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While the museum is closed, we are getting creative with ways to bring the museum to you! Visit our Fralin from Home tab and check back often for new online programs, videos, activity booklets, and more!

Tours & Course Visits

Writer's Eye student writing in a notebook

Congratulations to the Writer's Eye 2020 award winners!

Now in its 34th year, Writer’s Eye is an annual literary competition that challenges writers of all ages to use visual art as inspiration for the creation of original poetry and prose. Each year we... Learn more

K-12 school tours

Teachers are invited to schedule interactive docent-led tours of current exhibitions for K–12 students. Designed to increase visual literacy on an age-appropriate level, these tours can be customized to address classroom topics or specific interests.

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Adult group tour

Get a fresh perspective! University student organizations and community groups are encouraged to schedule group tours of the museum exhibitions and collection. Our docents are happy to tailor their tour to the interests of your group.

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University course visit

The Fralin teaching galleries provide unique object-based study and research opportunities for UVA faculty across a wide-variety of disciplines, and the museum encourages University faculty to utilize our exhibitions and collection to enhance curricular goals in all subject areas.

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Clinician's Eye

Exposure to art helps medical students build their observational and diagnostic ‘toolkit.’ Launched in 2013 in partnership with UVA's School of Medicine, Clinician’s Eye is based on similar programs at leading medical schools, and includes interactive tours as well as drawing and writing... Learn more

Saturday Special Tour

These informal presentations on aspects of the museum's collections and special exhibitions are usually held on the last Saturday of each month from 2–3 pm in the museum, unless otherwise noted.




Temporary Museum Closure

The museum will remain closed for pre-planned building maintenance including a new roof and HVAC system. We will reopen with an entirely reinstalled museum for the fall semester.