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Current Exhibitions

Photographs Take Time

On view until Aug 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's Prisons

On view until Sep 9, 2018

Piranesi's Prisons

Legacy and Context

Piranesi’s Prisons: Legacy and Context 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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Promise and Perception

On view until Sep 9, 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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Looking Back to the Future

On view until Mar 31, 2019

Looking Back to the Future

Norfolk Renewal in Photographs by Carroll H. Walker

As a photographer and avid photography collector, Carroll Walker focused on the built and natural environment of Hampton Roads, publishing multiple books about the region that combined historical images with his own contemporary photographs.

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Multiple Modernisms

On view until Jan 31, 2019

Multiple Modernisms

This reinstallation of the 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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Adeline's Portal

On view until 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 until 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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