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Friday, January 26

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.

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

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,...

Richard Carlyon: A Network of Possibilities
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

A pivotal figure in the Richmond arts community, Richard Carlyon (1930-2006) maintained an active and diverse studio practice for over five decades. "A...

'Snow | Stillness Covers the Land'
11am

Escape the cold this New Year by visiting Gallery Flux for the new group show, Snow: Stillness Covers the Land. The gallery will look like a winter...

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...

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...

Hearts Afire Storytelling Festival
4pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $$

We're bringing international storytelling stars to town! Storytellers Bil Lepp, Sarah Brady, and Tyris Jones will come together right here in the River City...

Friday Art & Wine
5:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy Happy Hour specials on beverages and free half-hour gallery...

Opening Reception for Jan/Feb Exhibitions
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond, VA - artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring encaustics by Georgia Nassikas, paintings by Erin Raedeke, works in mixed...

TO DAMASCUS
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond composer Walter Braxton's lush new American opera explores the rituals we practice to reconcile the sacred and the profane and ease the noise...

All My Sons
8pm
Chesterfield , $$

Arthur Miller’s classic drama is as relevant today as it was when it was written in 1947. Based on the true story of an Ohio aeronautical corporation accused...

Friday, January 26