Fralin Museum of Art

The Fralin Museum of Art exhibits art from around the world dating from ancient times to the present day. In addition to its permanent collection, the Museum presents an ongoing schedule of changing exhibitions, accompanied by related programs and publications.

The Museum maintains a collection of over 9,000 objects in its permanent collection. The permanent collection galleries exhibit American and European painting and sculpture of the 15th -19th centuries including art from the "Age of Thomas Jefferson" (1775-1825); art from the ancient Mediterranean; Asian art; and 20th century art.

The Museum is handicapped accessible. Admission is free; donations are welcome. A small parking lot is located behind the Museum. Additional parking is available in other University visitor lots (Emmet Street) and in commercial lots (Elliewood Avenue) nearby.

Public Hours:

Tuesday through Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:00 pm.

Tours: for groups and school classes by appointment: 434-924-7458.

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  • Handicapped Accessible: