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.
Chronicles the evolution of the Norfolk African American community
Examines the conflicting facets of Jefferson's architectural formation and practice