Art Talk

Join VBMA education staff and docents for an in-depth focus on select artworks from special exhibitions and the permanent collection. Registered participants will meet docents at the main entrance of the Museum and will move to the galleries as a group.

Free with paid Museum admission | Members free

Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | 12pm | Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Learn something new about old favorites in a discussion of highlights from the VBMA’s collection.
This program will take place in the galleries. Meet at the Visitor Services desk.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 12pm | Discovering Doris Lee
Be charmed by the paintings in the exhibition Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee
This program will take place in the galleries. Meet at the Visitor Services desk.
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Additional support: Ernest Hazel III Endowment, Jean Johnson Endowment for Docent Programs

Martin Puryear, American (b. 1941), Untitled (State II), 2014, color soft ground etching with drypoint and chine collé, Edition of 50, promised gift of Georgia Welles, 2021

Elizabeth Catlett, Triangular Woman, 1994. Amber onyx, 23 1/2 x 15 x 19 1/2 in., Museum Purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Whitney MacMillan in honor of the tenure of Lucinda H. Gedeon, Ph.D. as Museum Director, 2016.3.

GALLERY DOCENT TOURS

Docent-guided tours occur Tuesday-Sunday at 2pm. Tours are included with admission and registration is not necessary.