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Tuesday, January 8

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...

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...

"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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Winter 2019 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
10am
Henrico , $, $$

Choose from two sessions: Mondays, January 7–February 26 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, January 8–February 26 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Beginners,...

Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

BOOK BABIES: Join our story time designed to be fun and educational for both children and adult! Enjoy our interactive story, music, finger plays and rhymes...

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

#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...

Crochet Club
11am
RVA East End , Free

Meet us on the first Tuesday of the month to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of...

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
11:15am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

Lunchtime Jam Sessions
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

Beginner-friendly, informal jam session, focused on old-time music. Bring your instrument and play along!

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...

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...

Story Warriors
4pm
RVA East End , Free

The Story Warriors are listening for a few great kids who would like to add their voice to the group! Coached by Les Schaffer, they have presented tales from...

Stories with Scout
4:30pm
RVA West End , Free

All levels of readers are invited to stop by and read to Scout, the golden retriever. She is ready to listen to any story you like! Ages 5-12

Controversy/History - Workforce Preparation: Race & Labor
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

The Valentine's free "Controversy/History" series continues on January 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., with a discussion on race and labor in Richmond. We will begin...

Embellish with Embroidery
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Bring a garment that could use a little extra detail and we'll make it special with some easy embroidery stitches. You could also bring something that needs...

The Artist Statement: Tell Your Story
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Why does the world need to know you? How do you talk about your work and your creative process in an authentic and relatable way? During this class, we'll...

*Location Change* Books for a Better World with Tiffany Jana and Ashley Diaz Mejias
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for our first event of the new year! Tiffany Jana, author of Overcoming Bias, will be discussing her latest book, Erasing Institutional Bias: How to...

Books for a Better World with Tiffany Jana and Ashley Diaz Melias
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for our first event of the new year, now in its new location! Tiffany Jana, author of Overcoming Bias, will be discussing her latest book, Erasing...

RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin!
7pm, 9:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

A showcase of Aretha Franklin's Jazz roots featuring Desiree Roots with special guests Eve Cornelious and Sharon Rae North! Doors open at 6 pm Show times: 7...

RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin!
9:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

A showcase of Aretha Franklin's Jazz roots featuring Desiree Roots with special guests Eve Cornelious and Sharon Rae North! Doors open at 6 pm Show times: 7...

Tuesday, January 8