2019 artists John Van Hamersveld, Gary Wong, Charles Rasputin and others, as well as curators Asa Jackson and Hampton Boyer share their influences, experiences and creative practice with a candid Q & A discussion.
Join our 2019 muralists and curators at O’Connors Brewing Co. for an informal toast to the completion of the festival’s art. Meet all those involved in the creation of our new murals and hang with the people who make up the community surrounding the Railroad District.
Join Freshtopia for their weekly public art bike ride to explore the new murals in the Railroad District in Park Place for the NFK Street Museum. Weather permitting. Bike rides are all ages.Learn More
FREE fair for the whole family! Connect with community services, kids’ activities and games, entertainment, and great food! Everything from help getting a job, to health screenings and banking services, nutrition and education resources. Come join us from noon to 5pm.Learn More
Calling all lovers of craft beer, music, magic, art, fun, and games! Calling all carnies and gawkers alike! Come one, come all to the new O’Connoroo Summer Carnival!
We are hosting our SIXTH annual O’Connoroo music, food, and beer festival on Saturday, June 1st! This year, we’ve added plenty of carnival games, prizes, live magic, fortune telling, axe throwing, fire dancing, and more to a lineup of SIX local food trucks and popups plus SIX live music performances!Learn More
Summertime BBQ vibes with curated music from DJs CanRock, Gabe Niles, Fake Uzumi, Soup and more. Indulge in delicious food and cold libations and shop local small business in the Vendor Village.
LAVA Presents NFK Nightmares, The Lazy Dangers and Tired All the Time. Pendulum’s coveted burgers, delectable dogs and the tag team of Toast and Handsome Biscuit making it hot in the side lot. Pop-up bar featuring The Veil Brewing.Learn More
Artist Tim Skirven takes us on the journey from creative concept to present day application with his work in developing the look, the vibe, and the art of the Veil Brewing.
Our artists and sponsors can relax in the shade, enjoy some O’Connor beer, partake in barbeque from Pendulum and enjoy music from the LAVA Presents stage.
Build a bridge between fun and learning with Makerspace Cadet activities, creative crafts, facepainting, balloon animals and games with Norfolk’s favorite mad scientists and makers.
Makerspace and Virginia Synth & Synthesists present Synth Playground and invite you to network, collaborate, and experiment with other explorers in making sounds, creating music, and making art using synthesizers and electronic musical instruments.
Tour the Makerspace and see what the movers, doers and makers are up to in Norfolk’s original startup makerspace
While we await the opening of The Veil Brewing in their new location in the Railroad District, throw back a few of their favorites and specialty beers with their neighbors at Toast.
Meet at the bike parking and tour the new public art with Social Cycling Norfolk.Learn More
Norfolk’s emerging Railroad District is one steeped in the city’s history, and poised to play a large part in its future. Along the N&W Railway in Park Place, the district’s comprised of notable Norfolk breweries, eateries, repair shops and offices. It’s a place that captures the culture of our city, and the perfect canvas for the 2019 Norfolk Street Museum.Learn More
Explore the Railroad District and check out large-scale murals, great music, killer food, live entertainment, a Kid Zone, intimate art talks, amazing local vendors, and pop-up experiences.See the Map
Parking is free on-street throughout the district and at associated business lots. The Railroad District is also bike friendly and additional bike parking will be provided for this event.
Yes, the NFK Street Museum events are free and open to all.
The NFK Street Museum Mural Festival and Street Party has something for everyone including a dedicated Kid Zone with children’s activites and entertainment in the 757 Makerspace parking lot.
The festival hours are from 2pm to 7pm.
Murals artists have been selected but there’s still a few ways artists can get involved with this year’s festival. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with links to your work for more information.
Please contact email@example.com for more information about the NFK Street Museum.
A few vendor opportunities are still available. You can apply by clicking here.
Norfolk Street Museum is an exhibition of curated art throughout the public areas of Norfolk, Virginia whose mission is to conserve, interpret, and exhibit collections of significant works from a broad range of cultures and historical periods. It aims to inspire creativity and a sense of community for its residents and visitors.Learn More