

Free
Virtual Event
Bad Auditions... On Camera
8pm

Join us for a night of revelry and watch bad auditons for the latest courtroom drama Crime Court. Will the casting director find their next star? You'll have...

Free
Virtual Event
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she engineered the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the Catholic church…...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$

Friday, October 2