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Wednesday, February 26

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
QUIRK RECEPTION: SUZANNA FIELDS + ALLAN ROSENBAUM
Quirk Gallery
9am

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
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
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
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
Lunch Break Science: Habitat Creation for Native Beneficial Insects
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
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery
3pm

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
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
LEGO Challenge!
Richmond Public Library
5pm

Come spend an hour with our LEGO challenge. Build your own creative invention along our set theme. All participants will have their creations on display at...

RVA Northside , 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
Cricut Class: I Love My Library Mug
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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
February 2020 Writing Show
James River Writers
6pm

We’ve all heard the advice to pick a social media platform we like and focus on that. But too often, that’s where the marketing conversation stops. What can...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
GREAT ART ON SCREEN, "THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders celebrates the 200th anniversary of the storied Prado Museum –– one of the most-visited museums in the world. ...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Traveling the River by Hope Whitby
7pm

Ms. Whitby will read selected poems from her debut collection, "Traveling the River, " which capture with great intimacy and warmth, a girlhood immersed in...

Ashland , Free
Chuck Ragan
The Tin Pan
8pm

Simply put, they don’t make musicians like Chuck Ragan anymore. For nearly two decades Ragan has traversed the country and the world—first with his...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Wednesday, February 26