The Directory

The printed directory provides information about the collectives and other spaces where events are taking place. Below you can find a more inclusive directory and descriptions of these organizations, as well as location, website and open hours:  

13ainbridge Collective  A collective that hosts events and fundraisers 
1300 Bainbridge  

Active RVA  A website calendar that provides information on getting politically involved in Richmond as well as regular meeting times of many of the currently active organizations in Richmond

All the Saints Theatre Company Providing Richmond with great puppets, puppet shows, spaghetti dinners and of course, the Halloween Parade

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia 
00 Clay St.
Open Fridays & Saturdays 10 - 5 pm  

The Bookworms of RVA  A monthly reading group that discuss a variety of books
Meets at Lamplighter Roasting Company
First Sundays 5:30 pm

Byrd Theatre A theatre located in the heart of Carytown, with films twice a day for $2 a showing, and special events to support a variety of causes, call 804-353-9911 for showings
2908 W. Cary St.

Conciliation Project – A radical theatre group whose mission is to promote, through active and challenging dramatic work, open and honest dialogue about racism in America in order to repair its damaging legacy.  

Defenders of Freedom and Justice - A group that publish the free newspaper, The Virginia Defender, and host the Defenders Live on WRIR 97.3, Mondays from noon to 12:30 pm.
P.O. Box 23202

Firehouse Theatre
1609 West Broad St.

The Flying Brick – A collectively run radical lending library that hosts acoustic shows, films, discussions, workshops, and offers a wide selection of zines and books to rent or read
509 S. Pine St.
Open Mondays 9 am - 4 pm & Thursdays 4 - 9 pm

Gay Community Center of Richmond Aiming to help sustain organizations, programs and services that contribute to a vibrant Central Virginia community that shares our values of diversity, inclusion,  individual dignity, equality and civic engagement
1407 Sherwood Ave.  

Grace St. Theater
934 W. Grace Street  

Hack RVA – A collectively run hacker and robotics workspace that offers classes
1600 E. Roseneath Rd.
Open Thursdays 7:30 - 10 pm  

Icarus Project – A collective community based alternative to peer support for mental health
Call (804) 888-1709 for location
Support groups – 2nd, 4th Friday & 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday in Dec.

IWW – Richmond's branch of the Industrial Workers of the World

Main Library  
101 E. Franklin Street
M - W 10 - 7 Th - F 10 - 6
Saturdays 10-5  

Rag and Bones Bicycle Co-op – A collectively run DIY bike shop and work space  
1300 School St.
Open Mondays & Thursdays 5 - 9 pm, Saturdays Noon - 5

Richmond Peace Education Center  

People’s School of Richmond

Project Yoga Richmond
6517 Dickens Place
Events listed daily at

Safelight Community Darkroom – A collective darkroom and photography space
1617 W. Main St.
Open Wednesdays & Thursdays 7 - 10 pm

Science Museum of Virginia  
2500 Broad St.
Monday - Saturday 9:30 am - 5 pm
Sundays 11:30 am - 5 pm

Seven Hills – A collective marital arts and self defense group
West End Manor Civic Association, 8600 Lakefront Drive
Free group self-defense practice Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 pm & Saturdays 3:30 - 5 pm  

Southerners on new ground (SONG) – Radical organizing and training in VA

Studio Two Three – A collective print and art workspace
1617 W. Main St.
Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1 - 4 pm

University of Richmond  
Ukrop Auditorium: Robins School of Business 1 Gateway Road Richmond

The Vegetarian Society of Richmond A group that hosts potlucks and events focused on vegetarian and vegan topics of interest

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)
200 N. Boulevard  

Virginia New Majority  
530 E. Main St., Suite 912  

Wayside Center for Popular Education – A radical education center, workshops listed online  
Faber, VA  

The Wingnut – An anarchist collective
2005 Barton Ave.
Open Wednesdays and Fridays 4 - 9 pm