VMFA Showcases African-American Artists for Black History Month

In honor of Black History month, VMFA will showcase both visual and performing African American artists. Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes will perform on Feb. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. for the First Fridays program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Since the 1940’s VMFA has sought works by African-American artists for the 19th, 20th, and 21st century collections.

Program & Event Calendar

VMFA offers a variety of programs throughout the year, from films to lectures to art classes. For more information about these programs, please call Visitor Services at 804-340-1400 or visitorservices@vmfa.museum. Also, keep in mind that some events may change and the best way to find an updated list of programs is on our website.

Special Exhibitions & Gallery Installations 2014-2015

Special Exhibitions Fusion: Art of the 21st-Century December 19, 2014 – July 26, 2015 21st-Century Gallery Free Showing works by an increasingly diverse roster of global artists, VMFA’s 21st-century gallery reflects the expanded nature of contemporary art. The next exhibition, titled Fusion, builds on this focus. It emphasizes new acquisitions—many on view for the first…

Fusion: Art of the 21st-Century

Showing works by a diverse roster of global artists, VMFA’s 21st-century gallery reflects the expanded nature of contemporary art. Fusion: Art of the 21st Century, opening December 19, 2014, builds on this focus. It emphasizes new acquisitions—many on view for the first time—and includes a substantial number of works by African and African-American artists and works from Latin American, the Caribbean, and Mexico.

Alex Nyerges

VMFA Director Alex Nyerges Recognized for International Contributions

On November 22, 2014, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Director Alex Nyerges was honored by the French government as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres), a prestigious international association of leaders recognized for their contributions toward promoting international relations with France.