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Free NEON District Art Tours begin April 19 through NEON Festival in October

Downtown Norfolk Council has partnered with Norfolk Tour Company to offer free monthly walking tours of the NEON District April through October. The tours explore the District that now has more than 87 pieces of public art and a multitude of local businesses that make up the neighborhood fabric. Art installations include murals, statues and … Continue reading

US museum returns 10th century Khmer statue to Cambodia
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US museum returns 10th century Khmer statue to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Monday welcomed home a 10th-century Khmer statue that was looted during the country’s civil war before spending the past three decades at an American museum. The sandstone Torso of Rama statue, which stands 62 inches (157 centimeters) high and is missing its head, arms and feet, was formally … Continue reading

Norfolk State partners with Chrysler Museum to celebrate Moses Grandy
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Norfolk State partners with Chrysler Museum to celebrate Moses Grandy

by Malik Glaspie Norfolk State’s Fine Arts Program has collaborated with the Chrysler Museum of Art to unveil the Moses Grandy exhibition. The exhibition was held at the Chrysler Museum on Saturday, Feb. 27. The artwork in the exhibition was inspired by an early 1800s relationship between an enslaved waterman from the Dismal Swamp and … Continue reading