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Wednesday, February 19

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Call for applications: Creative-In-Residence
Children's Museum of Richmond

The Children's Museum is thrilled to announce an open call for applications for its next Creative In Residence. CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE OVERVIEW In 2019, the...

RVA Arts District , 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 , $
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
Southside from the Heart Knitters - McKenney Library
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Knitters and crocheters from beginner to experienced create crafts and share their love of yarn.

Hopewell , Free
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

· Free! Must be a resident of the City of Richmond · Must be 55 · Must have a City of Richmond library card (free) · Books provided for one-month...

RVA The Fan , Free
Black is Beautiful Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

The African American experience comes alive for children with our Black is Beautiful Storytime! Have fun with books, stories, songs and movement activities...

RVA Northside , 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
Lunch Break Science
Science Museum of Virginia
12pm

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Lunch Break Science is...

RVA Northside , 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
Art Explorers
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Art Explorers meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4pm. Check with the library to see what you will be making each month! For ages 5-12. January -...

RVA West End , 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
Community Expressions
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Help determine your library’s future. Tell us what you like, how we can improve and what should we add. During the one-hour moderated session, we’ll ask you:...

RVA Southside , Free
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
RVA Makers February Meetup at Hand/Thrown
5:30pm

More info coming soon :) Check the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/453520065539618/ -- RVA Makers meets the third Wednesday of each month...

Free
Macrame Plant Hangers
Studio Two Three
6pm

In this workshop, you'll learn basic macrame knots while designing and making your own plant hanger, personalized to whatever vessel you want to display in...

RVA Northside , $$
Sew Kawaii!
Richmond Public Library
6pm

No drinks at this happy hour, just a chance to get creative with others and learn a new skill or polish up an old one. Beginners and skilled sewers, teens...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Story House launches Mosaic Project, a storytelling and community space for Asian Americans in Richmond
Richmond Story House
6:30pm

Richmond Story House provides a unique monthly space for Asian Americans/people of Asian ancestry to share stories and cultivate community. Writing and...

RVA East End , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Join us for a lively discussion of a current read ranging from classics to contemporary, fiction and non-fiction. January's title is Evicted by Matthew...

RVA West End , Free
Poetry Night at Boogaloos!
River City Poets
7pm

River City Poets are back for a Wednesday night of inspiration in RVA's Northside! Grab a cozy corner spot & a signature "Poetic" cocktail and settle in for...

RVA Northside , Free

Wednesday, February 19