Tours & Course Visits
Writer's Eye 2021
Now in its 35th 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 Valerie... Learn more
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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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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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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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
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.