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The Fralin is open Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. Click here for hours. 

The museum follows current UVA COVID-19 guidelines.

University Programs

Final Fridays

Final Friday has been a favorite event of both students and the Charlottesville community for decades. Held on the last Friday of the month during the academic year, all are welcome to... Learn more

Writer's Eye student writing in a notebook

Writer's Eye

Writer's Eye 2022

Now in its 36th 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

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... Learn more

Student Docents

Student Docent Program

The Fralin Student Docents

The Fralin Student Docents are one of the oldest volunteer university student docent programs in the country. Our Student Docents facilitate close-looking with... Learn more


The University Museums Internship Class (undergraduate):

Undergraduate Internships: The Fralin Museum of Art hosts undergraduate interns who are participating in The University Museums Internship Class (ARTH 4951/4952), which is offered by UVA’s Art History department.... Learn more

The Fralin Student Engagement Council

Interested in getting involved at The Fralin? Consider joining the Student Engagement Council!... 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.