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Saturday, October 23

#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 - 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
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...

HarvestFest
$

Celebrate all that fall has to offer! This two-day event has a festival vibe with live music, food, and adult beverages, plus family-friendly...

SOLD OUT! Kid Kit: Mini Pumpkin Decorating
RVA East End , Free

Attention parents! Not in the mood to scoop, cut, and carve this Halloween? Try painting pumpkins with your little ones instead! Request a kit here to...

Take & Make: Halloween Mason Jars
RVA East End , Free

Turn your mason jar into a ghost, mummy, or vampire! Then use it to hold your pencils and pens. What better use for a scary monster than to protect your...

Liberty or Death Church tours
1:30am, 3am, 10:30am, 12pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Liberty or Death Church tours
3am, 10:30am, 12pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Art as a Place Workshop
9am
RVA Arts District, RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$

In this full day workshop, participants will learn to create hand-cut paper collages of inspiring places using magazines, catalogs, and personal photographs....

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...

Mmere Dane: Day of Dance
9am
$$

We bring to you four amazing master Dance & Drumming instructors; Idy Ciss, Lesina Martin, Mahiri Keita-Edwards and Mouminatou Camara. With years of...

October is "Revive The Nutcracker" Month
9am

Join the Concert Ballet Nutcracker rehearsals this month and show us what you can do as one of the 250 Nutcracker characters in Richmond's oldest running...

"Jack Smith's Creek"
10am
RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

Original oil paintings (and a few prints) 10% Saturday, Oct. 23 ONLY. In person and online.

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...

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...

Joanna Tyka Cityscapes RVA
10am
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

In her bold, signature style, internationally recognized artist, Joanna Tyka explores the architecture of Richmond, Virginia in a series of cityscapes at 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...

Kuumba African American Quilters Guild
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Kuumba Afrikan American Quilters Guild meets monthly to share and critique their personal projects, learn new techniques, and collaborate on group quilts.

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...

Liberty or Death Church tours
10:30am, 12pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

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’s
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

See 5 new exhibits and 75 working artist studios. Visit us 11 -5pm Tuesdays – Sundays. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits by: Tim Harper,...

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...

ThinkSmall11
11am
Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free

Artspace is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition in the new gallery space in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, featuring the 11th installment of...

Hribernik Skateboard Collection Show at anne’s Visual Art Studio gallery
12pm
RVA Arts District , Free, Prices Vary

Founded by local Richmond, Va artist Susan Hribernik in 2014, Hribernik Skateboards is showing for the first time nearly the entire collection of custom...

Liberty or Death Church tours
12pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Making History with LVA
12pm
Free

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

Virtual Event
Art Under The Pines
1pm
RVA Northside , Free

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will host an outdoor art gallery entitled “Art Under the Pines”. This event is a free...

Getting Unstuck with Nherie Tellado - Mindful Art Collages
1:30pm
Hopewell

Session 2 - Mindful Art Collaging In-person gathering: Oct 23, 1:30-3 at Guncotton Coffee, 238 E. Broadway, Hopewell, VA Nherie Tellado leads a class in...

3 Penny Theatre presents "SHERLOCK HOLMES"
2pm, 7pm
RVA West End , $

“Watson, the game is afoot!” Come back to the theatre and enjoy two Sherlock Holmes adventures; The Speckled Band (one of Conan Doyle’s favorite...

Hex-a-long Movie Event - Hocus Pocus
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

This Halloween, the Sanderson Sisters are casting their spell with Hex-a-long Hocus Pocus, an interactive movie event! Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah...

Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
2pm, 8pm
RVA Arts District

Dominique Morisseau, described by The New York Times as "a playwright of piercing eloquence," brings a timely and urgent examination of race and education to...

Poe at the Pump House 2021
4pm
RVA West End , $

Come for a tour of Richmond's own historic Byrd Park Pump House and listen to Edgar Allan Poe's greatest works being read by an Edgar Allan Poe actor! This...

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:...

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...

Fancy Me Mad
6pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $, Prices Vary

Please join us for the 7th Annual Fancy Me Mad, our graveyard tour featuring historical characters performing in the graveyard, followed by a reading with...

Garden Glow at Maymont
6:30pm
RVA The Fan, RVA Arts District, RVA Northside , $

Brighten your autumn nights, October 15-November 7, on a spectacular light-filled journey at Garden Glow! Each Wednesday-Sunday night, experience Maymont in...

Halloween Movie Night: Haxan, Witchcraft Through the Ages
6:30pm

A hybrid of documentary and fiction, this 1922 silent film explores the history of witchcraft, demonology and satanism. It shows representations of evil in a...

Halloween Movie Night: Haxan, Witchcraft Through the Ages
6:30pm
Chesterfield , $

A hybrid of documentary and fiction, this 1922 silent film explores the history of witchcraft, demonology and satanism. It shows representations of evil in a...

3 Penny Theatre presents "SHERLOCK HOLMES"
7pm
RVA West End , $

“Watson, the game is afoot!” Come back to the theatre and enjoy two Sherlock Holmes adventures; The Speckled Band (one of Conan Doyle’s favorite...

Little Print Shop of Horrors
7pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Little Print Shop of Horrors - Studio Two Three annual auction - will be held in the magical tent behind the studio! We promise a scary good time: eerily...

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, “the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), enjoy a musical collaboration like no other. Fleck is a 15-time Grammy...

ComedySportz
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

WAR IN PIECES
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

WAR IN PIECES festival world premieres new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson in partnership with Virginia War...

Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
8pm
RVA Arts District

Dominique Morisseau, described by The New York Times as "a playwright of piercing eloquence," brings a timely and urgent examination of race and education to...

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
8pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

This smart, insightful musical comedy follows the thrill and folly of modern-day relationships, from the nerve-wracking first date to marriage, children, and...

Robin and Linda Williams
8pm
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , $$

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance presents a new Legends on Grace: Nightcaps & Stories series. Join us on October 23, 2021 at 8PM for a 90-minute, up close...

Saturday, October 23