November 19, 2012
Next year brings a major exhibition featuring costumes from iconic films to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Hollywood Costume from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London opens November 2, 2013.
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 14, 2012
Fine Arts & Flowers will return to the galleries of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Oct. 24-28. This fall’s exhibition will be the event’s 11th staging, combining painting, sculptures and other works of art in the museum’s permanent collection with unique interpretations in flowers and foliage.
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.
March 7, 2012
With an exciting lineup of special exhibitions, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts brings the world to Richmond in the form of great art representing the span of world cultures. VMFA is internationally recognized for its ambitious special exhibitions drawn from the world’s finest public and private art collections, as well as the museum’s permanent collection.