ChinaFest: Year of the Water Rabbit

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at VMFA. Explore Chinese art and culture through art-making activities, collaborative projects, films, artist demonstrations, and performances. Make a paper plate dragon, design a nature scroll, and watch the dynamic Lion Dance and performances by Yu Dance Arts, as well as presentations by Richmond Moy Yat Kung Fu Academy. These…

Black Homesteaders of the South with Bernice A. Bennett (Black History Month)


Join genealogist Bernice A. Bennett who will uncover the stories of African American families who became landowners through the Homestead Act of 1862 from her latest book Black Homesteaders of the South. Bennett’s work is a modern story of black genealogists who networked through a Facebook page to trace the footsteps of their ancestors in Alabama,…

Ne Zha (Film)

Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond 102 UR Drive, Richmond, VA

Dir. Yu Yang, China, 2019, 110 min. Ne Zha is a born little hellion. He’s never happier than when he’s being destructive and causing trouble, but it’s not entirely his fault. From an early age his parents lied and told him that he was born of the Spirit Pearl, when in reality he bears the…

The Captain (Film)

Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond 102 UR Drive, Richmond, VA

Dir. Andrew Lau China, 2019, 111 min. Liu Changjian, dedicated family man and commercial pilot, promises his daughter that he will return in time for her birthday. But the unexpected happens at 30,000 feet: the cockpit windshield shatters and the aircraft suddenly loses pressure. Struggling to remain conscious and fighting cold temperatures, Liu and his…

Trivia Tuesdays with Military Services


Join us for trivia centered around Black Military History at:

Art Signs Virtual Tour: Artful Conversations in ASL


Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute virtual conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with voice interpretation for hearing participants. A Zoom link will be provided via email upon registration at

Film Workshop with Jesse Vaughan: How to deepen the experience of the actor and the connections

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU 610 West Broad Street, RIchmond, VA

The Community Media Center presents a film master class with director Jesse Vaughan who will explore the relationship between actor and director and deepen connections made on set. This is a practical workshop, where scenes will be analyzed and explored through scene blocking, rehearsals, camera angles and how to get the best out of the…

A Conversation with Rosanne Cash, Discovering the Path to Leadership: Women in Arts and Culture (University of Richmond)

University of Richmond - Booker Hall of Music 410 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA

Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music Free, Tickets Required at: Rosanne Cash will join moderator Jenny Cavenaugh, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, for a discussion around the relationship between creative expression and women’s leadership development. This is one of a series of residency events she will participate in while on…

A Space for Us All (Black History Month)


On Friday February 10, 2023, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and NASA invite students to join us virtually for an educational experience where we examine and build on the legacy of achievement, connection, and knowledge of African Americans at NASA. Astronaut Victor Glover will share his experiences and ideas about the…

Finding Primary Sources in Black History


Are you interested in finding primary resources in Black History? Let the Reynolds Librarian show you how! Here's what we'll cover:  identifying the best databases to use for finding primary sources,  accessing these databases from on & off campus and how to search these databases to find primary resources on a specific person or event. Registration…