Museums and Art Galleries
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum
400 Peter Jefferson Place, just off 250 East on Pantops
Tue-Sat 9 am-3 pm; Sat guided tour 10:30 am
Australian Aboriginal art. Free.
|Bayly Art Museum|
University of Virginia Bayly Art Museum ("The Bayly")
155 Rugby Road (just north of the Rotunda)
Tue-Sun 1 pm-5 pm
15th-20th century American and European paintings and sculpture, plus changing exhibits. Free.
Ruffin Hall Galleries
179 Culbreath Road
The recently constructed Ruffin Hall is home to several galleries, including a formal gallery on the third floor.
Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm
Contemporary art, including works by faculty and fourth-year students.
There are a number of art galleries downtown, including Chroma Projects Art Laboratory (Downtown Mall, 202-0269), bozART (Downtown Mall, 296-3919), Higher Grounds (coffeehouse on the Mall, 971-8743), Les Yeux du Monde (next to Starr Hill, 973-5566), the McGuffey Art Center (north of the Mall on Second St., 295-7973), and Mudhouse (coffeehouse on the Mall, 984-6833). Charlottesville also recently opened the City Center for Contemporary Arts (293-7552), home to the LiveArts theater group (977-4177) and the Second Street Gallery (977-7284)