VMFA holds a permanent collection of 33,000 works of art from almost every major world culture.
Noteworthy are the museum’s collections of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modern and Contemporary American art, French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist, and British sporting art. Also well-represented are Fabergé jeweled objects and English Silver. The museum’s holdings of South Asian, Himalayan, and African art are also notable.
VMFA is proud to be the only art museum in the United States open 365 days a year with free general admission.
130+ masks from 19th and 20th century Congo
Depictions of the avatar's mischievous youth, and heroic and romantic encounters
A series of immersive spaces with nearly 100 spectacular objects
12 woodblock prints focus on scenes of temples and shrines across Japan
Showcases African American photographers based in New York City
200+ prints by a little-known “modern” Baroque artist