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Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

Punch, a cigar-store advertising figure, at the Willoughby-Baylor House.

Jun 24, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Every weekend we hold guided talks and tours at our Historic Houses in downtown Norfolk. Take a break from shopping at the nearby MacArthur Center and soak up a mix of art and history.

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Moses Myers House, 323 E. Freemason St.
Guided House Talk | Weekends at 1 p.m.
Ongoing exhibitions at the ca. 1792 home include Adeline’s Portal, a conceptual art installation by Beth Lipman inspired by a 19th century resident of the home. Other exhibitions include Moses Myers: Maritime Merchant, and Barton Myers: Norfolk Visionary.

Willoughby-Baylor House, 601 E. Freemason St.
Guided House Talk | Weekends at 2 p.m.
This historic house, built in 1794, features two exhibitions:

A New Deal Near Here: Depression-Era Photography from the Chrysler Museum
A thought-provoking collection of images taken by Farm Security Administration photographers working in coastal Virginia.

The Norfolk Rooms
Celebrate our port city's rich history of creativity and cultural achievements through a selection of paintings, sculpture, furniture, silver, and more.

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