Member Events


Focus Series: Ancient

Thu, May 26, 6 pm | Leslie Cheek Theater

Traditions of Ceramic Decoration and Iconography in Early Ancient Andean Ceramics with Yumi Park, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Jackson State University.

This is a FREE event for VMFA members beginning at the Friends level


Focus Series: American

Wed, Jun 1, 6–8 pm | Cochrane Atrium

Join us for a museum-wide celebration of American art with performances, gallery tours, food, and drink! Special guest Dr. Leo G. Mazow, guitarist and VMFA’s incoming Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator and Head of the Department of American Art, will give a lecture on the American artist Thomas Hart Benton, who used folk and popular song as source material for several of his works and then perform music that relates to Benton's paintings with his band, The Coverlets.

The lecture and performance by Dr. Mazow and The Coverlets will be offered twice in the Leslie Cheek Theater – at 6 pm and 7 pm. Please choose one performance time when you reserve your tickets. The reception will be ongoing from 6–8 pm. 

This is a FREE event for VMFA members beginning at the Friends level