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

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 –…