What’s new on Jamestown Island? Archaeologists from the Jamestown Rediscovery project at Historic Jamestowne are uncovering James Fort’s oldest artifacts, and creating a revised picture of life in the first permanent English settlement in America! This limited security exhibition is perfect for schools, libraries, and art centers.Request Program
Educational Exhibitions for Loan
The Office of Statewide Partnerships offers a world of art through its Educational Exhibitions. These portable exhibitions consist of reproductions of great art from the VMFA permanent collection, or panels of informative text with photo images, or framed posters. Click on the exhibition titles below for detailed information of each. Click on “How to Order Educational Exhibitions for Loan” to view how to and who may borrow these exhibitions and their security reqirements.
What’s So Radical About Impressionism?
The word “Impressionism” makes most people think of beautiful, sunlit paintings of the French countryside, glorious gardens and lily ponds, and fashionable Parisians enjoining life in charming cafes. But in 1874, when the men and women who came to be known as the Impressionists first exhibited their work, it was considered shocking and outrageous by all but the most to forward-thinking viewers. Why did these young artists cause such an uproar?Request Program