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Learning and Programs

Programs at the Chrysler

Educational outreach is a key component of the Chrysler's mission to use art to delight, inspire and transform. We offer a variety of options for family education, entertainment and fun, and we host more than 10,000 tour visitors a year. More often than not, it's all free.

Yoga in the galleries

The Art of Yoga

Join us every Tuesday from 8:45–9:45 a.m. for yoga in the galleries. Classes led by Tenesha Bazemore are suitable for all age levels. For more information, click here.

A Chrysler Gallery Talk

Daily Gallery Talks

Every day we're open, we offer an expert-led gallery talk at 1 p.m. Meet up at the Welcome Desk in Huber Court to join up with the docent-led group of the day. Free.

A Chrysler Docent-led tour

Schedule a Tour

Click here to schedule a tour, click here to review our tour guidelines, and click here to see suggested topics. We have nine standard tours available, but we can handle special requests.


Art Summer Camp

Summer Art Camps for Kids

For ages 7-10, we offer a week's worth of art fun in painting, drawing, and sculpting at the Museum. Camp Chrysler will run Monday-Friday, July 25-29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. On the final Friday, we invite all friends and family to come to our Camp Chrysler Art Show.

For ages 13-17, we offer a Glass Studio Camp that will run Monday-Friday, June 20-24, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, and to sign up for these sessions online, click here.

Art and Stories for Preschoolers

Tickle My Ears

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for art, fun and stories for pre-schoolers. Starting at 10:30 a.m. you and your child can enjoy storytelling time in front of a work of art. After the reading, we'll head downstairs to the Diamonstein Education Workshop for some hands-on fun!

We offer another session at 11 a.m. for groups. If you would like to bring your daycare, church group, or 8 or more toddlers, please attend the 11 a.m. session. Questions? Call Maegan Douglas, Public Programs Coordinator, at (757) 333-6221.

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Call For Docents

Training for our volunteer experts begins this fall. For more information, or to apply online, click here.


Online Resources

We offer educational modules for classroom use crafted with Virginia SOL standards in mind.

Sample modules include Understanding Civics Through Art, Science of Glass, Ancient Egypt, and Influences of Greece and Rome. We also offer segments on geography and American history. For more information, click here.


Promotional Photography Notice/Implied Consent

Participation in Chrysler Museum programs constitutes an agreement by the participant and/or the parent or guardian to allow the Museum to photograph or film participants, without compensation, for possible use in publicity.