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Thursday, February 14

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...

DIY Valentine's Day Craft
RVA Southside , Free

Stop by the Hull Street Library and make your own Valentine's Day pup! Using the provided intructions and materials, assemble a paper puppy made of hearts....

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...

Valentine's Day Sheep Heart Dissection
RVA The Fan

What does a broken heart really look like? Anatomy will amaze you as you observe a Gallery Educator dissect a sheep’s heart while explaining its structure...

"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...

Special Art By Special People
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Delegate Kaye Kory and members of the Abilities Caucus of the Virginia General Assembly invite you to attend a reception and exhbit of art work created by...

Volunteer Management 101
9am
RVA Northside , Free

Need help - but volunteers seem overwhelming? Hands On Greater Richmond has the volunteers you need! In collaboration with CultureWorks, the professionals...

 Monumental Youth
10am
RVA The Fan , $

This exhibit collects the designs of Richmond region high school students for the next monument on Monument Avenue. The narratives, sketches, and sculptures...

Book Babies
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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

Book Babies
10am
RVA East End , Free

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 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 Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, 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...

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, 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...

Preschool Storytime
10am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

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...

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.

Library Yarns
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

#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
11am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , 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...

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...

Validation Day Parade
1:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

On February 14th, Richmond’s Gallery5 will be hosting a Validation Day Parade, organized by All the Saints Theater Company, Milk River Arts and Gallery5....

Love Stinks Chocolate Party
3pm
RVA Northside , 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, and...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library
3pm, 5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday. 2/7 - A...

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...

Little Scientists: Black History Month - Kaleidoscopes
4pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Little Scientists: Black History Month - Kaleidoscopes Create kaleidoscopes based on Black History Month!! For more details contact 804-646-4768.

Teen Color Time
4pm
RVA East End , Free

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

Valentine's Day Candy Rocket
4pm
RVA West End , Free

Come build a rocket with us! A Valentine's Day candy rocket, that is. A STEM activity for children ages 5 and up.

Family Storytime
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

A storytime for the family. Different theme each week. Come join us!

LEGO-Makers
4:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Expand your LEGO world. Ages 5-12

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...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday. 2/7 - A...

For Lovers Pop-Up
6pm
RVA Southside , $, Prices Vary

Just in time for Valentine's Day, experience RVA's first immersive pop-up event inspired by LOVE! What is an immersive pop-up? Immersive pop-ups are...

Beginner Ballroom Dance
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

Calling all non-dancers and new-dancers or people who just want to refresh their ballroom skills! The Thursday "Beginner Lesson & Practice Dance" will get...

BookTails: Oscar Wilde
7pm
RVA West End , $

BookTails. Blending fine literature with craft cocktails. $35/ person. Reservations recommended - Call or email: The Wooden Spoon Cafe at 804.401.8999 or...

NT LIVE: "I'M NOT RUNNING," ENCORE BROADCAST
7pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast to the Modlin Center for the Arts. Pauline Gibson...

Once
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

February 8 - March 3, 2019 Previews February 6 and 7 The November Theatre Marjorie Arenstein Stage Based on the Film by John Carney Music and...

Richmond Ballet's Cinderella
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary

Dreams magically transform into reality with one enchanted night at a ball, where a girl with a kind and gentle spirit finds her happily ever after....

Simply Diamond ROCKS!
7:30pm
Henrico , $

The music of legendary singer and American Jewish icon Neil Diamond will be performed by our country's leading Neil Diamond tribute band, Simply Diamond, and...

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...

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...

Sweeney Todd:The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to nineteenth century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed...

The Stranger (A Tribute to Billy Joel)
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

With over 150 million records sold worldwide in a career spanning nearly 50 years, singer, songwriter, composer & performer BILLY JOEL is one of the world's...

Thursday, February 14