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Cost: Tours are free

Friday Art & Wine

Fridays 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Happy Hour) Open until 9pm

Best Café and VMFA galleries

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy Happy Hour specials on beverages and free half-hour gallery tours at 7 and 7:30 pm. On the first Friday of each month, check out our First Fridays entertainment, too.


First Friday

VCU Global Summer Institute of Music Piano Recital

Fri, Aug 5, 6–8 pm
Marble Hall

This Month's First Friday features a mixed showcase by the third annual VCU Global Summer Institute of Music, an intensive summer program that aims to bring talented young musicians from different cultures to eclectic Richmond and the vibrant campus of VCU. The institute aspires to foster a unique environment for global cultural learning through artistic exchange. The two-hour program consists of both classic and contemporary solo and chamber music for piano, voice, strings and woodwinds performed by GSIM's world-class guest artists, faculty and young rising stars.