The Tide light rail

Oct 29, 2016 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Chrysler Museum of Art celebrates fifth anniversary of Hampton Roads Transit’s The Tide Light Rail with a special afternoon of Tide-related programs. Admission to the Museum, its Perry Glass Studio, and its programs and exhibitions is free. The Tide’s York Street / Freemason Station is a short two-block walk to the Museum.

The Tide in Glass
Live Daily Glassblowing Demonstration | noon

Chrysler Museum’s Perry Glass Studio
745 Duke Street, Norfolk | Adjacent to the Museum
Witness the magic of live hot glassblowing as acclaimed artist and Glass Studio Assistant Manager Robin Rogers presents a creative noon demo in honor of The Tide’s five years of success.

Transportation through the Ages
Gallery Talk | 2 p.m.

Chrysler Museum of Art
One Memorial Place, Norfolk
Jonathan Markham, Museum Manager of Curriculum and Gallery Programs, leads an informal tour through works in the Chrysler Collection to highlight important transportation innovations and how they have shaped societies and cultures.

Before or after the talk, see our newest special exhibition, Branding the American West, to discover how horses, wagons, mules, trains, stagecoaches, and even early cars changed the American transportation landscape in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Regular HRT rates apply; youth 17 years old and younger ride free with a fare-paying adult or with a Student Freedom Pass. For more information visit www.gohrt.com.

Disclosure: JASE Group CEO Keith Parnell is the Norfolk Commissioner to the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads, the Governing Board of Hampton Roads Transit.

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