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Wednesday, January 30

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
Reynolds Gallery

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

RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

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...

RVA East End , $
Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
Reynolds Gallery

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

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

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

RVA The Fan , Free
"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
Quirk Gallery
9am

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!...

RVA Arts District , Free
Art Show
RVA Creative Wellness Center
9am

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

RVA The Fan , Free
Bespoke Botanicals
Quirk Gallery
9am

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...

RVA Arts District , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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

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

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

Henrico , Free
Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

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

RVA Arts District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
For Art's Sake presents: Light-Hearted
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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

RVA The Fan , $
January-February Exhibitions at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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

Henrico , Free
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi—“Egypt: Curbs and Tea Runners”
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
10am

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free, Prices Vary
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
Dogtown Dance Theatre
10am, 12pm

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
The Art of Freedom Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , $
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Storytime!
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , Free
#InHonor
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

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 Arts District , Free
Focus on Photography: New Exhibits at Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
January/February 2019 Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
Dogtown Dance Theatre
12pm

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to Tell the Tale: Writing Your Memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

6 Week Class taught by Kirsten Taranto -- Series of 6 Classes on Memoir Writing

RVA Downtown , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Science Pub: Hidden Histories of Medicine, Slavery, and Resistance
Science Pub RVA
5:30pm

How can African American medical traditions during slavery serve as a source of power today? Yale University historian of medicine, Carolyn Roberts, will...

RVA Downtown , Free
Bad Art Night
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Leave your talent at the door and come make something terrible with us. Bad Art Night is a laid-back, fun event of wild inspiration and crazy craft to create...

RVA Southside , Free
January 2019 Writing Show: Balancing Writing and Life: Inspiration and Practical Strategies
James River Writers
6pm

Every year, you vow that this will be the year you finish your novel/screenplay/memoir. And every year, life gets in the way. Start 2019 off with a healthy...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
Book Group
Appomattox Regional Library
6:30pm

Join us to discuss the book, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Free and open to all.

Hopewell , Free
An Evening with Randi Zuckerberg at the Adolf-Adam JCC Forum
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Join us for an evening with Randi Zuckerberg, entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author and tech media personality. As an early executive at Facebook she...

Henrico, RVA Arts District , $$
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
KrasH!Dance Productions
8pm

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

RVA Arts District, RVA Southside , Free
Rock The River: Unplugged!
8pm

MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER TO ATTEND Discover the newest and brightest talent from the 804! Our next event in the "Rock the River Showcase" series will have...

RVA Downtown , $

Wednesday, January 30