Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

Art Museum, Art Gallery
200 N Boulevard (at Grove Ave)
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 340-1405
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm


  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Great Museum with some of the best art in the world!!
  • Chihuly was wonderful! So lucky to have something so amazing in RVA
  • 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.
  • Need an escape from your mother-in-law on Christmas day? VMFA is OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR!!!
  • 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.
  • The sculpture garden rocks. Add wifi and I'd be there all day
  • Awesome looking space. Be sure to wear your smart looking glasses.
  • love the spaciousness of the new place. really want to try amuse, but they are booked up on thursday nights til mid june. however the bar is first come first serve and begins serving drinks at 2 pm. t
  • One of the best art nouveau and art Deco exhibits I've ever seen! VMFA is a true treasure.
  • Free entrance, impressive collection of paintings and sculptures. Very well laid out. Currently hosting an exhibition about Chinese art (not free).
  • Richmond's best stuff!
  • Parking is $5 but admission is free for the main exhibits. Special exhibits are a separate fee. Before or after your visit, enjoy lunch in nearby Carytown.

Nearby places

205 N Boulevard (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA))
200 N Boulevard
428 N Boulevard (Kensington)