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Wednesday, January 29

Best Unpublished Novel Contest
James River Writers

Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest! The contest is open for submissions...

$
Half-Price Admission Days
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

There is plenty to see at the Garden in January and February! The warm and cozy Conservatory beckons with aromatic orchids, passion flowers and other...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Kristen Solecki "Well Worn"
Quirk Gallery
9am

"I have been collecting discarded photos for over a decade. Most are black and white from a time when standard film was expensive and snapshots were...

RVA Downtown , Free
Stephen Clark, Distilled Encounters
Quirk Gallery
9am

We shall not cease from exploring and the end of our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time (Four Quartets:...

RVA Downtown , Free
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

RVA Downtown , Free
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in...

RVA The Fan , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Katie Barrie, The Very Definition of a Beach Paradise, 2019; Claes Oldenburg, Apple Core – Spring, 1990; David Freed, By The River, 2004
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce three exhibitions premiering January 10, 2020. From Katie Barrie comes her first solo exhibition at the gallery;...

RVA The Fan , Free
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Storytime!
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , Free
Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

JAN 3 - FEB 22 Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age is a tribute to black culture and black histories. In an effort to reframe the narrative of western art...

RVA Arts District , Free
Patty Carroll: Domestic Ballads
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

JAN 3 - FEB 22 Since the mid-1990s, Patty Carroll has been examining female identity, both by way of and through domesticity. Anonymous Women is a series of...

RVA Arts District , Free
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society
12pm

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Ausra Huntington
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Visit us Tuesday - Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm. Admission is free. Tour 75 artist studios and see these new exhibits in the galleries: In January, this makes our...

RVA Southside , Free
"Merkaba (2 of 2)," painting by Duane Cregger
Artspace
12pm

Artspace Gallery in Manchester begins our 2020 exhibition season with an opening reception on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 6pm-9pm featuring four Virginia...

RVA Southside , Free
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to tell the tale: Writing your memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Main Library will once again be offering the popular Memoir Writing class led by Kirsten Taranto. The class will begin on Wednesday, January 8th and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

Based on the classic novel, which inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire, Daddy Long Legs is a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, The Brontë...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

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

RVA The Fan , Free
Bad Art Night
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Leave your talent at the door and come make something terrible with us. Bad Art Night is a laid-back, fun event of wild inspiration and crazy craft to create...

RVA Southside , Free
Israeli Film Festival Showing:  “Picture of His Life”
Weinstein JCC
6pm

Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all times. He swam with crocodiles and killer whales, with anacondas and with great white...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
January Writing Show: Finding the End in 2020
James River Writers
6pm

Do you have grand aspirations for your writing that you never quite seem to accomplish? Is it hard to begin and even harder to find your way through the...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
ALLISON MILLER'S BOOM TIC BOOM, "IN OUR VEINS: RIVERS AND SOCIAL CHANGE"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

“Modern jazz icon in the making.” — All About Jazz Described by critics as a charismatic and rhythmically propulsive drummer with melodic sensibility,...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Bombazo RVA
8:30pm

Kadencia in partnership with Claves Unidos presents and invites you to dance and sing Puerto Rican Bomba music with us and members of Redobles de Cultura...

RVA Southside , Free

Wednesday, January 29