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Tuesday, September 28

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
Take & Make: Zen Gardens
Richmond Public Library

Fall is the season of letting things go, so let go of your stress and become zen-like with these easy mini zen gardens! Stop into the East End Branch library...

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
Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
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
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
Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

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
“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
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
Frank Kreacic describes himself as a 21st century artist. He uses technology to combine a love for science and history with comic books and film.  He creates adventurous scenes and historically referenced paintings. His 3D artwork is part movie snapshot, part inspired comic book page, and part intense color abstraction. The exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.
Art Works Gallery
11am

Fall at Art Works brings a new season of exhibits ranging from printmaking, artwork inspired by science and history, abstract paintings and a retrospect of...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , 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
World War II: Voices from Captivity
Virginia War Memorial
2pm

Petty Officer 2/C Earl Anderson wrote from Japan in 1943, “We work, time passes fast. Although it’s been over a year since taken prisoner, it seems like only...

RVA Downtown
Barks and Books
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Come to the library and read to a trained therapy dog! A canine friend provides a great audience for readers of any confidence level. *Due to the increase...

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

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...

Small Mouth Sounds
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
7pm

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl September 23—October 3, 2021 Post-Show Talkback will take place on Sunday, October 3, 2021. The 2020 hit play continues!...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Jazz at the Firehouse
7:30pm

Jones/Clarke/Pharr Brian Jones (drums), Daniel Clarke (piano), and Randall Pharr (bass) are musicians based in Richmond, Virginia. They have been performing...

RVA The Fan , $

Tuesday, September 28