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Tuesday, September 20

#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
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
Banned Book Week Read-In
Richmond Public Library
10am

Celebrate the freedom to read with RPL during Banned Books Week! We'll have info on the top 10 banned books in the past year, books aplenty for reading, and...

RVA West End , 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
Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Explore the captivating paintings and sculptures of Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa. This thought-provoking, participatory art...

RVA Arts District , $
Huey Lightbody, "Self Study," 2022, mixed media on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Vital Signs, a two-person exhibition guest curated by Dr. Tiffany E. Barber featuring new and existing work by...

RVA The Fan , 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
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

· Free! Must be a resident of the City of Richmond · Must be 55 · Must have a City of Richmond library card (free) · Books provided for one-month...

RVA Northside , 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
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
Wavelength: Basel Abbas & Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Institute for Contemporary Art
12pm

Wavelength, an online artist lecture series presented by the ICA at VCU, VCUarts, and VCUarts Qatar, returns for the Fall '22 semester with a virtual talk...

RVA Arts District , Free
Virtual Event
Financial Success for Preschoolers @ West End Branch Library
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Join financial education specialist, Tori Filas, from VA Credit Union, as she reads Lily Learns About Wants and Needs with preschool children and their...

RVA West End , Free
Everyday Cake Pop Up at Accoutre Richmond!
Fountain Bookstore
4pm

Fountain Foodies - have we got an event for you! We are proud to partner with Accoutre Richmond to bring you Polina's newest book. This pop-up party will...

Free
Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group | Trailed
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
Digging In The Crates
6pm

Digging In The Crates is a music series featuring DJ Jay Dion & DJ eXoO playing different genres of music. Fun for everyone and yes, PLEASE BE PREPARED TO...

RVA Arts District , Free
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
Hull Street Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Love to crochet or want to learn how? Join the Hull Street Crochet Club led by the wonderful and talented Ms. Marquetta Fisher! Call the Hull Street Library...

RVA Southside , Free
SEPTEMBER 2022 ONLINE WRITING SHOW | INDIE PUBLISHING MYTHS: Get the Truth About Self-Publishing
James River Writers
6pm

Bypassing the traditional Big Five (Four?) publishing houses is easier and more profitable than ever, but what can you really expect if you go the...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Mean Girls
7:30pm

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF...

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 , $$
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
Whitesplaining (Postponed)
VCUarts Theatre
8pm

Whitesplaining Please note: The opening of “Whitesplaining” has been postponed. There will be no performances this weekend Sept. 9th- 11th. Ticket holders...

RVA Arts District , $

Tuesday, September 20