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Friday, January 6

Meet the directors of WILDCAT

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
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 , $
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
Legen of the Poinsettia
10:30am

The Latin Ballet of Virginia proudly presents its 22nd Anniversary performance of THE LEGEND OF THE POINSETTIA performed by all of our talented artists and...

$
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
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Science After Dark: Honey, We Shrunk the Science
5pm

Lets magnify some tiny science! Come join us as we explore the world of nanoscience. With activities such as creating a mini city in The Forge, building and...

Prices Vary
First Friday Opening-Night Reception
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

The following exhibits will be on display: Gellman Room—A collection of paintings and drawings, made recently, of things that have sparked inspiration by...

RVA Downtown , Free
Improv Mixtape
CSz Richmond
8pm

Four improvisers will let the music be their guide. Each audience member gets to suggest a song and our Improv DJ will shuffle the Playlist and the...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, January 6