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Friday, January 11

Christmas Memories Photography Exhibition
Hopewell , Free

Join us for an exhibition exploring the holidays in Hopewell through the ages. This exhibition, curated by the Lamb Center for Arts and Healing, features a...

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary

In her first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Cowansage combines graphic abstraction with trompe l’oeil figurative realism, creating paintings that...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

Greater Heights
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , Free

David Short's paintings were delivered for his "Greater Heights" show. We had to turn them from view because they were selling off the floor!! A...

Joanna Tyka: Contradictions--Abstracts and Cityscapes
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Abstract and figurative forms are in contradiction to each other, but for Joanna Tyka, they’re parallel forms of her artistic expression. “I love to create...

Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary

In her sixth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Bowring simultaneously reinforces and expands the aesthetics and themes that define her art. Comprised of...

"I><YOU><WE" Exhibition Opening at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

Emmy Bright, Jessica Heikes and Leigh Suggs Guest curated by Lauren Ross While these three artists live in different cities (Detroit, Kansas City and...

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us in The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel on Friday, January 11 from 5-8 pm for the opening reception of Emily Herr's solo show, Who Is She? The 'Girls! Girls!...

Art Show
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

Visit our Gallery/Mindfulness Studio to view Brian Korte's amazing Lego Portraits! Brian started Brickworkz LLC, in collaboration with Project: Just Like...

Bespoke Botanicals
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

2019 boasts one of our most exciting exhibition schedules with many amazing artists sharing their work in our current space for the very first time. We're...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

James River Art League Exhibit at Cultural Arts Center Glen Allen
9am
Henrico , Free

Visit James River Art League exhibit at Cultural Arts Center Glen Allen at the Slantwall Gallery. Artwork - Arundel England Swan, by Lynn Mitchell

All Media Show Call for Entries - January 2019
10am
Henrico , Prices Vary

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's January Juried All-Media Show. CROSSROADS JURIED ALL-MEDIA SHOWS Crossroads’s all-media...

Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free, $

In the vast and culturally diverse Congolese region of Central Africa, masks function as performance objects in rituals, ceremonies, worship, and...

For Art's Sake presents: Holiday Small Works Show
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop in this holiday season to see one of our favorite annual exhibits here at For Art's Sake! Our juried and judged Holiday Small Works Show features works...

For Art's Sake presents: Light-Hearted
10am
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Mark your calendar for the opening of Light-Hearted, a solo exhibition featuring the works of Robert Wiebe-King. A Richmond based artist, Wiebe-King...

Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
RVA The Fan , $

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

January 2019 Art Exhibits
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

January 2019 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 4, 2019, through Tuesday January 29, 2019: Gellman...

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

Washington D.C. artist Andrei Kushnir has recorded the history of the Shenandoah Valley through a series of paintings that capture the extraordinary beauty...

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

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...

Legend of the Poinsettia presented by Dominion Energy
10:30am, 7:30pm
Henrico , $$

“Dominion Energy is pleased to continue our support of the Latin Ballet of Virginia as the presenting sponsor of the 18th anniversary performance of LEGEND...

#InHonor
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Opening Reception & Artist Talk | Thursday, January 3rd, from 5 – 8 pm First Friday Art Walk | Friday, January 4th, from 5 – 9 pm Candela Gallery is...

Open Office + Ext. 1708
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Opening Reception: Friday, January 4, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Open Office + Ext. 1708 is a research-driven, participatory project held during the month of...

Winter Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside

The exhibits continue through January 19, 2019. Admission is free and open to the public, 12 pm - 6 pm Tuesdays - Sundays. The Made in RVA Holiday Gallery...

Repurpose Holiday Cards into Art
3:30pm
RVA East End , Free

Those holiday cards are too beautiful to toss out, so bring yours to an art program where we repurpose those cards and turn them into beautiful artwork! ...

S.T.E.M. Snowflakes
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics Join us for S.T.E.M. projects for ages 6-12. This months theme is making snowflakes!

Second Fridays at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm
RVA Downtown , $

Come to the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on the second Friday of each month for a night of art-making! First-come, first-serve sign-ups for these one-night...

Ha Ha Happy Hour
6pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

Second Fridays: Wine Tasting
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Taste different wines from around the world — reds, whites, sparkling, and more. Refine your palate and learn about different winemaking regions from a...

#IfYouCouldSeeMe: The Women Speak
7pm
RVA Downtown , $

We believe in the power of Stories for Change. These art and storytelling events shine light into the darkness, help us all to see the humanity in ourselves...

Legend of the Poinsettia presented by Dominion Energy
7:30pm
Henrico , $$

“Dominion Energy is pleased to continue our support of the Latin Ballet of Virginia as the presenting sponsor of the 18th anniversary performance of LEGEND...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

McTell Brothers & My One and Only
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

My One And Only gathers it’s strength from Southern-Soul mixed with Curious-Grit. They've honed their sound in individual crucibles on stage, TV, radio, solo...

Roger B. Heard and the tight 45
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

Roger B. Heard has been working steadily in the voice-acting business for decades. He’s never achieved fame or wealth, though he hungers for both, but he’s...

Talk Radio
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

5th Wall Theatre Brings the raucous rough-talk of Talk Radio, starring Scott Wichmann, to Richmond opening January 11, 2019 with a preview performance on...

Friday, January 11