December 20, 2013
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ board of trustees has voted to acquire the work Red Reeds by Dale Chihuly that was created for the Anne Cobb Gottwald reflecting pool outside the Best Café.
December 5, 2012
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and The Martin Agency announced today a joint effort that brings to life works of art by artist Dale Chihuly. To complement Chihuly’s exhibition at VMFA, The Martin Agency worked with Unit9 in London to create the first ever glassblowing iPhone app, inspired by Chihuly’s unique art process.
September 27, 2012
A signature installation of the Dale Chihuly exhibition begins October 5 and will feature an intricate, 3,000 pound glass chandelier visible from the museum’s main approach. Blue Ridge Chandelier will hang adjacent to the Tiffany Christ Resurrection Window. The fall exhibition, Chihuly at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, opens October 20.
August 9, 2012
A team from Dale Chihuly’s Seattle studio is in Richmond this week to install “Red Reeds,” a sculpture 60 feet in length, in VMFA’s reflecting pool. The internationally renowned artist created 200 red glass reeds as part of this fall’s exhibition, Chihuly at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, opening October 20.