, U.Va.

Currently On View

Image: Kevin Everson, American, b. 1965. Still from Rough and Unequal, 2017. 16mm film, black and white, silent. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 27, 2017 to Apr 16, 2017
Image: Jean Arp, French, b. Germany (Alsace), 1886–1966. Oriforme, model 1962, fabricated 1977. Stainless steel, 89 3/4 x 84 1/2 x 23 5/8 in, 227.9 x 214.6 x 60 cm
Image: Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery


Fralin Museum of Art

The Fralin Mission

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia promotes visual literacy as part of a broader, comprehensive education for all and seeks to enhance its visitors' perceptions and understanding of world cultures throughout history and of art as an enduring human endeavor. To this end, the Museum shall acquire, preserve, study, exhibit, and interpret works of art of the highest quality in a variety of media that represent the world's cultures from earliest times to the present.


Feb 24
CANCELLED--Final Friday
12:30 pm
Mar 01
Fun for the Young with Glynis Welte
10:00 am
Mar 01
Eyes on Art Tour
2:30 pm


Early Visions
Each Spring semester, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia. The Fralin offers the ten-week Early Visions program. Learn more.
Family Art JAMs
These popular programs combine age-appropriate tours with hands-on art activities that make the Museum's exhibitions accessible to children. Learn more.
Writer's Eye 2016
Now in it’s 30th year, Writer’s Eye, started by The Fralin’s docents in 1986, is an annual literary competition that challenges writers of all ages. Learn more.