• November 2022

    Reasons to Be Excited for the Bright Future of the NEON District

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  • New in 2022!

    Check out the latest and greatest NEON murals

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  • Norfolk Bike Month

    Glow Ride VII


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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A Pot of Good Times

Two Fine Art students from Norfolk State University were selected in 2022 for a large-scale mural at the northern gateway into the NEON neighborhood. Asiko-oluwa Aderin is an undergraduate student in NSU’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program, with a concentration in Graphic Design. Her works, expressed through digital and acrylic media, focus on appreciating black A Pot of Good Times

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Hats, Music and Technology

Inspired by longtime hat retailer and men’s clothier Stark & Legum, artist and professor Clyde Santana and Norfolk State University students created a mural paying homage to the Harlem Renaissance, Cubism and men’s changing fashions.

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Ancient Freedom

Boston-based muralist Cedric Douglas brings his combination of hyper realism and wild imagination to the Hurrah Players’ Copeland Center. The large-scale mural dives into themes of Afrofuturism, fantasy and creativity within a street aesthetic.

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



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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05.01.23 // Blog

Welcome Shark City Naturals

Welcome Shark City Naturals to the NEON District! Shark City Naturals is a family-owned and operated, all-natural cosmetics company based out of Norfolk. The products were initially made for their large family of ten after experiencing adverse reactions from beauty products made with unknown substances, but it quickly evolved into a flourishing business that sells Welcome Shark City Naturals

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05.01.23 // Monthly Newsletter

April 2023

Everyone’s favorite bike ride is back! The Glow Ride cycles into NEON on Friday, May 19 for the seventh annual critical mass ride.

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03.31.23 // Blog

NEON Art Tours

The NEON District and Norfolk Tour Company are proud to announce a new season of monthly walking tours of the district’s public art collection.

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03.22.23 // Press

Glass Act: Chrysler Museum’s Massive Glass Studio Expansion

For over a decade, the Chrysler Museum’s Perry glass studio has invited the public to experience the magical, molten elements of glassblowing. The over 9,000 square foot space was initially established “to nurture the growing glass community in Norfolk,” as described by Glass Studio Manager and Program Director Robin Rogers, and pays tribute to the Chrysler’s internationally-acclaimed glass collection, which boasts over 10,000 pieces spanning 3,000 years.

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