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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 Newsletters

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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04.19.23 // Monthly Newsletters

March 2023

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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03.31.23 // 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

Women’s History Month with Karen Rudd

She’s passionate about public art and bringing creative opportunities to the City of Norfolk! Introducing Norfolk Arts Director, Karen Rudd, who also serves on NEON’s Public Art Committee.

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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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03.11.23 // Press

Student Tying Up Loose Ends Before 9th Annual Wearable Arts Show

Governor’s School of Arts students are storytelling through art. “They are getting this great opportunity to get out of their comfort zone,” said Liana Courts, chairwoman of GSArts’ visual arts department. The wearable art pieces force students to think outside the box.

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03.06.23 // Monthly Newsletters

February 2023

It’s that funny time of year when the dreariness of winter seems past but spring is not quite yet blooming. Take a walk in NEON…

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01.31.23 // Monthly Newsletters

January 2023

There’s a certain romantic holiday in mid-February that we like to think of in NEON more as an occasion to eat your favorite local dessert and have some fun.

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7th Annual
 NEON Festival

The 7th annual NEON Festival returned to NFK October 20 & 21, 2022. The nights were lit with performances, music, murals, art and more!

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Art Opportunities

Call For Artists

Hundreds of artists have passed through NEON walls over the years. Big or small, international or your next door neighbor, high school student or college professor - artists of all kinds and skill levels are welcome to contribute to the NEON District's public art collection. Apply for project-based open calls throughout the year to join the club.