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Events

September 24 - October 23, 2020

Thursday, September 24

Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Dream Group
The Innerwork Center
9:30am

Select Thursdays: August 27, September 24, October 29, November 19 from 9:30-11:30am Please email dreams@innerworkcenter.org if you plan to attend and to...

Prices Vary, $
Virtual Event
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Free
Virtual Event
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , Free
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive Book Babies and Toddler storytime. We will be doing lap bounce rhymes, songs, stories, and movement. Please register...

Free
Virtual Event
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
Mindfulness and Mary Oliver
The Innerwork Center
1pm

Thursdays, September 10-October 1, 1-2:15pm Facilitator: Kay Davidson PhD Participants will receive the Zoom link after registration. Please check your...

$$$, Prices Vary
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
Dog and the conservatory
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Tickets for Fidos After 5 will be limited and timed tickets will be required for all guests, including members. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA...

Henrico , $
Flowers After 5
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The...

Henrico , $
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Friday, September 25

Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Children's Storytime
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Enjoy storybooks and activities Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required. Fridays, 10 – 11 a.m., June – August; in the Children’s Garden....

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , Free
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
ANN

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Firehouse Theatre
2pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Painted Rocks!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Come join us as we tap into our creativity and use colorful sharpies or paint pens to transform our rocks into pieces of art! All supplies included....

RVA Southside , Free
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
6pm

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! The September 25th reception will feature the All Media art show. We invite artists to submit their artwork, any...

RVA Southside , Free
Music Under the Stars
6pm

This Friday evening FREE summer concert series celebrates local music and all things community. There will be live music, food trucks, a cash bar, and fun...

Hanover , Free

Saturday, September 26

Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
RESEARCH SPRINT  History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers & the Holocaust
Library of Virginia
10am

Volunteer to help uncover history with us! What did Virginia newspapers report about Nazi persecution during the 1930s and 1940s? In partnership with the...

Free
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sewing 101
Studio Two Three
10am

Hooray, you have a sewing machine! Unsure of the next step? Bring your sewing machine and its handy manual (or borrow one of our machines) for a beginner's...

RVA Northside , $$
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
10am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Richmond Chapter Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)

RVA Downtown , Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Fiesta Workshops
Petersburg Area Art League
1pm

During the month of October PAAL is offering workshops with cultural crafts from the Dia de los Muertos celebration. Space is limited due to Covid...

Petersburg , Free
Be the Change: A Social Justice Book Club for Teens
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Tired of feeling like you have no control over what's going on in your community? Wanting to make a difference in the world around you? Be the Change, our...

Free
Virtual Event
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Sunday, September 27

Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free

Monday, September 28

Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA West End , Free
War in Pieces/Work in Progress
Firehouse Theatre
2pm

WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS Mon Sept 28, Tue Sept 29, Mon Oct 5, and Tue Oct 6 sign up for livestream at https://forms.gle/jbUhY8zPtRghcrdR9 ​Join...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Miracles in Motion virtual 8 week dance class
Miracles in Motion
4pm

Miracles in Motion is a program designed to provide the full dance experience to people with special needs. We provide a complete dance education, along with...

$$$
Movement Mondays: Dance Party!
Richmond Public Library
4pm, 4:30pm

Join us for Movement Mondays on Facebook live! Fun for all ages. Learn easy dance moves, exercise, and move your body. No experience required, just a desire...

Free
Virtual Event
LEGO-Makers
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us at the West End Branch Library to expand your LEGO world. The event is free and open to children Ages 5-12. We hope to see you there!

RVA West End , Free
Movement Mondays: Dance Party!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us for Movement Mondays on Facebook live! Fun for all ages. Learn easy dance moves, exercise, and move your body. No experience required, just a desire...

Free
Virtual Event
One Person, No Vote Group Discussion (virtual program)
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Richmond Public Library has partnered with VCU’s Common Book Program for 2020 – 2021. We are encouraging the community to join us in reading and discussing:...

Free
Virtual Event
Embracing Anger: Emotional Balance
The Innerwork Center
6pm

Mondays, September 21-October 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm Online via Zoom Facilitator: Brooke Taylor, M. Div. Zoom link will be provided after registration. Please...

$$$, Prices Vary

Tuesday, September 29

Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , 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
LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive Book Babies and Toddler storytime. We will be doing lap bounce rhymes, songs, stories, and movement. Please register...

