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The Story of Virginia

November 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018
Virginia Historical Society, 428 N Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220
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 diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, […]

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Glavé and Holmes: 50 Years of Design

November 1, 2017 - January 14, 2018
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Free

Showcases the award-winning and defining design work of one of Virginia’s most notable architecture, interior design, and planning firms. In addition to compelling projects, the exhibit also highlights the firm’s commitment to historic preservation and classical design.

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Ongoing

Memento Mori: A 1708 Gallery satellite exhibition at the Linden Row Inn

November 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Linden Row Inn, 100 East Franklin St
Richmond, VT 23219 United States
Free

Thirteen artists explore the tradition of memento mori – an artwork that reminds the viewer of their mortality, impermanence, and even the shortness and fragility of human life. Memento mori artwork became popular in the seventeenth century, in a religious age when almost everyone believed that life on earth was merely a preparation for an […]

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Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

November 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
$

The fashion and fiber arts play an important role in Richmond’s creative community, enlivening Richmond’s streets, shops, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume and textiles, this exhibition celebrates Richmond’s devotion to creative expression.

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Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

November 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
$

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

November 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
$

This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.

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Native American Art from the Past and Present

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
Free

Based on the notion of dialogue, Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present explores conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures.

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‘Memory Lane’ | Paintings by Christopher S Phillips

November 1 @ 11:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm
Gallery Flux, 307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005 United States
Free

Phillips’ work invites you to reminisce moments in your life, creating an emotional response, taking you down memory lane. Visualize and experience the artwork on a personal level. Gallery is closed on Sunday’s and Monday’s and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

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After Dark Exhibition

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - November 12 @ 9:00 pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Free

An exhibition of work by Carli Holcomb that uses synthetic and natural materials to address the intersection of people and place.

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9:00 am

Middle and Upper School Open House

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
St. Christopher’s School, 711 St. Christopher’s Road
Richmond, VA 23226
Free

From rigorous academics to enriching arts programs to powerful community projects, they give boys the broad foundation they need to lead the world they will inherit. See what their whole-boy approach can do for your son. Visit www.stchristophers.com or call 282-3185 to schedule a visit.

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9:30 am

Toddler Time: Fantastic Fall

November 7 @ 9:30 am - November 28 @ 10:30 am
Maymont, Nature Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
$

Each session in this four-week program includes free play in the Discovery Room, a story, craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. You and your toddler might even make a few new friends. Ages 1 to 4; adult must accompany child. Space is limited, and this popular program fills early. Register online by […]

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10:00 am

Eastern Woodland Indians

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
$

Explore the agricultural and hunting practices of the Indigenous Americans who lived in the Richmond region and learn about the Powhatans’ use of natural resources. These family centered programs are designed to engage parents and children of all ages.

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3:00 pm

Code Breakers: Thimble

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr.
Henrico, VA 23229
Free

Homework got you down? Create your own online Homework Excuse Generator. Remix JavaScript and HTML code using Thimble, a free code editor, to publish and share your own web page. All experience levels welcome. Registration is required.

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6:00 pm

LEGO Club

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Goochland Library, 3075 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
Free

A fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering. For ages 5 to 10.

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Flower Crown Tea Party

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strawberry Fields Flowers and Finds, 423 Strawberry St.
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
$

This flower crown workshop will come complete with English afternoon tea catered by Miss Priss Tea. Make your own flower crown and then learn to take tea with the proper etiquette as you enjoy finger sandwiches, miniature pastries, and of course, scones with clotted cream.

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Thinking Money: Money Matters for Teens and Tweens

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
Free

Learn budgeting and savings basics through activities and games. Registration is required.  

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Controversy/History

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Free

This new take on the long-running Community Conversations will explore contentious, present-day issues by comparing historic debates with modern data. Continuing to encourage timely, sometimes uncomfortable but always relevant discussions that inspire action and promote progress. This month's topic is Social Stability: Voting Rights and Redistricting.

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6:30 pm

Foster Parent Orientation

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 2828 Emerywood Pkwy
Richmond, VA 23294
Free

Do you have room in your heart and home for a child in need? Do you want to make a positive difference in the life of a child? Have you considered becoming a foster parent? Learn more about how your family can become a foster family. Call (804) 201-9006 or email ShannonU@HopeTreeFS.org for more information.

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