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Thursday, February 7

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
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 , $
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
"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
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 & Cultural District , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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!

RVA East End , 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 & 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 , $
Greater Heights
Bella Arte Gallery
10am

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...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , Free
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
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
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA East End , Free
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 , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Northside , Free
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA West End , Free
#InHonor
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

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 & Cultural District , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , 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 & Cultural 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
Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone by Stewart McLaurin
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
12pm

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA East End , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
3pm, 5:30pm

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...

RVA West End , 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
Teen Color Time
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA East End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Book Launch & Signing with Melanie Lee, Esquire with Robert Armstrong & Sanford M. Fisch
Richmond Public Library
5pm

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.

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

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
5:30pm

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...

RVA West End , Free
Floral Design: Romantic Bouquet and Boutonniere
Studio Two Three
6pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$
Old School Skills - Woodturning and Woodworking Basics
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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

RVA East End , Free
Peter Culley: Mounds, Compounds, Sheds and Monoliths: searching for the solution in the idiosyncratic
6pm

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...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Weave Your Scraps
Studio Two Three
6pm

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....

RVA Northside , $$
Created Equal Film Series in honor of Grady W. Powell: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
6:30pm

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Beginner Ballroom Dance
The Dance Space
7pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
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 & Jazz Tasting
River City Poets
7pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Reelabilities Film Festival - A Whole Lott More
Weinstein JCC
7pm

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

Henrico , $
DANIIL TRIFONOV, PIANO
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

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

RVA West End , Prices Vary
PRODUCTION STUDIES III SHOWCASE
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

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

RVA West End , Free
"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 , $
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, $$
Daniel Champagne
The Tin Pan
8pm

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

Henrico, RVA West End , $
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 , $

Thursday, February 7