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Friday, September 10

Call for Entries: Special Gallery Members Show Fall 2021 (THEME: RED)
Crossroads Art Center

October – December 2021 – Online Members Show Theme: The Color Red Call for Entries (CFE): ONLINE ONLY Call for Entries (CFE): Wednesday, September 8 –...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Hispanic and Latino American Call For Entries All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Call for Entries Online Only: Sept. 1 - 20th Show Online Only: October 1 - 31, 2021 For more information:...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Kid Kit: Apple Glitter Jars
Richmond Public Library

Stop by the East End Branch after a long, hard first week of school and pick up a fun, sparkly Apple Glitter Jar kit! Fill out This Form to request a kit!...

RVA East End , Free
RIFF: Richmond International Film Festival

6 DAYS OF FILMS, MUSIC, PANELS & SPECIAL EVENTS RIFF, one of the largest international competitive film festivals in the Mid-Atlantic, brings cutting-edge...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Take & Make: Mini Terrariums
Richmond Public Library

Hey, teens! Bring a bit of the outdoors inside with you with these mini terrariums! Be sure to stop into the East End Branch anytime between September 8th to...

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...

Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

With its 60 plus razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and starring role in a blockbuster film series, T. rex is arguably the world’s most popular dinosaur....

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
GENEALOGY WORKSHOP  Cemetery Records at the Library of Virginia
10am

Library of Virginia senior reference archivist Dawn Tinnell will provide an overview of cemetery records and other related death records and how they can...

Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

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...

RVA Arts District, 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
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...

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
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Eyewitness to History: September 11, 2001
Virginia War Memorial
10:30am

Twenty years have passed since the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Clarence Singleton, retired United States Marine, veteran of the Vietnam War, and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Liberty or Death Church tours
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Heidi Nunnally for Dog Days of Summer
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 4 new exhibits and tour 80 artist studios. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays - Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Exhibits include: James River...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Liberty or Death Church tours
St. John's Church
12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
12pm

Did you know that September includes holidays like “Crush a Can Day” and “National Drink Beer Day”? In recent years, Virginia’s craft beer scene has exploded...

RVA Arts District , Free
Virtual Event
Liberty or Death Church tours
St. John's Church
1:30pm, 3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Liberty or Death Church tours
St. John's Church
3pm

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown , $
Apple Glitter Jars
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm, 4pm

Stop by the East End Branch after a long, hard first week of school and make some fun, sparkly Apple Glitter Jars!

RVA East End , Free
Apple Glitter Jars
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by the East End Branch after a long, hard first week of school and make some fun, sparkly Apple Glitter Jars!

RVA East End , Free
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...

Capiku Cultural Performing Arts Open House
Petersburg Area Art League
5:30pm

An open house for the new Cultural Art Center (CCPAC) in Residency at the Petersburg Area Art League. There will be performances,vendors, Art exhibits, Salsa...

Petersburg , $
Performance: Nyugen Smith + Ezrakh
Institute for Contemporary Art
7pm

If you missed the festivities at the July opening of Ibrahim Ahmed’s exhibition It Will Always Come Back To You, artists Nyugen Smith and Ezrakh will return...

RVA Arts District , Free
Desiree Roots (left) plays Ella to Scott Wichmann's Frank in Ella and Her Fella Frank
8pm

Inspired by the late Randy Strawderman’s 1999 hit musical of the same name, Ella and Her Fella Frank invites you to a heavenly concert with Ella Fitzgerald...

RVA Arts District

Friday, September 10