Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Commonwealth of Virginia owns the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The museum, together with Virginia Historical Society, anchors the “Museum District” of Richmond.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has divided its encyclopedic collections into several curatorial departments, which correspond its galleries as follows:

  • African Art
  • American Art
  • Ancient American Art
  • Ancient Art
  • Art Nouveau & Art Deco
  • East Asian Art
  • European Art
  • English Silver
  • Fabergé
  • South Asian
  • Modern & Contemporary

Highlights of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • Museum:                            Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • City:                                    Richmond, Virginia
  • Country:                             United States
  • State:                                  Virginia
  • Established:                       1934
  • Location:                            200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA

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