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Community Programs

Eyes on Art

Continued exposure to art and music can slow the decline of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders. Eyes on Art is an innovative program designed in partnership with the Arts Fusion Program of the Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, to engage people with Alzheimer's in meaningful discussions about art.

Writer's Eye

Writer's Eye 2018

Virginia Docent Exchange

The Fralin Museum of Art is the proud host of the 2017 Virginia Docent Exchange, April 1-2, 2017. This year’s theme, “Whose Museum Is It?” will explore the ways in which museums welcome, represent, include, and, integrate the voices of our diverse museum audiences. Join us Saturday, April 1st, for dinner in the newly-renovated Rotunda and hear our keynote speaker, museum educator Dr. Danielle Rice.

Looking Inward Meditative Art Tour

Experience the restorative power of art—join docent June Heintz for an hour exploration of art through a variety of meditative practices.

Registration required. Please email > or call 434.243.2050.


Upcoming programs:

July 7 @ 11 am

August 11 @ 11 am

August 23 @ 5:30 pm


The Fralin Downtown Film Series

NEW! We are pleased to present The Fralin Downtown, a new film series on the Arts, screened at The Violet Crown and funded by an Arts Enhancement grant from the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts. With thought-provoking films that focus on artists and the arts, we invite you to join us on the Downtown Mall. Visit the Violet Crown website for film details and tickets.