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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
23220-4007 Richmond
Virginia
US
Venue Type: Museum
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
June 9th - September 3rd
May 19th - July 22nd
Contemporary Art from Portugal
Helena Almeida, Fernando Calhau, Álvaro Lapa, Ruy Leitão, José Luís Neto, Jorge Queiroz
February 14th - March 1st, 2019
October 22nd, 2016 - December 31st
UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
August 25th - November 25th
What Remains To Be Seen
Howardena Pindell
July 28th - November 12th
QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Sat-Wed 10-5; Thu-Fri 10-9
Phone
804.340.1506
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
Free admission to permanent collection; fees for special exhibitions and programs
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.