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Saturday, February 17

Going Places
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before. Going Places...

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.

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

From myth and legend to warfare, sport, and transportation, the horse played an integral role in ancient Greek culture. Wealthy Greeks belonged to the social...

WWI Centennial Exhibition
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

WW1 America features more than 100 objects, powerful multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences—focusing on the war as a transformational event....

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...

Create Your Own Visual Journal with Susan Singer
10am
Henrico , $$

Create a 128-page visual journal using paper Susan Singer will provide along with your own special inclusions. Learn to construct a book and bind it by hand....

Deep River: Marian Anderson's Journey
10am
$

February 17, 2018, at 10 AM DEEP RIVER: MARIAN ANDERSON’S JOURNEY PERFORMED BY VIRGINIA OPERA Celebrate Black History Month with a world premiere opera about...

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,...

Lunar New Year
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Happy Lunar New Year! Come celebrate the Year of the Dog at CMoR Central, Saturday, February 17th from 10:00AM-4:00PM. Exciting performances begin with the...

Paint Along with Adele Castillo
10am
Henrico , $

A cross between a paint party and a color techniques class, this workshop is a fun way to create a quick painting while learning about color and acrylics....

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...

SNOWDATE: Black History Month Transcribe-a-thon
10am
RVA Southside , Free

If we are closed due to weather on 2/3, the Transcribe-a-thon will be held on 2/17. Join us to help historians by transcribing handwritten documents at...

Saturday Morning Yoga
10am
RVA Southside , Free

It's winter, so the outdoors Yoga Group is meeting at Art Works. You'll love it. Contact Annie Peace for information: anniepeaceyoga@gmail.com

Swimming in Paint with Chuck Larivey - February Saturday and Sunday Sessions
10am
Henrico , $

Chuck Larivey’s painting method is directly based on molding shapes and depicting light and shadow, broad-base at the beginning and continually refined (not...

PAWS to Read with Sprite's Hero
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

Story Time at Hopewell 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 Movie Time
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Family Movie Time - Join us for a showing of "Beauty and the Beast". Snacks provided. For more details call: 804-646-4768.

Teen Art Club
11am
Chesterfield , Free

Get creative and share your love for self-expression. Bring your own art project and supplies. For ages 12-18.

Movies at the Library - Akeelah and the Bee
11:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

 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...

Frank Gehry Exhibition Opening
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The Branch Museum’s inaugural exhibit returns to our galleries after fifteen years! On view in our galleries February 12 – April 14 will be over 100 images...

Black History Movie Special: Hidden Colors 3
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Come and join us for a Black History lesson in honor of Black History Month!

Color Me Purple Workshop
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Where can we find ourselves in The Color Purple? Let’s come together and bring to light our voices and strengths. The second of 3 workshops promoting...

Songs from the Soul
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

This toe-tapping musical examines the evolution of African American music - from spirituals to jazz to rap - and the essential role this music has played in...

All My Sons
2:30pm, 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...

The Diviners
2:30pm, 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...

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...

A Raisin in the Sun
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Lorraine Hansberry’s Tony award-nominated domestic drama follows the story of the Younger family, as they discover the dangers of dreaming big and the...

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...

Brave New World
8pm
$$

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...

Bright Half Life
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

The first show in TheatreLAB's Cellar Series, Bright Half Life is a one-act that spans over 45 years in the relationship of a modern lesbian couple.

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...

Quill Theatre presents "Brave New World"
8pm
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
8pm
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?...

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...

PurpleLife RVA
10pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

"Thoughts of pretty you and me, Erotic City come alive!" BUY PRE-SALE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/purplelife-rva-tickets-40824547320 Richmond's...

Saturday, February 17