Tag: art

Why “Fresh Paint” at the VMHC is a Must-See for RVA Families

After much deliberation, it’s impossible for me to say which of the indoor wall-sized murals on display at the Virginia Museum of History &...

Art History Exhibit for Families Will Wow Horse-lovers and Greek Mythology Fans

One of my favorite books from childhood currently is on a bookshelf in my college dorm room. Titled simply Greek Myths, the book shows...

Papier Maché Magic at Home

Haitian art is known for its bright colors and themes from island life, such as fruits, flowers, and exotic wildlife. Most people in Haiti...

DaVinci Alive at the Science Museum of Virginia is the Epitome of STEAM for...

“Learn to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”   - Leonardo da Vinci   The Science Museum of Virginia, long known for their innovative presentations...

“Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea” Makes a Statement with Art and Science

A large model of a whale’s rib cage greets guests at the entrance to Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, the latest art...

Beginner’s Guide to Pastels

With winter’s chill still lingering, your ears may be ringing with the echo of “I’m bored!” from the kids. Fill these pre-spring days by...

Case-study in Creativity with VMFA’s Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch Exhibition

During a media tour of the VMFA galleries to view Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss, and the Cycle of Life, our docent...

“Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” is Powerful, Mesmerizing, and Important for Families

  Reviewed by Sam Schwartzkopf This summer, visit the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to immerse yourself in Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. This multimedia exhibit...

Visit VMFA on Art Museum Day and Receive a Voucher for Kehinde Wiley Exhibit

Visit VMFA on Art Museum Day, May 18, and See the New Exhibit for Free! The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will be offering free...

See How They Run, Audience Pleaser Packed with Laughs

Reviewed by Susanna Wu-Pong   There are amusing plays. There are funny plays. And then there are plays where you belly laugh through the evening. See How...