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Saturday, January 26

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...

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!...

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...

Free Workshop: Women In Audio at WRIR 97.3 FM
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

FREE workshop! Women are rocking at WRIR, Richmond Independent Radio! Come and meet WRIR’s volunteers who are station audio engineers, show hosts and...

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...

Linda Hollett-Bazouzi—“Egypt: Curbs and Tea Runners”
10am
Henrico, RVA West End , Free, Prices Vary

In her current show at Crossroads Art Center, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi shares her recent experiences in Cairo, Alexandria, and Al-Fayyum Oasis. The show is a...

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...

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...

Put it on a Tee
10am
RVA Northside , $$

KB studied photography and print media at Old Dominion University. She has experience in both the commercial screenprinting and the DIY manual screenprinting...

SOAR Workshop - Winsome Portrait on Black Paper with Amy Lindenberger
10am
Henrico , $

Saturday, January 26-Sunday, January 27, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. A master artist and instructor, Amy has taught extensively throughout the U.S. for...

The Art of Freedom Exhibition
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

There are many ways to convey the meaning of freedom. This exhibition explores freedom through the eyes of Virginia-born and Virginia-based artists. And as...

​​​​​​​Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 2
10am
Henrico , Prices Vary

Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 2 The Value in Blending January 26, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. From fabric to skin, blending is one...

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Meeting
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, AAHGS

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...

Artist Talk: Anne Blackwell Thompson
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us on Saturday, January 26 for an artist talk with Anne Blackwell Thompson as she explains her process for harvesting and pressing the botanical...

Focus on Photography: New Exhibits at Art Works
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Photography is the focus for January at the art center—all five exhibits! We’ve invited photo-media and inter-disciplinary artist, Jorge Ariel Escobar to...

January/February 2019 Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

art space is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring artists Haylie Zapantis, James Madison University Art 3D Faculty, Kay Franz, Maureen...

Open Company Class
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Join KDC for OPEN COMPANY CLASS! Modern/Contemporary technique taught by Artistic Director, Kara Robertson. $10 Class Fee payable by cash or check. Open...

#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...

RVA Origami @ West End Branch Library
1pm
RVA West End , Free

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

Confetti: Community Conversations  The Art of Freedom: Meet the Artists
2pm
Free

The "Art of Freedom" gives us an opportunity to hear from some of Virginia's finest! The community is invited for engaging, interactive, and enlightening...

Gellman Room Concert Series: Naho Bessho, piano
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Piano music by Mendelssohn, Ravel, Lyapunov, and Scriabin performed by Naho Bessho

Steampunk Crafts
2pm
RVA Southside , 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 Scene: Black Panther
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Movie of the week: Black Panther. Popcorn available while supplies last.

Minute to Win It Teen Challenge
3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Teens ages 12-18, you are invited to compete in this special Minute to Win It Teen Challenge! Compete with other teens to successfully complete assigned...

Sound Off Saturdays
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

An open mic experience you will love. Great food, intriguing people, and amazing talent. RVA's most talented show off their skills, including spoken word,...

Burn's Night
7pm
Goochland , $$$

Join Reservoir Distillery at Dover Hall on January 26th for Burn’s Night: a very Virginia twist on a Scottish tradition. This evening of revelry, incredible...

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...

Soundworks Winter Performance
7pm
Chesterfield , Free

Join Soundworks, Central Virginia's premiere, men's a cappella ensemble, for an evening of music. This event is free and open to the public!

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan, RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary

Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. This concert features Harry Potter and the...

MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP AND MUSIC ENSEMBLE
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

Renowned for its amazing technical expertise, unique artistry, and signature use of live music, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble has been...

TRADITIONAL BALINESE SHADOW PLAY
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Gusti Sudarta, Shadow Master, accompanied by Gamelan Raga Kusuma Balinese Master Artist Gusti Sudarta will perform a traditional Balinese shadow play as...

Cyrano De Bergerac
8pm
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$

Rostand’s masterpiece tells the true, but fictionalized story of the gifted poet, musician, soldier and duelist who is kept from expressing his love for the...

Jackiem Joyner & Phillip "Doc" Martin
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

JACKIEM JOYNER "Main Street Beat" Released as the No. 1 record on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart -July 22, 2017 Delivering on his promise to...

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...

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 26