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Saturday, February 9

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...

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...

"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...

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...

"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...

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...

Corydon Cowansage: Curvy
10am
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...

Darkroom 101
10am
RVA Northside , $$$

Learn to make silver gelatin prints from start to finish on this two-day workshop! On the first day, students will learn how to properly expose an image, how...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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,...

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 Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, 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...

Sally Bowring: New Year - New Work
10am
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...

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...

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
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...

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...

#InHonor
1pm
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...

4th Annual Black History Month Get Lit / B.M.E.R. CELEBRATION of VIRGINIA'S AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHORS
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

This year's theme is Resilience. Introducing Resilient Virginian Authors: Amira Bethea, Andrew Shepherd, Ashley Starling, Bobby Huntley, Christopher Allen,...

Have a Cup of Joe with David Short
1pm
Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Southside , Free

We're having an Art Chat with Artist David Short, Saturday, February 9th from 1 to 3 pm Plan to stop by & meet David at Bella Arte Gallery as his show,...

Paper Marbling
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for...

Sarah West Love Signing
1pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

The Eternal Rose: A Lullaby of Love for All Ages A keepsake book that enlightens you as you read it. Are you stressed, overwhelmed? Consumed by too much...

"Move Your Mountain" Author Talk
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Discussion of Move Your Mountain by Quentel Smith.

Confetti Community Conversations: The Art of Freedom, Meet the Artists
2pm
Free

The "Art of Freedom" gives us an opportunity to hear from some of Virginia's finest! The community is invited for engaging, interactive, and enlightening...

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 Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

Love Stinks Chocolate Party
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Tired of making a fuss over Valentine's Day? Escape from the all mushiness at our Love Stinks Chocolate Party! Join us for a party where Cupid, flowers,...

Once
2pm, 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...

Teen Scene: Hidden Figures
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Teen Movie: Hidden Figures. Popcorn available while supplies last.

"Message From a Slave," by  Margarette Joyner
4pm, 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...

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...

Riddick Dance Company presents The King Project
7pm
Henrico

Riddick Dance is a contemporary dance company known for its broad dance repertory, expressive movement, athleticism and fusion of dance styles. This...

Rock & Roll Jubilee
7pm
Henrico , $

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...

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...

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,...

Reelabilities Film Festival - Sanctuary
7:30pm
Henrico , $

Larry has Downs and Sophie has severe epilepsy. They are attracted to each other and, with the help of care worker, Tom, they sneak away to a hotel room...

"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...

KOS Band
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

ABOUT THE BAND: The KOS Band has been playing the all the best dance music for the past 45 years. With Top 40, Motown, classic rock ‘n’ roll and hits from...

Miss Witherspoon by Christopher Durang
8pm
Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $$

The Lynn Theatre and Wishing Wind Creations present "Miss Witherspoon" by Christopher Durang. “Miss Witherspoon” runs from February 1-16, 2019, in The Lynn...

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...

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,...

The April Verch Band
8pm
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , $, Free, Prices Vary

On Saturday, February 9th, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its eighteenth season with a concert by Americana virtuosos the April Verch Band. “Just as...

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 9