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Friday, February 15

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...

"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...

 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

#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...

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...

Painted Rocks!
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

Come join us as we tap into our creativity and use colorful sharpies or paint pens to transform our rocks into pieces of art! All supplies included....

Research your Family Tree
4pm
RVA Northside , Free

Find out where you came from! Take advantage of the Richmond Public Library's FREE access to Ancestry.com and African-American Heritage Quest to research...

Science After Dark: It's All About Attraction
5pm
RVA The Fan , $

We’re still feeling the love from Valentine’s Day, so let’s explore the science of attraction – well, magnetism. Check out magnetizing hands-on activities,...

Black Lives Matter 3rd Annual Art Exhibition Opening Reception
6pm
RVA West End , Free

Thirty-two local professional and amatuer artists will exhibit.The art show benefits the national organization, Black Lives Matter. For more information...

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...

Hooks & Hops Meetup
6pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Join us anytime from 6-9PM for an evening of crafting! Bring some yarn, any projects you wish to start or are working on, and an appetite for some delicious...

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....

AN EVENING WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“Saxophonist Marsalis leads one of the most cohesive, intense small jazz ensembles on the scene today." – Associated Press Branford Marsalis has stayed the...

In the Red and Brown Water
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

VCUarts Theatre is proud to present the award-winning, Tarell Alvin McCraney's play, In the Red and Brown Water. A story of relationships, potential, and...

Oedipus: A Gospel Myth
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $, $$

Sophocles' masterwork from 429 B.C. is considered by many to be one of the greatest plays ever written. Ambition, pride, fate, and free will are the...

"Becky's New Car" at CAT Theatre
8pm
Henrico , $, Prices Vary

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management, and in a middling marriage with no prospects for...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

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...

Frontiers (The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band)
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

THE SOUND OF AN ERA FRONTIERS, is hailed by fans and critics alike as the BEST JOURNEY tribute band in the world, performing JOURNEY's music with chilling...

Miss Witherspoon by Christopher Durang
8pm
Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $$

The Lynn Theatre and Wishing Wind Creations present "Miss Witherspoon" by Christopher Durang. “Miss Witherspoon” runs from February 1-16, 2019, in The Lynn...

Once
8pm
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...

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...

Waitress
8pm
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...

Improv Arena
10:15pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The cage match smackdown of improv comedy! Three very different teams each perform 20 minute sets of improv, all based on audience suggestions. The crowd...

Friday, February 15