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Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

Afternoon tea at the Myers House, date unknown.

Jul 2, 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 46-photograph look at day-to-day reality during hard times, as seen through 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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