For Fall & Winter arts events, click on our Master Calendar (below).
Fall is full of fun cultural events! The Virginia Opera, Richmond Ballet , Richmond Symphony, the mime performance at Barksdale Theatre, and Theatre IV are just a few of the organizations whose seasons start in the Fall.
Fall and Winter are great times to take a class! Richmond venues such as ART WORKS, The Hand Workshop Art Center, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are all offering fun arts classes and special workshops to get you creatively stimulated. Everything from the traditional (ceramics, painting, jewelry) to the cutting-edge (digital photography, mailable collage art). Learn to express yourself creatively in a class!
The Arts Council of Richmond, one of the oldest arts councils in the nation, celebrates its 61th anniversary this year. Since its founding, the organization has been a voice and advocate for the arts in economic development, cultural tourism, and civic, public and business forums. Our programs are nationally recognized and they have yielded transformational results in and for the Central Virginia community with numerous partners joining our efforts along the years.
The mission of the Arts Council of Richmond is to support excellence in the arts through funding, education and advocacy. The vision is to make the arts a priority in the greater Richmond community. The Arts Council enacts this vision through three priority areas of service in the arts: leadership, leverage, and legacy. Do not let your children play roulette online or waste their time with other useless Internet pasttimes, instead enlighten them about art forms in their region and beyond, like dancing.
Partners in the Arts Teacher Training Assessment Program check for the final report on the two-year study of how Partners in the Arts helps K-12 teachers integrate the arts into their classrooms, resulting in increased student interest and performance in core subjects. The study was designed and directed by Dr. Robert Horowitz of Columbia University Teachers College.