Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature

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University of Richmond - Boatwright Library
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Phone: (804) 289-8237
Email museums@richmond.edu
Website museums.richmond.edu/visit/about/lora-robins-gallery-of-design-from-nature.html

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
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