The Chrysler Museum of Art collection is varied and comprehensive. Holdings range from galleries of ancientEgyptian, Greco-Roman, Islamic, East Asian, African and Pre-Columbian material, to more than 4,000 photographic objects, many from the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement.
Notable is the collection of glass, with more than 10,000 objects spanning 3,000 years. American and European Painting and Sculpture ranges from works by Renaissance masters to bold early modernist canvases. The collection of modern European and American art is notable for its variety and its individual masterpieces from the early 20th-century School of Paris to the American Scene movement of the 1930s and ‘40s.
Everyday objects translated into a glass installation.
The history of this heritage port city in paintings, sculpture, furniture, silver and more.
Showcasing the breadth and depth of the Museum’s collection
100+ objects trace the spread of Catholic devotion and instruction in South America
Large-scale architectural etchings of fantastical, complex spaces far more punishing than bars and gates
An intimate portrayal of the caisson (funeral) horses of the Arlington National Cemetery
Portraying in glass the beautiful yet disrupted relationship between humans and the natural world
Spanning photographic history from 19th-century daguerreotypes to contemporary photographs
Glimpses of political and social realities over time through 20+ posters, sketches, and books
Photographs capture the destruction and revival of Norfolk
Paintings document the birth of military aviation
Works from unusual materials resemble well-known images from art history