The Fralin Museum of Art features a permanent collection, as well as temporary and traveling exhibitions throughout the year. Current exhibitions include ‘TheGreat War: Printmakers of World War I from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,' ‘New Acquisitions: Photography', and ‘Jean Arp – Oriforme.'The Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery is home to more than 140 objects, including ancient Mediterranean coins,ancient pre-Columbian ceramics, Chinese bronzes, ceramics and sculpture, glass and marble sculpture, and African masks.
The Fralin Museum of Art is dedicated toeducating the community and providing opportunities to study and learn about the value and role art has to play in society. The Fralin offers a variety of educational programs, talks and lectures, workshops, special tours and family programs across a broad range of art-related topics.One of the Museum's top programs is the Writer's Eye, a long-standing annual literary competition that challenges writers of all ages to use visual art as inspiration for the creation of original poetry and prose. Another favorite program is Family Art Jams, which presents age-appropriate opportunities for children to experience current exhibitions, while other programs such as Eyes on Art, Fun for the Young, and Lunchtime Talks never fail to please children and adults alike. Photo:
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