Art History Classes

Registration Information

Registration for Winter/Spring 2022 programs begins at 9am on November 15 for current VMFA members and November 22 for non-members.

Winter 2021/Spring Classes and Programs Catalog

In preparation for attending Art History programs, please view the current safety and cleaning protocols below.

Art History Safety & Cleaning Protocols

VMFA Art History Classes provide adult audiences with the opportunity to investigate the history of art through dynamic and interactive lectures, gallery visits and discussions. For ages 16 and over.


[45] Contemporary Tibetan Artists: Innovation, Inspiration, and Meaning

Tue, Jul 12, 19, and 26 (3 sessions), 1–2:30 pm | Conference Center Suite & Galleries
Dr. Ariana Maki, Associate Director, Tibet Center and Bhutan Initiative, University of Virginia

Over the last four decades, Tibetan artists have driven major innovations in creative expression. This series traces the history and development of contemporary Tibetan art through a range of media—painting, sculpture, installations, and photography—as artists engage questions of identity, place, and tradition. The cost of the course includes admission to Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits.

$80 (VMFA members $65)