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Tuesday, February 12

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition Program is proud to present TTYL an exhibition of new sculptures by Braxton Congrove. TTYL is on view...

RVA East End , Free
CALL FOR ENTRIES - IN THE GARDEN
Crossroads Art Center

Online Submissions open until March 14, 2019. Crossroads Art Center and BuyRVAart.com announces an open call to artists working 2D art. Submissions must be...

Henrico , $
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 , $
I Heart You Card Making
Richmond Public Library

Join us as we make I Heart You... cards for your loved one.

RVA Northside , Free
Sewing 101
Studio Two Three
6am, 6pm

Have a sewing machine in your closet and no idea how to use it? Bring your machine (and manual) or use one of ours and learn the basics so you can start...

RVA Northside , $$
"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

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...

RVA Downtown , 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 & Cultural District , 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 & Cultural District , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
BridgePark
10am

The Branch Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of the exciting BridgePark project. BridgePark is an ambitious vision to create a world-class linear...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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 & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
February 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

February 2019 Art Exhibits: The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, February 1, 2019, through Tuesday February 26, 2019: Gellman...

RVA Downtown , 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 , $
Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

This exhibition celebrates one of the least known but most remarkable and “modern” artists of the Baroque period. Focusing on his mastery of print work,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of the American experiment in...

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
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
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
Quilting Angels
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Join the quilting angels as they create works of art out of fabric! Skilled quilters are available to answer questions, but all skill levels are welcome for...

Hopewell , Free
Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
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 & Cultural District , $
Winter 2019 Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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,...

Henrico , $, $$
Tuskegee Peanut Man
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
10:15am

He was much more than just a peanut man! His counsel was sought by the likes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, but he chose to make his career at the famous...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Northside , 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 & Cultural District , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11:15am

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

RVA Downtown , 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 & Cultural 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
Lunchtime Jam Sessions
Chester Library
12pm

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

Chesterfield , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA East End , 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
Love Stinks Chocolate Party
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Tired of making a fuss over Valentine's Day? Escape from the all mushiness at our Love Stinks Chocolate Party! Join us for a party where Cupid, flowers,...

RVA Southside , Free
One Richmond One Book Family Night with Humphrey- Making Habitats
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us for another "Friendship According to Humphrey" Family Night. Create a fun nature habitat for an animal from the book. Research and discover how these...

RVA Southside , Free
Stories with Scout
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

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

RVA West End , Free
One Richmond One Book Family Night with Humphrey- Making Habitats
Richmond Public Library
5pm

Join us for another "Friendship According to Humphrey" Family Night. Create a fun nature habitat for an animal from the book. Research and discover how these...

RVA East End , Free
'Painting the Nude Human Form' Winter Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
Crossroads Art Center
5:30pm

Tuesdays, January 15–February 26 | 5:30–8:30 p.m. CLASSROOM 1 | Crossroads Art Center “The nude does not simply represent the body, but relates it, by...

Henrico , $, $$
Black History Month Movie Series
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

Come join us for some powerful, black history based films! Each Tuesday evening in February. Movies include, Fences, Race, Moonlight and BlacKkKlansman....

RVA Southside , Free
Basics of Photoshop
Studio Two Three
6pm

Whether you're a beginner or trying to learn a different approach, in this class you will learn top techniques, tips, and tricks within Photoshop to improve...

RVA Northside , $$
Sewing 101
Studio Two Three
6pm

Have a sewing machine in your closet and no idea how to use it? Bring your machine (and manual) or use one of ours and learn the basics so you can start...

RVA Northside , $$
Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour
River City Poets
6pm

Break up your work week and the mid-winter blahs with an evening of words on fire! The night includes both showcase & open mic poetry, plus drink specials...

RVA The Fan , $
Books for a Better World with "Fire, Flour, and Fork"
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Learn about Richmond's Culinary History with the authors and creators of Fire, Flour, and Fork, Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki. As always, bring a friend...

RVA Downtown , Free
Books for a Better World with Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

The founders of Fire, Flour, & Fork, Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki, will be discussing their book, Richmond's Culinary History: Seeds of Change. Don't miss...

RVA Southside , Free
One Richmond One Book Family Night with Humphrey- Making Habitats
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Join us for another "Friendship According to Humphrey" Family Night. Create a fun nature habitat for an animal from the book. Research and discover how these...

RVA Downtown , Free
RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin!
Richmond Jazz Society
7pm

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$
Waitress
Altria Theater
7:30pm

"THE WOMEN OF WAITRESS ARE CHANGING BROADWAY!" (Time Magazine). Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary
Julius Pittman & The Revival
The Tin Pan
8pm

The Julius Pittman and the Revival band is the vision of Julius “Ray” Pittman to form a band dedicated to revitalizing ‘Old School’ Rock & Soul sounds of the...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Tuesday, February 12