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Chrysler Museum Offers Crowdsourced Exhibition

Online voting to choose what will be on display in new exhibition

Norfolk, VA – Jan. 14, 2014 – The Chrysler Museum of Art is currently accepting online votes for a community-curated exhibition to be shown in the new Waitzer Community Gallery upon the Museum’s grand reopening May 10, 2014.

The exhibition, By Popular Demand: Your Selections, Your Gallery will be on display through summer 2014.

This people’s-choice exhibit will showcase artworks from the Museum’s vaults as a complement to other collections displayed throughout the Museum. Individuals can vote once a day for up to 10 works of art through the Museum’s website (http://www.chrysler.org/our-collection/bpd). Voting ends Feb. 26, 2014.

Founded in 1939 as the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, the Chrysler Museum of Art combines one of America's great fine arts museums, two significant historic houses and a Glass Studio, the only one of its kind on the East Coast. In addition to maintaining a distinguished permanent collection of over 30,000 objects spanning nearly 5,000 years of history, the Chrysler Museum offers a comprehensive program of changing exhibitions and education activities for visitors of all ages. The Chrysler Museum is currently closed for a major expansion and will reopen May 10, 2014. The Moses Myers House and the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio are open. The Glass Studio is open Wednesday through Sunday and is located at 745 Duke Street in Norfolk. To learn more about the Chrysler Museum, visit chrysler.org or call (757) 664-6200.

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Contact Debbie Gaskell
dgaskell@chrysler.org
(757) 333-6278

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