Exhibitions – 1930s

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The Main Currents in the Development of American Painting
Jan. 16-Mar. 1, 1936

The John Barton Payne Collections of Paintings and Prints
Mar. 6-Apr. 25, 1936

The Henry P. Strause Collections of Antique Furniture, Tapestries and Clocks
Mar. 6-Apr. 25, 1936

The Annual Exhibition of the Richmond Camera Club
Mar. 6-Apr. 28, 1936

Early Virginia Architecture
Mar. 28-May 24, 1936

The Fifth Annual Exhibition of the Work of Virginia Artists
Apr. 25-May 24, 1936

International Watercolor Exhibition
Oct. 15-Nov. 14, 1936

The Sculpture of Paul Manship
Nov. 14-Dec. 14, 1936

Watercolors of Paul Sample
Nov. 22-Dec. 6, 1936

Oriental Art in the Museum Collections
Dec. 15, 1936-Feb. 6, 1937

The First Anniversary Exhibition [Henry P. Strause Collection]
Jan. 16-Mar. 1, 1937

Virginia Photographic Salon
Feb. 6-Mar. 1, 1937

A Comprehensive Exhibition of Sculpture by Malvina Hoffman
Mar. 6-Apr. 4, 1937

The Sixth Annual Exhibition of the Work of Virginia Artists
Apr. 3-May 3, 1937

A Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Dugald Stewart Walker
May 8-Jun. 6, 1937

Richmond Needs Planning
Sep. 11-Oct. 4, 1937

The Burch-Schulze Collection of Masterpieces of American Painting
Oct. 9-Nov. 22, 1937

Shearwater Pottery
Dec. 4, 1937-Jan. 2, 1938

Gari Melchers: A Memorial Exhibition of His Work
Jan. 17-Feb. 28, 1938

Virginia Photographic Salon 1938
Feb. 5-28, 1938

The First Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings
Mar. 12-Apr. 24, 1938

A Group of Master-Paintings Loaned by Miss Helen C. Frick
Apr. 26-Jun. 30, 1938

Virginia Artist Series No. 1: Anna Mercer Dunlop
Oct. 1-15, 1938

Virginia Artist Series No. 2: J. Pope Jones
Oct. 8-22, 1938

Virginia Artist Series No. 3: James F. Banks
Oct. 15-29, 1938

Exhibition of Steuben Glass
Oct. 29-Nov. 30, 1938

Virginia Artist Series No. 4: Edmund Minor Archer
Nov. 12-Dec. 3, 1938

An Exhibition of Master-Paintings Loaned by the Vose Gallery of Boston
Dec. 3, 1938-Jan. 5, 1939

The Jaquelin-Ambler Portraits
Jan. 14-Feb. 25, 1939

Virginia Artist Series No. 5: Paul Rohland
Jan. 21-Feb. 4, 1939

The Third Virginia Photographic Salon
Feb. 4-25, 1939

Exhibition of the Models Submitted in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Competition
Mar. 4-Apr. 16, 1939

Virginia Artist Series No. 6: Harold Holmes Wrenn
Mar. 25-Apr. 8, 1939

The Seventh Exhibition of the Work of Virginia Artists
Apr. 15-May 15, 1939

A Memorial Exhibition of the Paintings of Katherine Rhoads
May 18-Jun. 18, 1939

Seventy-Eight Sketches by Gari Melchers
Oct. 3-Nov. 3, 1939

Toiles de Jouy
Nov. 3-19, 1939

The Broadnax Portraits
Nov. 3-19, 1939

Virginia Artist Series No. 7: Marion Montague Junkin
Nov. 21-Dec. 4, 1939

“Taste is not Spinach”
Dec. 8, 1939-Jan. 7, 1940