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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*

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200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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June 2018

Contemporary Art from Portugal

June 1 - July 22
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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To commemorate the state visit of Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of Portugal, in June 2018, this exhibition presents the work of six Portuguese artists, whose paintings, photographs and other works on paper were chosen to reflect the range and vitality of contemporary art in Portugal. The 20 featured works of art are coming on loan from the Fundação Luso-American. Curated by Dr. Michael Taylor, VMFA’s chief curator and deputy director for art and education.

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Napoleon: Power and Splendor

June 1 - September 3
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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More than 200 works of art, many of which have never before been exhibited in the United States, reveal the intricacies of the Napoleon’s daily life and the range of works commissioned by and for him. This exhibition of international loans includes major masterpieces of painting, an array of decorative arts, sculptures, engravings, and more—brought together from the Château de Fontainebleau, the Louvre, the Musée de l’Armée in Paris, and other world-class collections. Projection technology further enhances the spectacle by creating an experience that…

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July 2018

Truthful Witnessing

July 1 - October 14
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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This third installation in a series of exhibitions exploring the four volumes of the Black Photographers Annual, published between 1973 and 1980, features a range of artists, including author James Baldwin. This series is sponsored by Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher, president of University of Richmond, and Dr. Betty Neal Crutcher.  

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VMFA After Hours: Casino de Paris

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Join host Micah "Bam Bamm" White for a night in Paris. The Atrium will be transformed into a French-inspired casino with games and raffle prizes. DJ Lonnie B will be spinning classic Hip Hop and R&B in the Marble Hall for dancing. Ticket includes parking, appetizers, one drink, "casino money," and exhibition admission to Napoleon: Power and Splendor.

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August 2018

August Open Studio

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Visit the Art Education Center to participate in an art activity inspired by an object from the VMFA collection. A new art activity, led by VMFA Youth Studio Staff and volunteers, is offered every month.

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