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  1. Offsite Gallery exhibition: "Portuguese Playground" by local artist Marlowe Emerson on view through 01/08/21

    November 13, 2020, 5:00 PM - January 8, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Norfolk Arts' Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center

    Join us for an opening reception, Friday, 11/13/20, 5-7pm. Masks & social distancing required. Safety measures are in place throughout MacArthur Center. On view through 01/08/21: M-Sat. 11am-7pm & Sun. 12-6pm. Marlowe Emerson uses acrylic & collage techniques to create large, abstract paintings. “Portuguese Playground” features work in a variety of media created in 2019 at the Buinho Creative Residency. The exhibition takes its title from an actual playground in Portugal, as well as the artist’s experience of playing with a variety of new materials & techniques. It also references the high tech “playground” Buinho has created. Marlowe holds a degree in French & Art History from Georgetown University. Her work has been shown in museums & galleries internationally, including the Art in Embassies program. Emerson teaches abstract painting at MOCA & works out of her home studio in Va. Beach. Visit marloweemerson.com for virtual viewing options.

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  2. Live with Judith Schaechter Chrysler Musuem of Art via Zoom

    November 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Zoom

    Chrysler Museum is excited to introduce their newest artist series, Live with.... Join Museum curators and exhibiting artists for engaging dialogue. The series continues with contemporary stained glass artist Judith Schaechter who will offer a modern take on a medieval medium with stained glass works that resemble paintings. Learn about her meticulous process for creating beautiful, haunting, and ornate stained glass pieces during her conversation with Carolyn Swan Needell, PhD, Carolyn and Richard Barry Curator of Glass. Free for Museum Members, $15 per program or $75 for the entire series for Non-members. Become a Museum Member today and enjoy this series and a full year of special access to art, exclusive events, educational programs, and discounts on glass classes. Household Membership ($75 annually) is perfect for families and couples!

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