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Wednesday, October 27

#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...

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...

Trick or Treating at Ginter Park
RVA Northside , Free

Come celebrate Halloween at the Ginter Park Library! Stop by to pick up some candy and take home some fun Halloween crafts. No registration needed, come...

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...

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...

Office of Community Wealth Building: Barrier Navigators
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

The City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building and Richmond Public Library bring career planning services and job training to your local...

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...

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’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...

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: How a Terrorist Failure in 1605 Enabled Jamestown and Henrico
12pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

For four centuries, primarily in the U.K., parades, fireworks, and bonfires have celebrated the failure of an attempt to kill King James I and England’s...

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.

Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
2pm
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...

Broad Rock Comix Club
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Love comic books, graphic novels, and/or manga? Want to try your hand at making your own? Come to the Broad Rock Comix Club for fun, creative prompts and to...

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...

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.

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...

Studio Two
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Allegro Brillante Choreography by George Balanchine Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky World Premiere by Tom Mattingly Pianist: Dr. Douglas-Jayd...

Cover Artwork from Dash Shaw's new Graphic Novel "Discipline."
7pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Richmond native, Dash Shaw, is an award-winning cartoonist, animator, writer and director. His most recent feature film, Cryptozoo, received the NEXT...

Virginia War Memorial Artist Spotlight: Dash Shaw
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond native, Dash Shaw, is an award-winning cartoonist, animator, writer and director. His most recent feature film, Cryptozoo, received the NEXT...

ANASTASIA the Musical
7:30pm
$$

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Richmond at last! Today, we're sharing a special...

Broadway In Richmond - Anastasia
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Richmond at last! From the Tony Award®-winning...

James and Shane's  Magic, Mindreading, and Mayhem
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

James Mollenkamp and Shane Patrick Crews have joined forces to create a show full of wit and wonder. It's a dueling magician show with many comic twists and...

Wednesday, October 27