Arts and culture live here.

Go support, create, and celebrate!



Events

Thursday, March 12

Best Unpublished Novel Contest
James River Writers

Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest! The contest is open for submissions...

$
QUIRK RECEPTION: SUZANNA FIELDS + ALLAN ROSENBAUM
Quirk Gallery
9am

Join us on Thursday, February 20 for the opening reception of our next exhibitions featuring new work from Suzanna Fields (Main Gallery) and Allan Rosenbaum...

RVA Downtown , 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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA West End , Free
March 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibit will be on display from Friday, March 6, 2020 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM – Theme & Variations – artwork by students...

RVA Downtown , Free
“Inner Lives: Cinerary Jars by Julian Stair and Rob Barnard”
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

An exhibition by ceramics artists Julian Stair and Rob Barnard at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design from March 3 – 27. Stair and Barnard have...

RVA The Fan , $
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
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
RVA Clay
Art Works Gallery
12pm

These new exhibits and 75 working artist studios are open to the public Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 PM. Admission is free. Exhibits include: RVA-CLAY, The...

RVA Southside , Free
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

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

Chesterfield , Free
Streaming: art from our space to yours
Artspace
12pm

Artspace announces Streaming: art from our space to yours The gallery’s fifth annual fundraising art auction opens February 28 and ends with a gala event...

RVA Southside , $$, Prices Vary
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
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
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 & 5:30pm every Thursday.

RVA West End , Free
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery
3pm

Walton Gallery in historic Petersburg, Virginia, presents The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" is a...

Petersburg , Free
Young Artist (Snow Day)
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

We might not get any snow but we can pretend. Come in for a winter themed story and craft.

RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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
Beyond Borders Performing Arts - Open Registration
5pm

Beyond Borders Performing Arts is a safe space for children, teens, and adults to explore the arts through Dance, Theater, and Voice. It is our goal to bring...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$, $$$
Playing Favorites, David Short will now be joining us!
Bella Arte Gallery
5:30pm

Join us as our resident artists & invited guest artists show their newly created original favorites. On Opening Night, Feb. 13 come hear David short, Jos...

Chesterfield , Free
"Coloring Curls Girls" Doll-making workshop
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Learn to sew your own Coloring Curls Girl! Be sure you're able to attend both parts of this 2-part workshop. Part I will be for making the doll bodies, part...

RVA Downtown , Free
Judaism in Early Modern England and 20th Century Virginia
Agecroft Hall, Agecroft Hall
6pm

Starting with the expulsion of the Jews in 1290, those of the Jewish faith still remaining in England led a life of secrecy, forced conversions, and...

RVA West End , $
Panel Discussion with Julian Stair and Rob Barnard
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
6pm

Exhibiting artists Julian Stair and Rob Barnard will share insights about the creative process behind their exhibit “Inner Lives” with fellow artists Howard...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Small Mouth Sounds
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
7pm

Cadence Theatre Company and Virginia Repertory Theatre present Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl Running March 7-29 at Virginia Rep's Theatre Gym Tickets at...

RVA Arts District , $, Prices Vary
Sara D. November Gallery Opening – Making Meaning Through Art Making
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Making Meaning Through Art Making is a photography exhibition curated by art therapist, Elizabeth Hlavek, through her learnings from personal interviews with...

RVA West End , Free
The High Kings
The Tin Pan
8pm

The true heirs of Ireland's Folk heritage, The High Kings are Internationally acclaimed singers of Irish folk songs. A quartet of accomplished musical...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Thursday, March 12