245 Olney Rd, Norfolk Virginia
The museum contains art treasures from ancient Greece, Rome, the Orient, and pre-Columbian America; European and American paintings and sculpture; and decorative arts from the 12th century to the present. Comprising 30,000 pieces, the museum's collection is diverse. Among artists represented are Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and more; a photography gallery is also featured. The museum is home to one of the most comprehensive collections in the country, including more than 8,000 pieces. Call for hours of operation; closed major holidays.
Other Art nearby:
(Norfolk) Chrysler Museum of Art
(Williamsburg) DeWitt Wallace Gallery
(Virginia Beach) GTE Virginia Beach Amphitheater
(Norfolk) Hermitage Foundation Museum
(Virginia Beach) Hudson Bay Gallery
(Virginia Beach) Kane Marie Fine Arts Gallery
12/05 Coming to The Norfolk area
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
66th Annual Hard Crab Derby Crisfield MD August30-September1 Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab Races, Crab Cooking Contest, Crab Picking contest, Parade, Skiff Races, Boat Docking Contest, Crafts, Carnival, Games, Swim Meet, Entertainment, Fresh Seafood
Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.
St. Mary's County Oyster Fest Leonardtown MD October19-20 Oysters served up raw, scalded, grilled on the barbie, on bread, on the half shell, stewed, nude, cooked in savory sauces, in salads, even in desserts, just about every way imaginable and then some.