Free
Virtual Event
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , 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
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
The Art of Breath
The Innerwork Center
6pm

Tuesdays, September 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6:00-8:00pm Facilitator: Alison Hord Zoom link provided after registration. Please check your junk/spam folder for...

$$$, Prices Vary
War in Pieces/Work in Progress
Firehouse Theatre
7pm

WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS Mon Sept 28, Tue Sept 29, Mon Oct 5, and Tue Oct 6 sign up for livestream at https://forms.gle/jbUhY8zPtRghcrdR9 ​Join...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Shockoe Sessions Live
JAMinc
7:30pm

Tune in to The Shockoe Sessions Live every Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM on inyourearstudios channel on YouTube! or on Facebook Sept 22nd - The Legendary...

Free
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 30

Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
Young Writers Workshop
Richmond Public Library

This is the Monthly Video Release Date! Do you have a great idea for a story, but not sure what to do next? Do you think your favorite character got a raw...

Free
Virtual Event
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
September 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 4, 2020, through Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Gellman Room—“In the Medina”— intimate...

RVA Downtown , Free
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Storytime!
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , Free
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Wonder Wednesdays Livestream (Story Time for Youth)
Elegba Folklore Society
11am

Who knew you would be home schooling?? Ęlęgba Folklore Society is launching a weekly story time for your children. We’re inviting you to gather your children...

Free
Virtual Event
Short Course - Mindful Self Compassion
The Innerwork Center
12:30pm

Wednesdays, September 23-October 28, 12:30-1:45 pm Retreat Day: Saturday, October 24 from 10 am - 12 pm Facilitators: Lisa Halberstadt and Martha...

$$$, Prices Vary
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA The Fan , Free
Miracles in Motion virtual 8 week dance class
Miracles in Motion
4pm

Miracles in Motion is a program designed to provide the full dance experience to people with special needs. We provide a complete dance education, along with...

$$$
Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT)
The Innerwork Center
5:30pm

Wednesdays, September 30-November 18, 5:30-7:30pm Facilitators: Susan Wilkes PhD Activate your own compassionate nature as a powerful force in your everyday...

$$$, Prices Vary
September 2020 ONLINE Writing Show: Ask Us Anything…About Writing (with JRW Staff)
James River Writers
6pm

Join the James River Writers Staff – Katharine Herndon (Executive Director), Phil Hilliker (Membership Coordinator), and Brynn Markham (Program Director) for...

Free
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Thursday, October 1

Artober Online Art Exhibit
Pamunkey Regional Library

Artober is coming up and we're looking for art from you for a virtual exhibit! Maybe you’re an established artist? Or maybe you just began exploring your...

Free
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
10am

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

RVA Downtown , $
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Free
Virtual Event
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive Book Babies and Toddler storytime. We will be doing lap bounce rhymes, songs, stories, and movement. Please register...

Free
Virtual Event
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
Mindfulness and Mary Oliver
The Innerwork Center
1pm

Thursdays, September 10-October 1, 1-2:15pm Facilitator: Kay Davidson PhD Participants will receive the Zoom link after registration. Please check your...

$$$, Prices Vary
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
artoberVA 2020 Virtual Kick-Off with Quirk!
CultureWorks
5pm

Join us for a virtual happy hour to celebrate artoberVA 2020! We're excited to kick-off this month-long celebration of arts and culture in Richmond and the...

Free
Virtual Event
RVA Celebrity Dish
Podium Foundation
6:30pm

Honoring Senator Jennifer McClellan VA State Senator, Anne F. Waldruff, longtime beloved Richmond preschool teacher; BK Fulton, Soulidifly CEO, author and...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $$, $$$
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Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she engineered the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the Catholic church…...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$

Friday, October 2

ArtistPROOF: Studio Two Three's AUCTION!
Studio Two Three

What do the Guerilla Girls, Sister Corita Kent, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr and Sally Mann have in common? They all engage art as a powerful tool to reflect their...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Artober Online Art Exhibit
Pamunkey Regional Library

Artober is coming up and we're looking for art from you for a virtual exhibit! Maybe you’re an established artist? Or maybe you just began exploring your...

Free
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Children's Storytime
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Enjoy storybooks and activities Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required. Fridays, 10 – 11 a.m., June – August; in the Children’s Garden....

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
10am

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

RVA Downtown , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
VisArts 7th Annual Chili Throwdown
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
10am

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s Chili Throwdown takes place each year on the first weekend in October. Participating restaurants contribute their best...

