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.
Tuesday through Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:00 pm.
Tours: for groups and school classes by appointment: 434-924-7458.
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The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia is pleased to present works by American figurative painter Ann Gale, professor of Painting at the University of Washington. Largely composed of oil paintings, with a few preparatory sketches, this exhibition features portraits, painted from models in the studio, that reveal the often unseen... more
- Address: 155 Rugby Road
- Location: Fralin Museum of Art
- Dates: October 20, 2016 - July 23, 2017
This exhibition encompasses objects ranging from 1st century Roman glass through 20th century sculpture, including a 17th century Dutch portrait painting on panel with a hidden image. The majority of the selected objects have never been publicly on view, and present a rare opportunity for visitors to The Fralin. This multi-cultural exhibition is... more
The Fralin Museum of Art is thrilled to host a screening of the first episode from the newest season of ART21: "Chicago." For its eighth season, ART21 engaged three exceptional documentary directors: three-time Academy Award nominee Deborah Dickson; MacArthur Foundation Fellow and Peabody Award-winner Stanley Nelson; and Emmy Award-winner Pamela... more
The Yamanaka Trinity: Fragmentation and Re-presentation of the Chinese Buddhist Site Tianlongshan in early Twentieth-century Collecting and Art History by Gregory Levine Associate Professor in the History of Art University of California, Berkeley 6 pm Campbell 153 more
These popular programs combine age-appropriate tours with hands-on art activities that make the Museum's exhibitions accessible to children. The introduction of new art materials and techniques challenges children to think in new ways, and interactive tours help them develop the confidence to talk about art. By asking parents or other adult family... more
The Fralin has commissioned Professor Kevin Everson to create a new film, Rough and Unequal, which will debut at the museum in 2017. Filming from McCormick Observatory on Grounds, Everson is documenting the waxing and waning of the moon. The 16mm film will be projected using a single-reel platter system. Adjacent to the screening area, Everson will... more