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Wednesday, February 12

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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

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CALL FOR ENTRIES - MARCH 2020 JURIED ALL MEDIA SHOW
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries for the March All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted...

Henrico , $
Southside from the Heart Knitters - Dinwiddie Library
Appomattox Regional Library
8am

Associated with For the Heart Knitters based out of Richmond, see http://fromtheheartstitchers.org/ for more information, this group meets at the Dinwiddie...

Hopewell , Free
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
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 , $
February  2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibit will be on display from Friday, February 7, 2020 through Tuesday, March 3, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM - Winging It - a photographer's view of...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
Virginia Repertory Theatre Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a storytime hosted by the Virginia Repertory Theater as they present Mo Willems' Pigs Make Me Sneeze and Giles Andrea's Giraffes Can't Dance!

RVA Northside , 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
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
Fingerprint Art
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us as we read the book "Mixed" by Arree Chung and create colorful works of fingerprint art afterward!

RVA East End , Free
STEM @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
4pm

STEM @ Your Library meets on the second Wednesday of each month. Contact the library to see what we'll be doing! Suggested for ages 5-12.

RVA West End , Free
STEM: Candy Making
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Create some tasty treats for yourself or someone you love during the heart warming season. Ages 6 and up

RVA Downtown , Free
Valentine's Day Card Making
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Come to the Library to make your very own Valentine's Day Card! Use our templates or design your own. And to add that extra touch of sweetness, we will...

RVA Northside , Free
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
5:30pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , Free
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration is...

RVA Downtown , Free
3D Printer Class: Gaming Dice
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration...

RVA Downtown , Free
Civic Conversations: A Conversation about Freedom Riders
Library of Virginia
6pm

Free and open to the public, this small-group discussion series encourages informed conversations around complex topics affecting Virginia. On the second...

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Literary Virginia Book Group
Library of Virginia
6pm

Read and discuss the best of today's Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Story House writing community
Richmond Story House
6:30pm

The only experience you need is life experience! True life story prompts guide participants in writing/doodling/drawing/thinking about their lives, followed...

RVA East End , Free
Camera Club of Richmond Monthly Meeting
Camera Club of Richmond
7pm

If you love to learn about, create, or just appreciate beautiful photography, then please join us! CCR meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except...

Hanover, RVA Northside, Henrico , Free
Death Club Radio LIVE
7pm

This is the live version of writer, storyteller, and hospice chaplain Alane Cameron Ford and Phil Ford's ground-breaking WRIR radio program DEATH CLUB RADIO....

RVA The Fan , $
IdentityRVA: Exploring Our Humanity
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

IdentityRVA is a photography exhibit that focuses on the humanity that exists in each of us and seeks to raise awareness and explore issues around how we are...

RVA West End , Free
The Cake
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Wednesday, February 12