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Art at the Museum

Explore a variety of inspiring art exhibitions at the Museum!

Throughout the Museum
Included with Admission
All Ages
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Hands-on exhibits aren't the only way to learn about the science all around you! The Museum often hosts smaller exhibitions that explore STEM topics through art.

Here's what's currently on display at the Museum.

Creative Arts Therapies
On Level 2

As complimentary programming to the Mental Health: Minds Matters exhibit, the Museum has collaborated with community partners to curate the art gallery on Level 2. From abstract art to ceramics to music performances, the Creative Arts Therapies exhibit illustrates various methods in which a person can utilize the arts for therapeutic purposes.

A New Mosaic: African American Art 
On Level 3 

This Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibition features high-quality photographic reproductions of works by African American artists spanning nearly 200 years, from the 19th century through today.

See the Heat 
On Level 0 

This exhibition is the perfect nexus of science and art. By analyzing thermal (heat) emittance from wall murals in Richmond, Dr. Eugene Maurakis and Sarah Kwon were able to recommend both colors and locations to utilize in city art that would help reduce the urban heat island effect.

What are you waiting for?
STEM inspiration

Art is a powerful bridge to lead guests into a scientific topic.

What are people saying?

"No matter how many times you come you always see something you didn't see before. It’s amazing."

Christina O., Google