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Saturday, February 16

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 , $
"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
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
 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 , $
"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
Quirk Gallery
10am

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
Black History Month Social
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join the staff and Advisory Board of Broad Rock Branch Library to celebrate Black History Month with speakers, performers, food, and festivity!

RVA Southside , 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
Cathie Stivers at Richmond IONS
10am

“How to Tap into our Old Souls to Become New Humans” The February 16, 2019 program at the Richmond IONS monthly meeting will feature a talk by Rev. Dr....

Henrico , Free
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, $
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
Fess Up February
St. John's Church
10am

Do you live in and around Richmond? Have you NEVER been to Richmond's first church, first cemetery, and the location of Patrick Henry's famous "Give me...

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 , $
Get in the Darkroom!
Studio Two Three
10am, 1pm

Make pictures the old-fashioned way! This class will guide you through hand-processing a roll black & white film and show you how to make contact sheets and...

RVA Northside , $$
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
Intro to Acrylic Gels and Mediums; with Golden Representative Amy Shawley
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

Join us as Golden Rep., Amy Shawley shows us how acrylic mediums, gels and pastes can provide artists with countless creative options for how to alter and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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
Phil Wright Workshops
10am

WE’RE BRINGING PHIL WRIGHT BACK TO RICHMOND! We loved him so much in September, we had to bring him back and this time for more workshops! Phil is a world...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , $
Repeat Pattern
Studio Two Three
10am

Make your own fabric! Students will take screen printing on fabric to the next level by creating a four-way repeat pattern. This pattern will be used to...

RVA Northside , $$
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 , $
P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

RVA Southside , Free
Family Movie Time!
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for a Movie Time, snacks provided! For more details call: 804-646-4768. 1/19 - Small Foot 2/16 - Hotel Transylvania 3 4/20 - The House with a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Southside Book & Writers Club
Richmond Public Library
11am

Southside Book and Writers Club (SBWC) strives to promote diversity in reading and writing. This club is dedicated to the advancement and education of all....

RVA Southside , Free
Southside Writers Club
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

SBWC members will be at the East End Branch for a writer's workshop and information gathering session. Join us if you have questions about writing and...

RVA East End , 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
For Lovers Pop-Up
12pm

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
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
OPEN COMPANY CLASS
KARAR DANCE COMPANY
12pm

Join KDC for OPEN COMPANY CLASS! Modern/Contemporary technique. Instructor information TBA! $10 Class Fee payable by cash or check AT THE DOOR. Please make...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $
#InHonor
Candela Books and Gallery
1pm

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
First Words for Teen Writers
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Calling all teen writers! Learn to appropriately critique a story in this interactive workshop. Participants are encouraged to submit their writing in...

RVA Downtown , Free
Get in the Darkroom!
Studio Two Three
1pm

Make pictures the old-fashioned way! This class will guide you through hand-processing a roll black & white film and show you how to make contact sheets and...

RVA Northside , $$
Hour of Code with CoderDojo
Richmond Public Library
1pm

CoderDojo's mission is to introduce kids to technology and programming and inspire them to become "digital producers" instead of just being "digital consumers".

RVA Downtown , Free
 A Sick Day For Amos McGee
Montpelier Center for the Arts
2pm

Amos McGee is a kind soul with a love for animals. Every day he plays with his animal friends until one day Amos becomes sick and needs some cheering up. The...

Hanover , $
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come join us for a family friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room...

RVA Northside , Free
Huck & Tom and the Mighty Mississippi
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn, Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
2pm

HUCK & TOM AND THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI January 25 - March 3, 2019 The Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn Music by Ron Barnett Book by Peter...

Richmond Ballet's Cinderella
Richmond Ballet
2pm, 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
Waitress
Altria Theater
2pm, 8pm

"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
16 of 19 Reasons Why My Soul Has Grown Deep
Woven Orbits Theater
2:15pm

A poetic reflection. Poetry reading of poets from Harlem Renaissance to current contemplating the history and culture of African Americans from 1619 to now....

RVA Downtown , Free
How to be an Author
Richmond Public Library
2:30pm

Learn insider tips from one of YA's hottest new authors and 2018 YAVA Award winner Christina June. Appropriate for authors of all ages!

RVA Downtown , Free
Miss Witherspoon by Christopher Durang
2:30pm, 8pm

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

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $$
Music Night: Old Time & Traditional Music of Rural America
Intermission Beer Company
6pm

We will be introducing the group Doug, Larry, and John to the Richmond old time music scene at Intermission on Saturday, February 16th from 6 – 8 pm. Doug,...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Free
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
7pm

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

Henrico, RVA West End , $
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
In the Red and Brown Water
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

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...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Oedipus: A Gospel Myth
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $, $$
"Becky's New Car" at CAT Theatre
CAT Theatre
8pm

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...

Henrico , $, 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, $$
Marcus Anderson & Adam Hawley
The Tin Pan
8pm

An incredible act and one worth watching, saxophonist Marcus Anderson is the golden child shining among stars. With 10 studio albums on his list of...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Miss Witherspoon by Christopher Durang
8pm

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

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $$
Once
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
8pm

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
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
Waitress
Altria Theater
8pm

"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
CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
CSz Richmond
9:30pm

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, February 16