LORA ROBINS GALLERY of Design from Nature, University of Richmond. Promotes an awareness and appreciation of Nature.
The gallery with its collections of natural objects, cultural art and artifacts, and decorative and fine arts, holds over 100,000 pieces ranging from Jurassic dinosaur fossils to contemporary glass art by Dale Chihuly. Pre-Columbian vessels, ancient coins, Hindu art, and Oceanic art contrast with rare gems and minerals, prehistoric shells, coral, and fluorescent rocks. The collection of Asian art and artifacts includes more than 300 Chinese ceramics, spanning twenty centuries.
Hours: Sunday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Saturdays
Last Updated: 12/21/2011 10:57 AM