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Events

Tuesday, September 21

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
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
Unknown Terrain - Landscapes of Today, Tomorrow & Beyond
Bella Arte Gallery
5:30am

Our gallery artists have painted fresh & innovative landscape scenes focusing on atmosphere, lighting & mood. These landscapes are but windows that connect...

Chesterfield , 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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Downtown , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:15am, 10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver. *This program will be held outside weather...

RVA Downtown , Free
“HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY” MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

Fully interactive, the hybrid “HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY” Memoir Writing Workshop will guide you into writing your own story. By the end of the 6th session, you...

RVA West End , Free
Baby Storytime
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 and sing our way through fun stories and early...

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver. *This program will be held outside weather...

RVA Downtown , Free
Toddler Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us on the patio at West End for interactive story, music, and play for ages 18-36 months with caregiver. Please note that at this time storytime has...

RVA West End , Free
Little Movers & Groovers Storytime (Birth - 24 months)
Richmond Public Library
11am

It's never too early to introduce your little one to reading! Bring your littles (birth - 24 months) over to the East End Branch for a fun and interactive...

RVA East End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11:15am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. *This program will be held outside weather...

RVA Downtown , Free
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)& English Literacy Civics (ELC)
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
Children's Educator Kelsey Deans
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
12:30pm

Join us for a weekly Garden Check-in and outdoor activities with Educator Kelsey Deans, Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. on Facebook. From the Farm Garden to the...

Free
Virtual Event
The Hürtgen Forest: Prelude to the Battle of the Bulge
Virginia War Memorial
2pm

From September 1944 to February 1945, American forces fought to contain the German army in the Hürtgen Forest in an attempt to keep the Germans from...

RVA Downtown , Free
Homework Help
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
Craft Time @ Hull (Huichol Art)
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us every 3rd Tuesday for a fun family craft. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month we will be making Mexican yarn art. All materials will be provided...

RVA Southside , Free
Art Explorers: Kandinsky Fall Trees
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month for fun art activities for grades K-5. Each month we will explore a different artist, style, or technique as we...

RVA West End , Free
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...

Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group
6pm

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we'll discuss No...

Balinese Dance Workshop with Gamelan Çudamani
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

Join Gamelan Çudamani, Bali’s premiere performance company, for an interactive workshop on the rich traditions of Balinese dance forms and styles. Learn...

Free
Balinese Music Workshop with Gamelan Çudamani
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

Join Gamelan Çudamani, Bali’s premiere music and dance company, for an interactive workshop on the music and musical instruments of Bali. Learn to play...

Free
Ezibu Muntu's African Drum & Dance Community Class
Ezibu Muntu
7pm

On the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, we hold community classes to educate our community about the African Diaspora through music & dance.

RVA Southside , $
Indonesian Silat Martial Arts Workshop
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

Join Williamsburg Dojo to learn the techniques of Indonesian Pencak Silat martial arts. Pencak Silat (pronounced PEN-jock SEE-lot) is a diverse martial art...

Free

Tuesday, September 21