Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Cost: $45 ($10 off for members of VMFA and Black History Museum) - Advance ticket sales only

Ages: Must be 21+ to attend

VMFA After Hours: One Night, Two Parties, Three Eras!

Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 7–11:30 pm
Dessert and Coffee Lounge 8:30–11:30 pm

Travel through time and space from ancient China to 20th-century Black America to modern-day RVA, all in one night.

The journey also includes a free drink ticket, free parking, and appetizers plus a Dessert Lounge from 8:30-11:30 pm.

Cash bar available. Attire: Museum Chic.

Hosted by Kelli Lemon

Marble Hall: Classic Hip-Hop and R&B with Heavy Hitter DJ Lonnie B
Atrium: Live soul, R&B, Funk, and Jazz by Legacy Band
Claiborne Robertson Room: Dessert Lounge NEW


Kelli Lemon

Kelli Lemon has created a name for herself as self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur,” and can be seen and heard all over Richmond, Virginia! Kelli is passionate about creating events and opportunities for people to socially interact, whether through food, sports, education or the arts. She adores RVA and makes sure she does her part in exposing the city!

Heavy Hitter DJ Lonnie B

DJ Lonnie B is a commander of the airwaves in the city of Richmond as both the mix show coordinator as well as a prime time DJ for WCDX – IPOWER 92.1. Catch him as he brings the city home from work every night from 5–6 on the Hard Drive @ 5 and on Sundays from 7–10 when he educates the city on the Sunday School Mix.

Legacy Band

Legacy Band is based in Richmond, Virginia and is composed of talented musicians. Legacy has been together since December 2015. Their sound is a combination of soul, R&B, Funk and Jazz. Legacy’s style brings forth a refreshing sound—all while paying tribute to the greats. This is only the beginning of an amazing journey that this local band will bring forth to the city.


TERRACOTTA ARMY: Legacy of the First Emperor of China (l to r): Middle-Ranking Officer, Armored General, Armored Infantryman (details), Qin dynasty (221–206 BC), earthenware. © Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum. Photos by Qiu Ziyu.

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

A $20 value
On View through March 11
Lower Level

Joyce Carter, ca. 1969, Chester Higgins, American, born 1946, gelatin silver print. Collection of the Artist.

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Now through Feb 4, you can apply the price of one ticket to a new Individual ($60 value) or Dual/Family ($95 value) membership.*
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*This offer cannot be applied to current memberships or membership renewal.