Archive for “Virginia Museum of Fine Arts”
To be frank, I wasn’t expecting much. My impression of Richmond was based on a few wintertime visits. The city seemed dreary. A little seedy. And a bit stuck in the way past. Spoiler alert: This woman’s impression was changed.
Style Weekly has named the VMFA’s Amuse 2011 Restaurant of the Year: When Greg Haley was named chef de cuisine to open Amuse last year, a fair amount of jealousy surfaced in the local chef world, because the competition was significant and the opportunity immense. Now that Haley, executive chef Danny Ayers and a 10-member [...]
Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies (Arthouse Films, 2008) this Friday March 18, 2011 6:30-9PM at the Leslie Cheek Theater at the VMFA.
Tim Reid, accompanied by his guest star Richard Roundtree, will appear to discuss, give insight, and Q&A about Mr. Reid’s film directorial debut. Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored (1996) PG 115 min. Directed by Tim Reid, Starring Al Freeman, Jr., Phylicia Rashad, Leon, Richard Roundtree, Taj Mahal, Polly Bergen.
This Friday, February 25, 2011 at 6:30PM in the Leslie Cheek Theater at the VMFA: The Mystery of Picasso. $7 (VMFA members $5): One of the finest art documentaries ever made, this classic captures Pablo Picasso’s working methods and motivations in revealingly intimate detail. Celebrated French film director Clouzot (Diabolique, Wages of Fear) persuaded his [...]
Benedictine High School is considering moving out of its building on Sheppard Street [...] and selling the property to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, school spokeswoman Dierdre Norman said today.
Tonight from 6-7PM at the Pauley Center Parlor at the VMFA: With Dr. Andrew Goldman, Associate Professor of History, Gonzaga University / Cost Free and open to the public, tickets required. / Who was the man with the golden touch? How did the enigmatic Phrygian people live? Evidence from recent excavations at the ancient site [...]
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts today announced the VMFA Fellowship Program 43 winners for 2011-12.