Links to Galleries

 VCU Institute for Contemporary Art

What is 'First Friday'? This is a regular time galleries showcase their new artists and exhibitions. Often there are street vendors, food trucks, and musicians, inside as well as outside! Richmond LOVES ART!

First Fridays: Broad Street

ICA (Institute for Contemporary Art 

The Gallery at UNOS

Quirk Gallery


North 1st Street

Visual Art Studio

Gallery 5

VALET Gallery

1708 Gallery

Eric Schindler Gallery

Chasen Gallery

The Anderson Gallery

ADA Gallery

Second Fridays: Petersburg Historic District

Third Fridays: Crossroads Art Center (6:00 to 9:00)
(January, March, May, July, September, November) 

Fourth Fridays: Southside (Art Works, ArtSpace (7:00 to 10:00) 

EVERY Thursday and Friday: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, stays open to 9 pm

—A good way to be sure you don't miss your favorite gallery's opening is to get on their email list! So go to the links above and do it!


"Every Friday is First Friday somewhere!"     --Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

you can see my work at:

more art around Richmond and beyond:

and more galleries:

art openings:

Around Richmond, every Friday (or Thursday) is "First Friday" somewhere:

First Thursdays: Gallery Flux, Ashland (5:30 to 8:00), Belle Arte, Midlothian (6:00 to 8:00)

Second Thursdays: For Art's Sake, Henrico (5:00 to 8:00)

Every 6 to 8 weeks, Thursdays: Quirk Gallery, Richmond



First Fridays: Main Street

Glave Kocen Gallery

Artemis Gallery

Brazier Galleries

Page Bond Gallery

Visual Arts Center

Reynolds Gallery 

Uptown Gallery


First Fridays: Other Locations

Belle Arte

Gallery 5

Chasen Gallery

The Gallery at UNOS

The Anderson Gallery

Glavé-Kocen Gallery

For Art's Sake Gallery

Brazier Gallery

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Virginia Museum
of Fine Arts

Visual Arts Center