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Friday, February 14

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Story Time - Carson
Appomattox Regional Library
5:30am

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

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
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
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA East End , Free
Sheep Heart
Science Museum of Virginia
10:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm

What does a broken heart really look like? Anatomy will amaze you as you observe a Gallery Educator dissect a sheep’s heart while explaining its structure...

RVA Northside , $
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
Design a Valentine
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Drop in this afternoon to design your own valentine using a variety of craft supplies.

RVA East End , Free
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
Sheep Heart
Science Museum of Virginia
12:30pm, 3:30pm

What does a broken heart really look like? Anatomy will amaze you as you observe a Gallery Educator dissect a sheep’s heart while explaining its structure...

RVA Northside , $
Sheep Heart
Science Museum of Virginia
3:30pm

What does a broken heart really look like? Anatomy will amaze you as you observe a Gallery Educator dissect a sheep’s heart while explaining its structure...

RVA Northside , $
Playing Favorites, David Short will now be joining us!
Bella Arte Gallery
5:30pm

Join us as our resident artists & invited guest artists show their newly created original favorites. On Opening Night, Feb. 13 come hear David short, Jos...

Chesterfield , Free
Eugene Vango
Petersburg Area Art League
6pm

Friday for the Arts opens with Eugene Vango in the Main Gallery, Martin Luther King memorabilia in the Members Gallery, and Family Fun at PAAL w/Friday for...

Petersburg , Free
Poems after Dark at Blue Bee Cider
River City Poets
6pm

Rendezvous with River City Poets in the intimate hayloft space at Summit Stables, home of Blue Bee Cider, for Valentine’s readings of love & lust. Whatever...

RVA Northside , Free
VIRGINIA FILM CONTEST ENTRIES- Environmental Film Festival
Richmond Public Library
6pm, 6:30pm

Ellwood Thompson's Market presents Virginia Film Contest Entries The mission of the RVA Environmental Film Festival is to showcase films selected to bring...

RVA Downtown , Free
VIRGINIA FILM CONTEST ENTRIES- Environmental Film Festival
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Ellwood Thompson's Market presents Virginia Film Contest Entries The mission of the RVA Environmental Film Festival is to showcase films selected to bring...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's SWAN LAKE
Richmond Ballet, Richmond Ballet
7pm

Choreography by Nicholas Beriozoff, after Marius Petipa Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Regarded by many as the pinnacle of classical ballet, Swan...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Rock & Roll Jubilee Sweetheart Soiree!
7pm

Spend Valentine’s Day weekend with RVA favorites Craig Evans, Brad Tucker, Brian Sulser, George Garrett, Jim Wark, and BJ Kocen as they take you on a musical...

Henrico , $$
Mainstage Production: MACHINAL
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

MACHINAL Written by Sophie Treadwell C0-Directed by Keith Byron Kirk & Dr. Jess Njus VCUarts Theatre’s next Mainstage Production MACHINAL runs February...

RVA The Fan , $
Stupid Kid
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

In the east coast premiere of Sharr White's very dark and powerful comedy, Chick Ford surprises his parents when he returns home from prison after serving...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$
Bloomsday
CAT Theatre
8pm

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents BLOOMSDAY by Steven Dietz, as part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, playing February 7 – 22, 2020. There will be...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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, $$
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, $, $$

Friday, February 14