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Saturday, February 22

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Master Class: Indie Publishing Ebooks
James River Writers
9am

With all the platforms available, it’s easier than ever to upload your book and start selling. But wait! There’s an entire check list of things you should...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$$
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
QUIRK RECEPTION: SUZANNA FIELDS + ALLAN ROSENBAUM
Quirk Gallery
10am

Join us on Thursday, February 20 for the opening reception of our next exhibitions featuring new work from Suzanna Fields (Main Gallery) and Allan Rosenbaum...

RVA Downtown , Free
Cricut Class: I Love My Library Mug
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. September is National...

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

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
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
Black History Month Movie Series
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Come join us for some powerful, black history based films! Each Saturday in February @ noon. Enjoy refreshments while supplies last!

RVA Southside , 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
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
12pm

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
Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age
Candela Books and Gallery
1pm

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
Cinema Saturdays: Hidden Figures
Richmond Public Library
1pm, 1:30pm

Come to North Avenue Library for a screening of Hidden Figures to celebrate Black History month and the upcoming Women's History month. Snacks are first...

RVA Northside , Free
Gallery Talk with Fletcher/Copenhaver Fine Art
Crossroads Art Center
1pm

We invite you to join us for a special event with Fletcher/Copenhaver Fine Art! Joel Fletcher and John Copenhaver will be at Crossroads Art Center on...

Henrico , Free
Patty Carroll: Domestic Ballads
Candela Books and Gallery
1pm

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
Cinema Saturdays: Hidden Figures
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Come to North Avenue Library for a screening of Hidden Figures to celebrate Black History month and the upcoming Women's History month. Snacks are first...

RVA Northside , Free
George Wythe
St. John's Church
2pm

VIRGINIA’S PROUD ABOLITIONIST: JUDGE GEORGE WYTHE RULES SLAVERY ILLEGAL IN 1806 Suzanne Munson, author of the George Wythe biography: “Jefferson’s...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Gellman Room Concert: Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"America Now": The tapestry of American music is as varied as the people who call this country home. Hear how four contemporary composers draw on their past...

RVA Downtown , Free
Watch & Draw COMICS CLUB!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Test your comics making skills while watching a movie at the Hull Street Library. Every 4th Saturday come watch an exciting movie based on a comic and make a...

RVA Southside , Free
Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy
Richmond Public Library
2:30pm

The Edward Clown family, nearest living relatives to the Lakota war leader, presents the family tales and memories told to them about their famous...

RVA Downtown , Free
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 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, $$
Cinema Saturdays: Loving
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Come to North Avenue Library for a screening of the movie Loving in celebration of Black History Month.

RVA Northside , Free
VPM PBS KIDS Presents Xavier Riddle and The Secret Movie: I Am Madam President
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
3pm

Join George Washington, VPM PBS KIDS and families with children 4 - 7 y.o. to explore fun adventures of Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. Learn about...

RVA The Fan , Free
Dawn in the Sea of Japan
Book People
4pm

Robert Bruce Wade’s “Dawn in the Sea of Japan: The Nelson Chronicles “ is the story of ‘Buck’ Nelson’s attempt to discover what is causing ships to disappear...

RVA West End , Free
OVERTIME IMPROV
CSz Richmond
4:30pm

The Overtime Improv experience brings a unique twist on a show mixed with both long-form and short-form improv styles. Scenes and games based on audience...

RVA West End, Henrico , $
Bon Air Artists Association's Annual Art Show to benefit Fore Children
Bon Air Artists Association
5pm

The Bon Air Artist Association members charity art show and sale will be held again at Independence Golf Club February 22 & 23, 2020. Proceeds from raffle...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary, Free, $
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery
5pm

Walton Gallery in historic Petersburg, Virginia, presents The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" is a...

Petersburg , 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
Yes We Did!
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
6pm

Lawrence Jackson served as an official White House Photographer for eight years under President Obama. During that time he captured memorable moments in the...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 , $
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, $$
Paul Brown & Darren Rahn
The Tin Pan
8pm

Two time Grammy winning jazz guitarist, engineer, and producer Paul Brown career spans over two decades and includes the release of 8 solo albums and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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, $, $$
The Richmond Forum presents Bryan Stevenson
Richmond Forum
8pm

“AMERICAN INJUSTICE”— Bryan Stevenson is one of America’s most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates. The founder of the Equal Justice...

RVA Arts District , $$

Saturday, February 22