NORFOLK, Va. (July 17, 2018) – The Chrysler Museum of Art is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Harold J. Cobb, Jr., Christina L. Goode and Dianne Greene will join 25 others on the 2018–19 board, which is led by newly appointed chair Lelia Graham Webb, a community volunteer who has served as a Chrysler Museum trustee since 2010. She is also a member of the University of Virginia Arts Council and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and is the former Director of Community Engagement for the Slover Foundation.
Cobb, the rector of Norfolk’s Grace Episcopal Church, serves as a trustee of Episcopal Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Va. and the Norfolk Airport Authority. He has also served as a trustee of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Children’s Health Systems, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters and Westminster-Canterbury on the Chesapeake Bay.
Goode is the president of the Goode Family Foundation and the Vice President of Development for the Virginia Stage Company. She also serves on the boards of other area organizations, including The Up Center, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Virginia Symphony Foundation, Virginia Zoo, The Hermitage Museum and Gardens and the Virginia Stage Company.
Greene, the Division Vice President and General Manager of ADP, brings 26 years of service leadership to the Chrysler’s Board of Trustees, including the creation, expansion and deployment of domestic and international service organizations for ADP, Citigroup and Merrill Lynch. She is also a member of the Executive Board of the Greater Norfolk Corporation, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Board, the Norfolk State University School of Business Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts in New Jersey.
The Chrysler Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees is comprised of talented and dedicated community leaders who are passionate about the arts and committed to the Museum’s mission of bringing art and people together.
ABOUT THE CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART
The Chrysler Museum of Art is one of America’s most distinguished mid-sized art museums, with a nationally recognized collection of more than 30,000 objects, including one of the great glass collections in America. The core of the Chrysler’s collection comes from Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., an avid art collector who donated thousands of objects from his private collection to the Museum. The Museum has growing collections in many areas and mounts an ambitious schedule of visiting exhibitions and educational programs each season. The Chrysler has also been recognized nationally for its unique commitment to hospitality with its innovative gallery host program.
The Perry Glass Studio is a state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. The studio offers programming for aspiring and master artists alike in a variety of processes including glassblowing, fusing, flameworking, coldworking and neon. The studio has also cultivated a reputation for its cutting-edge performance evenings, and was the host venue of the 2017 Glass Arts Society Conference.
In addition, the Chrysler Museum of Art administers two historic houses in downtown Norfolk: the Moses Myers House and the Willoughby-Baylor House, as well as the Jean Outland Chrysler Library on the campus of Old Dominion University. General admission is free at all venues. For more information on the Chrysler Museum of Art, visit chrysler.org.