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Tuesday, November 15

MacArthur's Park: detail. Junk Mail Collage on Canvas 40"x60W"
Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Sandhi Schimmel Gold
12am

Over 20 original works of art on display by local artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold. Sandhi's work is in private, corporate and museum collections around the world...

RVA Northside , Free
Westover Teens: Mandala Coloring Pages
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! Relax before the holiday season with a mandala coloring page! Pages are...

RVA Southside , 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
Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

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
Barry Purcell, "120 Garrett", 2022, mounted photo collage, 29 x 29 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Building a Theme, a solo exhibition by Barry Purcell at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The exhibition...

Katia Santibañez, YD9RL, 2022,  Casein and Oil on Canvas, 20 x 16 Inches.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Spiraling, a multi-artist exhibition of bold and fresh paintings. The exhibition opens Friday,...

RVA The Fan , Free
Five of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Gallery at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

The artwork of JRAL artists Sarah Marshall Elliott, Janine Orr, Che', Porter Smith-Thayer and Tami Topalu is featured in the JRAL Gallery in Crossroads Art...

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, Fluvanna County , 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 , $
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
Adult Education Classes
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Free GED Classes! Students must register at the Adult Education Center before the class begins. Adult & Continuing Education Programs - Richmond Public...

RVA Southside , Free
Adult English Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Richmond Public Schools' Adult and Continuing Education Adult English class. Registration required. For more information call 804-780-8311.

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.

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

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive storytime for ages 18-36 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, movement, and more! When registering, please select...

RVA West End , 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
VSU Department of Art & Design: Confluence - Gallery Show
11am

Confluence Work by the VSU Department of Art & Design Faculty Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 11AM-3PM Artists’ Statement Virginia State...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George , 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.

RVA Downtown , Free
Little Movers and Groovers Storytime (Birth - 18 months)
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

It's never too early to introduce your little one to reading! Stop by the East End Branch on Tuesdays at 11:30 for a fun and interactive storytime filled...

RVA East End , Free
Make & Take Art Project - Pumpkin Pie Art
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Make & Take Art Project ( Preschool & Toddler) Pumpkin Pie Art, then at the end we will also do a small tasting of pumpkin pie.

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
Wavelength
Institute for Contemporary Art
12pm

Wavelength is an online lecture series that is a collaboration between VCUarts, the ICA, and VCUarts Qatar. A dynamic group of artists, designers, curators...

RVA Arts District , Free
Wavelength: Lucy Raven
Institute for Contemporary Art
12pm

Wavelength is an online lecture series that is a collaboration between VCUarts, the ICA, and VCUarts Qatar. A dynamic group of artists, designers, curators...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Notes of Kindness
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

November 12th is World Kindness Day. To celebrate all the people we're grateful for in our lives, we will write notes to friends and loved ones expressing...

RVA Southside , Free
StageCraft
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
4:30pm

Kick off of SPARC's pilot program for students interested in technical theatre and want to be a part of our year-long crew; Registration required;...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
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Appomattox Regional Library
5:30pm

Stop by for a science, technology, reading, engineering, art, or math-themed program. November- Color: Explore the world of color with kaleidoscope making!

Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group | Living Queer History
Library of Virginia
6pm

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we'll discuss...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Life, Liberty & Happiness: New Perspectives on Founding Ideas
6pm

Join the Valentine for a new lecture series exploring the evolution and contemporary relevance of America’s founding philosophies. Held at the Valentine...

NOVEMBER 2022 ONLINE WRITING SHOW | Killing Your Darlings: Editing Ruthlessly…Or Not
James River Writers
6pm

It’s common writing advice to ruthlessly cut any storyline, character, or sentence that doesn’t pull its weight, even if you love its beauty or wit. But how...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
History Returns - Firearms over 400 Years in Virginia
7pm

What a rich history awaits of firearms used, and some made, in Virginia. Join the professional collectors from Cavalier Rifle and Pistol Club to explore the...

Ashland, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts District , Free
Lisa Genova LIVE!
7pm

Lisa Genova, acclaimed New York Times best-selling author and Neuroscientist, Yogi, Mom, and Empathy Warrior, is coming to Richmond for one night only. Lisa...

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, Fluvanna County , $$
Read Up Richmond in Partnership with Richmond Public Library!
7pm

Richmond Public Library is proud to present its fourth annual Read Up Richmond event featuring Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James (A Brief History of...

Read Up Richmond: Featuring Marlon James with Njelle Hamilton
Richmond Public Library
7pm

Richmond Public Library is proud to present our fourth annual Read Up Richmond event featuring Booker Prize winner Marlon James in conversation with Njelle...

RVA Downtown , Free
Shockoe Sessions Live!
7:30pm

Shockoe Sessions Live is a weekly, live stream concert series featuring Richmond musicians who play original music. It’s broadcast from Studio A at In Your...

RVA The Fan
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 15