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.
The history of this heritage port city in paintings, sculpture, furniture, silver and more.
Themes of globalism, ideological conflict, technology, science, and philosophy
Photographs capture the destruction and revival of Norfolk
21 examples of abstract and figurative bead-work from South Africa
ten award-winning works of kilnformed glass
80+ original works by the beloved picture book author and illustrator
References historical books with video game imagery, vibrant, graphic wall text, and sculpture
25 photographs explore a range of caregiving relationships
Chronicles the evolution of the Norfolk African American community
Examines the conflicting facets of Jefferson's architectural formation and practice
Surveys the heights of the American watercolor movement from 1870 - 1940