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Historic Houses

Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

By Appointment
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Moses 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

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

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

Weddings & Event Rentals

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

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. 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

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Find out more

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

Historic Houses

Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

By Appointment
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Moses 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

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

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

Weddings & Event Rentals

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

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. 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

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Find out more

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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At the Glass Studio

Beginner Classes

Learn the basic methods of glassmaking in these overview classes. No experience is necessary! When taking a hot glass class, your object will need to slowly cool down in the kiln over a few days. You will receive a call when it is ready for pickup. We also offer the option to have your object shipped.

Pumpkinpalooza at the Glass Studio
Pumpkinpalooza

Harvest your won fall collectible at our annual pumpkin blow. Ages 5+ See upcoming classes

Glass Christmas Ball Ornaments
Holiday Ornament

Create a colorful blown-glass heirloom with the help of our Studio Team. Ages 5+ See upcoming classes

Snowflakes from the Glass Studio Beginner Class
Ornament Making Survey

Create several ornaments in one day using four different glass processes. Ages 16+ See upcoming classes

Morning Magnets

Start your morning off right with our new Morning Magnets fused glass class. Learn how glass melts together and create your own set refrigerator magnets. Sign up

blue, yellow, and clear glass round pendant
Jewelry on the Torch

Learn the process of making wearable glass implosion pendants and earrings. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes

Glass Candy dish
Candy Dish

Learn the art of glassblowing and sweeten your home décor with a colorful bowl for your favorite candy. Ages 5+ See Upcoming Classes

Two Fused Glass Soap Dishes
Fused Soap Dish

Create soap dishes by fusing strips of glass and slumping them into a mold. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Flaming Heart Pendant Class
Flaming Heart Pendant

Make a heart pendant using a torch, flame, and colored glass. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Orange and Yellow Glass Champagne Paperweight
Champagne Paperweight

Blow hot glass into a colorful paperweight. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Glass Coasters
Colorful Coasters

Arrange colorful strips of glass into designs to create a set of kiln-fired coasters. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Glass Holiday Coasters
Holiday Coasters

Create a set of holiday-themed coasters using strips of colored glass. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes

Clear glass ball terrarium
Introduction to Glassblowing

Use tools, heat, gravity, and air pressure to transform molten glass into your own works of art. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Glass sculpted orange flower with green stem
Colorful Botanicals

Explore basic flame construction and color implosions to create nature-inspired sculptures. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Yellow Flower Fused Glass Mosaic
Fused Mosaics

Cut and arrange colored glass to create a fused mosaic image. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

glass beads
Flameworked Beads

Use a torch to make a variety of colorful glass jewels like pendants, beads, or wine charms. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Fused Glass necklace and earrings
Fused Jewelry

Cut glass and fire it in the kiln to create wearable works of art. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

blue fused glass plate
Fused Glass Plate

Cut colorful flat glass into pieces and kiln-melt them into a plate of your own design. Ages 12+ See Upcoming Classes

Stained Glass 1: Suncatcher

Cut, foil-wrap, and solder flat glass into your own design for a decorative glass panel. Ages 16+ See Upcoming Classes

etched beer mug
Mug Club

Draw inspiration from the Museum's collection of historic beer steins, explore the basics of coldworking, and engrave your own mug. Top off the day with a private tour of O'Connor Brewing Company. Ages 16+ See Upcoming Classes

Beginner Workshops

Spend the weekend with us at the Glass Studio for one of these two-day classes.

Clear glass ball terrarium
Glassblowing 1

Learn to gather glass and create a series of clear forms as you explore hot glassblowing techniques. Sign Up

Neon Cactus
Introduction to Neon

Learn the science and basic techniques of neon glassmaking. Sign Up

Private Lessons

Saturdays from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Other times are available as scheduling permits. For more information or to reserve your evening, please call the Glass Studio at 757-333-6299.

Individual Training

Invest three hours in concentrated one-on-one training with a skilled instructor. Prices for Members start at $220.

Glass color frit
Group Sessions

Many of our regular classes can be scheduled as private sessions for your group. Prices vary by process and group size.

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