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Friday, September 9

#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
CSz Improv class sign ups
CSz Richmond

Sign up for one of our Improv classes! More information and registration here: www.cszrichmond.com/classes

Henrico, RVA West End , $
dana washington-queen: Resume at the Point of Interruption
Institute for Contemporary Art

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 , Free
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
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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , 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
Pop-ins at St. John's Church
St. John's Church
10am

Get a tiny bite of Patrick Henry's story and his "Give Me Liberty or Give me Death!" speech from inside the place where it happened. Pop into the church for...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
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
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories outside in the Garden...

Henrico , Free
Virtual Genealogy Workshop | Immigration Records: From Ellis Island Forward
Library of Virginia
10am

Reference archivist Cara Griggs leads a webinar exploring the changes in the naturalization process and related records such as passenger lists from the late...

Virtual Event
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
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
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
The Residency: Exhibition Opening
Art180
5pm

Come out on Friday, September 9 to see ART 180’s Atlas gallery taken over by the vivid creativity of the 8 young artists in The Residency. In the Residency,...

RVA Arts District , Free
VisArts Gallery Opening: Community Build
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5:30pm

Community Build: Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Lil Lamberta, Valeska Populoh and members of their respective communities  September 9 – October 31, 2022 Opening...

RVA The Fan , Free
Fall '22 Season Premiere
Institute for Contemporary Art
6pm

Celebrate the unveiling of the ICA’s Fall 2022 season as we open three new exhibitions: Naima Green: I Keep Missing My Water, dana washington-queen: Resume...

RVA Arts District , Free
A single male figure is painted on a black background with light skin, a tight ruffled collar, and long-sleeved, front buttoned shirt with horizontal double lines that are gold in color. An elaborate, multi-length chain rests below the ruffed collar. The male figure's waist is cinched to appear small in comparison to the pantaloons that are balloon out from the waist and are visible from just above the knees to the waist. The figure rests his left hand on the gold hilt of a sword, only partially visible.
Agecroft Hall
6:30pm

Explore the history of hunting and military service among the aristocracy of Tudor England during this special focus tour. Join local historians Elliot...

RVA West End , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
DC's Reflecting Fools - Featuring former members of the Capitol Steps
7pm

FEATURING FORMER MEMBERS OF CAPITOL STEPS! The stairway to heavenly political satire originally laid by the Capitol Steps continues upward with DC’s...

Henrico , $$
GABRIEL
7:30pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September...

RVA The Fan
School's Back in Session - Family Comedy presented by Pearl St Comedy
7:30pm

The Perkinson Center and Pearl St Comedy are proud to present "School's Back in Session", a comedy show good for all ages! Join us at 7:30pm to experience...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg , Prices Vary
School’s Back In Session!
Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
7:30pm

Family Friendly Comedy Night

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George, RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Gaslight
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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
The Inheritance
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

n contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
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 , $
Photo credit: Joan Marcus
Altria Theater
8pm

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young...

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 , $$
Pours and Pasties Burlesque and Variety Show
8:30pm

Get ready for another fun-filled evening of burlesque and variety entertainment! Burlesque Right Meow is back at Strangeways brewing with a glorious cast of...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $

Friday, September 9