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Saturday, February 2

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
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...

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...

February 2019 Art Exhibits
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...

Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
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...

"I><YOU><WE" Exhibition Opening at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

Emmy Bright, Jessica Heikes and Leigh Suggs Guest curated by Lauren Ross While these three artists live in different cities (Detroit, Kansas City and...

"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...

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...

 Ltd. - A Print Based Exhibition
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

From Thursday January 31st to Saturday February 2nd, Endeavor RVA will open their doors for Ltd. This print based exhibition will feature work from over 15...

"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
10am
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!...

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...

Fess Up February
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

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,...

Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Camera
10am
RVA Northside , $$

This course is designed for the person who has a digital or film camera but does not understand what all those dials and buttons do, or how they can help...

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,...

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...

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...

​​​​​​​Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 3
10am
Henrico , Prices Vary

Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 3 No Fear Faces February 2, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Painting portraits can be intimidating and...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

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...

#InHonor
1pm
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...

BridgePark Family Day
1pm
RVA The Fan , Free

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...

Saturday Sewing Sessions: Using and altering sewing patterns
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Always wanted to learn how to sew but don't know where to start? Join us for Saturday sewing sessions to gain the skills and confidence you need to make your...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

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...

Gellman Room Concert: A concert by the members of the Richmond Music Teachers Association
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

The members of the Richmond Music Teachers Association present a concert

Huck & Tom and the Mighty Mississippi
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...

Lego Club
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

For ages 5-12 years. Join us for free play with legos. We provide the legos, you provide the imagination.

"Message From a Slave," by  Margarette Joyner
4pm, 8pm
RVA Southside , $

This riveting story, starring Pamela Archer-Shaw is told by a young, slave woman in the first act and her daughter picks up the story in the second have of...

Trans Scripts
4pm, 8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

An original stage play based on material assembled from more than 75 interviews conducted with people from around the world who identify as transgender. Its...

Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
6:30pm
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

Cabin Fever
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$$, Prices Vary

Join us Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 7 to 10 pm for an evening of boisterous bidding, loads of good cheer, and a few surprises. CABIN FEVER will include...

ComedySportz Improv
7pm
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...

The Richmond Renaissance
7pm
RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary

Calling all the hip chicks and cool cats. Party time , Its Party time! Join us as we kick off BLACK HISTORY MONTH in a major way with the Richmond...

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...

Something Wonderful: A Rodgers and Hammerstein Concert
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $, Prices Vary

The VCUarts Department of Theatre and Department of Music are proud to partner for the first time in recent memory to bring to the stage Rodgers and...

"Message From a Slave," by  Margarette Joyner
8pm
RVA Southside , $

This riveting story, starring Pamela Archer-Shaw is told by a young, slave woman in the first act and her daughter picks up the story in the second have of...

Cirque de la Symphonie
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Cirque de la Symphonie continues to amaze and delight audiences by bringing its unique magic to the concert hall. Hear the Orchestra perform its own...

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...

Dancescapes featuring the Virginia Repertory Dance Company
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

The Virginia Repertory Dance Company (VRDC) will be presenting Dancescapes, a new concert featuring their exciting blend of dance athleticism and performance...

Emme St. James & Her Jazz Gentlemen - Winter Romance
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Bring your sweetheart and enjoy an intimate evening of Winter Romance with Richmond's own Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen. Get cozy and celebrate love...

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...

Red Velvet
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

Edmund Kean, the greatest Shakespearean actor of his age, collapses on stage while performing the lead in Othello. He is replaced by a young, black actor,...

Trans Scripts
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

An original stage play based on material assembled from more than 75 interviews conducted with people from around the world who identify as transgender. Its...

CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

Saturday, February 2