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Thursday, February 27

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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

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

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 Gallery

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

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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
February  2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library

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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society

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
Open Studio -- Artists at Work

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery

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
Beyond Borders Performing Arts - Open Registration

Beyond Borders Performing Arts is a safe space for children, teens, and adults to explore the arts through Dance, Theater, and Voice. It is our goal to bring...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$, $$$
Playing Favorites, David Short will now be joining us!
Bella Arte Gallery

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
Modern Living in Historic Houses
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

Join Historic Richmond at the Branch Museum for a colorful panel discussion exploring how to design for today’s modern lifestyles while respecting the charm...

RVA The Fan , $
History Night with Jonathan Horn!
Fountain Bookstore

How much do you really know about the first president of the United States? This book sheds light on the dark final years of Washington's life. Popular...

RVA Downtown , $
Richmond Story House Writers of Color Workshops
Richmond Story House

Richmond Story House provides a safe, low-key space for writers/storytellers of color to work on their writing or start something new. Writing prompts...

RVA East End , Free
The Cake
Richmond Triangle Players

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, $, $$

Thursday, February 27