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 9/7

Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era

Photographs of protest signs and other images capturing the period. Features images by Benedict Fernandez, Richard Anderson and Gordon Parks.
Through 10/19

Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit

A three-part exhibition examining McGinness' work.
11/5 - 11/9

Fine Arts and Flowers

An exhibition of floral arrangements by floral designers from more than 50 garden club chapters across Virginia.
Through 11/16

The Great War: Printmakers of World War I

Twenty-five prints by British and American artists including Muirhead Bone, Kerr Eby, Childe Hassam and James McBey.
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.
10/18 - 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.
11/15 - 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.
11/15 - 3/29/15

Water and Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints

An exhibition featuring 100 woodblock prints by Kawase Hasui that depict Japan's landscape.
9/7 - 5/31/15

Beyond the Walls

Visitors can explore 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.