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Thursday, January 17

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...

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

Book Babies
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

Book Babies
10am
RVA East End , Free

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

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 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...

Preschool Storytime
10am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

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...

Library Yarns
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

#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...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

Toddler Time
11am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

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...

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Final Portrait
3pm, 5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Steampunk Crafts
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Join us for an afternoon of steampunk-inspired crafts. Steampunk is not only a fiction genre, it is a fashion trend, a type of crafting and a maker...

Teen Color Time
4pm
RVA East End , Free

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

Family Storytime
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

A storytime for the family. Different theme each week. Come join us!

Until The Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
5pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Screening of documentary "Until The Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies" and discussion with film creator Dr. Shawn Utsey, hosted by...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Final Portrait
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every...

Artist's Reception
6pm
Henrico , Free

Free event and fun for all ages! Join us for a special Artist's Reception at The Cultural Arts Center. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to explore...

Calligraphy Intro
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

In this introduction to modern calligraphy, we will cover the basic techniques and tools to get you started in pointed-pen calligraphy. You'll practice pen...

Classics You Forgot to Read
6pm
RVA East End , Free

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Love in the Time of Cholera. Modern classics we all know and love - but maybe forgot to actually read...

Image Transfers for Collage, Printmaking and Painting
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn a variety of ways of working with the image transfer process to transform copies of photographs, drawings, or other imagery into transparent layers...

Richmond Woodturners Monthly meeting
6pm
Henrico , Free

Monthly business meeting, show and tell, demonstration, mentoring, and fellowship. Members meeting but open to all.

Created Equal Film Series in honor of Grady W. Powell: Virginia Voices
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

For more than a year beginning in 2013, the staff of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture invited Virginians to film their responses to these...

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND
7pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. This visceral new...

Minor League Team ComedySportz Match
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Red Velvet
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

Edmund Kean, the greatest Shakespearean actor of his age, collapses on stage while performing the lead in Othello. He is replaced by a young, black actor,...

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...

Thursday, January 17