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Friday, February 8

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
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 , $
"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
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, $
Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
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
Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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
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 , $
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

RVA Northside , 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
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
S.T.E.A.M. It Up Friday
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Suggested age 5 and up! Sign up by calling or stopping by! 12/7 - Join us as we follow the code to create a holiday ornament. 12/21 - Join us as we build a...

RVA Northside , Free
S.T.E.M. KEVA Planks!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics Join us for S.T.E.M. projects for ages 6-12 on the second Friday of every month. This month we will doing KEVA...

RVA Southside , Free
Second Fridays at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm

Come to the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on the second Friday of each month for a night of art-making! First-come, first-serve sign-ups for these one-night...

RVA Downtown , $
Ha Ha Happy Hour
RVA Laugh Club
6pm

Join RVA Laugh Club this Friday (and every Friday) and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by...

RVA The Fan , Free
Plays in the Passage: Aggy of Turkey Island
Wilton House Museum
6pm

Join us February 8th, 6 pm, for the second installment of our Plays in the Passage series. Mary Hardy Carter will bring Aggy of Turkey Island to life in an...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End , $
Poems after Dark at Blue Bee
River City Poets
6pm

We’re rendezvous-ing in the intimate hayloft space at Summit Stables, home of Blue Bee Cider, for some pre-Valentine’s readings of love & lust. We recommend...

RVA Northside , Free
Second Fridays: Wine Tasting
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
6pm

Taste different wines from around the world — reds, whites, sparkling, and more. Refine your palate and learn about different winemaking regions from a...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
“The Swamp” Presented by Science Matters as a part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
6pm

“The Swamp” Presented by Science Matters as a part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00...

Chesterfield , Free
5th Annual Jazz 4 Justice
Virginia Commonwealth University W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
7pm

Presented by the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation and the VCU Department of Music, Jazz 4 Justice is a benefit concert to support local access to justice...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Maker Series: Intimate
7pm

Our next Makers Series explores how visual, written and musical arts can, indeed, still connect us with each other and the material “stuff” of the world on...

RVA West End , Free
Rock & Roll Jubilee
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
7pm

RVA favorites Craig Evans, Brad Tucker, Brian Sulser, George Garrett, Jim Wark, and BJ Kocen will take you on a musical journey with all your favorite songs...

Henrico , $
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 , $, $$
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 , $
ComedySportz Improv
CSz Richmond
8pm

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 , $
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, $$
Enter The Haggis
The Tin Pan
8pm

For the better part of two decades, Toronto’s Enter The Haggis has combined bagpipes and fiddles with a rock rhythm section to create a distinctively...

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 , $$
Once
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
8pm

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
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 , $
CSz Stands Up
CSz Richmond
10:15pm

Improvisers from the ComedySportz Major and Minor Leagues strut their stuff in the standup comedy world! Hilarious sets from a bunch of CSz comedians, all in...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, February 8