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Thursday, October 28

#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...

Studio Boo Three Halloween Film Series poster designed by Ash Rudolph and printed at Studio Two Three with our risograph printers
7:30am
Free

Join us for these sweet free screenings every Thursday in October at 7:30pm! We’ll have lawn chairs, free popcorn and cider or other drinks for sale! Bring...

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...

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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

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...

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...

Baby Storytime
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Baby Storytime!

Bilingual Baby Storyime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para bebés
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Baby Storytime in English and Spanish! ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock para la hora del cuento para...

LIVE Preschool Storytime
10:30am, 11am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for an interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. No registration required. Storytimes will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please don’t...

Preschool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult. *This program will be...

Preschool storytime
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us each week for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We’ll read, sing, and play our way through fun stories and...

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...

LIVE Preschool Storytime
11am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for an interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. No registration required. Storytimes will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please don’t...

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...

Bilingual Preschool Storyime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe preescolar
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Preschool Storytime in English and Spanish! ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock para la hora del cuento...

Storytime
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Storytime, perfect for children aged 0 - 5! *Due to Covid restrictions, this program will be held outside, weather...

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)& English Literacy Civics (ELC)
12pm
RVA West End , Free

English language learners may sign up to attend classes for fall and spring. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. This class is...

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...

Edgar Allen Poe book cover
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join writer Catherine Baab-Muguira for a lively and informative look at Edgar Allan Poe and how his life can teach us counterintuitive lessons on achieving...

Office of Community Wealth Building: Meet with a Barrier Navigator
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Meet with a Barrier Navigator from the Office of Community Wealth Building and learn about the career opportunities they offer.

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...

2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge Discussion
4pm
Free

Have you been participating in the first ever RPL Teen Reading Challenge? Join us on our teen Discord server to chat about what you're reading and how the...

Virtual Event
Haunted Library Scavenger Hunt
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a spooky scavenger hunt. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and get a candy treat!

Harvest Ween
5pm
Hopewell , Free

Downtown Hopewell is the best place to kick-off Halloween weekend. Do you dare visit Downtown?! Put on your best costume (and dress up your dog), bring the...

October UnHappy Hour
6pm
$

Come and celebrate the Poe Museum's one and only UnHappy Hour of 2021! It will be the most miserable event of the year complete with the annual costume...

Culture and Movement Class
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Come out and celebrate the #arthuntsrva, #artoberfest, community, partnerships, and fun. We are getting back into action with our first in person class in...

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...

"The Giver"
7pm
Free

The Steward School will present The Giver, by Eric Coble, October 28-30, 2021 at 7 p.m. in the school’s Lora M. Robins Theatre (11600 Gayton Road, Richmond,...

Capturing the Spirit of a Community
7pm

Please join us for a virtual discussion about the Columbia Pike Documentary Project, a multidisciplinary history of an Arlington neighborhood that’s one of...

Cockade City Camera Club Logo
7pm
Petersburg , Free

The Cockade City Camera Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month at the Petersburg Area Art League. The Camera Club is open to photographers of all...

Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
7pm
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...

Rosette: So Hot Right Now
7pm

Rosette, a local string quartet, will perform music by Caroline Shaw, the first featured composer in the group's So Hot Right Now series. Doors open at 6:30,...

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...

Alton Brown Live: Beyond The Eats
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Audiences can expect more comedy, more music, more highly unusual cooking demos, and more...

Alton Brown: Live! Beyond the Eats
7:30pm
$$

Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Audiences can expect more comedy, more music, more highly unusual cooking demos, and more...

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...

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...

Will Liverman, Bariton
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Called “a voice for this historic moment” (The Washington Post), Virginia-born baritone Will Liverman is quickly gaining a reputation for compelling...

Thursday, October 28