After 5 Fridays

VMFA proudly announces After 5 Fridays, presented by Chase. The one name says it all and includes VMFA’s popular Friday-night events:

First Fridays
Dance After Work
Taste of Art
Summer Breeze

After 5 Fridays Presented by Chase is the perfect way to kick off the weekend. Relax with a beverage, pick up a complimentary coozie and metal cup, visit the galleries for an art escape, and take part in the following featured attractions.

Oct 7, 2022
6–8 pm

First Fridays – Ben and the Bajas
Location: Cochrane Atrium

Join us as we celebrate Disabilities Awareness Month with local music in honor of the new special exhibition Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art, which opens October 8. Enjoy the sounds of the local band Ben and the Bajas, led by VMFA staff member Ben Butterworth. Marna Kalman, another member of the VMFA team, will share her story and the importance of this event to her and the community she represents. Drink specials from Best Café begin at 5:30 pm and the show begins at 6 pm.

Oct 21, 2022
6–8 pm

Dance After Work – Tango
Location: Cochrane Atrium

The long-standing tradition of tango dancing at VMFA returns to the Cochrane Atrium for another exciting Dance After Work. Free 30-minute group class at 6 pm and drink specials from Best Café. Come with or find a dance partner for an evening of social dancing.

View all previous virtual events on YouTube.