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Friday, January 20

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
Paul Ryan, Sand Bay Drawing 215, 2021, Watercolor and Ink on Moleskine, 16.5 x 11.5”. Image by Carolina Vilcapoma, courtesy of Paul Ryan.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Arrive, a solo presentation of new drawings in ink and watercolor from Paul Ryan. The exhibition opens...

RVA The Fan , Free
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 , $
Donald Sultan, Black Lantern Flowers, Sept 18, 2013, 2013,  Painted aluminum on polished aluminum base, 18 x 19.5 x 3”. Edition 15/20. Image courtesy of Lococo.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Deep Parts, a group exhibition of artworks employing and exploring negative space. The exhibition...

RVA The Fan , 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 , $
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
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,...

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
CROCHET CLASSES @ Ginter Park Library!
Richmond Public Library
1pm, 2pm

Veteran instructor, Marquetta Fisher will be hosting free crochet classes at Ginter Park Branch Library starting on Wednesday December 11th. Classes are in 3...

RVA Northside , Free
CROCHET CLASSES @ Ginter Park Library!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Veteran instructor, Marquetta Fisher will be hosting free crochet classes at Ginter Park Branch Library starting on Wednesday December 11th. Classes are in 3...

RVA Northside , Free
January Open House + Artist Reception
5pm

Join Crossroads Art Center for our January Open House + Artist Reception on Friday, January 20, 2023, from 5-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Explore our...

Paul Ryan, Sand Bay Drawing 215, 2021, Watercolor and Ink on Moleskine, 16.5 x 11.5”. Image by Carolina Vilcapoma, courtesy of Paul Ryan.
Reynolds Gallery
5pm

Opening Reception Friday, January 20, 2023, 5:00–7:00 pm 1514 West Main St., Richmond, VA 23220 Reynolds Gallery announces a solo exhibition of new works...

RVA The Fan , Free
Donald Sultan, Black Lantern Flowers, Sept 18, 2013, 2013,  Painted aluminum on polished aluminum base, 18 x 19.5 x 3”. Edition 15/20. Image courtesy of Lococo.
Reynolds Gallery
5pm

Opening Reception Friday, January 20, 2023, 5:00–7:00 pm 1514 West Main St., Richmond, VA 23220 Reynolds Gallery announces a group exhibition of works...

RVA The Fan , Free
Drum Circle
Petersburg Area Art League
5:30pm

Community Drum Circle every 3rd Friday. Bring your own percussion instrument and a chair for our Full Moon Drum Circle in the Art Park. Any skill level and...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, RVA Southside, Prince George , Free
Through their Eyes - Still-Life Gallery
Crossroads Art Center
5:30pm

Raymond Goode is a writer, activist and cultural organizer who produces theatrical events to encourage empathy and interracial, intercultural understanding....

RVA West End , Free
IMAGE: “J. P. Ball Studio 1867, Douglass (Lessons of the Hour)”, 2019, Isaac Julien (British, born 1960), framed photograph on gloss inkjet paper mounted on aluminum. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro.
6:30pm

Join VMFA's Valerie Cassel Oliver, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, for a discussion of Isaac Julien’s work Lesson of...

RVA Arts District , $
Schuyler Slack, cello 
Richmond Symphony
7:30pm

Valentina Peleggi, conductor Schuyler Slack, cello Program: Christopher Theofanidis: Visions and Miracles Marion Bauer: Suite for Strings Steven...

Chesterfield , $
Comedy Royale
CSz Richmond
8pm

From the creative brains of Jack Reda and DCUP: Four talented RVA improvisers are pitted against one another in a series of quick improv games, points are...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
GHOST QUARTET
8pm

Mid-Atlantic premiere GHOST QUARTET by Dave Malloy limited run Thu Jan 19 thru Sat Feb 18, 2023 ​ Everyone loves Dave Malloy. This New York-based...

RVA The Fan , $
Improv Arena
CSz Richmond
10pm

The cage match smackdown of improv comedy! Three very different teams each perform 20 minute sets of improv, all based on audience suggestions. The crowd...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, January 20