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Wednesday, December 29

#ArtsHuntRVA
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
Architects and Designers as Artists Call For Entries AMS
Crossroads Art Center

It is no surprise that successful architects and designers have an eye for colour, form, texture, and space. However, some of the most prolific architects...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
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
Kid Kit: Create a Time Capsule
Richmond Public Library

Make 2021 a year you'll never forget! Stop by the East End Branch Library and pick up a time capsule kit to look back on over the years to come. Request...

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...

Sonia De Los Santos
Modlin Center for the Arts

Children and grownups of all backgrounds adore the joyful and bright music of Sonia De Los Santos. Her songs, in both Spanish and English, reflect her...

Free
Virtual Event
Take & Make: Hot Cocoa Ornaments
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a festive holiday treat -- or give one away as a gift! Join us as we pack all the essential ingredients needed for a mug of hot chocolate inside these...

RVA East End , Free
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 at Crossroads Art Center
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...

Six of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Exhibit at the Tuckahoe Area Library
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit 40 pieces of their work from December 1st through the 31st. Most of the artwork is available for sale.

Free
Art at the Museum
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
The Fast and the Curious
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

School is out, so here's your chance to join our race team and get hands on with speed, power and performance! Join us for one day or come back each day of...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

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...

RVA West End , Free
English Language Acquisition ELA class (pre-registration is required)
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
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
Joanna Tyka Cityscapes RVA
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
Office of Community Wealth Building: Barrier Navigators
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Downtown , 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
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime @ WE now offered via Zoom
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Due to the chilly weather, all outdoor storytimes at the West End location have been moved online. You can register to particpate in a virtual version of our...

RVA West End , Free
Uncle Ty-Rone, Ventriloquist and Kid's Comedian
Puppets Off Broad Street
10:30am

Join Puppets Off Broad Street for our 6th annual RVA Winter Puppetfest! We bring a winter break full of family fun with puppet shows by award-winning...

Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $
Glenda Creamer
Art Works Gallery
11am

Winter Exhibits at Art Works! November 27th – January 22nd, 2022 See 5 new art shows and tour 75 artist studios. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 11- 5 PM. ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

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...

RVA West End , Free
Cover of Spies at Mount Vernon
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
11am

Join the VMHC Education team for a virtual student book club! This year we are reading the Virginia Mysteries Series by Steven K. Smith. The books in this...

RVA Northside , Free
Virtual Event
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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.

RVA West End , Free
Winter Break Puppetry Camp: Talk to the Hand!
Puppets Off Broad Street
1pm

Dec 27-30, 1pm-4pm with plenty of breaks and opportunity to socialize Explore the art of puppetry over Winter Break! You'll create instant puppets, learn...

$
Virtual Event
Broad Rock Comix Club
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste - Set It Off
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
RVA Winter Puppetfest: MEET THE ARTISTS!
Puppets Off Broad Street
7pm

Meet your local puppetry artists, performers, and even a ventriloquist! Our meet-the-artist will happen virtually at 7pm. Learn more about the artistry and...

RVA Arts District, RVA East End, RVA The Fan , $
Virtual Event

Wednesday, December 29