Help VMFA Build the Forbidden City

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is launching its first crowdfunding campaign to support the exhibition fund.  Supporters will be invited to help build a scaled version of the Forbidden City featuring the hundreds of buildings that make up the complex. The crowdfunding campaign, which starts today, will conclude on October 17, the day before the opening…

VMFA’s First Crowdfunding Initiative Starts Today

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is launching its first crowdfunding campaign to support the exhibition fund.  Supporters will be invited to help build a scaled version of the Forbidden City featuring the hundreds of buildings that make up the complex. The crowdfunding campaign, which starts today, will conclude on October 17, the day before…

Media Advisory: Free Admission on Thursdays for Posing Beauty

Posing Beauty in African American Culture and the companion exhibition Identity Shifts: Works from VMFA will be free all day on Thursdays, beginning on June 26 and continuing until the exhibitions close on July 27, 2014. Hours on Thursdays are 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Inspired by the generosity of The Richmond (VA) The Links,…

Dr. Sylvia L. Yount Named to Post at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Sylvia L. Yount, Chief Curator and the Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, will be joining the staff of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this September as the Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge of The American Wing.