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Wednesday, January 4

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
English Language Acquisition ELA class (pre-registration is required)
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , 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 , $
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
Naima Green: I Keep Missing My Water
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

I Keep Missing My Water is a newly commissioned exhibition by photographer Naima Green that continues the artist’s ongoing investment in documenting intimacy...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Rafael Domenech: The Medium is the Massage
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

The Medium is the Massage is a new commission by the Cuban American artist Rafael Domenech for a year-long pavilion for self-publishing, collective reading,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , 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 , $
Words Matter
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Words Matter features 10 works by contemporary Native American artists who have worked in the medium of printmaking, including Shan Goshorn (Cherokee), Rick...

RVA Arts District , Free
dana washington-queen: Resume at the Point of Interruption
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Lens-based artist dana washington-queen (b. 1985) uses writing and video-making as an inquiry into freedom and escape. What are freedom’s possibilities?...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Bilingual Family Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para familias
Richmond Public Library
10:30am, 11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 - 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock...

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

Join us at the West End Branch for a storytime full of songs, stories, movement, and play - perfect for babies and younger toddlers up to 17 months with a...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA West End , 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
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
Bilingual Family Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para familias
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 - 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock...

RVA Southside , Free
Meet the directors of WILDCAT
12pm

Wildcat, which is now one of Amazon Prime Video's top films, follows a young British vet who travels deep into the Peruvian rainforest where he works to...

RVA Arts District , Free
Jeanie on Genealogy
1pm

Join local history expert Jeanie Langford and team to learn about how to use the library’s genealogy resources and how to start your own genealogy research.

Dinwiddie , Free
Movie Matinees @ West End Branch Library
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 2pm every Wednesday.

RVA West End , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Workforce Development's programs.

RVA Southside , Free
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
Get Crafty Together: Hot Cocoa Sticks
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Nothing says "winter" quite like snuggling up with a mug of hot cocoa! Join us as we make these hot cocoa sticks using chocolate, marshmellows, and...

RVA East End , Free
ESOL CLASS
Richmond Public Library
5pm

English as a Second Language(ESL) Classes! This program is perfect for gaining more knowledge of the English language for ALL Learning levels! Open to...

RVA West End , Free

Wednesday, January 4