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The Story of Virginia

January 1 - March 31
Virginia Historical Society, 428 N Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Free

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, […]

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Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

January 1 - March 11
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
$

Discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is regarded as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. Gathered from fourteen museums and archaeological institutes across Shaanxi Province, China, the works of Terracotta Army provide insights into Qin history, the creation of a unified […]

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A Material World Photographs of the 1980s

January 1 - March 4
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Free

From hair to defense budgets, shoulder pads to tax cuts, the 1980s were BIG. The Eighties are remembered by many as a time of excess and extremes. The photographs from the Richmond Times-Dispatch were important when they appeared in the 1980s as evidence of news being reported at the time.

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Dawn Kowal Gallery Show Opening

January 4 - February 8
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
Free

Kowal is a beloved member of the Weinstein JCC early education staff and a respected artist and crafts woman in the RVA community. Dawn will share the beautiful ink designs she has been creating for years. Dawn takes visually recognizable graphic images and puts her own unique and eclectic spin on them in a way […]

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All My Sons

January 18 - February 24
Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
$

Arthur Miller’s classic drama, based on the true story of an Ohio aeronautical corporation accused of conspiring with army inspection officers to approve defective aircraft engines destined for military use. Idealism battles with reality, and suspicions battle with truth as Miller unwinds this heart-wrenching story of a family torn apart by greed and guilt.

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Finding Neverland

January 30 - February 4
Altria Theater, 6 N Laurel Street
Richmond, VA 23220
$

Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.

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Ongoing

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

January 1 @ 10:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
$

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

January 1 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
$

This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.

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Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

January 1 @ 10:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
$

First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. This exhibition also features arms and armor, horse and chariot fittings, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics. […]

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January – February Exhibits

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - February 17 @ 6:00 pm
Art Works, 320 Hull St.
Richmond, VA 23224
Free

See six new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios.  Visit 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays - Sundays.  

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8:30 am

Trauma and Youth: Understanding the Impact of Trauma in Educational Development

January 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Virginia Union University, 1500 N. Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23227
$

In this presentation, Dr. Sampson-Jackson defines child traumatic stress, including types of traumatic stress that can exist among children, the impact of trauma on the developing brain across developmental stages, and behavioral manifestations related to traumatic experiences.

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3:30 pm

Fairy Tale Science

January 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gayton Library, 10600 Gayton Road
Henrico, VA 23238
Free

A fun science activity based on the popular fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  For ages 5 and older.

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7:00 pm

The Adolf-Adams JCC Forum: An Evening with Elisha Wiesel

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
$

Elisha Wiesel, 44, is the Chief Information Officer for Goldman Sachs and one of the masterminds behind one of New York City's most exciting fundraising events. He is likely best known for his life outside of Goldman, as the only child of Eli Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of Night, who died in […]

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7:30 pm

Richard Becker, Piano

January 31 @ 7:30 pm
Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond*, 28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Free

Music Department Faculty Artist Richard Becker will play a recital of music by Ravel and Beethoven, and featuring the World Premiere of Inner Voices composed in 2016 for Mr. Becker by the renowned American composer Robert Morris.

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Finding Neverland

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Altria Theater, 6 N Laurel Street
Richmond, VA 23220
$

Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. Recommended for ages 6 and older.  

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