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Thursday, January 12

The Levys of Monticello

Most people aren't aware that a Jewish family owned Monticello for 89 years. Steven Pressman, director of the documentary, discusses making the movie and...

Winter Semester at Pine Camp

Winter Semester classes at Pine Camp are open for registration – and we made sure to offer something for everyone: If you have littles in your life, check...

$
James River Art League Exhibit at Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their beautiful artwork created under the show's theme, "Serenity and Mediative Works". Please visit the...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
FORGING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, and EQUALITY 40th Anniversary Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Forging Freedom, Justice, and Equality is a riveting interactive, multi-themed immersion into the Black experience in the history of the Commonwealth of...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, and rhymes, perfect for children up to 5!

RVA East End , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - January/February 2022
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artist-members of James River Art League (JRAL) are featured at the JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of January and...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Raoul Dufy: Drawn to Royal Ascot
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Featuring more than two dozen works on paper by the important Fauvist painter and quintessential artist of vibrant outdoor social events, this delightful...

RVA Arts District , Free
Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the...

RVA Arts District , $
Tabletop Thursday @ West End Branch Library
Richmond Public Library
10am

Need a break from screens and videos? Have some time to spend with family and friends? Stop by the West End Branch on Thursdays for boardgame fun! Trivial...

RVA West End , Free
Adult Education Classes
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Free GED Classes! Students must register at the Adult Education Center before the class begins. Adult & Continuing Education Programs - Richmond Public...

RVA Southside , Free
Adult English Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Richmond Public Schools' Adult and Continuing Education Adult English class. Registration required. For more information call 804-780-8311.

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA West End , 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
Preschool storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us each week for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We’ll read, sing, and play our way through fun stories and...

RVA Southside , Free
Anne Savedge MOVIN' Art Gallery Show
Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
11am

Movin' Work by Anne Savedge Artists’ Statement I have been photographing people involved in dance, and other movement through space, for a number of...

Chesterfield , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult. *Due to the increase in Covid...

RVA Northside , Free
Gala flyer
11am

Forward Foundation's 4th Annual Celebratory Gala Join us at the Acca Shriners' Center for a night of celebration! Saturday February 25,...

STEAM Team: Marshmallow Tower
Richmond Public Library
11am

How high can you build a tower made of just sticks and marshmallows? Come test your engineering ablility.

RVA Southside , Free
Holiday Shop
Art Works Gallery
11am

You’ll love shopping our Made in RVA Holiday Shop. It’s filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, from ceramics, jewelry, candles and...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Small Works
Art Works Gallery
11am

See new exhibits and tour 80 artist studios. Our Made in RVA Holiday shop is open daily thru December 30th. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
World War II: Voices of Propaganda
2pm

During the 1940s, the radio was a key method for transmitting information, including propaganda. Mildred Gillars, Iva Toguri D’Aquino, and William Joyce,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Homework Help & Reading Together
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Help with reading and homework! ¡Ayuda con la tarea escolar y la lectura!

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Build different LEGO creations to fit various prompts! Engineer from your imagination.

RVA Southside , Free
Cookies, Cocoa, & Cinema
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a cozy afternoon of hot cocoa, cookies, and a screening of the movie Frozen!

RVA East End , Free
STREAM
5:30pm

Space: The Final Frontier: Explore our galaxy, stars, comets and so much more!

Prince George , Free
Teen-Designed MLiT Programs | Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour—Frederick Douglass
Black History Museum and Cultural Center, Black History Museum and Cultural Center, Black History Museum and Cultural Center
6pm

Join us for a series of special workshops developed for and coordinated by teens in VMFA’s Museum Leaders in Training (MLiT) program. These events will...

RVA Arts District , Free
Oakwood Arts presents East End Film Society
6:30pm

Join us Thursday for this month's installment of the East End Film Society, January 12th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Hosted by Jasmine Elmore, EEFS is a new monthly...

RVA East End , Free
Sorrow Songs in an Exuberant City: How Manhattan influenced the Guitar Imagery of Elizabeth Catlett | Virtual Talk
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
6:30pm

In this featured lecture for VMFA's exhibition "Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art", Dr. Dalila Scruggs will address the ways Elizabeth Catlett’s...

RVA Arts District , $
Singer-Songwriter Glenn Birch
7pm

Glenn Birch, singer-songwriter, will perform a program of original music highlighting historic events, many of which took place in Virginia. The songs tell...

Free

Thursday, January 12