NORFOLK, Va. – (January 2013) --The Chrysler Museum Roadshow takes our world-class collection and staff out into the Hampton Roads community while our main building is closed in 2013 for expansion. The Roadshow brings you the best of the Chrysler—extraordinary art exhibitions, educational programs, curatorial expertise, and engaging events for children, adults, and families.
Whether you visit one of our partnering venues or arrange for one of our art experts to come to your location, the Roadshow is the greatest art-into-the-community effort in our history.
January to March 2013
CHRYSLER MUSEUM GLASS STUDIO
745 Duke Street, Norfolk
Across Grace Street from the Museum
Open Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Experience the magic of live glassblowing at an exciting demo. Wednesday to Sunday at noon. FREE
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Try your hand at glassblowing, fusing, flameworking, or casting in a fun hands-on class. See chrysler.org for our full schedule of educational programs.
THIRD WEDNESDAY at the Glass Studio
January 16, February 20 and March 20
Third Wednesday at the Glass Studio features creative glass demonstrations combined with live music and other performing arts every month. $5, FREE for Museum Members. Cash bar. Space is limited.
Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. FREE
American Treasures at the Willoughby-Baylor House
AMERICAN TREASURES at the Willoughby-Baylor House
601 East Freemason St., Norfolk
January 2 to December 1, 2013
Experience more than 50 of the Chrysler’s best American paintings and sculptures, including works by John Singleton Copley, Albert Bierstadt, Susan Watkins, and Winslow Homer, in the intimate rooms of this restored 1794 home. Guided house talks each Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. FREE
MOSES MYERS, MARITIME MERCHANT and BARTON MYERS: NORFOLK VISIONARY at the Moses Myers House
323 East Freemason Street, Norfolk
Revisit early 19th-century Norfolk at the Moses Myers House. Dating to 1792, the house draws an exceptionally accurate picture of the life of this prosperous Jewish merchant and his family, and more than 70% of the fine furnishings and paintings on view are original to the house. Guided house talks each Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. FREE
BETH LIPMAN / ADELINE’S PORTAL at the Moses Myers House
323 East Freemason Street, Norfolk
March 29 to November 3, 2013
Acclaimed artist Beth Lipman visits the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio from March 16–24 to create a new installation inspired by the Moses Myers House and its history. FREE
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach
Open Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday to Friday, 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.; weekends, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Nexus at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
THE NEXUS at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
January 25 to April 28, 2013
The Nexus highlights works by 20 of the world’s best-known contemporary artists, including Benny Andrews, Dale Chihuly, Chuck Close, Robert Motherwell, Tim Rollins, Carrie Mae Weems, and William Wegman. Join us in this exploration of our two museums’ visual common ground. Admission is $7.70, $5.50 for Chrysler Museum Members.
208 East Main Street, Norfolk
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
HINDSIGHT IS ALWAYS 20/20 at the Selden Arcade
January 26 to March 9, 2013
Conceptual artist Luke DuBois created this political series using a computer algorithm to analyze the repetition of key words in presidential State of the Union addresses. The resulting eye charts chronicle the issues and ideas that have challenged and inspired our country. FREE
SECOND-SATURDAY FAMILY DAY at the Selden Arcade
January 12, February 9, and March 9, noon–3 p.m.
Bring the entire family to Selden Arcade for art, music, and fun afternoon activities. These programs are made possible by the Bunny and Perry Morgan Fund. FREE
HAMPTON ROADS STUDENT GALLERY at the Selden Arcade
February 2 to 16, 2013
See some of the best work by area high-school artists at the Hampton Roads Student Gallery. FREE
Let’s Go Shopping at the Selden Arcade
March 19 to June 8, 2013
This eclectic selection from the Chrysler’s collection celebrates the act and art of shopping, from 19th-century New York and Paris to modern-day Nanjing. Stop by and window shop some of the Museum’s most memorable works! FREE
Look for The Chrysler Museum Roadshow at these locations and more in 2013!
The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk ● The Baron and Ellin Gordon Galleries at Old Dominion University, Norfolk ● The Moses Myers House, Norfolk ● The Selden Arcade, Norfolk ● The Virginia Arts Festival, Norfolk ● The Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk ● The Visual Arts Center Galleries at Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth ● The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk ● The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach ● Galleries, Schools, Community Groups Throughout the Seven Cities ● Community Festivals and Mobile Glass Studio Appearances
For exhibitions, programming and special events, visit chrysler.org or call 757-664-6200.