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Sunday, October 30

#ArtsHuntRVA
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Garden Glow
12am

Don’t miss the 5th annual Garden Glow, presented by Kroger, October 13-November 6! Starting at sunset, dramatic lighting transforms the historic architecture...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit botanic-themed paintings at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, September 12 - October 31, 2022. Come enjoy...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
EXHIBIT: HEIRLOOMS & TRADITIONALS, PLANTS THAT IS!
9am

The Central Virginia Botanical Artists celebrate heirloom plants, such as flowers, vegetables and fruits, and traditional garden favorites like peonies,...

Henrico , Free
EXHIBIT: THE PEACHES WILL BE BLUE
9am

Contemporary collage and acrylic paintings by Kay Vass Darling, who uses color and pattern as a way of playing with the still life subject matter.

Henrico , Free
EXHIBIT: UNUSUAL TURNINGS
9am

An exhibit showing the amazing wood sculptures that can be made from local woods that are turned on a lathe. Barbara Dill is a local artist who is...

Henrico , Free
James River Art League Exhibit  at Cedarfield Art Gallery
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their work in the Cedarfield Art Gallery from October 3 through January 3, 2023

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
There's Just Us represented the struggle communities fight with hate & bigotry and the collective voices that were strong enough to stand up and strong against all odds.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

August 11-12, 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. To recognize...

RVA Downtown , Free
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - September/October 2022
James River Art League
10am

Please visit the James River Art League Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of September and October to see the new works of league artists...

Ashland, Charles City, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
Naima Green: I Keep Missing My Water
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

I Keep Missing My Water is a newly commissioned exhibition by photographer Naima Green that continues the artist’s ongoing investment in documenting intimacy...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Rafael Domenech: The Medium is the Massage
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

The Medium is the Massage is a new commission by the Cuban American artist Rafael Domenech for a year-long pavilion for self-publishing, collective reading,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Raoul Dufy: Drawn to Royal Ascot
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Featuring more than two dozen works on paper by the important Fauvist painter and quintessential artist of vibrant outdoor social events, this delightful...

RVA Arts District , Free
Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the...

RVA Arts District , $
The Architecture of History: Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Keris Salmon
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Explore facets of American history through the photographs of Frances Benjamin Johnston and Keris Salmon, two artists working nearly a century apart, who...

RVA Arts District , Free
Words Matter
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Words Matter features 10 works by contemporary Native American artists who have worked in the medium of printmaking, including Shan Goshorn (Cherokee), Rick...

RVA Arts District , Free
dana washington-queen: Resume at the Point of Interruption
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Lens-based artist dana washington-queen (b. 1985) uses writing and video-making as an inquiry into freedom and escape. What are freedom’s possibilities?...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
The Altars Festival
Art Works Gallery
11am

Join us October 30, 2022 11 am – 5 pm for Altars Festival RVA 2022. This festival is a cross-cultural ancestor remembrance celebration inspired by Dia...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Chris Semtner
Art Works Gallery
11am

See these new exhibits and tour 80 artist studios Tuesday thru Sunday 11 am – 5 pm. Admission is free. These exhibits end November 19th, 2022. ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
"Spirit on Fire" by Rain Spann
12pm

“Spirit on Fire” is a series of 18 mixed media works inspired by a time of intense transition, change, and acclimation. Through collage, color, and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Got This. Margery Albertini
Artspace
12pm

Two solo artists, one joint show, and an Artspace Members’ group exhibition will be on view at the nonprofit gallery in Richmond, VA Artspace presents...

RVA Southside , Free
Tyrone Power Cherry III & Family for Photoville
Petersburg Area Art League
12pm

Ask anyone in Petersburg, Virginia, what they enjoy about the city of roughly 33,000 people, and you’ll find many commonalities. Its architecture, its...

Petersburg , Free
CHICKEN & BISCUITS
Virginia Rep's November Theatre
3pm

A feast of love and laughter — this raucous family comedy will feed your soul. Rival sisters prepare to bury their father when a family secret arrives at the...

RVA Arts District , $$
FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT FEATURING VIRGINIA REPERTORY THEATRE ON TOUR
3pm

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for this FREE outside event for children, sponsored by Henrico Recreation & Parks. Everyone’s favorite touring...

Henrico , Free
Family Concert: Around the World
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Chia-Hsuan Lin, Conductor An International musical adventure for the whole family!

RVA West End , $
MELANCHOLY ECHO
3pm

MELANCHOLY ECHO a new play by Robert Alexander Wray directed by Todd LaBelle Fri Oct 28 - Sun Oct 30 A surreal comedy that explores a pastor's quest to map...

RVA The Fan , $
Robinson Theater Fall Festival
Robinson Theater Community Arts Center
3pm

An annual festival put on by the Robinson Theater! Join us for music, local artists, food, games, costume contest, and prizes!

RVA East End , Free
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
3pm

Join us at Truvy’s beauty parlor, and meet the six hilarious and heartwarming women of Steel Magnolias, whose antics in the salon will have you laughing...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , $$
Bach and His Inspirations
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
4pm

We regularly enjoy the music of Johann Sebastian Bach in concerts and at home. But what came before Bach? Harpsichordist Carsten Schmidt performs a recital...

RVA Downtown , $
guest artist, pianist, Russell Wilson
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm

The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra's season starts with “Virginia’s own spectacular soloist, Russell Wilson who will perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No....

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, RVA Arts District, RVA Southside, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna County , Prices Vary
EXHIBIT: KALEIDOSCOPE –  REKINDLING A HISTORY
6pm

ON EXHIBIT UNTIL November 13, 2022 Kuumba Afrikan American Quilting Guild showcases a fantastic variety of artful & colorful quilts ranging from reimagining...

Henrico , Free
Graveyard Tour of St. John's Church
St. John's Church
7pm

Learn about death in early Richmond as we walk the darkened pathways of Richmond's first cemetery. Meet fascinating people with fascinating lives… and...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Sunday, October 30