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Wednesday, September 29

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
Westover Hills Crafts
Richmond Public Library

Visit us at Westover Hills Library each month for a new craft! Kits are available starting the first of each month, available while supplies last. This...

RVA Southside , 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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
English Conversation Club/Club de Conversación de Inglés
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Practice makes perfect! Join other English learners for conversation in an informal group setting. All abilities welcome. ¡La práctica hace la...

RVA Southside , Free
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
Library Laughter Yoga
Slash Coleman
2pm

What: A sixty minute Laughter Yoga sessions that guides participants into prolonged voluntary laughter utilizing Yogic breathing, Laughter Exercises, and...

RVA East End , Free
"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
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
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
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
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...

REFLECTIONS  IN THE GARDEN
6pm

On this evening from 6 – 9 p.m., enjoy contemplative live music, meander the paths of the Central Garden and Cherry Tree Walk to discover self-reflective...

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

Wednesday, September 29