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Saturday, February 2

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
Reynolds Gallery

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
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 , $
February 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library

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
Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
Reynolds Gallery

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
"I><YOU><WE" Exhibition Opening at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

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

RVA The Fan , 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 District , Free
 Ltd. - A Print Based Exhibition
Endeavor RVA
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , Free
"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 District , 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 District, RVA The Fan , 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 , $
Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Camera
Studio Two Three
10am

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...

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 District, RVA The Fan , Free
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
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
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 District , $
​​​​​​​Variations in Acrylic with Adele Castillo - Series 3
Crossroads Art Center
10am

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...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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

RVA Downtown , 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 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
#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 District , Free
BridgePark Family Day
1pm

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 , Free
Saturday Sewing Sessions: Using and altering sewing patterns
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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...

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

The members of the Richmond Music Teachers Association present a concert

RVA Downtown , 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...

Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA Northside , Free
"Message From a Slave," by  Margarette Joyner
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company
4pm, 8pm

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...

RVA Southside , $
Trans Scripts
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm, 8pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
Old Towne Studio 7
6:30pm

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,...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$
Cabin Fever
1708 Gallery
7pm

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...

RVA Arts District , $$$, Prices Vary
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 , $
The Richmond Renaissance
7pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $, 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 , $, $$
Something Wonderful: A Rodgers and Hammerstein Concert
7:30pm

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...

RVA Arts District , $, Prices Vary
"Message From a Slave," by  Margarette Joyner
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company
8pm

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...

RVA Southside , $
Cirque de la Symphonie
Richmond Symphony
8pm

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, 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, $$
Dancescapes featuring the Virginia Repertory Dance Company
Dogtown Dance Theatre, Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

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

RVA Arts District , $
Emme St. James & Her Jazz Gentlemen - Winter Romance
The Tin Pan
8pm

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...

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 , $$
Red Velvet
Quill Theatre
8pm

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,...

RVA Downtown , $
Trans Scripts
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

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...

RVA Downtown , 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 2