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Friday, February 23

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio
RVA Northside , Free

Bon à Tirer Prints & Monotypes: From the Center Street Studio Archives on view February 22 through May 11, 2018, in the Harnett Museum of Art, features...

Carli Holcomb TRANSIENT Exhibit Run
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Emerging artist, Carli Holcomb, returns to Quirk Gallery to present Transient, a hopeful re-encounter with a landscape of her past and the melancholic...

Going Places
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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...

Rarities2
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Please join us for Rarities2, Mixed Media Invitational Gallery Artists Group Exhibition with music graciously provided by Aurika. Showing some of their best...

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
RVA West End , 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 Abstract Athlete
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present The Abstract Athlete, an exhibition that explores the correlation between art, sport, and science. Organized in...

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...

Steven Casanova: Day 155, 156, 157
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

More than 4 months without electricity, without water — a crisis caused by a natural disaster, but made possible by over a century of U.S. colonialism. For...

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...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

'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...

Symposium: The Abstract Athlete
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present The Abstract Athlete, an exhibition that explores the correlation between art, sport, and science. Organized in...

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.

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...

Art Works February Exhibits
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

The last days of winter will be primal and spontaneous at Art Works' 4th Friday reception featuring works by Titus Marques and dance by RVA Dance Collective....

Opening Reception Art Works February Exhibits
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The last days of winter will be primal and spontaneous at Art Works' 4th Friday in February featuring works by Titus Marques and dance by RVA Dance...

The Abstract Athlete Reception
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

1708 Gallery is pleased to present The Abstract Athlete, an exhibition that explores the correlation between art, sport, and science. Organized in...

Book Reading and Signing with Katy Resche George, Gretchen Comba, and Patricia Grace King
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Friday, 2/23, 6:30-8:00pm: Join us for a book reading & signing with Katy Resch George, author of Exposure, Gretchen Comba, author of The Stillness of the...

11th Annual Winter Lecture Series
7pm
Chesterfield , Free

Mark your calendars for the last three segments of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia’s Annual Winter Lecture Series. In conjunction with the...

Young Irelanders - in Concert
7pm
$

Each and every year the Irish Cultural Academy brings together some of its finest exponents of Irish traditional music, song and dance as part of one...

Cécile McLorin Salvant
7:30pm

Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant’s musical expertise has propelled her into the forefront of the jazz world and into the broader culture. Her soulful...

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 Little Piece of Heaven
8pm
$

River City Community Players (formerly Huguenot Community Players) presents A Little Piece of Heaven by Matthew Carlin. A Little Piece of Heaven (part of the...

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...

Benjamin Britten's- A Midsummer Night's Dream
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $$

Far more than a vivid retelling of Shakespeare's classic story. Thie tour-de-force opera ranks right up there with the all-time best of comic opera.

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.

Cabaret
8pm
RVA Downtown , $$

Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago,...

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 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?...

Friday, February 23