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Thursday, February 2

Celebrating Black History Month Through ART!
Crossroads Art Center

Sponsored by Baxter and Elaine Perkinson Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an Exhibition for African American Artists sponsored by Baxter and...

RVA West End , Free
March All-Media Show Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the March 2023 All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work...

RVA West End , $
More Hollywood stories from Gene Poe

Gene made his living in LA as an extra. In this 2nd podcast, he has more fascinating stories including working on ELLEN for 5 years, meeting Lucille Ball,...

Free
Town of Hope, 1927, Archibald John Motley Jr. (American, 1891–1981), oil on canvas. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, J. Harwood and Louise B. Cochrane Fund for American Art, 2017.206
9am

Celebrate Black artists, the stories they tell, and the depth and breadth of the museum’s collections and exhibitions. VMFA hosts programs for all ages...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
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
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
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 , $
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
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
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
Happy Hedgehog Day!
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

February 2nd is well-known as Groundhog's Day, but did you know it's also the day for another small mammal? Meet a real life hedgehog and learn all about the...

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
STEAM TEAM: Optical Illusion Valentines
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Do you like optical illusions? Join us at the West End branch where we will be making optical illusion spinning toys that can double as Valentines to give...

RVA West End , Free
Valentine Squish Bags for Tots
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by the East End Library this week with your toddler and get in the Valentines Day spirit with some mushy, squooshy Valentines squish bags!

RVA East End , Free
Family Craft Night
5:30pm

Celebrate some great African American artists in honor of Black History Month! Explore the art style of different African American artists with three...

Prince George , Free
RIchmond Symphony Chorus
Richmond Symphony
7:30pm

Experience the glory of the Richmond Symphony Chorus under Valentina Peleggi. Valentina Peleggi, conductor Richmond Symphony Chorus FORREST: Good Night,...

$
Dave Parrish Photography
Quill Theatre
7:30pm

In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in the countryside, visited occasionally by the only local...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $, $$
Shalandis Wheeler Smith, Dorothy "Dee-D." Miller and Zakiyyah Jackson in "How Black Mothers Say I Love You"
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Hard-working Daphne left her two young daughters in Jamaica for six years to create a better life for them in America. Now thirty years later, proud and...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

Thursday, February 2