Ted Joans: Land of the Rhinoceri

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

In Ted Joans: Land of the Rhinoceri, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents a suite of 31 works—in watercolor, pencil, ink, crayon, and collage—that the artist completed in 1956 and gathered in a portfolio titled Drawings from Africa. Born in Cairo, Illinois, Theadore “Ted” Joans was an unlikely icon of the art world. An […]

Free

Talk | “Samurai: From War to Peace”

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Samurai Armor from the Collection of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, this talk will explore the transformation of Japan from its era of warring states to its era of peace. Constantine Vaporis, PhD, will explore three historical samurai figures from different regions of Japan: Yamauchi Kazutoyo (1545–1605), an obscure samurai […]

$5 – $8

Samurai Armor from the Collection of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Travel back in time for an awe-inspiring look at Japan’s exquisitely crafted samurai armor. Coming to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller collection—one of the largest and finest collections in the world—the assembled works offer a glimpse of samurai history with a focus on ceremonial adornments created within the […]

$6 – $65

Teacher Tuesdays at Two

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Let's look at art together—through the teacher's lens. On select Tuesdays, practicing K–12 educators across disciplines are invited to join VMFA faculty for an education-centered conversation in the galleries. Come spend an hour with us to share your perspective, elevate your practice, and enjoy some summer afternoon playtime! We can't wait to see you and […]

Free, registration required. 

Teacher Tuesdays at Two

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Let's look at art together—through the teacher's lens. On select Tuesdays, practicing K–12 educators across disciplines are invited to join VMFA faculty for an education-centered conversation in the galleries. Come spend an hour with us to share your perspective, elevate your practice, and enjoy some summer afternoon playtime! We can't wait to see you and […]

Free, registration required. 

Teacher Tuesdays at Two

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Let's look at art together—through the teacher's lens. On select Tuesdays, practicing K–12 educators across disciplines are invited to join VMFA faculty for an education-centered conversation in the galleries. Come spend an hour with us to share your perspective, elevate your practice, and enjoy some summer afternoon playtime! We can't wait to see you and […]

Free, registration required. 

Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Brazil

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, United States

Join us as we celebrate the art, culture, and traditions of Brazil! Through art activities, performances, and artist demonstrations, discover the history and culture of this diverse country. Play and relax in VMFA’s Sculpture Garden and stop by Best Café. Free; no tickets required.

Free