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.
Themes of globalism, ideological conflict, technology, science, and philosophy
Showcasing the breadth and depth of the Museum’s collection
Large-scale architectural etchings of fantastical, complex spaces far more punishing than bars and gates
Portraying in glass the beautiful yet disrupted relationship between humans and the natural world
Spanning photographic history from 19th-century daguerreotypes to contemporary photographs
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
5 stop-motion animation videos about urban life in Addis Ababa
Showcases a complete 25-piece Museum Set Edition of Fine Prints
Surveys the heights of the American watercolor movement from 1870 - 1940
21 examples of abstract and figurative bead-work from South Africa