Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

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200 N Boulevard (at Grove Ave)
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 340-1405
Art Museum, Art Gallery
Mon–Wed, Sat–Sun: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM Thu–Fri: 10:00 AM–9:00 PM

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  • With a collection of art spanning 5,000 years, the VMFA is one of the top comprehensive art museums in the US. The museums collection includes the largest public collection of Faberg outside Russia.
  • Parking is free for Members
  • In1919, Judge John Barton Payne, a prominent Virginian who held high offices in law and national politics, donated his entire collection of 50 paintings. VMFA did not open until 1936.
  • If you're a student, make sure you get a membership. It's only $10 a year, and it will usually get you free admission into special exhibits that cost just as much.
  • Great Museum with some of the best art in the world!!
  • Chihuly was wonderful! So lucky to have something so amazing in RVA
  • Need an escape from your mother-in-law on Christmas day? VMFA is OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR!!!
  • Fab place to host events. Lovely grounds, amazing buildings, landscaped grounds. At The Leadership Summit, the Governor, Lt. Gov & Senator have an attentive audience. Great appetizers & cash bar.
  • Awesome looking space. Be sure to wear your smart looking glasses.
  • Need to go, I think it's FREEEEEEE!!!!-B-
  • Best Cafe in the VMFA has pretty good food, a really cool environment, and free wifi.
  • Come on Thursdays for Jazz and happy hour
  • Student membership is $10 and free parking for members
  • The Contemporary section is pretty stellar - Warhol and Lichtenstein
  • Mummies!!!
  • The Mummy exhibit is getting all the attention but the "Elvis at 21" photography is not to be missed.
  • Excellent museum! I attended the Picasso exhibit & it was amazing! I plan on returning many more times. Definitely need to try their Happy Hour! :)
  • Have apps or dinner at Amuse by the window in the stellar Bertoia chairs.
  • Be sure to get tickets for the Faberge Revealed exhibit through Oct. 2!
  • The sculpture garden rocks. Add wifi and I'd be there all day