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The Fralin is open Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. Click here for hours. Please note, the upstairs galleries are currently closed for exhibition changeover.

The Fralin follows current UVA COVID-19 guidelines.

Currently On View

Tsiuya Turuza Waurá, Waujá Giant Anteater, 2018

Photo: Rafael Costa / © Coleção BEĨ

Aug 28, 2021 to Jun 01, 2024


Fralin Museum of Art

The Fralin Mission

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.


Teacher Professional Development Teacher Professional Development
The Fralin offers teacher professional development workshops on a range of topics, including arts integration and creative writing. We are happy to work with school districts, content teams, and individual schools to develop workshops that meet the learning needs of your teachers.   A... Learn More
Early Visions
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
Looking Inward
Experience the restorative power of art—join docent June Heintz virtually for a 60-minute exploration of one work of art, including mindfulness practices, slow looking, and contextual information.  Registration limited to 10 participants; RSVP here. Upcoming Programs ... Learn More

Museum Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm 
Friday: 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm 
Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm

The museum is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.