Events

Sunday, October 29

5th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg , Free

The 5th Annual “Ladies First” Show & Raffle is and all female artists art show in support of Domestic Violence month. The opening reception is October 14,...

Akeelah and the Bee
RVA West End , $$

Akeelah is an 11-year-old spelling p-r-o-d-i-g-y who will stop at nothing to make her dreams come true. Based on the 2006 film starring Keke Palmer, the play...

Featured Exhibit: "'Berenice' - Poe's First Horror Story"
RVA Downtown , $

Egaeus is obsessed with Berenice's teeth and for days he drifts in and out of awareness, constantly thinking about them. He imagines himself holding the...

Margot Blank Exhibition
RVA Downtown , Free

A selection of artwork from artist and Holocaust survivor Margot Blank will be on display at the VHM. Blank, originally from Germany, was deported to two...

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to...

Student Art Display
Henrico , Free

See a display of artwork created by students at Highland Springs High School. A variety of 2D and 3D works will be featured.

"After Dark" Exhibition
9am
Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond hosts an exhibition of work by Carli Holcomb titled “After Dark.” Holcomb uses synthetic and natural materials to address...

Exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society presents the exhibition VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years, highlighting over 30 Virginia artists who made significant contributions,...

Landscapes of Virginia
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The geography of Virginia has shaped the history of the state and the nation. A mild climate and navigable rivers attracted Native Americans and the first...

Pecan Festival in the Grove at Richard Bland College of William & Mary 2017
10am
Petersburg , Free

The College hosts this wonderful event in the grove among its 1,000+ pecan trees - a perfect setting for Virginia barbecue, peanuts, beer and wine, music,...

The Story of Virginia
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and...

Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Admission: Free for VHS members; $10 for nonmembers; $8 for groups of 10 or more Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The...

Maymont Golf Cart Tours
10:30am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $$

Explore Maymont’s 100 acres of rolling hills, outdoor sculptures and fountains, fascinating history, gorgeous gardens, and animal exhibits with ease during a...

RVA Dance Collective Free Modern Technique Class
11am

RVA Dance Collective Free Modern Technique Class Sundays 11:00AM - 12:15PM | FREE Modern dance technique class taught by RVA Dance Collective and rotating...

The Art of Parker Galore at Carytown Burgers & Fries
11am

Come join us during the month of October at Carytown Burgers & Fries to peruse the art of Parker Galore. Galore's art is notoriously striking and symmetric...

Half Remembered, Paper Mache' and Mixed Media Stories by Sarah Hand - Exhibit & Sale
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Come explore to magical world of "Half Remembered, Paper Mache' and Mixed Media Stories" by Sarah Hand. Experience Sarah's fantasies told through her unique...

The Great Pumpkin Fest
12pm
Ashland, Hanover , $$

Join us at Kings Dominion for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween...

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Dominion
12pm

Join us at Kings Dominion for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween...

Think Small 9 Exhibition
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Hundreds of artists in all mediums participating. Attend the preview for the best selection of miniature masterpieces available for sale from $50-$400.

19th Century American Jugs: Relief Molded Pitchers from the Collection
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The exhibition explores variations of several designs and techniques of relief molding in ceramics.

Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
1pm
Petersburg , $

Come on out to the country and celebrate the arrival of fall with fun, family activities at the last Grade A Dairy Farm between here and Virginia Beach!...

Halloween: El Dia de los Muertos - FREE Festival
1pm
Free

Festive fun for all ages! October 29, 2017 - 1-5pm! In conjunction with the Latin Ballet of Virginia, “Dia de los Muertos” is a festive celebration of life...

Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The artists featured in this exhibition challenge traditional, representational approaches to drawing and work with media and techniques not often associated...

Mercado Muertos
1pm
Free

Part of the EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Halloween Festival at The Cultural Arts Center. This mini-shop will fetaure an exquisite array of themed gifts and art to...

Processes & Permutations: Prints by Leonardo Drew
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The works in this exhibition demonstrate Drew's similar approach to process, experimentation, and materiality in the making of prints. Each work in the...

Saffron by Teresa Cole
1pm
RVA West End , Free

This project references time spent by the artist in the Mustang region of Western Nepal in April 2015 when an earthquake of great magnitude hit. The artist...

The Personal is Political: Images of Women from the Harnett Print Study Center Collection
1pm
Free

The prints in the exhibition depict women either enacting or struggling against "roles" defined by society.

Turtles in Time: From Fossils to the Present
1pm
Free

The exhibition features more than 50 fossil turtle specimens from around the world.

Unexpected Smiles: Seven Types of Humor in Japanese Paintings
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Featuring 48 paintings on hanging scrolls, the works in the exhibition illustrate humor developed in Japan from the 1700s to the early 1900s. The 7...

WAR-DROBE: Fantasy & Exaggeration in Contemporary Japanese Fashion
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The exhibition features clothing by four leading contemporary Japanese fashion designers. Ranging in date from 1990 to the present, the works focus on...

Sunday Readings In The Garden
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the Enchanted Garden. Included with Museum admission.

Annual Fall Festival
3pm
RVA East End , Free

FREE Annual Fall Festival is sure to be a great time together with the whole Church Hill community. Plenty of activities for young and old(er) with music,...

POA Season Kick-Off ~ Tararam: Israel's Stomp - Weinstein JCC
3pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Tararam is a blend of rhythm, movement, and with interwoven with tightly choreographed body drumming sequences; a true synchronized orchestra of recycled...

UR Schola Cantorum & Women's Chorale - Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm
RVA West End , Free

Join the talented singers of Women’s Chorale and Schola Cantorum as they present a varied program of accompanied and a cappella works that encompass numerous...

Halloween History on Hanover
6pm
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End

Today Halloween boasts costumes, decorations and candy; yet, its origins lie in an ancient Celtic holiday and in Catholic All Hallows' celebrations. Learn...

Jumpology Art Show
6pm
Ashland, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $

It's #Artober !! Come join us for our art show and new mural release party supporting local artists! Throughout the month of October we will be holding a...

A Passion for the Land
6:30pm
Chesterfield , Free

Celebrating the beauty of the unspoiled land by National & Local artists. Richmond Artist & Published Art Historian Jos Biviano, wil open the show at 6:30...

Halloween Haunt
7pm
Ashland, Hanover , $$

Terror lurks around every corner at the annual Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion. From the thrilling rides to the frightful attractions, you’re in for some...

Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion
7pm

Terror lurks around every corner at the annual Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion. From the thrilling rides to the frightful attractions, you’re in for some...

Burtonlesque
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

For audiences 18 and older! ​ A Burlesque Tribute to the Works of Tim Burton ​ Burlesque Right Meow is taking a dark and mysterious journey into the...

Halloween Haunt: Den of Fear at Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

This October, terror comes to Richmond, VA! Need a Halloween thrill? Den of Fear is Richmond city’s only haunted house! Located within 2 miles of VCU’s...

Sunday, October 29