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Wednesday, September 14

#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
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
Gaslight
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30am

With an inheritance at stake, a husband attempts to drive his wife to insanity through incremental manipulation. This British, Victorian era psychological...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Love Letters by Robert Winne
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
9am

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the...

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
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
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
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
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Prices Vary
M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Butterflies LIVE! and David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , 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
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
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at the West End Branch for a storytime full of songs, stories, movement, and play - perfect for babies and younger toddlers up to 17 months with a...

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am, 11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Storytime, perfect for children aged 0 - 5!

RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Keenan Cross
Art Works Gallery
11am

See these new exhibits and 85 artist studios Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Admission is free and open to the public All Media Exhibit and James River...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Storytime, perfect for children aged 0 - 5!

RVA Southside , Free
Carol Meese, Only when they spread their wings, 2022
12pm

Artspace Gallery’s new exhibitions challenge the perception of communications Four solo exhibitions will be on view at the nonprofit gallery in Richmond,...

Free
Richmond Short Stories
The Valentine
1:30pm

Join us for a 30-minute gallery tour uncovering fascinating objects in the Valentine’s collection. Each Wednesday* at 1:30 p.m., a Valentine staff member...

RVA Downtown , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Workforce Development's programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce development programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Wednesdays Alfresco
4pm

Wednesday nights May 18 – September 14, 2022 Advanced tickets are available but not required. PLAN AN EVENING ESCAPE Escape to a garden paradise, bring...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Westover Hills Crafts: Beaded Canvas Art
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Bring out your inner artist at Westover Hill’s crafting program. Supplies are provided, just bring your creativity! Join us this month as we create fun and...

RVA Southside , Free
Anime Club
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Do you love anime and manga? Then be sure to join us every second Wednesday of the month for East End Library's Anime Club, where we'll be watching anime,...

RVA East End , Free
Making History with LVA
5:30pm

With more content and research moving online, we seek to make digital documents as accessible as possible by crowdsourcing their contents. Volunteers will...

Free
Virtual Event
Making History with LVA - Virtual
Library of Virginia
5:30pm

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
ONLINE WRITERS WEDNESDAY September 2022 – Socialize & Network
James River Writers
5:30pm

Writers Wednesday brings together writers of every experience level and genre in a casual atmosphere to connect, laugh, and revel in a well-deserved break....

Free
Virtual Event
Edgar Allan Poe and Richmond’s Cemeteries
6pm

Join the Poe Museum for a lecture and discussion with Dr. Ryan K. Smith about Edgar Allan Poe and Richmond’s Cemeteries. Ryan K. Smith is a professor of...

RVA Downtown , $
Literary Virginia Book Group | Razorblade Tears
Library of Virginia
6pm

Read and discuss the best of today's Virginia literature—including books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Sara’s Sensorium
6pm

3D sculpted painting artist Sara O’Connor announces a multi-sensory art exhibit entitled “Sara’s Sensorium.” The immersive art event will be held at The...

Henrico , Free
Beginner Sewing Machine Class
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

This sewing machine class is open to adults and older teens who are beginners looking to develop their sewing skills for personal use or as a marketable...

RVA Downtown , Free
Camera Club of Richmond Logo
Camera Club of Richmond
7pm

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Free
Virtual Event
Shakespeare’s Women: A Lecture with Carol Ann Lloyd
Agecroft Hall
7pm

Their names are familiar: Juliet, Lady Macbeth, Viola, Desdemona, and Ophelia. They are wives and mothers, daughters and sisters, cousins and friends, as...

RVA West End , $
Fritz Lang's METROPOLIS
7:30pm

Regarded as one of the most influential films in history, Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent German-Expressionist-science-fiction film comes to Firehouse with original...

RVA The Fan

Wednesday, September 14