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Thursday, October 7

#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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bilingual Baby Storytime / 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 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...

Terry Lacy  Contemporary Realism:  A Celebration of Color (Art Show)
11am
Free

Terry Lacy is an American artist, now living in central Virginia. She was born into a military family and moved constantly throughout her first two decades...

Poster for Terry Lacy CONTEMPORARY REALISM
11am
Chesterfield , Prices Vary

A gallery show featuring 47 original oil paintings by Chester resident, Terry Lacy. Colorful and bold, these paintings are inspired by life experiences in VA...

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...

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 - 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock...

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...

Virginia Museum of History & Culture
12pm
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

Virginia’s Declaration of Rights (1776) declares all men to be “equally free and independent.” But, as to the suffrage, the Declaration speaks in more...

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...

STEAM TEAM
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Join us for a fun exploration involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics for ages 5-12. At this time, youth programming will be...

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...

3rd Annual RVA Celebrity Dish
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

The 3rd Annual RVA Celebrity Dish to benefit Podium RVA, hosted on October 7, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:30pm, will honor Anne Holton, attorney, judge, and former...

Poetry & Jazz Under the Stars
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

River City Poets are back in the Bottom this August with a night of Poetry & Jazz on C'est Le Vin's picturesque patio! What better way to wind down a...

Ephrat Asherie Dance
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Choreographer Ephrat Asherie brings a high-energy, hybrid work that layers breaking, hip-hop, house, and vogue. With musical direction by Asherie’s brother,...

Kadencia Orchestra
7:30pm

Kadencia is an 11 to 13-piece orchestra comprised of professional musicians that have toured with local and internationally renowned bands in Puerto Rico and...

"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...

The Niceties
8pm
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$

THE NICETIES by Eleanor Burgess directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Zoe, a Black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s...

Vincent River
8pm
$$

Davey has seen something he can’t forget. Anita has been forced to flee her home. These two have never met. Tonight their paths cross, with devastating...

Thursday, October 7