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The Art of Revolution

On view through June 24, 2018

The Art of Revolution: Chinese Propaganda Posters from the Collection of Shaomin Li

More than 20 posters grouped by classic themes such as the Cult of Mao, Glorifying the Military, The Eight Model Plays, Everyday Heroes, Propaganda as Educational Material, and China after Mao.

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Photographs Take Time

On view through August 12, 2018

Photographs Take Time: Pictures from the Chrysler Collection

The show spans photographic history—from 19th-century daguerreotypes for which subjects sat immobilized during the early camera’s long exposure time to contemporary photographs that use special lights and mechanics to capture multiple moments in a single frame.

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Piranesi Prisons

On view through September 9, 2018

Piranesi's Prisons: Legacy and Context

This exhibition showcases Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s large-scale architectural etchings, Carceri d’Invenzione or Prisons of Invention, from the Chrysler’s collection.

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Urban Foxes

On view through September 11, 2018

Promise and Perception: The Enchanted Landscapes of Sibylle Peretti

Sibylle Peretti invites us into her dream-like world to observe a child playing on the river bank or a sleeping fox as they exist in their enchanted landscapes. Here in these magical environments, we can contemplate our connection to nature and perhaps will uncover the secrets of coexistence.

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MultipleModernisms

On view through January 2019

Multiple Modernisms

This reinstallation of the Chrysler Museum’s McKinnon Galleries highlights pieces in the Museum’s permanent collection through an examination of differing narratives about the history of modern and contemporary art.

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Norfolk Redevelopment

On view through March 31, 2019

Looking Back to the Future: Norfolk Renewal in Photographs by Carroll H. Walker

The Downtown Redevelopment Project sought to replace Norfolk’s old downtown with something entirely new. When the dust settled at the end of the 1960s, 140 acres had been cleared. Taverns, burlesque houses, markets, and hotels had been leveled; grand boulevards, modern civic buildings, and towering high-rises took their place. Through the photographs of Carrol H. Walker, on view at the Willoughby-Baylor House, witness the dramatic transformation of downtown Norfolk.

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Adeline's Portal

On view through Dec 31, 2018

Adeline's Portal

A Conceptual Installation by Beth Lipman

This conceptual art installation by Beth Lipman, a Chrysler Museum Glass Studio Artist in Residence, was created live in front of our Studio audience and was inspired by Norfolk history. It's on display at the Moses Myers House.

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The Norfolk Rooms

On view through Dec 31, 2018

The Norfolk Rooms

At The Willoughby-Baylor House

Come enjoy a mix of art and history at the Willoughby-Baylor House on East Freemason Street in downtown Norfolk. This exhibit re-imagines early 1800s life via antiques and artworks.

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