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The Fralin Museum of Art

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia is dedicated to creating an environment in which the largest possible share of its diverse constituencies, including members of the University community and the general public, can study and learn from the direct experience of works of art.

Current Exhibitions

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

Our mission is to advance knowledge and understanding of Australia’s Indigenous people and their art and culture worldwide. Working with living artists, international scholars and arts professionals, we provide a wide range of learning experiences to the University community and the public through exhibition, research and educational programs.

Current Exhibitions

Ruffin Gallery

Ruffin Gallery is an active part of the Studio Art program. Each year the gallery hosts four to six exhibits that serve as the University’s most important showcase for contemporary art and are an integral part of the Studio Art experience. Students are involved with the production and installation of these exhibitions and gain valuable experience in the handling and hanging of important works of all types.

Current Exhibitions

School of Architecture

The values of our School of Architecture are expressed through our life as a community of students, faculty, and staff.  In our teaching, research, and community service, we strive to design, preserve and plan just, sustainable, beautiful, and vibrant communities embodying the values of a democratic society.

Current Events & Exhibitions

Harrison Institute

The Mary and David Harrison Institute is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of American history, literature, and culture from its earliest beginnings to the current day, especially through the use of original sources.

Current Exhibitions

The Niche

The Niche is a moving image exhibition project in the Fine Arts Library at the University of Virginia. A different video or animation work is featured each month in continuous loop on a sixty-inch monitor mounted in a highly-trafficked part of the library. There are a few chairs for viewing as well as several pairs of wireless headphones.

Current Screenings
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Arthur J. Morris Law Library

Over the past decade the Law Library’s most prominent initiative has been the creation, preservation, and management of digital content. All of our digital content is freely available to researchers and searchable through the main Special Collections search page or through the curated exhibits for individual collections below.

2015-2016 Exhibition

John P. and Stephanie F. Connaughton Gallery

In keeping with the tradition of Thomas Jefferson’s model and the McIntire School of Commerce’s vision of developing well-rounded students, we support the diversity of art and its interaction with commerce. The Gallery, located on the third floor of Robertson Hall, is the perfect space for showcasing art generated by McIntire and UVA students.

Art at McIntire