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Wednesday, February 20

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
"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
 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 , $
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, $
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, 12pm

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
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
Dogtown Dance Theatre
10am, 12pm

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
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 & 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
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Southside , Free
January-February Exhibitions at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
12pm

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions: Featured Exhibitions Juried All-Media...

Henrico , Free
Lunch Break Science - Solving Crimes with Lasers
Science Museum of Virginia
12pm

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Lunch Break Science is...

RVA The Fan , Free
New Year, New You Zumba Dance Fitness Classes
Dogtown Dance Theatre
12pm

Join dancer, choreographer, and fitness veteran Elizabeth Parks in the ultimate easy-to-follow Latin/International dance-fitness party that beats any old...

RVA Southside , $
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to Tell the Tale: Writing Your Memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

6 Week Class taught by Kirsten Taranto -- Series of 6 Classes on Memoir Writing

RVA Downtown , 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
Art Explorers: African Animals
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Listen to a story about African animals and make a paper bag giraffe puppet. Ages 5-12

RVA West End , Free
STEM - African Masks
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

STEM - African Masks: Learn the African art of making African Masks that represent their cultural values. Join us for our STEM program to learn and create...

RVA Downtown , Free
RVA Makers Meetup at Charm School
RVA Makers
5:30pm

Join us for a sweet treat at Charm School Social Club! Watch a demo on how they make waffle cones. Mini tours of the facility and the ice cream process will...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Richmond & Black Freedom
Gallery 5
5:45pm

This interactive panel discussion, held during Black History Month, features the narratives of enslaved Black freedom fighters in Richmond. Young Gabriel,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Teens, join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month for the #wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club. Each month we will read and discuss a new selection featuring a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Adult Coloring and Stress Free Evening!
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Come in and color and listen to relaxing music. No children allowed!

RVA Northside , Free
Teen Scene
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Once a month, join us for a movie at 6:00 pm. This month’s movie is “Skyscraper” rated PG-13. Snacks provided!

RVA Southside , Free
Figure Drawing
Studio Two Three
6:30pm

Join us for a fun and casual drink and draw session at Studio Two Three every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-9:00pm and only 6 dollars! We do not...

RVA Northside , $
LADIES DRAWING NIGHT
Studio Two Three
6:30pm

Ladies (and lady identifying) Night Drawing! Free and open to the (lady) public. Bring your own drawing stuff & hang out with friends or new friends while...

RVA Northside , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group - Mozart's Starling
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

This month we are reading and discussing Mozart's Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Copies of this title are available at the library. Please call...

RVA West End , Free
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
Poetry at Boogaloos
River City Poets
7pm

Join us again on the Northside for a night of inspiration! Grab a spot at the bar or a cozy corner table & settle in for an evening of showcase & open mic...

RVA Northside , Free
ABBEY THEATRE IRELAND, "TWO PINTS"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

“Roddy Doyle is one of Ireland’s greatest writers.” – The Guardian Founded as a national theatre for Ireland by visionaries W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory in...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
CONTEMPORARY FUSION CLASS
KrasH!Dance Productions
8pm

This is an free, Open-Level, Contemporary dance class fused with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern. Classes focus on choreography, musicality, improv and...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

Wednesday, February 20