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Friday, November 13

Gingerbread Design Competition
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

Registration deadline extended to December 4th! That means more time to get your team together and start brainstorming! Grab your whisk and rolling pin, The...

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...

$$
Virtual Event
Positive Thinking: a virtual concert
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
12am

Featuring flutist Brandon Patrick George, guitarist John Marcel Williams, and cellist James Wilson, this charming concert is sure to bring you joy and...

$
Virtual Event
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
Metro Richmond Artists Show opens Nov. 2 at Suntrust Gallery
9am

MRAA announces a show of member work with the theme Reawakening. It seems that in this cooler fall season many of us yearn to leave our quarantine caves and...

Free
The magic of Santa’s Wonderland continues in-person at Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus in person this holiday season, with a reimagined free Santa’s...

Ashland , Free
The magic of Santa’s Wonderland continues in-person at Cabela’s Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
9am

Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus in person this holiday season, with a reimagined free Santa’s...

Henrico , Free
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
"Three Sheets to the Wind", 2020, pigment and silica on linen, 66 x 54 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Brooklyn-based MATT PHILLIPS presents a series of pigment and silica paintings on linen in his first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery on Friday,...

RVA The Fan , Free
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...

$
"Duck Two Ways", 2020, acrylic on wood panel, 38 x 30 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce Hell Gate, Richard Roth’s seventh solo exhibition with the gallery, which opens on Friday, November 13th with an...

RVA The Fan , Free
Sylvio Lynch III - Drawn Discovery
Reynolds Gallery
10am

We’re pleased to announce the opening of Drawn Discovery, an exhibition of work by artist Sylvio Lynch III, the 2020 recipient of the gallery’s Launch...

RVA The Fan , 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, $
Two balls, One Strike by David Short
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

David's show of 15 original oil paintings is an invitation to crimes, capers, questions & a dash of adrenaline! Show will be up through November. Stop by as...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Nature Study Reading Society
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
11am

Joini your loves of reading and the natural world with out dedicated book discussion group. The Nature Study Reading Society is devoted to reading and...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Judith Anderson Bolivia Series #5
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts, is pleased to present the 2020 Members' Biennial celebrating its 32nd Anniversary and...

RVA Southside , Free
Sara Henry
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Breakthrough by Sara Henry is the featured exhibit in October. Sara is from Alaska, now lives in Arkansas and brings her three dimensional ceramic paintings...

RVA Southside , Free
Friday for the Arts
Petersburg Area Art League
6pm

Friday for the Arts at Petersburg Area Art League, PAAL features various artist's exhibitions every second Friday of the month. Family Fun art exploration,...

Petersburg , Free
Contemporary Traditional Morocco
Petersburg Area Art League
6pm

In 2015 I traveled Morocco’s mountains, desert, and coasts via motorcycle. One of the highlights was a tour of the Fez medina, a labyrinthine city founded...

Petersburg , Free
Richmond Ballet
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Studio Series: November will highlight the diversity of repertoire for which Richmond Ballet is known. Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s Rachmaninoff...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Metamorphosen - Condensed Performance
Richmond Symphony
7pm

Music Director Valentina Peleggi will conduct this program, reimagined to lead us reflectively into the holiday season. Program includes works by Strauss,...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
The World We Want is Us
Institute for Contemporary Art
7pm

The World We Want Is Us presents large-scale projections onto the ICA’s facade by artists and Southerners On New Ground (SONG) members Shazza Berhan and...

RVA Arts District , Free

Friday, November 13