1708 Gallery The annual Small Works Invitational 2005, affordable work by 50 artists, opens with a reception Dec. 2, 8-10 p.m. Through Dec. 22. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.
Artemis Gallery The 8th Annual Holyday Mixed Media Show opens Dec. 2 and runs through December. There is an opening reception Dec. 9, 5-10 p.m. 1601 W. Main St. 353-2676.
Art Works Art Works presents Santa Sundays and Such, art for sale, holiday music, children's activities and a visit from Santa Dec. 4, noon-6 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18. 320 Hull Street Road. 291-1400.
Avenue 805 An exhibition of pop-culture-inspired paintings opens with a reception Dec. 4, 6-8 p.m. Through March 5. 805 N. Davis. 353-2505.
Bad Girl Art Show Georgia Terry, Keithley Pierce and others present a show of painting, jewelry, pottery and more, starting Dec. 2, noon-10 p.m. Through Dec. 4. 2120 Grove Ave. 334-3420.
Brazier Fine Art Gallery The Annual Gallery Artists Holiday Group Show features original impressionist and realist paintings and sculptures, opening Dec. 2. Through Dec. 31. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.
C3 Gallery Students and professional artists contribute work to "Sand the Levee Broke: Meditations on the Power of Water," opening with a reception Dec. 8, 5-8 p.m. Through Jan. 3. 1801 E. Cary St. 474-3639.
Chasen Galleries The 2005 Holiday Showcase features works by Joanne Miller Rafferty, Samir Sammoun, Gloria Coker and Jody Wright, Dec. 1-31. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.
Curated Culture at Cornerstone Gallery "Art to Go: A Cash and Carry Benefit," a group exhibition of small works, opens with a reception Dec. 2, 7-10 p.m. Through Dec. 23. 23 W. Broad St. 344-1508.
Family Physicians Work from area middle schools is on display, opening with a reception Nov. 30, 6-7 p.m. 2200 Pump Road, Suite 100. 741-7141.
Forinstance Gallery "Works of Grand Minuteness Focused on For" by Marty Johnson opens with a reception Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m. 107 E. Cary St. (757) 574-4111.
Gallery5 "Beautify: A Real Fashion Happening," fashion designs, photography, film and other works, opens with a runway show and reception Dec. 2, 7-10 p.m., followed by performances by Jason and the Vacations, Perfo and Vega at 10 p.m. $3 after 10 p.m. Through December. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.
Main Art Gallery An exhibition of work by the One/Off Printmakers opens with a reception Dec. 2, 7-9 p.m. Through Jan. 28. 1537 W. Main St. 359-3499.
Midlothian Library The Bon Air Artists Association presents a painting exhibition Dec. 1-30. 521 Coalfield Road. 359-8893.
Nonesuch Art and Apparel Travis Robertson and Oura Sanikone present a show of prints and plush figures featuring work by Thomas Dean, Matt Wells, Allyson Mellberg and others, opening with a reception Dec. 2, 7-10 p.m. Through December. 918 W. Grace St. 649-4069.
Project Space "New Paintings" by Lewis Poole opens with a reception Dec. 2, 7-9 p.m. Through Jan. 2. 0 E. Fourth St. 726-4442.
Rentz Gallery "Camaraderie," new work by Mary Melton, Pam Shelor and Ralph Langgood, opens with a reception Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m. Through Jan. 2. 1700 W. Main St. 358-5338.
Starbucks Coffee-Parkside "Varied Frames of Reference," photography of Thailand by Jason Hill, runs through December. 10865 W. Broad St. 545-8955.
Stir Crazy Coffee Shop "Varied Frames of Reference," photography of Thailand by Jason Hill, runs through December. 4015 MacArthur Ave. 545-8955.
Visual Art Studio The Fifth Annual Artistic Gifts Show, artwork, jewelry and ceramics, opens with a reception Dec 2, 7-10 p.m. Through Jan. 27. 208 W. Broad St. 644-1368.
ADA Gallery An exhibition of paintings by David Kohan and Eric Sall runs through November. Also, "Twelve by Twelve: A Record Bin Art Show," through November. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.
Anderson Gallery VCU School of the Arts presents "Surface Charge," through Dec. 4. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.
Art6 Gallery Art6 and Artspace Gallery present "Think Small 3," an international invitational miniature show, runs through Dec. 17. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406 or 232-6464.
Artemis Gallery "The 3rd Annual Salon Des Refusees" runs through November. 1601 W. Main St. 254-1755.
