Richmond’s most prestigious museum had a haughty reputation for decades — derisively known as “Fort Art” — but those days are clearly over, judging by the newly renovated entity’s twin wins in this poll. VMFA has successfully rebranded itself as Richmond’s most inviting public space, and if you can’t appreciate great art in these surroundings, you’ll never appreciate great art.
Second Place: Science Museum of Virginia
Third Place: Children’s Museum of Richmond
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