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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 follows current UVA COVID-19 guidelines.

Current Exhibitions

Selected page from Studies of Ancient Masters (Gakko-jō). Kano Tsunenobu, Japan, ca. 1695. Ink and color on silk and paper, 11 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. Anonymous Gift, 1975.11. The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.

Earthly Exemplars: The Art of Buddhist Disciples and Teachers in Asia (temporary closure Jan 2 - Feb 3)

August 27, 2022 to March 19, 2023

Please note, this exhibition will be closed January 2 – February 3 during exhibition changeover on the second floor.

Arhats and teachers are subjects of... 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.

Selected page from Studies of Ancient Masters (Gakko-jō). Kano Tsunenobu, Japan, ca. 1695. Ink and color on silk and paper, 11 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. Anonymous Gift, 1975.11. The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.

Photo: Daniel Addison, UVA Communications

Joseph Cornell: Enclosing Infinity

June 26, 2022 to February 12, 2023

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passing of Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), one of America’s most important and enigmatic artists, The Fralin... 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

Photo: Daniel Addison, UVA Communications

Emilio Sanchez, American, born Cuba, 1921–1999. Untitled (Looking West from My Studio), ca. 1985. Oil on canvas, 14 x 14 inches. Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation, 2011.3.2. © Emilio Sanchez Foundation

Structures

August 28, 2021 to June 1, 2024

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.

Emilio Sanchez, American, born Cuba, 1921–1999. Untitled (Looking West from My Studio), ca. 1985. Oil on canvas, 14 x 14 inches. Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation, 2011.3.2. © Emilio Sanchez Foundation

Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery (temporary closure Jan 2 - Feb 3)

Please note, this exhibition will be closed January 2 – February 3 during exhibition changeover on the second floor.

Drawn from the permanent collection of The Fralin Museum of Art, the works of art on view in the Joanne B. Robinson Object Study... 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 (Please note, the museum will be closed to the public on Saturday, February 11.)
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.