The Fralin is open Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. Click here for hours. Please note, second floor galleries (including Earthly Exemplars) will be closed through February 3 during exhibition changeover. The museum will be closed to the public on Saturday, February 11.
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia encourages the spirit of curiosity and promotes diversity of thought through the study, care, and celebration of art.
Learning: Curiosity is important to us. Empathy: Understanding is important to us. Diversity: Communities are important to us. Respect: Civil discourse is important to us. Stewardship: Protecting The Fralin’s collection for future generations is important to us.
Writer's Eye 2022
Now in its 36th year, Writer’s Eye challenges writers of all ages to use visual art in The Fralin as inspiration for the creation of original poetry and prose. This annual ekphrastic writing program—introduced by docents Carole Armstrong and... Learn More
Each semester, The Fralin offers the ten-week Early Visions program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia. UVA students and members of the Boys and Girls Club are paired in mentoring relationships to build self-esteem, explore museum exhibitions, and collaborate on... Learn More
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... Learn More