Admission is free. The WestRock Art Education Center includes two studio spaces, an Early Childhood Education Classroom and the Memorial Foundation for Children Teaching Gallery.

Dig it!

Sep 1 – Jul 4, 2018

Memorial Foundation for Children Teaching Gallery,
Art Education Center
Free and open to the public

Dig it! is an interactive exhibition for visitors of all ages to explore the field of archaeology and learn more about works of art made in ancient China. Discover archaeological sites, excavate objects in a virtual dig and much more!

Dig It! is made possible by generous support from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia, and The Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. Additional support provided by Maggie Georgiadis, Margaret and Thomas Mackell, Jack and Mary Spain.


Faculty and Staff Art Show
Jan 19–Apr 13, 2018

VMFA’s Youth and Family Studio programs employs a team of more than twenty-five professional artists and educators to lead classes for students from the ages of five to seventeen. These studio instructors have varying academic and artistic backgrounds and specialize in a wide range of media, bringing diversity and expertise to our exciting programs. VMFA is pleased to feature a selection of work created by the talented instructors who are essential to making our programs such a resounding success.

Glioblastoma, Kendra Wadsworth

To learn more about VMFA’s Youth, Teen, and Family Studio programs, pick up a copy of our programs brochure or visit the Youth Studio webpage.

Participating Faculty and Staff

Angela Bacskocky
Tyger Belton
Sarah Brown
Merenda Cecelia
Cheryl Dillard
Anh Do
Lindsay Durrette
Megan Endy

Angela Louise Fernandez
Heidi Field-Alvarez
Steven Glass
Celeste Johnston
Dan Kaczka
Brian E. Korte
Caroline LeRoux
Stephanie O’Dell

J. Parker
Alex Parrish
Todd Raviotta
Cindy Shelton Eide
Mary Swezey
Kendra Wadsworth
Janpim Wolf