| Mar 17, 2012
Not long after walking into "30 Americans" at the Chrysler Museum of Art, you'll discover an exhibit that's wrapped in secrets.
All the artists showcased here are not only American but black. But that's just the beginning of a densely layered and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival has brought an impressive cast of characters to Norfolk over its four-year history. Ben Taylor, son of the more famous James, has played it. So has Justin Townes Earle, son of the more famous Steve.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Bison, a modern folk-rock band from Chesapeake, has succeeded in creating a buzz across Hampton Roads and beyond.
The band's album, "Quill," was released earlier this year with a party at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
On Dec. 16, they'll join the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:00 AM
If you find yourself in downtown Hampton around noon today, consider enjoying some local history along with your lunch.
As part of the Lunch in Time Series, Andy Greenwell, retired director of the Hampton Coliseum will present, "Elvis Live: The...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:18 AM
The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk and the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk have partnered to offer a symbiotic discount.
Guests who visit the museum's exhibit "Curious George Saves the Day: the Art of Margret and H. A. Rey" will receive a coupon for a free...
| Jul 2, 2011
As flags wave and the red, white and blue is celebrated, it's a good time to highlight the bargain perks that are included as a part of military service. Local businesses, national chains and leisure attractions in our multi-branch town know the value...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ulysses S. Grant had just taken command of the Union army when — in March 1864 — he posed for photographer Mathew Brady.
Yet already — as seen in this evocative portrait at the Chrysler Museum of Art — the weight of conducting a...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Continuing a long tradition, the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk will host a series of music-oriented after-work parties Thursday evenings in the month of July.
The action takes place indoors at the museum's enclosed courtyard, which explains the...
| Jun 11, 2011
Hampton Roads museums offer numerous exhibits exploring the region's historic role in the Civil War.
Here are some thumbnail descriptions of some of the attractions you can expect to see during the 150th anniversary of the war:
Casemate Museum. The...
| Jun 4, 2011
Long before connoisseur Walter P. Chrysler Jr. brought his vast holdings to the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Science in 1971, the museum was making its mark as a collector of prints and drawings.
Under director John Davis Hatch — whose personal cache...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Active duty military, members of the Reserves and the National Guard and their families will receive free admission to a number of local museums from Monday through Labor Day.
Here is the complete list of local museums:
- Hampton History Museum