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Hermitage Turns on Light

Hermitage Turns on Light

By Betsy DiJulio   As Norfolk and the larger community prepares for a British invasion—the opening of Bruce Munro: Light—at the Hermitage Museum or “The Herm,” as it is quickly becoming known in it’s new, ever more progressive, and relevant form, I had an opportunity to conduct an e-interview with both Jen Duncan, the museum’s

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Smokey Bear Roars Back to Spotlight at Chrysler Museum

By Jeff Maisey Have you noticed Smokey Bear is seemingly everywhere these days? Well, he’s roaring back in time for his 70th birthday, which, as it turns out, is the centennial of the Virginia Department of Forestry. For the occasion, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared August 9 Smokey Bear Day. “Smokey Bear has been at

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Baby, You Can Paint My Car

By Betsy DiJulio The “baby” or rather “babies” were, in this case, art teacher Trish Pfeifer’s best-behaved fifth grade class at St. Helena Elementary School in Norfolk.  Pfeifer is an award-winning art teacher/art teacher mentor for Norfolk Public Schools, and this project is just one reason why. After seeing the work of self-taught artist Harrod