VMFA Announces New Internship Funded by Souls Grown Deep Foundation

New grant program supports undergraduate students of color Richmond, Virginia – The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is one of three U.S. art museums to participate in a new grant program supported by the Atlanta-based Souls Grown Deep Foundation. The program provides paid internships to undergraduate students of color, allowing for the opportunity to develop…

Face Mask with Feathered Collar, second quarter of the 20th century, Nyindu culture (Democratic Republic of the Congo), wood, pigment, rooster feathers, 15.3 in. high. Private Collection. Photo: Paul Louis.

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richmond, Virginia – The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announces a diverse selection of exhibitions premiering through Spring 2019. Additional details for major exhibitions will be available at www.vmfa.museum/pressroom. All information for upcoming exhibitions is subject to change. Please contact VMFA Communications to verify dates and other key facts. Upcoming Exhibitions & Special Installations Congo…

Programs and Speakers for VMFA’s Fine Arts & Flowers

Museum-wide exhibition of art-inspired floral designs runs Oct. 24-28 Richmond, Virginia ­– The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announces its lineup of programs and speaker presentations to accompany the 14th biennial Fine Arts & Flowers, a museum-wide exhibition that pairs original interpretive floral arrangements with works from the museum’s permanent collection from Oct. 24-28, 2018.…

Dr. Monroe E. Harris, Jr. elected president of VMFA’s Board of Trustees

Richmond, Virginia – Monroe E. Harris, Jr., D.M.D., was elected president of the Board of Trustees for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on July 1, 2018.  He is the first African American to hold this position in the 82 year history of the institution. Dr. Harris has served on the Board of Trustees at…

VMFA’s Napoleon reigns over Richmond

Events, programs, and partnerships for Napoleon: Power and Splendor Richmond, Virginia – Napoleon: Power and Splendor, on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts through Sept. 3, 2018, showcases more than 200 works of art — most of which have never before been shown in the United States — in an innovative display that recreates…

HOWARDENA PINDELL: What Remains to Be Seen

First major survey of Howardena Pindell’s work to be exhibited at VMFA Richmond, Virginia – The work of groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell will be featured in an exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts from Aug. 25 through Nov. 25, 2018. Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen is the first major survey…

VMFA Foundation Names New Deputy Director for Advancement

Richmond, Virginia — The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VMFAF) has named Thomas C. Gutenberger as its new deputy director for advancement. Gutenberger joins VMFAF after a decade of work at the University of Richmond, where he served as vice president of advancement. In his new role, Gutenberger will lead a team of 33…

Governor Northam Announces Free Admission to VMFA’s Napoleon: Power and Splendor for State Employees

RICHMOND — Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Commonwealth of Virginia employees can receive free admission to Napoleon: Power and Splendor, an international loan exhibition on idsplay  at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)  through Sept. 3, 2018. Admission to VMFA’s permanent collection is free 365 days of the year but some special exhibitions, such…