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.

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…

Richmond: Why Being Hip is More Important Than it Seems

By MALLORY NOE-PAYNE • APR 20, 2016 Nashville is known for its music. D.C. for its politics. Austin for just plain being weird. Cities have identities — and it’s part of what attracts people to live and work there. Here in Virginia, Richmond is trying hard to be one of those hot spots, and it’s…

Nightfall: Nightlife

This post is one in a series highlighting the special exhibition Nightfall: Prints of the Dark Hours, which explores evocative artistic images of night, called nocturnes. The exhibition is on view through March 22, 2016, in the VMFA Works on Paper Focus Gallery. Admission is free. During the 19th and 20th centuries, rampant industrialization and…