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NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Visit Richmond, Virginia, July 17, 2015

Washington, DC—NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Richmond, Virginia, on Friday, July 17. Chairman Chu will tour the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, an NEA grantee. Media are invited to join her for this tour. Follow @NEAJaneChu on Twitter for updates and photos on her trip to Richmond.

The tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) will include a tour of the McGlothlin Wing, the modern galleries, and East Asian galleries. The NEA most recently supported the exhibition Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing at the VMFA. Following this tour, Chairman Chu will be available for short one-on-one interviews. Media who wish to attend this tour or request an interview should RSVP in advance to Victoria Hutter at hutterv@arts.gov or 202-682-5692.

Friday, July 17, 2015

1:30–2:30pm                      Tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Location:            200 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220

Participants:       Jane Chu, chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

Stephen Bonadies, deputy dir. for Collections & Facilities Management, VMFA

Margaret G. Vanderhye, executive director, Virginia Commission for the Arts

2:30–3:00pm                      Media availability. Media who wish to request a short one-on-one interview with Chairman Chu should email Victoria Hutter at hutterv@arts.gov or 202-682-5692.

Location:              Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220

Contact

Victoria Hutter, hutterv@arts.gov, 202-682-5692