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Friday, March 1

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...

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...

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...

For Art's Sake presents: Inside Out/Outside In
10am
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and view the works of local emerging artists Renee Gleason and Lois Shipley. Lois enjoys painting landscapes. Renee enjoys painting interiors....

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 Arts & Cultural District, RVA West End, 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, 12pm
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...

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 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...

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...

Peri Schwartz: 45 Years, Paintings, Drawings and Prints
10am
Ashland , Free

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present an exhibition of works by New York artist, Peri Schwartz, titled 45 Years, Paintings,...

The Art of Dr. Seuss Birthday & Rare Art Exhibit
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free

Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2, and the beloved children’s author will be celebrated from February 27 to March 2 at Bella Arte Gallery with a FREE gift with...

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...

Tuskegee Peanut Man
10:15am
Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

He was much more than just a peanut man! His counsel was sought by the likes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, but he chose to make his career at the famous...

Crochet Club
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

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...

Dr. Seuss Pajama Party
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Come dress in your PJs. Children will be able to enjoy a story, craft, and games in honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday.

Story Time - Carson
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

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...

January-February Exhibitions at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Henrico , Free

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions: Featured Exhibitions Juried All-Media...

First Fridays Art Walk
5pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

Youth Arts Month Celebration
5pm
RVA West End , Free

Celebrate Youth Arts Month! View artwork from local students and enjoy some refreshments.

Ha Ha Happy Hour
6pm
RVA The Fan , Free

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

First Friday @ Main
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

First Friday @ Main First Friday, a monthly opening-night reception for all the artists of the library’s galleries, will held on Friday, March 1, 2019, from...

Youth Art Month Reception
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us in celebration of Youth Art Month. This First Friday Reception kicks off Youth Art Month at the Main Library, where we will be featuring art from...

An Evening of A capella
7pm
Henrico , $

Soundworks is Central Virginia's premier men's a cappella ensemble! In recent years, the ensemble has delighted audiences in Virginia and throughout the...

First Friday Freedom Spoken Word
7pm
Hopewell , Free

Spoken Word Open Mic. Inspiring new light and fresh insight! (With the exceptions of the First Fridays in June and November, First Friday Freedom will be...

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...

Human Categorization by Helene Ruiz
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The works in this series are about being outcast and made to feel different. In order to fit in any of the many "categories" society has forced us to all...

UNIVERSITY DANCERS 34TH ANNUAL CONCERT
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Directed by Anne Van Gelder Costume Design by Johann Stegmeir Light Design by Maja E. White University Dancers celebrates thirty-four years of engaging...

"Looking Over The President's Shoulder" by James Still
8pm
RVA Northside , $

When Alonzo Fields accepted a job as a butler at the White House in 1931, his plan was to work there for the winter. That winter lasted 21 years. Based on...

ComedySportz Improv
8pm
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...

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...

Madison Violet
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Madison Violet is a JUNO nominated duo composed of Brenley and Lisa who met at a Toronto restaurant in 1999. Since then, the pair have created 8 albums...

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...

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...

Friday, March 1