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Friday, March 2

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 , 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...

Goodbye Limes
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

VALET is excited to announce our upcoming First Friday exhibition, Goodbye Limes by Braxton Congrove. The exhibition will feature large scale paper mache and...

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 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...

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...

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss, Movie Time
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss - Join us for a movie to celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday, "Cat in the Hat : Oh say What's the Weather Today?" For more details call:...

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Join us at Belmont to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day. We will have fun activities and a special storytime with Ms. Jenn and a...

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.

First Friday Coloring Club
3pm
Chesterfield , Free

Adults, drop in to color Johanna Basford's Secret Garden coloring prints and relax with us over free coffee. Materials are provided or bring your own.

Movie Showing: "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!"
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss - Join us for a movie to celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday, "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who?"

First Friday Films
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Bring the family every First Friday for a film and popcorn.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Come and celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with stories and crafts! Ages 5-12

First Fridays Art Walk
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

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...

First Fridays with RPAA
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance presents an RVA First Fridays celebration with a performance by Desirée Roots! Friday, March 2, 2018, we welcome everyone...

Art Exhibits & First Friday @ Main
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

ART EXHIBITS The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, March 2, 2018 through April 3, 2018: GELLMAN ROOM: "Leading with Our Art" - Virginia...

AN EVENING OF PORTUGESE BLUES /  FEAT. FADO NOSSO
7pm
$

Friday, March 2, 2018, 7:00 pm Tickets: $17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door. You've never heard the blues like this! Fado Nosso is...

Nice Guys Finish Last & Reunions - Book Signing
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

anne's Visual Art Studio gallery proudly announces Nice Guys Finish Last & Reunions at McBryde Hall by Vernon Wildy, Jr. book signing by author First...

We Face the Dawn, Margaret Edds Author Talk
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Journalist Margaret Edds is the author of We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team That Dismantled Jim Crow, a biography of...

Guess Who Showed Up At Dinner
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$

“Guess Who Showed Up At Dinner” is the wildly funny stageplay produced, written and directed by Award-winning Playwright and Director Mark E. Swinton. This...

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...

ComedySportz
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End
8pm
Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

For over 30 years, humorist Erma Bombeck entertained and enlightened readers as she chronicled the life of a suburban housewife. This hilariously...

John & Jen
8pm
RVA West End

Set against the background of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, John & Jen is a gem of a show, brimming with...

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, March 2