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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220-4007
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
united states



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
April 26th - July 27th Posing Beauty in African American Culture
Eve Arnold, Anthony Barboza, Sheila Pree Bright, Renee Cox, Bruce Davidson, Leonard Freed, Charles "Teenie" Harris, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, Gary Winogrand
 
April 26th - July 27th States of Change in Africa
 
April 26th - July 27th Identity Shifts
Louis Draper, Robert Pruitt, James Vanderzee, Carrie Mae Weems, Hank Willis Thomas
 
January 25th - October 19th Studio Visit
Ryan McGinness
 
January 11th - September 7th Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Jul, 2014 THE GREAT WAR: Printmakers of World War I
Muirhead Bone, Kerr Eby, Childe Hassam, James McBey, Claude Shepperson
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.vmfa.museum/default.aspx
EMAIL:  
visitorservices@vmfa.museum
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat – Wed: 10 am – 5 pm Thurs + Fri: 10 am – 9 pm
PHONE:  
804.340.1506
COST:  
Free admission to permanent collection; fees for special exhibitions and programs
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DESCRIPTION

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts houses a remarkable permanent collection of more than twenty thousand works of art from almost every major world culture. Especially noteworthy are the museum’s collections of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modern and Contemporary American art donated by Sydney and Frances Lewis; French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art and British sporting art given by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon; American art acquired through the J. Harwood and Louise B. Cochrane Fund; The Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé jeweled objects; and The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of English Silver. The museum’s holdings of South Asian, Himalayan, and African art are among the finest in the nation.


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