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Thursday, February 14

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 , $
DIY Valentine's Day Craft
Richmond Public Library

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....

RVA Southside , Free
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 , $
Valentine's Day Sheep Heart Dissection
Science Museum of Virginia

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...

RVA The Fan
"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
Special Art By Special People
Art for the Journey
9am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Volunteer Management 101
CultureWorks
9am

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

RVA Northside , Free
 Monumental Youth
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design, The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

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

RVA The Fan , $
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 Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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!

RVA East End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , 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
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

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

RVA Downtown , 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
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA East End , 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 , $
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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA West End , 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
11am

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...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , 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
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
Validation Day Parade
Gallery 5
1:30pm

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....

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Love Stinks Chocolate Party
Richmond Public Library
3pm

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
3pm, 5:30pm

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...

RVA West 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
Little Scientists: Black History Month - Kaleidoscopes
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Teen Color Time
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA East End , Free
Valentine's Day Candy Rocket
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO-Makers
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Expand your LEGO world. Ages 5-12

RVA Northside , 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
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

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...

RVA West End , Free
For Lovers Pop-Up
6pm

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...

RVA Southside , $, Prices Vary
Beginner Ballroom Dance
The Dance Space
7pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
BookTails: Oscar Wilde
7pm

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

RVA West End , $
NT LIVE: "I'M NOT RUNNING," ENCORE BROADCAST
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

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...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Once
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
7pm

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...

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

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....

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary
Simply Diamond ROCKS!
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

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...

Henrico , $
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
Cyrano De Bergerac
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
TheatreLAB
8pm

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

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
The Stranger (A Tribute to Billy Joel)
The Tin Pan
8pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Thursday, February 14