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Moses Myers House

323 E. Freemason St.
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Reading Room
Wednesday-Friday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

About the Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
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While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Wedding & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

In-person Tours

Group tours are available for groups of 20 or fewer. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

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Visiting Artist Series

Bringing the world’s top glass art talent to Hampton Roads
Find out more

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Give the Chrysler Experience

Share everything you love about the Chrysler Museum with a gift membership. Perfect for everyone on your list.

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
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Moses Myers House

323 E. Freemason St.
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Reading Room
Wednesday-Friday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

About the Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Wedding & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

In-person Tours

Group tours are available for groups of 20 or fewer. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Visiting Artist Series

Bringing the world’s top glass art talent to Hampton Roads
Find out more

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Give the Chrysler Experience

Share everything you love about the Chrysler Museum with a gift membership. Perfect for everyone on your list.

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

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Living with Rising Waters: Symposium on Sea Level Rise Science, Impacts and Solutions

Date

Saturday, April 9
11:00 am — 4:00 pm

Location

Kaufman Theater

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The Chrysler Museum of Art presents a two-day symposium examining topics illuminated in FloodZone: Photographs by Anastasia Samoylova and Waters Rising: A View from our Backyard. Together, the exhibitions offer searching analyses of two regions situated on the frontlines of climate change: Hampton Roads, Virginia and Miami, Florida.

The first day of the symposium will feature three panels: Science & Solutions, Artistic Interpretation, and Flooding Resilience & Social Equity. On the second day, artist Anastasia Samoylova will discuss her photographic process, and exhibition curators will be available in the galleries to engage with participants. The symposium will end with a screening of the short documentary Tidewater.

Free. Registration is required.

Prior to theater entry, please present proof of vaccination or results of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event. Digital copies are acceptable.

Symposium Schedule

Saturday, April 9

11 a.m.
Science & Solutions
Learn about the science behind rising sea levels and possible solutions for the Hampton Roads Area. Panelists from Old Dominion University include Tom Allen, professor of political science & geography; Tal Ezer and Margaret Mulholland, both professors of ocean & earth sciences; and Mujde Erten-Unal, associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Old Dominion University engineering technology associate professor Carol Considine from the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency, Institute for Coastal Adaptation and Resilience will moderate the talk.

2 p.m.
Artistic Interpretation Panel
Find out how artists are reacting in creative ways to the issue of rising tides during a talk featuring Corey Piper, Chrysler Museum’s Brock curator of American art; Anastasia Samoylova, the artist with featured works in FloodZone; Greta Pratt, an artist and art professor at Old Dominion University; and Matt Eich, artist and photographer.

3:30 p.m.
Flooding Resilience & Social Equity Panel
Discuss how Hampton Roads might move forward with coastal resilience projects in a way that helps all members of the community with James Redick, director of emergency preparedness and response for the City of Norfolk; Gina Harris, Portsmouth resilience officer; and Ron Carlee, assistant professor and public service at Old Dominion University. Jessica Whitehead, Joan P. Brock endowed executive director of the Institute for Coastal Adaptation and Resilience at Old Dominion University, will moderate the talk.

Sunday, April 10

2 p.m.
Artist Talk with Anastasia Samoylova
Samoylova will discuss her exhibition FloodZone and talk about capturing a coastal community whose ambitious urban development is constantly overshadowed by encroaching waters.

3–4 p.m.
Curators and Artists in FloodZone and Waters Rising
Learn more about the works on view in FloodZone with Chrysler curators and artist Anastasia Samoylova.

4 p.m.
Screening of Tidewater
Tidewater explores the challenge of sea-level rise in the Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security.

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