VMFA Blog

A blog by staff and others about the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Kehinde Wiley: Women & Fashion

Just when you thought you could identify a Kehinde Wiley painting (strong men in urban clothing), Kehinde Wiley “flipped the script,” as he says. Learn about his project Economy of Grace, featuring women in couture gowns.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence

  We’re thrilled to announce that Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews you’ve earned on TripAdvisor. “With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry…

Painting once lost to Nazis now on display at VMFA

Read what the Wall Street Journal had to say about our recent acquisition of “Sand Hills in Grünau” by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. We are very excited for this piece to have found its new home in our Ludwig and Rosy Fischer Collection. Visit this work and learn more about its fascinating history in the Frederick…