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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: William Pether, British, ca. 1738–1821. After Joseph Wright of Derby, British, 1734–1797. The Persons Viewing the Gladiator by Lamplight, 1769. Mezzotint. 17 1/2 x 22 1/8 in (44.5 x 56.2 cm). Lent by the Langhorne Collection, 2014.EL.1.89.

Mar 10, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017

Image: Mexico, Teotihuacan. Incensario, A.D. 550-650. Late Xolalpan Phase. Ceramic, pigment, and mica. 27 9/16 in (70 cm). Gift of Daniel Friedenberg, 1989.27.

Mar 10, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017

Image: Unknown, Japanese. Sunset Over Musashino, ca. 1920. Taisho period. Two-panel screen with color on mica or silver leaf ground with damask border and walnut molding. 68 x 74 in (172.7 x 188 cm). Gift of Charles L. Vincent, 1999.11.4.

Mar 03, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017


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.


Mar 25
Saturday Special Tour | Grasping at the Ephemeral: Explorations on Change from the Permanent Collection
2:00 pm
Mar 31
Final Friday
5:30 pm
Apr 05
Fun for the Young with Glynis Welte
10:00 am


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.