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Saturday, January 19

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...

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...

Marketing with (Almost) No Money!
9am
RVA Northside , $$

Learn the art of building and marketing your small business on a shoestring budget. Spend the morning learning tips & tricks for planning and growing a small...

"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!...

Acrylic Pouring Workshop
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

If you're anything like us - you can't stop watching paint pouring videos online! Pouring is a fun and exciting way to set your creativity free and play...

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...

January-February Exhibitions at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Henrico , Free

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions: Featured Exhibitions Juried All-Media...

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...

Print-Making Workshop
10am
Hanover , $, $$

Create a piece of art that can get to work in your kitchen! In this workshop we will learn the basics of relief printing and create a set of 2 tea towels....

Sensory-Friendly Day
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

On Saturday, January 19th, join us for a sensory-friendly experience in our exhibit galleries. We will have dimmed lights and audio, a nearby quiet room for...

​​​​​​​Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 1
10am
Henrico , Prices Vary

Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 1 Color Mixing Plus January 19, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Get more out of your pigments by...

PAWS to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy dogs
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

A Lemony Snicket Mystery
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary

If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you know that musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where exactly were the violins on the night in...

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...

Family Movie Time!
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for a Movie Time, snacks provided! For more details call: 804-646-4768. 1/19 - Small Foot 2/16 - Hotel Transylvania 3 4/20 - The House with a...

Filmmakers Showcase 2019
11am
$

The 2019 VPA FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE is here!!! Saturday, January 19, 2019 11am- 4pm, back at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond. Admission is:$12 for...

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...

Southside Book & Writers Club
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

Stories at the Museum
11am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open...

Birthday Bash 2019
12pm
RVA Downtown , $

Join the Poe Museum for the world’s largest annual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an entire day of music, performance, tours, and (of course)...

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...

Hour of Code with CoderDojo
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

CoderDojo's mission is to introduce kids to technology and programming and inspire them to become "digital producers" instead of just being "digital consumers".

Lego Club
2pm
RVA East End , Free

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

Community Conscience: A Discussion on Public Art, Communication, and Inclusion in Jackson Ward
3pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Panelists: Park Myers, 1708 Gallery Curator Sable Elyse Smith, Commissioned Artist Janis Allen, President of the Historic Jackson Ward...

Neat and Plain: Dressing the 18th Century Virginian
6pm
RVA West End , $

Join us for our annual lecture series. January features Neal T. Hurst, Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles, Colonial WIlliamsburg Foundation. Fashion...

Zine: Self Published Books
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Students will learn about the history of zines, learn different collaging techniques and make their own one-page zine. All materials provided. COSIMA STORZ...

10th Annual Djangoary Music Soiree
7pm
Henrico , $$

Featuring Rhythm Future Quartet w/ Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots and special guests Dallas Vietty of Hot Bijouxx and Michael J. Harris of Hot Club of...

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...

 Louis York & The Shindellas-The Love Takeover Tour
8pm
RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary

Coined one of the most electric performances by the Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) for their live set during the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, the Louis York and The...

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,...

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...

Scott Miller
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

“I wanted to call this record Thalia and Melpomene after the Greek muses (the smiley/frowny faces of the theatre) but my manager Kathi Whitley said, ‘You...

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...

The Richmond Forum Presents Tina Fey
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

“FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK: A CONVERSATION WITH TINA FEY”—Tina Fey rarely stands still, much less sits down. But in January, the acclaimed actress, comedian,...

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 19