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  • Tiffany’s in Town

    by Casey | Posted on June 16th, 2010

    Angel of Resurrection

    Tiffany Studios, Angel of Resurrection. Leaded Glass. Erskine and American Church, Montreal. ca. 1904-05. Copyright 2010, VMFA

    Admire stunning Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) glasswork in the new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the only location in North America to host this exhibition. Eight of the pieces – leaded-glass windows – have never before been shown in the United States. The Tiffany collection is on display through August 15, 2010.

    Interested in seeing Tiffany’s stained glass windows in and around Richmond? Ride along “The Beauty of Tiffany Glass Bus Tour,” hosted by the Valentine Richmond History Center on July 17th. Along the way you’ll see commissioned pieces at Ginter Mausoleum in Hollywood Cemetery, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and St. James’s Episcopal Church.

    If You Go:

    • Tiffany: Color and Light Exhibition: $12/child; $15/adult; children 6 and under are free (admission is free to the permanent collection at VMFA)
    • The Beauty of Tiffany Glass Bus Tour: $20-$23; children 6 and under are free

    Stay Awhile:

    Learn more about the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Tiffany related events at http://www.vmfa.museum/Tiffany.

    To plan your Virginia getaway, request a free Virginia is for Lovers® Travel Guide at Virginia.org or call 1-800-Visit-VA.



    Events, Travel Ideas | 2 Comments

    2 Responses to “Tiffany’s in Town”

    1. Great site. A lot of useful information here. I’m sending it to some friends!

    2. The Valentine Richmond History Center organizes outstanding tours. Thanks for spotlighting this one!

      Thought you might want to know that St. Paul’s recently launched an online Tiffany Resource Center with information about our eleven Tiffany works.

      That address is: http://www.stpauls-episcopal.org/tiffany.

      Visitors are welcome any day of the week!