Cost: Free

Open to: Everyone

First Fridays: Mighty Joshua

First Friday of every month, 6 – 8 pm

Best Café and VMFA galleries

The First Fridays series features an eclectic mix of multicultural performing arts showcased in different spaces within the museum. Take advantage of our extended hours on Friday evenings (we’re open until 9 pm) to also stroll through the galleries, explore the VMFA Shop, or enjoy dinner and drinks in Amuse Restaurant. Also enjoy discounted beverages in Best Café and 30-minute gallery tours as part of Friday Art & Wine.

Aug 7, 6 – 8 pm
Mighty Joshua
Pauley Center Terrace (Marble Hall in case of rain)

Mighty Joshua engages audiences by opening minds and activating bodies through song. Conscious lyrics flow freely to create distinctive refrains that pulse with pride against rhythms rooted in African percussion. His soulful exploration in the evolution of sound creates an expression of reggae for the modern day.

Sep 4, 6 – 8 pm
Secretly Y’all
Marble Hall

Secretly Y’all, an organization committed to bringing people together through storytelling, will present a selection of tattoo-themed stories from audience participants. From heart-warming episodes to comedic gems, a Secretly Y’all experience is unique and not to be missed.

Part of the Tattoo Arts and Film Festival and First Fridays.