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Wednesday, February 28

"Loosely Defined" at For Art's Sake Gallery & Studio
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Fine art exhibit “Loosely Defined,” featuring the recent works by locally recognized artists Dani Ashbridge and Anne Negus will be held at For Art’s Sake...

Art Works February Exhibits
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....

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....

Created Equal Film Series
6:30am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The Created Equal Film Series in Honor of Grady W. Powell is in its fifth year at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. The series, which is free and...

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...

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...

Children's Storytime -- Dr. Seuss
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

A Dr. Seuss read-aloud with Ms. Lisa. Suitable for ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Story Time at Dinwiddie 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...

Story Time with the Children's Museum of Richmond
10:30am
RVA East End , Free

Join our Children's Librarian and the staff from the Children's Museum of Richmond for a story time and special crafts! Ages 3-5 with an adult.

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.

**NEW TIME**Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration
5:30pm, 6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for stories, crafts, door prizes, and cake as we celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. All ages are welcome but best for ages 5-8.

**NEW TIME**Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for stories, crafts, door prizes, and cake as we celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. All ages are welcome but best for ages 5-8.

February Writing Show: Time Travel: Managing real or imagined time inside sci-fi, fantasy, non-fiction, or historical works
6pm

Crafting believable time shifts, time leaps, and historical moments can be essential elements for storytelling. Our panel will discuss methods for managing...

Pajama Storytime
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

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...

The Writing Show: Time Travel
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Crafting believable time shifts, time leaps, and historical moments can be essential elements for storytelling. Our panel will discuss methods for managing...

Book Group
6:30pm
Hopewell , Free

Discussion for the book, Paradise Valley by C. J. Box This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

Chop Suey Books Book Club: "When They Call You A Terrorist"
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

About the book: A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America - and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for...

Modlin Arts Artist Voices Series with Lynn Nottage
7:30pm

Lynn Nottage is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and a screenwriter. She is the first female playwright to win the Pulitzer for drama twice. Her plays...

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...

Wednesday, February 28