RVA The Fan , $
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
2pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
"Pathway to the Light" by Maria Reardon
MidAtlantic Pastel Society
5:30pm

Uptown Gallery is lucky to have, LIVE & IN PERSON, the 4th Annual Judged Exhibit of the Mid-Atlantic Pastel Society (MAPS). MAPS members sends their best...

RVA The Fan , Free
First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library’s galleries, will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 6:30—9:00...

RVA Downtown , Free
James "Saxsmo" Gates
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
7:30pm

Join us on Facebook live for another great virtual jazz concert featuring James "Saxsmo" Gates! As a saxophonist, Saxsmo has a bell-like tone and his passion...

Free
Virtual Event
Bad Auditions... On Camera
8pm

Join us for a night of revelry and watch bad auditons for the latest courtroom drama Crime Court. Will the casting director find their next star? You'll have...

Free
Virtual Event
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she engineered the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the Catholic church…...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$

Saturday, October 3

ArtistPROOF: Studio Two Three's AUCTION!
Studio Two Three

What do the Guerilla Girls, Sister Corita Kent, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr and Sally Mann have in common? They all engage art as a powerful tool to reflect their...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
CMYK Screenprinting
Studio Two Three
10am

Participants will create an edition of 5 8.5"x11" CYMK silk-screen prints, and be given a handout on the basics of converting their full-color image into a...

RVA Northside , $$
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
10am

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

RVA Downtown , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
First Light by Jos Biviano
Bella Arte Gallery
10am

by Artist Jos Biviano. For this show, Jos has captured that special moment in time when the Sun and Moon embrace the Earth through soliloquies of Holy Light....

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
Voter Registration @ BHMVA
11am

Tuesday, November 3 is less than two months from now. When that day comes, will you be ready to cast your vote? There's still time to register. In...

Free
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Fiesta Workshops
Petersburg Area Art League
1pm

During the month of October PAAL is offering workshops with cultural crafts from the Dia de los Muertos celebration. Space is limited due to Covid...

Petersburg , Free
2nd Street Festival 2020
Venture Richmond
6pm

The 2nd Street Festival commemorates its 32nd anniversary October 3-4 with a virtual event celebrating downtown’s Jackson Ward community. Venture Richmond...

Free
First Saturday Ballroom Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

Monthly dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, a non-profit devoted to the promotion of ballroom dancing as a sport and as a recreational...

RVA West End , $
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Bad Auditions... On Camera
8pm

Join us for a night of revelry and watch bad auditons for the latest courtroom drama Crime Court. Will the casting director find their next star? You'll have...

Free
Virtual Event
Symphony Pops: Miramar
Richmond Symphony
8pm

The Richmond Symphony will perform with Miramar, who draw their inspiration from the golden age of romantic music, primarily that of the Latin American genre...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $, $$$
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she engineered the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the Catholic church…...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$

Sunday, October 4

ArtistPROOF: Studio Two Three's AUCTION!
Studio Two Three

What do the Guerilla Girls, Sister Corita Kent, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr and Sally Mann have in common? They all engage art as a powerful tool to reflect their...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
Together Apart. Participatory Art Installation on Browns' Island
Kevin Orlosky, Kevin Orlosky

Together Apart Participatory Art Installation by Kevin Orlosky As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all been forced to give up the majority of...

RVA Downtown , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Frida and Cactus
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Visitors to this exhibition will explore iconic photographs of the artist and her home and garden, in addition to reproductions of several of her paintings....

Henrico , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
11am

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

RVA Downtown , $
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Jonathan the Juggler
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
3pm

SUNDAY FUNDAYS FOR THE KIDS - FREE TO ATTEND! Enjoy fun for the entire family in October at The Cultural Arts Center. Join us outside on the lawn at...

Henrico , Free
2nd Street Festival 2020
Venture Richmond
5pm

The 2nd Street Festival commemorates its 32nd anniversary October 3-4 with a virtual event celebrating downtown’s Jackson Ward community. Venture Richmond...

Free
ANN

ANN

Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Monday, October 5

ArtistPROOF: Studio Two Three's AUCTION!
Studio Two Three

What do the Guerilla Girls, Sister Corita Kent, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr and Sally Mann have in common? They all engage art as a powerful tool to reflect their...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Artober Online Art Exhibit
Pamunkey Regional Library

Artober is coming up and we're looking for art from you for a virtual exhibit! Maybe you’re an established artist? Or maybe you just began exploring your...

Free
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...