Virginia Students among Top 10 U.S. Recipients of Scholastic Art Awards

The Richmond Art Region for which VMFA is the regional affiliate received 40 Scholastic National Art Awards, 9th in the total number of awards designated to any region out of the over 100 U.S. affiliates that received recognition. Virginia is served by the Southeast Region-at-large, and Arlington, Fairfax, Southwest, and Richmond Art regions.

VMFA Hires Chief Registrar

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hired a new chief registrar, J’Laine Newcombe, who will manage a staff dedicated to the care of the fine art collection.

McGinness Painting

Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit

The creative process for Ryan McGinness’s 2009 commissioned painting Art History Is Not Linear (VMFA) is the focus of this inventive exhibition. This painting marked the first time that McGinness created an installation with site-specific imagery that directly links to a museum collection. The exhibition will be on view January 25 – October 19, 2014.