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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.
Applications available Fall 2019

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.
Applications available Fall 2019

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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The Wonder Studio

Make family memories, explore your creativity in the galleries, and play and learn in the Wonder Studio.

What's stopping you?

Free Admission Daily Plan your visit

Come one, come all!

Family Programs See upcoming events

Tips to stay engaged

Questions for looking See the guide

Kids love the Wonder Studio
Visit the Wonder Studio

This interactive digital experience is great for all ages! Dance on the Colorscape, explore the Artquarium for an up-close look at works from the Chrysler’s collection, or make your own masterpiece on The Studio easels. All works of art in the Wonder Studio are enclosed in glass. That means it’s a worry-free zone for adults. Explore and Play

Chrysler Museum African Gallery
Travel to Far Off Lands

Go back in time in our Ancient Worlds galleries. Visit ancient Egypt, see how many dragons you can find in Asia, and discover games played in ancient Greece and Mesoamerica. Preview the collections

Visiting Artist Series Sarah Gilbert
Watch Hot Glass Live

Get fired up during free noon demonstrations at the Perry Glass Studio. See hot glass transformed into beautiful works of art right before your eyes. Each demonstration is about 45 minutes. Arrive 15 minutes early. Seats fill up fast. See more at the Perry Glass Studio

Get Creative

Kids of all ages can create a work of art, read a book, and build creative structures in the Margaret Shepherd Ray Student and Family Gallery . This space is open year round and is great for the whole family!

Make your own masterpiece
Leave Your Mark

In the Oval Gallery on the second floor to draw or write a response to one of our questions. Read what other visitors have to say and explore fun doodles and drawings. This station is up year round.

Mother, feeding her baby boy from bottle, comfortably sitting on the couch at home
Be Comfortable

To make your visit as seamless and convenient as possible, the Chrysler Museum has a mothering room with a couch and other accessories to help you feel comfortable and at home while taking care of the children. Located off the Theater Lobby.

For more information about programs for families, please call 757-333-6269 or email rsanchez@chrysler.org

Family Programs

Look, learn, and create together during fun, interactive programs for kids of all ages and their parents/caregivers. Times and topics vary.

Museum docents help bring art to life for kids and families
Tickle My Ears

Meet us in the galleries for a story while surrounded by colorful and magnificent works of art. Then join us for a hands-on craft inspired by the book. Recommended for ages 2–5.

kid wearing an apron drawing with syrup
Family Day

Celebrate art and culture with performances, crafts, gallery activities, music, and more!

Glass Studio Pumpkin Class
Glass Classes

At the Studio, we offer a wide variety of classes for all ages and skill sets.

Close looking with your little ones.

Engage in the galleries with some of these fun questions.

Select a work of art and fill in the blanks below.

  • How many _______ can you count in this painting?
  • Do you see something in the artwork that starts with the letter _______?
  • Pretend this sculpture came to life. What would it do next?
  • If you could step into this painting, what would you smell/hear/feel?
  • Imagine if this work of art could move. Show me how it would move.
  • If you could title this work of art, what would you call it?

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