VMFA Blog

A blog by staff and others about the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Hollywood actor appearing at VMFA Friday, July 2

Don’t miss a very special event next Friday when veteran Hollywood character actor Raynor Scheine appears in-person at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art’s theater to speak and answer questions about his key role in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), the first movie to be screened for VMFA’s new Friday Films series. Be there at 6…

Celebratory ritual objects help celebrate VMFA reopening

Thanks to the generosity of The Jewish Museum in New York, VMFA is able to present a pair of Dutch 17th-century silver Torah Finials in the European Galleries as a long-term loan. These artifacts are the first examples of Judaica ever to be displayed in the permanent galleries of VMFA. Made at a time –…