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Arts & Culture Events

  1. Arts@odu: The Art of Trains

    June 11, 11:00 AM - July 15, 5:00 PM @ Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries

    This exhibition explores the influence of trains on growth of America as a nation. From Henry Speller and Grandma Moses to Thomas Hart Benton and Man Ray, the show features works by self-taught and trained artists.

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  2. July Membership Swap - Virginia Zoo / MOCA

    July 4, 10:00 AM - July 31, 5:00 PM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    The Virginia Zoo and Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art are swapping members for the month of July. To enjoy these benefits, simply show your current membership card and photo ID at the admissions desk.

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  3. Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder

    July 13, 10:00 AM - October 14, 5:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art

    Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder examines the full breadth of the imaginative artist’s career and features more than 100 photographs, including many of Muniz’s most recent works.

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  4. Visiting Artist Series: Amber Cowan

    July 13, 10:00 AM - July 15, 5:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum Glass Studio

    Amber Cowan’s sculptural glasswork is based around the use of recycled, upcycled and second-life American pressed glass. Cowan will present free demonstrations Friday–Sunday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2:30–5 p.m. Join us on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for a reception and lecture during Evening with the Artist. Tickets are available at reservations.chrysler.org.

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  5. Butterfly Festival 2018

    July 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Norfolk Botanical Garden

    Join NBG and the Butterfly Society of Virginia for the 2018 Butterfly Festival! Enjoy educational booths and demonstrations, as well as lots of activities for butterfly enthusiasts of all ages. Guest are encouraged to dress up in their best butterfly costume. Included with regular Garden admission.

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  6. The Bunny and Perry Morgan Family Day

    July 14, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art

    Let's paint with chocolate and draw with sugar! Join us on a creative odyssey as we get inspired by unconventional art materials. Enjoy a day of art, food, fun and family time.

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Historic Cedar Grove Cemetery Tour

    July 14, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    This tour of Norfolk’s oldest cemetery lets visitors peer through a portal to the past, led by historian Cheryl Copper. Suggested donation of $5.

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  2. Opening Reception: The Whimsy Boys

    July 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Paul Street Gallery @ Titustown Visual Arts Center

    Enjoy the whimsical artwork of local artists John Tobin and Walt Taylor. You may have viewed Tobin's work at the Chrysler Museum, or read Taylor's satire in the Virginian Pilot. Together these artists have created work that is sure to tickle your fancy. The exhibit will be on display through August 31.

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  3. Norfolk Nighthawks: 3-Point Competition

    July 14, 9:30 PM

    This summer will be the third season of the Norfolk Nighthawks, a free recreation program that provides a safe space and enrichment opportunities for young people 18+ held each Friday and Saturday night, 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., during the summer. This year’s season expands from three to five locations in Norfolk, such as East Ocean View Community Center, which will host a new night fishing program for participants. 2018 will kick-off with an adult All-Star Basketball Game at Norview Community Center on June 29. Training such as computer coding and food handler’s certification, as well as fun activities like a hip hop dance class, will be at the various locations throughout the summer.

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  4. Norfolk Nighthawks: Spades Tournament

    July 14, 9:30 PM

    This summer will be the third season of the Norfolk Nighthawks, a free recreation program that provides a safe space and enrichment opportunities for young people 18+ held each Friday and Saturday night, 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., during the summer. This year’s season expands from three to five locations in Norfolk, such as East Ocean View Community Center, which will host a new night fishing program for participants. 2018 will kick-off with an adult All-Star Basketball Game at Norview Community Center on June 29. Training such as computer coding and food handler’s certification, as well as fun activities like a hip hop dance class, will be at the various locations throughout the summer.

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