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Saturday, January 28

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
Library of Virginia Exhibition | 200 Years, 200 Stories
Library of Virginia
9am

The Library of Virginia, one of the oldest state libraries and archives in the nation, will mark its bicentennial in 2023 with a free exhibition — 200 Years,...

RVA Downtown , 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
Belltower Pictures and Oakwood Arts Saturday Workshops
10am

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ONE OR ALL FIVE WORKSHOPS $35 per workshop (includes lunch) Belltower Pictures is partnering with Oakwood Arts to conduct a...

RVA East End , $$, Prices Vary
Belltower Pictures and Oakwood Arts Saturday Workshops
Oakwood Arts + P35
10am

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ONE OR ALL FIVE WORKSHOPS $35 per workshop (includes lunch) This Saturday, January 28th, the “How to Make a Documentary Film”...

RVA East End , $
Church Tours
St. John's Church
10am

Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty or Death" speech in...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
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 , $
Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
10am

Inspire a young artist in your life with FREE visual and performing arts workshops The Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series continues Saturday, January 28th...

Henrico , 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
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 , $
Wendy Nelson
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 4 new exhibits and 80 artist studios. Visit us Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
READY READERS at Hull Street Library
Richmond Public Library
11am

Ready Readers are elementary-age children learning the joy of books through reading. Two Saturdays in every month from 11 am to 12:15 pm children in grades...

RVA Southside , Free
Snow Sensory Play
Richmond Public Library
11am

Stop into the Belmont Meeting Room anytime between 11am-1pm to enjoy "snow" sensory play. Roll, shape, and build with the provided tools. Don't worry about...

RVA West End , Free
Reni Gower, GEOMatrix: a Perfect Proof
Artspace
12pm

Artspace presents three solo exhibitions that utilize meditation and metaphor to present themes of intricacy, intimacy, and insight. The opening reception,...

Free
An installation of Treasure Tiles
Sandhi Schimmel Gold
12pm

Fine Artist and Upcycle Pioneer Sandhi Schimmel Gold will exhibit an installation of hundreds of small, mixed media assemblages called “Treasure Tiles” — art...

RVA Southside
Artwork details shown by (L-R): Reni Gower, Franchell Mack Brown, Sandhi Schimmel Gold.
Artspace
2pm

Reni Gower, Sandhi Schimmel Gold and Franchell Mack Brown, featured artists this month at Artspace, will speak about their artwork and inspirations in this...

RVA Southside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: The TAM Trio
Richmond Public Library
2pm

“Modern Classics: Mozart, Mendelssohn and Mercury”—a journey through the ages with dramatic Mendelssohn and playful Mozart followed by a variety of styles...

RVA Downtown , Free
Stavna Ballet presents Peter Pan
2pm, 6pm

Join Wendy, John, and Michael as they soar into the night sky with Peter, to a magical land of mermaids and fairy dust, where children can fly and adventures...

GHOST QUARTET
4pm, 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 , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
6pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Stavna Ballet presents Peter Pan
6pm

Join Wendy, John, and Michael as they soar into the night sky with Peter, to a magical land of mermaids and fairy dust, where children can fly and adventures...

ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
The debut of the Coalition's first ever sketch comedy houseteams!
7pm

Witness the cataclysmic debut of the Coalition's first ever sketch comedy houseteams: Egg Group and Anarchy Barn! These two teams have prepared a fresh show...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $
VMFA Art After Hours: Rhythm and Roots
7pm

Get down and groove with live music, dancing, food, and drinks. Hosted by Kelli Lemon, with DJ Lonnie B on the spin, live music by Legacy Band, and spoken...

VMFA Art After Hours
7pm

Get down and groove with live music, dancing, food, and drinks. Hosted by Kelli Lemon, with DJ Lonnie B on the spin, live music by Legacy Band, and spoken...

RVA Arts District , $
Commonwealth Concert Opera presents IL Trovatore
8pm

Jealousy. Vengeance. Forbidden love. “Il Trovatore,” Verdi’s melodrama set in 16th century Spain, has it all for the “perfect” opera night out with one...

RVA The Fan , $
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 , $
Scheherazade
Richmond Symphony
8pm

It beguiles and seduces. Sensuous, exotic. Scheherazade is a spectacular showpiece to display the astounding virtuosity of the Richmond Symphony under...

RVA Downtown , $
The debut of the Coalition's first ever sketch comedy houseteams!
9pm

Witness the cataclysmic debut of the Coalition's first ever sketch comedy houseteams: Egg Group and Anarchy Barn! These two teams have prepared a fresh show...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $
Late Night Laughs
CSz Richmond
9:30pm

Late night improv comedy for adults. The host and improvisers use suggestions from the audience and walk the fine line for your enjoyment. Leave the kids and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Late Night Laughs
CSz Richmond
10pm

Late night improv comedy for adults. The host and improvisers use suggestions from the audience and walk the fine line for your enjoyment. Leave the kids and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, January 28