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Thursday, February 15

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...

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
RVA Northside , Free

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

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.

LET THE LIGHT SHINE BRITE
8am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Main Street Gallery in association with Walton Gallery Inc., presents “Let the Light Shine Brite”. This is a group exhibition curated by Eric Walton,...

"The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors" Exhibit
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for the "The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors", a powerful traveling exhibition that gives voice to the women and men who built a new life in...

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...

Baby and Me at Prince George Library
10am
Hopewell , Free

A great introduction for you and your new family member to the wonderful world of books, rhymes, and songs. This program is for babies ages birth to 18...

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...

Swimming in Paint
10am
Henrico , $$$

Get messy and learn techniques from an internationally known painter and instructor. You will be able to practice painting shapes, gesture, color, light, and...

"Stories with Miss Tori" Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside

Family storytime suitable for all ages but designed for 0-5 years. Join us for a fun and musical storytime with movement and play. Every storytime ends...

Story Time at Prince George Library
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

Story time programs aim to instill a love of reading by encouraging parents and other special adults to read aloud to children. Activities in Story Time...

'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...

Family Storytime
11am
RVA Southside

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

Music 'n' Movement at Prince George Library
11:30am
Hopewell , Free

Want to get your preschoolers up and moving? This fun, highly-interactive program will do the trick! We'll be moving and grooving! This month's theme – Rowdy...

 January/February Exhibitions
12pm
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...

Drop-In Coloring
1pm
RVA Southside

Relieve stress by joining us for coloring time. Â Bring your own supplies or borrow some of ours.

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.

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Frantz
3pm
RVA West End

Review last year's winning and nominated films in anticipation of the Oscars in March 2018. Snacks will be provided. Â Synopsis "Anna is a bereft young...

Preschool Storytime
4pm
RVA West End

Interactive songs, stories, and rhymes for ages 3-5 with an adult.

Masouma Delijam Lecture
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Senior Architect on the Darul Aman Palace reconstruction project in Kabul, Afghanistan, Delijam will lecture on the nature and scope of the project, and her...

Dominion Energy Jazz Cafe
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA’s Best Café. Dominion Energy Jazz Café is presented to the public by the...

Make Neutrals Your Friend
6pm
Henrico , $$

In this lecture Andre will discuss and demonstrate the importance of using neutral colors to make your finished painting successful. Through his unique...

16th Annual Black History Month Lecture
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Thursday, February 15th at 7pm, VCU James Branch Cabell Library will be presenting its 16th Annual Black History Month Lecture: Stamped from the Beginning by...

Brave New World
7pm
$$

Adapted from Aldous Huxley’s 1932 futuristic novel, people are regimented and controlled in their working world and their lives. They take a pill to feel...

Quill Theatre presents "Brave New World"
7pm
Henrico , $, $$

The Center and Quill Theatre team up again to bring Aldous Huxley’s brilliant novel to life on the Sara Belle November stage. Set in London in the year AD...

The Christians
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Pastor Paul has guided his congregation through challenge after challenge for the past twenty years. But will his latest test of their faith be his undoing?...

VCU Libraries 16th Annual Black History Month Lecture: Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Acclaimed historian and author Ibram X. Kendi discusses his book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, for which he...

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will...

Wings The Musical
7:30pm
$, $$

In this beautiful and haunting chamber musical wing-walker Emily Stilson confronts one last feat of daring as she fights to keep her balance and cling to her...

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...

Corpus Christi
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $$

A proud part of the city-wide Acts of Faith Festival This highly provocative play tells a story that parallels the New Testament's, and its subject is...

The Diviners
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

The Diviners by Jim Leonard, Jr. - CAT’s 2018 entry into the Acts of Faith Festival is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a...

Thursday, February 15