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Thursday, February 7

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...

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...

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...

"WHO IS SHE? THE 'GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! MURAL SERIES, COLLECTED"
9am
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!...

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...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
9am
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...

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

Book Babies
10am
RVA East End , Free

Interactive stories, rhymes, music and play! Perfect for babies from birth to 17 months with an adult/their caregiver. We hope to see you there!

Book Babies
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

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...

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...

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,...

Greater Heights
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , Free

David Short's paintings were delivered for his "Greater Heights" show. We had to turn them from view because they were selling off the floor!! A...

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...

Preschool Storytime
10am
RVA East End , Free

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

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...

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

Library Yarns
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

#InHonor
11am
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...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA West End , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

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...

Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone by Stewart McLaurin
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

On February 7 at noon, Stewart McLaurin will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone.” In the 1790s, the stone harvested...

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library
3pm, 5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday. 2/7 - A...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Teen Color Time
4pm
RVA East End , Free

Teens...Do you love to color? Come in, relax and create beautiful artwork with our assortment of coloring books, colored pencils and markers.

Family Storytime
4:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

A storytime for the family. Different theme each week. Come join us!

Book Launch & Signing with Melanie Lee, Esquire with Robert Armstrong & Sanford M. Fisch
5pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Ms. Lee will be discussing her new book “Essentials to Planning Your Legacy” by Melanie M. Lee, Sponsored by the Office of Aging and Persons with Disability.

OPENING RECEPTION: SETH BAUSERMAN, "IT EITHER IS OR ISN'T"
5pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us on Thursday, February 7 from 5-8 pm for the opening reception of our next exhibition in the Pink Gallery. Seth Bauserman will share some of his...

Movie Matinees @ Your Library
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday. 2/7 - A...

Floral Design: Romantic Bouquet and Boutonniere
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Celebrate the season of romance with an evening of floral design. Discover the language of flowers. Make a hand-tied bouquet for your true love. Craft a...

Old School Skills - Woodturning and Woodworking Basics
6pm
RVA East End , Free

Calling all carvers, carpenters, and craftspeople! The East End Branch will be holding our latest installment of the Old School Skills series: Woodturning...

Peter Culley: Mounds, Compounds, Sheds and Monoliths: searching for the solution in the idiosyncratic
6pm
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

London architect Peter Culley will present a lecture on his work from the time of the VMFA where he was project architect for Rick Mather Architects in the...

Weave Your Scraps
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn the basics of frame loom weaving while repurposing fabrics, wires, and ribbon. You'll learn about warp and weft, how to process scraps and tabby weave....

Created Equal Film Series in honor of Grady W. Powell: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

During the rise of The Black Power Movement in the 1960s and 70s, a team of journalists from Sweden were given unprecedented access to prominent members of...

Beginner Ballroom Dance
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

Calling all non-dancers and new-dancers or people who just want to refresh their ballroom skills! The Thursday "Beginner Lesson & Practice Dance" will get...

Once
7pm
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...

Poetry & Jazz Tasting
7pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Start your Valentine's Day a little early at this date night destination with live poetry & jazz. Local wordsmiths share a "taste" of what they do in five...

Reelabilities Film Festival - A Whole Lott More
7pm
Henrico , $

For decades Lott Industries competed successfully for auto industry contracts, emplying 1200 workers with disabilities. With the collapse of the industry in...

DANIIL TRIFONOV, PIANO
7:30pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

GRAMMYⓇ Award-winning Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov will grace the Modlin Center for the Arts with an incredibly rare U.S. performance. Winner of...

PRODUCTION STUDIES III SHOWCASE
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Highlighting provocative contemporary theatre, the PS III Showcase represents the culmination of two years of intense theater study. PS III students select,...

"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...

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...

Daniel Champagne
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

ABOUT DANIEL CHAMPAGNE One reviewer recently wrote – ‘Daniel Champagne exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted...

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,...

Thursday, February 7