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Wednesday, October 13

#ArtsHuntRVA
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: AMERICAN INDIAN/INDIGENOUS ARTISTS
Henrico , $

American Indian/Indigenous American Artists October 1- 15: Call For Entries Online Show: Nov. 1 - 30th How To Submit: 1. First complete the American...

Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2021 All Media Show
Henrico , $

November 2021 AMS Call for Entries: Friday, October 1, 2021 – Saturday, October 30, 2021 Online ONLY Artwork Juried: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Artists...

Virtual Event
Dinosaur fossil craft
RVA Southside , Free

Learn more about fossils and how they formed millions of years ago, and come celebrate National Fossil Day with a dino themed craft! Craft kits will be...

Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

Kid Kit: Mini Art Exhibit!
RVA East End , Free

The East End Branch is working on a mini art exhibit and we need your help! Request a Mini Art Kit by October 15th, create your own mini painting, then...

Poems of Positivity
Free

During this year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (Nov 19, 2021- Jan 10, 2022), Orlosky Studio brings us Poems of...

Virtual Event
Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community
9am

Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs at the Library of Virginia, celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity...

James River Art League Exhibit
9am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Image by Tom Hennessy
9am
Henrico , $

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Book Babies Storytime
10am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with caregiver. *All individuals over the age of 5 who have not been fully...

Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
10am
RVA Arts District , Free

Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm is a solo exhibition by South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. The show’s title calls to the...

English Language Acquisition ELA class (pre-registration is required)
10am
RVA Southside , Free

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
10am
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

James River Art League Exhibit
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

Black History Museum
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to...

Sustaining Encounters
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Sustaining Encounters, a two-person exhibition presenting the work of Nancy Blum and Joseph Scheer at...

Violins of Hope Musicians
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

Book Babies Storytime
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

Join us on the patio at West End for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Please note that at this time storytime...

Art Scavenger Hunt @ Art Works!
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

In honor of Artober, we've got a fun way for you to interact with some great art! Visit Art Works and pick up a scavenger hunt list. Tour Art Works' studios...

Frank Kreacic describes himself as a 21st century artist. He uses technology to combine a love for science and history with comic books and film.  He creates adventurous scenes and historically referenced paintings. His 3D artwork is part movie snapshot, part inspired comic book page, and part intense color abstraction. The exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Fall at Art Works brings a new season of exhibits ranging from printmaking, artwork inspired by science and history, abstract paintings and a retrospect of...

Come, select just the piece(s) to properly accent your home or office.
11am

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, 101 E Broad St, in the downtown Arts District and take in the exhibition Source Material. Browse through...

Toddler Time Storytime
11am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for interactive story, music and play for ages 18-36 months with caregiver. Individuals aged 5 and up who are not fully vaccinated are encouraged to...

Lunch Break Science: RVAir Community Science Findings
12pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

RVAir is the Science Museum of Virginia's community science project that seeks to understand local air quality, or how clean or polluted the air we breathe...

Virtual Event
Artwork by Maureen Stewart
1pm
Free

Maureen Stewart is an artist, designer and Air Force veteran who uses her work to foster collective compassion, solidarity and hope. In this conversation...

Virtual Event
English Conversation Club/Club de Conversación de Inglés
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Practice makes perfect! Join other English learners for conversation in an informal group setting. All abilities welcome. ¡La práctica hace la...

One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

Virginia War Memorial Artist Spotlight: Maureen Stewart
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Maureen Stewart is an artist, designer and Air Force veteran who uses her work to foster collective compassion, solidarity and hope. In response to the...

Virtual Event
Homework Help
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estarán disponibles...

Paint a Pumpkin
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Celebrate the harvest season and paint a baby pumpkin! *Due to the increase in Covid cases, this program is subject to change. Please visit our website at...

Anime Club
4pm, 4:30pm
RVA East End , Free

Do you love anime and manga? Then be sure to join us every second Wednesday of the month for East End Library's Anime Club, where we'll be watching anime,...

Family Storytime
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

LEGO Challenge! (CANCELED)
4pm
RVA Northside , Free

Come spend an hour with our LEGO challenge. Build your own creative invention along our set theme. All participants will have their creations on display at...

Anime Club
4:30pm
RVA East End , Free

Do you love anime and manga? Then be sure to join us every second Wednesday of the month for East End Library's Anime Club, where we'll be watching anime,...

Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
5pm
RVA The Fan , Free

“Blip of the Moment” Matt Lively and Ed Trask September 17 – October 24, 2021 Opening reception on Friday, September 17 from 5-8 p.m. (Outdoor Location:...

Give Back & Bingo Night - artoberVA & CultureWorks
5pm
Henrico

Join us Wednesday, October 13th from 5:00 - 8:30 for our Give Back Night for artoberVA & CultureWorks! 10% of the night's in-house sales will be donated to...

Mary Temple, Cool August Rain, 2020, gouache, acrylic and paper on paper, 17.5 x 16 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of To Balance a Stone, a solo exhibition of Mary Temple’s works on paper and acrylic on canvas paintings...

Library of Virginia Literary Awards: Fiction Discussion Panel
6pm

At 6:00 PM join the Library of Virginia live on our Facebook or YouTube pages to hear a conversation with Fiction Award finalists Rachel Beanland, author of...

Virtual Event
Literary Virginia Book Group
6pm

Beginning this fall, our meetings will be hybrid—you can join in person at the Library or online through Zoom. Please log in at 6:00 PM through either the...

Camera Club of Richmond Logo
7pm
Free

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Virtual Event
Read Up, Richmond: Featuring Kiese Laymon with Mira Jacob
7pm
Free

This year, Richmond Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed authors Kiese Laymon and Mira Jacob in conversation with one another. Audience Q&A will...

Virtual Event
CUE THE STRANGE SOUND EFFECTS!
7:30pm
Free

Halloween is coming, and with it many strange and spooky sounds. This production by On the Air Radio Players will feature two classic episodes from LIGHTS...

Wednesday, October 13