Gallery Programs

Upcoming Programs


3 in 30: Gordon Parks

Tue, Sep 6, 11–11:30 am & Thu, Sep 8, 6:30–7 pm | Visitor Services

Explore the work of Gordon Parks with Dr. Sarah Eckhardt, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, by examining three key pieces in the permanent collection of the VMFA that relate to the special exhibition, Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott.

Free, no tickets required.


3 in 30: Cave Canum: Beware of Dog?

Tue, Oct 4, 11–11:30 am & Thu, Oct 6, 6:30–7 pm | Visitor Services
with Courtney Morano, Interpretation Manager

What did the ancient Greeks and Romans think about dogs? Were they seen as faithful companions, helpful hunters or fierce guardians? Through mythological stories, ancient author’s accounts and artistic depictions, discover the Ancient Greek and Roman view of man’s best friend.

Free, no tickets required.


Collection Connection: The Gothic Spirit

Wed, Nov 30, 11 am–noon | Meet at Visitor Services
With Christopher C. Oliver, Assistant Curator of American Art, and Kristie Couser, Curatorial Assistant for the Mellon Collections

This gallery talk will explore Remnants and Revivals: Architectural Etchings by Charles Meryon and John Taylor Arms, a special exhibition that reveals how Gothic art and architecture inspired artists working centuries after the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral was constructed in Paris. Join Kristie Couser, Curatorial Assistant for the Mellon Collections and Christopher C. Oliver, Assistant Curator of American Art, for an in-depth conversation enriched by visits to the medieval European and American art galleries.

Free, no tickets required.