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Saturday, January 12

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...

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...

"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
10am
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!...

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...

Family Storytime
10am
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...

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,...

Half Price Book Sale
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library is hosting a half-price book sale. The discount applies to all of our current sale items. Arrive early for the...

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...

Large Scale Watercolor Monotype
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Explore the painterly process of monotype to create one-of-a-kind prints. This class will delve into techniques of mark making, painting, stencils, and ghost...

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...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
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...

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...

#InHonor
1pm
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...

Bullet Journaling Workshop
1:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Start off the new year by learning a new way to get organized. Bullet journaling is a flexible way to keep track of everything in your life. From...

Building Healthier Connected Communities
2pm
Free

Confetti: Community Conversation Series Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities....

Dogwood Dance Project presents Progressions
2pm, 7pm
RVA Downtown , $

Dogwood Dance Project is proud to present Progressions, their annual concert at Dogtown Dance Theater on January 12th. This year's program will include...

Family Flicks!
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a family friendly flick. Snacks provided! November - "Early Man", rated PG December - "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", rated PG January -...

Gellman Room Concert Series: Alyssa and Kyle Darwin--Piano/Saxophone Duo
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Alyssa and Kyle Darwin--Piano/Saxophone Duo

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

Teen Scene: A Wrinkle In Time
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Movie of the week: A Wrinkle in Time. Popcorn available while supplies last.

The Wizard of Oz Ballet
2pm, 6pm
$

UPDATE: Due to the potential for inclement weather, the Sunday, January 13 Stavna Ballet performance of The Wizard of Oz had been canceled. Ticket holders...

Legend of the Poinsettia presented by Dominion Energy
3pm, 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...

Second Saturday Workshop
4pm
Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside , $

Learn the basics of jewelry making in this low stress class. All skill levels welcome.

The Wizard of Oz Ballet
6pm
$

UPDATE: Due to the potential for inclement weather, the Sunday, January 13 Stavna Ballet performance of The Wizard of Oz had been canceled. Ticket holders...

ComedySportz Improv
7pm
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...

Dogwood Dance Project presents Progressions
7pm
RVA Downtown , $

Dogwood Dance Project is proud to present Progressions, their annual concert at Dogtown Dance Theater on January 12th. This year's program will include...

Israeli Film Festival presents Shelter
7pm
Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

The Weinstein JCC is proud to offer a full line-up of thought-provoking, educational and entertaining Israeli films for the Richmond community during its 9th...

Short Works Sampler
7pm

As a part of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 Variations Series... Short Works Sampler – featuring a trio of 10-20-minute opera ‘shorts’ and...

Uncommon
7pm
Henrico , $$

As the name suggests, Uncommon isn’t just another contemporary a cappella group. Founded in 2013, this eclectic semi-professional septet draws inspiration...

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...

Beethoven's Emperor & Mahler 5
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

Join the Richmond Symphony and guest artist Orion Weiss on piano, for a breathtaking evening of musical excellence. This Altria Masterworks concert features...

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...

Unit 3 Deep
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Unit 3 Deep is comprised of a trio of uniquely talented and highly sought-after professional musicians: keyboardist, producer and songwriter Patrick Cooper;...

Vance Gilbert in Concert at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse
8pm
Hanover, Henrico , $, Free, Prices Vary

On Saturday, January 12th, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its eighteenth season with a concert by jazz-inflected folk singer Vance Gilbert. Vance...

CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Saturday, January 12