After 5 Fridays

Fridays, 6–8 pm
Cochrane Atrium (Robins Sculpture Garden when noted)

Kick off every weekend by joining us for After 5 Fridays. Explore the museum during evening hours. Enjoy free admission to the permanent collection, Highlights Tours, drink specials in Best Café, and exciting events of live music, dancing and more.

After 5 Fridays offers a dynamic rotation of categories: First Friday, Taste of Art, and Dance After Work, as well as Summer Breeze. Free; no tickets required. Drink specials start at 5:30 pm in Best Café. Program start times are listed below.


2024 Schedule

After 5 Fridays | Dance After Work: Hip Hop Line Dancing

Fri, Jun 21, 2024
6–8 pm
Free, no registration required
Robins Sculpture Garden

The King of Line Dancing returns to VMFA for another evening of grooving. Join us as we welcome Kemel Patton to VMFA's E. Claiborne and Lora Robins Sculpture Garden and move our bodies to the beat of his hip-hop line dances. 

Free; no tickets required.

After 5 Fridays | Summer Breeze with Aliyah the DJ

Fri, Jun 28, 2024 |5:30–8:30 pm
Robins Sculpture Garden (In case of rain, Cochrane Atrium)

Kick off Summer Breeze season in the Robins Sculpture Garden with Aliyah the DJ on the spin! Expect to groove to good music and relax in the summer vibes. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy beer, wine, and snacks available for purchase. Free; no registration required. In case of rain, join us in the Cochrane Atrium.

Free, no registration required.