Benefits of Council Membership

The following events, opportunities, and publications are offered exclusively to Council members:

  • Three lecture-luncheons, each comprising docent-led tours, a brief Council meeting, a lecture by a distinguished guest speaker on an art-related topic, and an optional luncheon;
  • Invitations to special-themed tours of the VMFA collections, facilities, and grounds;
  • Tours of artistic sites in the Richmond area;
  • Travel opportunities to visit museums throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • Art-related special events such as teas and author events;
  • Volunteer-opportunity fairs;
  • The Councillor, a full-color informative newsletter published three times a year;
  • The Council eNews, monthly email with Council and Museum information;
  • Council Book Club, meets quarterly with discussion and docent-led tours;
  • The opportunity to enjoy events with new friends who also have a passion for art.