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The Fralin is now open with an entirely reinstalled museum. Admission is free. Click here for hours. Please note, per UVA guidelines, masks are required indoors regardless of vaccination status.

Current Exhibitions

Skyscraper Gothic

August 28, 2021 to December 31, 2021

The Fralin Museum of Art premieres the first exhibition to investigate how European Gothic architecture was used to create a new language of skyscrapers... Read more

This exhibition is made possible through the generous support from the Angle Exhibition Fund, The Jefferson Trust, an initiative of the U.Va. Alumni Association, Dr. Joyce Lowinson Kootz, The Fralin Museum of Art Volunteer Board, the UVA Arts Council, an Arts Enhancement Grant from the Office of the Provost & the Vice Provost for the Arts, the School of Architecture, and Arts$. The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is made possible through generous support from The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. Thanks to members and donors for furthering the museum’s mission and to in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Focus On: Sally Mann & Pamela Pecchio

August 28, 2021 to December 12, 2021

Delicate Trades: British Porcelain, Global Connections

August 28, 2021 to December 31, 2021

This exhibition situates objects from the Worcester Porcelain Factory within the context of exchange in order to demonstrate their global influences. Invented in China by the... Read more

Everyone a Curator: The Langhorne Collection of 18th-Century Prints

August 28, 2021 to November 28, 2021

Long before the invention of photography, images were disseminated for public consumption through the print medium. British painters and sculptors worked... Read more

This exhibition is made possible through support from The Fralin Museum of Art Volunteer Board. The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is generously supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. Thanks to our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Solitude

August 28, 2021 to November 14, 2021

Planned remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, Solitude seeks to acknowledge various themes and experiences associated with... Read more

This exhibition is made possible through support from The Fralin Museum of Art Volunteer Board. The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is generously supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. Thanks to our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Structures

August 28, 2021 to June 1, 2022

This dynamic selection of 20th- and 21st-century artworks from the Museum’s permanent collection explores the ways that art can speak to or question the... Read more

This exhibition is made possible through support from The Fralin Museum of Art Volunteer Board. The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is made possible through generous support from The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. Thanks to our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

The Little Museum of Art

August 27, 2021 to September 23, 2021

Launched in the summer of 2021, The Fralin’s Little Museum of Art was inspired by the Little Free Library movement and other miniature art galleries that emerged during the pandemic... Read more

Tsiuya Turuza Waurá, Waujá Giant Anteater, 2018

Photo: Rafael Costa / © Coleção BEĨ

Virtual Exhibition: The Indigenous Benches of Brazil

  • A Collaboration Between the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia and Coleção BEĨ

Click here to view the exhibition in... Read more

Tsiuya Turuza Waurá, Waujá Giant Anteater, 2018

Photo: Rafael Costa / © Coleção BEĨ

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.