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Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2, Preschool

Subject Area: English, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2, Preschool

Subject Area: English, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Activity Type: Classroom Resource, Resource Set

Global Exchange

Collection: African Art, Ancient Art, Decorative Arts after 1890, East Asian Art, Egyptian Art, European Art, Pre-Columbian Art, South Asian Art

Culture/Region: Africa, America, China, East Asia, Egypt, Europe, Greece, India, Rome, South Asia

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Subject Area: English, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2, Preschool

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: English

Grade Level: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: English, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: Foreign Language, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2, Preschool

Subject Area: Foreign Language, Spanish, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades K-2

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Subject Area: English, Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: English, Visual Arts

Grade Level: College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Activity Type: Classroom Resource, Resource Set

Wealth & Trade

Collection: African Art

Culture/Region: Africa

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5

Subject Area: Fine Arts, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Subject Area: Foreign Language, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Gallery Guides and Hunts

Gallery guides and Gallery Hunts are designed for you and your students to use on self-directed visits of VMFA.

Activity Type: Gallery Guides & Hunts, Special Exhibition

Gallery Hunt: What Does Power Look Like?

Collection: African Art, Ancient Art, Decorative Arts after 1890

Culture/Region: Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Collection: African Art, American Art, Ancient Art, Decorative Arts after 1890

Culture/Region: Africa, America, Rome

Subject Area: Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2, Preschool

Activity Type: Gallery Guides & Hunts

Gallery Hunt: Style

Collection: African Art, American Art, Ancient Art, European Art, Modern and Contemporary Art

Culture/Region: Africa, America, Europe, Rome

Subject Area: African American, Fine Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

Activity Type: Gallery Activity, Gallery Guides & Hunts

Gallery Guide: Ancient Egyptian Culture

Collection: African Art, Ancient Art, Egyptian Art

Culture/Region: Africa, Egypt

Subject Area: Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Science

Grade Level: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8

Activity Type: Gallery Guides & Hunts

Gallery Hunt: Egyptomania

Collection: African Art, American Art, Ancient Art, Decorative Arts after 1890, Egyptian Art

Culture/Region: Africa, America, Egypt, Europe, Greece

Subject Area: Visual Arts

Grade Level: Adult, College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2

VMFA's extensive Library

The Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library is open to the public Monday – Friday, noon – 5 pm, except for state holidays. The Reading Room offers tables and chairs for research, and four public computers, which can access the Internet, all of the Library’s subscription electronic resources, and the museum’s collections database. The Reading Room is also equipped with outlets and wireless Internet for patrons wishing to bring a laptop.

Visit the Archives

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Museum Events
Museum Events

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VMFA Programs
VMFA Programs

VMFA offers programs for all visitors, infant to infinity, including lectures, gallery programs, and studio classes.

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Tours
Tours

We offer daily walk-in tours for individuals and self-directed and docent-guided group tours for adults and students!

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