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Norfolk Visual Arts Week 2015

Published: September 23, 2015

Norfolk Visual Arts Week 2015 will be held October 10-18 in Norfolk VA. Norfolk Visual Arts Week is an annual celebration of galleries, arts organizations, and establishments creating memorable visual art experiences in Norfolk, VA.

Visual Arts Week begins with the Ocean View Art Show. During the event, visitors will find a wide array of art events throughout the City of Norfolk. The Stockley Gardens Art Show will close out the week.

The Norfolk Arts District along Granby Street will host the NEON Festival, a celebration of energy, art and light October 15, 5-10pm and October 16, 3-10pm. Long time cultural institutions like the Chrysler Museum of Art and Harrison Opera House anchor the District while new art venues like Glass Wheel Studio and Work|Release provide artists a place to make, create and show.

Local and national artists, performers and musicians will showcase their talents at pop-up venues, the Plot and at various anchors of the NEON District. On display will be tiny art, large gateway murals, and neon lighting throughout the festival.

Many events are free and open to the public, including CRAFTED: Indie Arts and Craft Market at O'Connor Brewing Co. (October 10), the Colonial Place & Riverview annual Front Porch Art Walk (October 12), and a Public Art walking tour (October 14 at 6pm).

Exhibitions will be held at the Offsite Gallery, Transit Gallery, Neil Britton Gallery, OKAY Spark Gallery, Kellam Galleries, Corner Gallery, Paul Street Gallery, Art Works Gallery and Frame Shop, Granby Street Gallery, James Wise Gallery, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Gallery, and other locations.

For details, a map, and list of events, visit norfolkpublicart.org.