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Saturday, February 23

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...

CONTESTED FREQUENCIES CONFERENCE: SONIC REPRESENTATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
12am
RVA West End , Free

Part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival, this conference will focus on issues of aesthetic decolonization, appropriation, borrowing, and influence within the...

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...

 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...

"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...

Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

In his third solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Newton presents a series of Sumi ink drawings on paper, alongside sculptures constructed from stainless...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Large Scale Oil-Based Monotype
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Explore the painterly process of monotype to create one-of-a-kind prints. This class will delve into techniques of mark making, painting, stencils, and ghost...

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...

Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

In his first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Patrick Berran presents a group of acrylic paintings on panel and several works on paper. Berran explores...

Powhatan Maker Fest
10am
Powhatan , Free

Join Powhatan Extension and Powhatan Library for family-friendly S.T.E.A.M. activities that explore science, engineering, arts, technology, and math. Youth...

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...

Behind the Scenes Tour: "George Washington – Man Behind the Myth"
10:30am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $

Did George Washington chop down a cherry tree? Did he throw a silver dollar across the Potomac River? Did he really have wooden teeth? Discover the answer to...

Huck & Tom and the Mighty Mississippi
10:30am, 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...

Light & Love Journal Writing Club
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join Rashanda every 4th Saturday for a journal writing club. Disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle and tap into your writing skills. No registration...

February - March Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

See 6 new exhibits Tuesdays - Sundays, 12 PM - 6 PM. Free Admission. Exhibits include: ________________________________________ Where I've Been, Where...

OPEN COMPANY CLASS
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

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...

Transcribe-a-thon
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

"Reviving Our Indigenous Souls" - Book Signing Event
1pm
Henrico , Free

Richmond-based author, teacher and minister Cathie Stivers visits Book People of Richmond (VA) to talk about her first published book, Reviving Our...

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Genealogy Workshop
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

A member of the Greater Richmond, VA Chapter, AAHGS, will assist you with your genealogy research project!

RVA Origami @ West End Branch Library
1pm
RVA West End , Free

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
2pm
RVA The Fan , $

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

Family Flicks!
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a family friendly flick. Snacks provided! November - "Early Man", rated PG December - "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", rated PG January -...

Gellman Room Concert: Greater Richmond Children's Choir
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

"Lyrics, Learning, and Laughter" presented by the Greater Richmond Children's Choir

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 East End , Free

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

Richmond Symphony: Beethoven in Brandermill
2pm
Chesterfield , $, Prices Vary

The Richmond Symphony will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Opus 68 "Pastorale,” Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni, and Avartan by composer...

Teen Scene: Remember the Titans
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Teen Movie: Remember the Titans. Popcorn available while supplies last.

ABBEY THEATRE IRELAND, "TWO PINTS"
3pm, 7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“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...

Sound Off Saturdays
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

An open mic experience you will love. Great food, intriguing people, and amazing talent. RVA's most talented show off their skills, including spoken word,...

A Jewel-Box La Bohème
7pm
RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary

A 90-minute production of Puccini's classic opera with its timeless love story of Mimi and Rodolfo set amid Paris' Bohemian life. Based on the novel "Scenes...

Broken Bone Bathtub
7pm, 9pm
Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA West End , $

"A strange, comforting, and magical show that left me tremendously moved and deliriously hopeful." — DC Metro Theatre Arts Broken Bone Bathtub is an...

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...

Henrico Theatre Company presents Ring of Fire - The Johnny Cash Musical
7pm
Henrico , $

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique show that paints a musical portrait of The Man in Black. This foot stompin’ salute to the musical...

The Crooked Road on Tour
7pm
Henrico , $

The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail concert celebrates the traditional music that has been kept by families and communities of Southwest...

ABBEY THEATRE IRELAND, "TWO PINTS"
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“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...

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...

NEUMANN LECTURE ON MUSIC, DR. GUTHRIE RAMSEY, "HIDE/MELT/GHOST: WRITING THE EARLY HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC"
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, musicologist, pianist, composer, and the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania,...

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...

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...

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...

Ron Moody & The Centaurs
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Ron Moody and the Centaurs is a 53 year Virginia Tradition with Ron being the only member who has performed at every show since the band's inception December...

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...

The Richmond Forum Presents Dr. Sanjay Gupta
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

“BATTLE SCARS: MEDICINE IN TIMES OF WAR AND DISASTER”—A practicing neurosurgeon, Dr. Sanjay Gupta is also a medical correspondent who has reported from the...

Broken Bone Bathtub
9pm
Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA West End , $

"A strange, comforting, and magical show that left me tremendously moved and deliriously hopeful." — DC Metro Theatre Arts Broken Bone Bathtub is an...

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 23