• Greyhound Transforms

    Introducing Houndstooth

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  • Hurrah's TV & Film Academy

    A Star Is Born

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  • NEON Neighborhood Signs

    Call for Digital Art

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  • November 2023

    5 Fun Ways to Experience Visual Arts in the NEON

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Public Art

Wander through the neighborhood and discover tiny art happenings, large-scale murals and pops of neon color and light. From works by nationally celebrated visual artists like Esteban del Valle and HENSE, to local heroes like Clayton Singleton and Victoria Weiss, to the world-renowned Chrysler Museum of Art, come see the new energy of Norfolk on display.

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My Standards

My Standards by the artist Bage is a 7’ tall one-eyed tomcat made of recycled breaker boxes, a light pole and other found metals. The 3-dimensional feline appeared one night in the tradition of other 2-dimensional graffiti aerosol art and now prowls the NEON looking for fun.

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Color Blot

Artist Parrish Majestic’s “Color Blot” window panels are inspired by the famous Rorschach tests used in psychology where subjects’ perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation. Instead of analyzing with ink, Parrish aimed to entertain and inspire with color blots that engage with pedestrians walking by the canvases. Currently on view Color Blot

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Keep Glowing

A black light reactive mural made from glass bottles and florescent colored resin now occupies the chain link fence along W. Wilson Avenue behind the Virginia ABC store. Inspired by the former NEON Fiber Garden, the team of creators want you to see the energy created by the NEON District and “keep it glowing!” Volunteers Keep Glowing

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Map

Navigate your way through the NEON with this map of all businesses, murals, eateries, and attractions.

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From our blog and art opportunities, to press on the district and our monthly newsletter — get caught up on all things NEON.

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04.12.24 // Blog

Introducing Houndstooth

The former Greyhound Bus Station in Norfolk’s NEON District is getting a makeover! Learn about Houndstooth, a new mixed-use development featuring apartments, workspaces, public art, and nods to the site’s history.

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04.03.24 // Art Opportunity

Call for Digital Art: NEON Signs

NEON District Call for Digital Art Spring 2024 The NEON District will refresh its unique neighborhood signage system with new vinyl panels featuring local art this spring. Hampton Roads artists may submit original digital art, photography or graphic designs in print ready files for the double-sided signs with windows in which to insert vinyl artwork. Call for Digital Art: NEON Signs

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04.02.24 // Monthly Newsletter

March 2024

Spring in the NEON District is brimming with vibrant art and community events. Explore new walking tours featuring local artists, lend a hand at The Plot’s Volunteer Day, or submit your artwork for our unique neighborhood signage.

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03.28.24 // Art Opportunity

Call for Vendors: NEON Rainbow Market

Calling all creative and diverse vendors to the NEON Rainbow Market! A new event for the NEON spring season, the local market at the Plot can accommodate up to 50 vendors. On Saturday, June 1 from 12pm to 4pm, bring your art and goods to the more than 500 shoppers passing through. Currently accepting vendors Call for Vendors: NEON Rainbow Market

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The NEON isn't JUST art installations. Check out the many businesses that comprise our district.

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