Programs & Resources

What do more than half a million Virginians have in common? They have all enjoyed a VMFA art experience in their own communities — many of them miles from Richmond. The VMFA Art and Education Division provides educational exhibitions and programs to museums, arts centers, libraries, galleries, schools, colleges and universities, and retirement facilities throughout the Commonwealth.


Educator Programs

In every area across the state, VMFA offers both teacher workshops at a variety of grade levels and Art on the Spot Statewide, elementary level classroom adventures.

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Visual & Performing Arts

VMFA visual and performing arts programs are designed to stimulate greater community involvement in art education and to provide opportunities for individuals to work closely with noted professional artists.

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Speakers On The Arts

VMFA Speakers on the Arts lectures are an excellent complement to programming for VMFA Statewide Partners to introduce new areas of art and to enhance community events and celebrations.

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K-12 Educational Resources

Free online art education resources for educators, students, and families. Includes resources for your visit to the museum, in the classroom, hands-on activities and more.

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Technical Assistance

VMFA offers professional expertise to Partners in such areas as environmental control, physical security, educational programming, fundraising, and non-profit organization.

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