Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Art Museum
Richmond museum holds 20,000 objects in its collection.
10 am-5 pm Saturday-Wednesday; 10 am-9 pm Thursday-Friday
(Virginia)
Free
804-340-1400
Through 12/12

Ongoing exhibits:

Works from the museum's collection of more than 23,000 pieces of art from cultures all over the world, including collections of art nouveau, art deco, modern and contemporary American, French impressionist and postimpressionist art.
Through 1/11/15

Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing

More than 180 works from the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing include portraits of emperors and empresses, court paintings, religious sculpture, costumes and more.
Through 2/15/15

States of Change in Africa

A display of two recently acquired works in the museum's African collection include "Barber's Sign" from Ghana and "Untitled 21," a piece by Congolese artist Sammy Baloji.
Through 3/22/15

Artists as Art: Photographic Portraits

Photographs of fine artists, writers and performers that were taken throughout the 20th century are featured.
Through 3/29/15

Miwako Nishizawa: Twelve Views of Virginia

An exhibition of proofs by the California-based Japanese American artist, who specializes in the shin-hanga Japanese woodblock technique.
Through 3/29/15

Water and Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints

An exhibition featuring 100 woodblock prints by Hasui that depict Japan's landscape.
Through 5/31/15

Beyond the Walls

Visitors can learn about daily life in imperial China in this interactive exhibition, which provides guests with a look into the home of a merchant-class family of the 17th and 18th century.