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Sunday, September 19

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: Mexican Metal Art
Richmond Public Library

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month! Parents, fill out this request form and pick up a kit to learn how to make Mexican Metal Art...

RVA East End , Free
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
Virtual I AND YOU Screening (VCUarts Theatre)
VCUarts Theatre, VCUarts Theatre

Unable to attend in-person? You can still watch I AND YOU from the comfort of home through Broadway on Demand! I AND YOU is a VCU Theatre filmed performance,...

$, Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibit
James River Art League
9am

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...

Free
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
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
James River Art League Exhibit
James River Art League
10am

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...

Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

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...

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
Riso 101
Studio Two Three
1pm

Instructor: Alex Luciano Want to try a quick and fun method of immediately printing your doodles/collages/zines/posters etc? This is the perfect class for...

RVA Northside , $$$
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, RVA East End , $
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 , $
RICHMOND BALLET: STUDIO ONE
Richmond Ballet
1:30pm, 4:30pm

Three Preludes Choreography by Ben Stevenson, O.B.E. Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff Pianist: Dr. Douglas-Jayd Burn Pas de Deux from Vestiges Choreography by...

RVA Downtown , $
"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

This smart, insightful musical comedy follows the thrill and folly of modern-day relationships, from the nerve-wracking first date to marriage, children, and...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
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, RVA East End , $
Louise Keeton in Every Brilliant Thing
3pm

The Illuminated Stage Theatre Company presents Every Brilliant Thing, a one-person that show captures the irrepressible resilience of the human spirit and...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
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 , $
Thalea String Quartet
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
4pm

To open its 17th season, CMSCVA presents “1828 & 1955: Schubert and DBR,” a musical portrait of two extraordinary people at history-making times in their...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Das Rheingold
Virginia Opera
4:30pm, 8pm

Expect a rock concert environment in the most unique opera house in the nation: Topgolf! The first installment of the iconic “Ring Cycle” – Das Rheingold...

RICHMOND BALLET: STUDIO ONE
Richmond Ballet
4:30pm

Three Preludes Choreography by Ben Stevenson, O.B.E. Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff Pianist: Dr. Douglas-Jayd Burn Pas de Deux from Vestiges Choreography by...

RVA Downtown , $
Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm

“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:...

RVA The Fan , 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...

@ 2021 Christina Marie
Classical Revolution RVA
8pm

Join Classical Revolution RVA for our monthly classical variety show featuring your favorite local performers. Doors open at 7:30 pm! We're looking forward...

RVA The Fan , Free
Das Rheingold
Virginia Opera
8pm

Expect a rock concert environment in the most unique opera house in the nation: Topgolf! The first installment of the iconic “Ring Cycle” – Das Rheingold...

Sunday, September 19