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Thursday, November 18

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

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

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Public Library

Attention parents of littles! Stop by the East End Branch between November 12th and the 19th with your kiddo to pick up a seasonal sensory bin kit. Sensory...

RVA East End , Free
MRAA Annual Show 2021
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association

Opening Reception – The 2021 Annual Members Show of The Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, the oldest artist group in Metro Richmond, is at...

Richmond Public Library

Turn a boring old mason jar into a festive fall candle! This craft is perfect as a centerpiece on your dinner table or as a decoration for your bedroom. Be...

RVA East End , Free
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas event, at...

Free
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas...

Free
9am

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

9am

The James River Art League's November and December 2021 Exhibit features five talented artists including Margaret Matheson, Mary Pedini, Che, Dale Sawan and...

Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Hands-on exhibits aren't the only way to learn about the science all around you! The Museum often hosts smaller exhibitions that explore STEM topics through...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , Free
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA East End , Free
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
10am

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

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Black History Museum
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Baby Storytime!

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
10:30am, 11am

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

RVA Northside , Free
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Northside , Free
Frank Kreacic’s
Art Works Gallery
11am

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,...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Artspace
11am

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

Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
12pm

Come celebrate with us as we launch the novel Back: Through a Field of Stars into the world! We will be doing the book launch in style at the historic Centre...

Petersburg , Free
Richmond Public Library
12pm

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...

RVA West End , Free
2pm

Join Virginia War Memorial Director of Education, Jim Triesler, as he discusses how various world leaders viewed the Treaty of Versailles and its potential...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Come to the West End Branch at 4pm to Read, Build, and Share with LEGO! We will start with a short book at 4:00pm for inspiration and then get...

RVA West End , Free
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics Join us for S.T.E.M. projects for ages 6-12 on the third Thursday of every month. This month's theme is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Join SAARA of Virginia for a discussion with former Richmond City Councilman Chuck Richardson, author of the new book, Cease Fire, Cease Fire! Councilman...

RVA Downtown , Free
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
6pm

Set It Off is a newly commissioned multi-site exhibition at 1708 Gallery and the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Symphony
6:30pm

The Richmond Symphony returns to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery for the brewery’s 10th anniversary! Chamber classics, craft beer, pizza, and fun. These...

RVA Downtown , $
Thursday Night Live Flyer
7pm

Time to get your Thursday Open Mic fix at Thursday Night Live. Come out and enjoy the most ECLETIC & DIVERSE open mic in Virginia. We have spoken word...

RVA Arts District , $
Brothers Osborne
Altria Theater
7:30pm

On the WE’RE NOT FOR EVERYONE TOUR, fans can expect to hear the band’s six GRAMMY-nominated singles including No. 1 Platinum-Certified hit “Stay A Little...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
A Christmas Kaddish
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

A brand new musical that will bring you holiday joy! Jay is ready to give up, but Leigh is ready to fight -- when memories from Holidays Past remind them...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$

Thursday, November 18