Talks + Lectures

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Virtual Artist Talk: Odili Donald Odita

Thu, Mar 4, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm | Virtual Talk 

Procession, a dynamic mural of complex colors, patterns and striations that bend and illuminate the architecture of the VMFA's Cochrane Atrium, was completed last August. Join the artist for a discussion with curator, Valerie Cassel Oliver, to discover more about the work including its ties to the museum and its permanent collection.

Free. Registration via Zoom required.

Virtual Artist Talk: Raven Custalow

Fri, Apr 23, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm | Virtual Talk 

In 2020, Raven Custalow, Virginia Native artist of Rappahannock ancestry and an enrolled member of the Mattaponi tribe, was commissioned by the museum to create a feather-mantle titled Puttawus. Join the museum for a discussion about the work and the artist's practice with Dr. Johanna Minich, Assistant Curator of Native American Art for the VMFA.

Free. Registration via Zoom required.


Artist Talks

We have over 25 videos of artists discussing their work in their own words and explore works in the VMFA permanent collection.