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Tuesday, February 12

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
RVA East End , Free

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...

CALL FOR ENTRIES - IN THE GARDEN
Henrico , $

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...

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...

I Heart You Card Making
RVA Northside , Free

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

Sewing 101
6am, 6pm
RVA Northside , $$

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...

"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...

"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
9am
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!...

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...

Book Babies
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

BridgePark
10am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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...

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...

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
10am
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...

February 2019 Art Exhibits
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

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,...

Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

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,...

JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

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...

Quilting Angels
10am
Hopewell , Free

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...

Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
10am
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...

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...

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,...

Tuskegee Peanut Man
10:15am
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

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...

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...

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.

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...

Lunchtime Jam Sessions
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

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

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...

Love Stinks Chocolate Party
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

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,...

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

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...

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

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

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...

'Painting the Nude Human Form' Winter Painting Classes with Curney Nuffer
5:30pm
Henrico , $, $$

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...

Black History Month Movie Series
5:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

Basics of Photoshop
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

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...

Sewing 101
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

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...

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour
6pm
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Books for a Better World with "Fire, Flour, and Fork"
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

Books for a Better World with Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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...

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

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...

RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin!
7pm
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...

Waitress
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

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

Julius Pittman & The Revival
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

Tuesday, February 12