Artspace Art6 Gallery and Artspace Gallery present "Think Small 3," an international invitational miniature show, runs through Dec. 17. 0 E. Fourth St. 343-1406 or 232-6464.
Art Works The November All Media Show runs through Jan. 22. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.
Bainbridge Art Center "Landscapes Around the World," photography and paintings by Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman, Pamela Perez Sexton, S. Joseph DuBreuil, Allan D. Kaufmann, Mo Regulinski and Genevieve Dowdy, runs through Dec. 14. 1312 Bainbridge St. 230-4544.
Brazier Fine Art "Virginia Weekends," paintings by Loryn Brazier and Dawn Whitelaw, runs through Nov. 30. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.
Chasen Galleries An exhibition of works by Vangelis, the official artist for the U.S. Roses and Orchid Society, runs through Nov. 30. 3554 W. Cary St. 202-1408.
Chop Suey Books An exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Nicole Bauguss runs through November. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.
Crossroads Art Center "Art Priced Under $300," an all-media show featuring work by Doug Ziegler, Bart Levy, Victoria Dye and others, continues through Dec. 26. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "TribalWork," mixed media art by Native Americans, runs through Nov. 30 in the Slantwall Gallery. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.
Elegba Folklore Society "Worlds and Their Realms: The Nature of Art," work by Lorenzo Gibson, runs through Dec. 31. 101 E. Broad St. 644-3900.
Eric Schindler Gallery "Recent Paintings" by David Rohrer runs through Dec. 22. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.
For Art's Sake Anne Chaddock's Annual Exhibition features oils, acrylics and watercolors through Jan. 14. 8538 Patterson Ave. 740-1400.
Friend House Gallery "Changes in Latitude, Changes in Attitude," new work by Barbara Duke Jones, Anita Hume and Carol Anna Meese, runs through Dec. 31. 29 Bollingbrook St. 931-1370.
Gallery5 "Eye Fool," a show of photo realism, continues through November. 200 N. Marshall. 644-0005.
Gallery 5800 "Sunlit Spaces," oils by Karen Lawrence, hangs through Dec. 1. 5800 Grove Ave. 285-0774.
The Gallery Art and Design "Shoulders Back," an exhibition of work by Elizabeth Evans, opens at this new international art gallery. Through Dec. 19. 16 N. Dooley St. 355-0102.
Petersburg Area Art League "Wild Woods," landscape paintings by Sheila M. Holland, runs through Dec. 4. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.
Petersburg Regional Art Center The All-Media Show features work by Chris Semtner, Linda Powers, Dorothy Ellis, Rosana Lopez Haugh and Nancy Belcher, runs through Jan. 7. 132 N. Sycamore St. 732-8200.
Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The City Art Program presents the Spotlight Gallery Holiday Gift Exhibition through Dec. 22. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.
Quirk Gallery "Sparkle Plenty: Jewelry Exhibition" and "Prints & Drawings: Randy Toy," through Dec. 23. Also, "Small Quirks" runs through Dec. 23 at Quirk Gallery's Vault. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.
Reynolds Gallery "Richard Carlyon: Selected Work," "James Hyde: In the Future They Will Know More" and "Barbara Tisserat: Recent Work" hang through Dec. 23. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.
Sledd/Winger Glassworks and Gallery An exhibition of paintings by Jan Shropshire, mosaic art by Tunde Hidvegi, glassware by Jan Fitzgerald and scarves by Rachel and Katie Bennett are on display through November. 414 W. Broad St. 644-2837.
Solvent Space "Lure of the Lore," an evolving installation by Cece Cole, runs through Dec. 22 at Plant Zero. 0 E. Fourth St. 827-0984.
Uptown Gallery "Micro/Macro Visions in Watercolor," paintings by Solange Brown and Emma Lou Martin, and a group show by the Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, continue through December. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.
VCU Fine Arts Building VCU's Painting and Printmaking Department presents Interaction 27, works on paper by graduating seniors, in the Fishbowl room through Dec. 5. There is an opening reception Nov. 30, 5-6:30 p.m. 1000 W. Broad St. 828-6469.
Visual Arts Center of Richmond Barbara Tisserat presents "Lessons: 30 Years of Printmaking," through Dec. 23. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094.
White Canvas Gallery "Eye Candy," a lighted screen print installation by Clay McGlamory, and new works by selected artists, through Jan. 11. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.