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Experience art exhibitions, murals, and performances at the Norfolk NEON Festival

Posted at 8:11 PM, Sep 09, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. – Experience art exhibitions, murals, and performances at the New Energy of Norfolk (NEON) Festival!

September 15-18 art lovers can enjoy the free festival in the NEON District in the downtown area of Norfolk.

The Chrysler Museum’s Third Thursday event will kickoff the festival on September 15 at 5 p.m. and will feature artist Brian Bress’s solo exhibition, ‘In the Box’.

Festival events throughout the NEON District include:
• Glass Wheel Studio exhibition reception Friday, September 16, 7-10 p.m. featuring Gabriel Greenlaw and Emily MK
• Work | Release exhibition opening reception Friday, September 16, 5 p.m. for Between Further and Farther by Sarah Blood
• The Plot Beer Garden Friday, September 16, 5-9 p.m. with cold drinks, food trucks, live music and performances
• Flip the Switch: Seep NFK, Friday, September 16, 9 p.m. official unveiling of neon art sculpture Seep NFK on 801 Granby Street
• d’Art Center fundraiser at The Plot Saturday, September 17, 5-9 p.m., featuring art activities, art by d’Art Center artists, live music, food and drink, including Smartmouth beer
• NEON Family Day at The Plot Sunday, September 18, 12-5 p.m. with puppets, storytelling, crafts, games and acoustic music from local bands
• Hunter at Sunrise live broadcast and Tidewater Arts Outreach Acoustic Brunch on Sunday, September 18 at Work | Release 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Click here for a full list of art installations and entertainment.