Thursday, September 30, 2010

PicassoMasterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

We are delighted to announce that the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) will be hosting the major international exhibition of "Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris" from Feb 19 - May 15, 2011. The exhibition will featuring 176 works from Picasso's personal collection, showing all phases Picasso's art. The VMFA, located in Richmond, VA is one of only 7 places this exhibit will be shown, and the only venue on the East Coast. "This exhibition is without a doubt a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the American public," says VMFA director Alex Nyerges. "An exhibition this monumental is extremely rare, especially one that spans the entire career of a figure who many consider the most influential, innovative, and creative artist of the 20th century."

The exhibition will show from February 19th, 2011 - May 15, 2011, kicking off the VMFA's 75th anniversary. The exhibition is an international tour organized by the Musee National Picasso in Paris, the world's largest collection of the artist's work.

Located in Richmond's Museum District within short walking distance from Maury Place at Monument, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is located at 200 N. Boulevard, and in 2010 completed a major 134,000 square foot renovation. The museum is open 7 days per week, and general admission is free. Special exhibitions, such as the Picasso showing do cost admission, and tickets can be purchased online at the VMFA website.

Mac Pence and Jeff Wells
your Richmond Virginia Bed and Breakfast Innkeepersat Maury Place at Monument