How To Add Color To Your Life
Edited by Madelyn Miller, the TravelLady
always wanted my home to look like a museum. And now at least I can wake up to
Baroque Blue every morning. And then entertain my friends with Elizabethan
Umber. And retire after a romantic evening with Impressionist Rose.
Did you know that you can buy this kind of class and style
by the gallon?
The Chrysler Museum of Art and The Sherwin-Williams Company
are pleased and excited to announce their partnership in introducing a new
national line of paint colors based on the beautiful walls within the Museum’s
permanent collection galleries. The “Chrysler Museum Colors Collection” will
consist of twelve lush and vivid hues with names such as Elizabethan Umber,
Baroque Blue, and Impressionist Rose. Through this first-of-its-kind
partnership, the public will now be able to model the interior of their homes
after the design of a world-class museum like the Chrysler.
of the Museum, William Hennessey, enthusiastically concurs, “Over the past
several years the Chrysler has earned a national reputation for the elegance and
beauty of our exhibition galleries. We are proud that through our partnership
with Sherwin-Williams, it is now possible for people to enjoy the same rich,
warm colors in their own homes.”
The idea for this unique partnership developed following
two important renovations of the Chrysler’s galleries. The first, completed in
2001, involved the Museum’s 19th- and early 20th-Century galleries. The second
renovation consisted of refurbishing the Chrysler’s seven early European
galleries, renamed the Dalis Foundation Galleries of European Art. In each case
the handsome makeovers, which included freshly painted walls with
specially-mixed colors, allowed viewers to see Old Masters in a dramatic new
delighted for the opportunity to work along with the Chrysler Museum in the
creation of this color palette,” says Sheri Thompson, Director of Color
Marketing and Design for Sherwin-Williams. “Our color consultants were inspired
by the Museum’s architectural elegance and its extraordinary collections, as
well as by the knowledge and professionalism of its staff.” Thompson says the
palette development process was both a worthwhile and rewarding experience for
all Sherwin-Williams staff involved in the effort.
Look for the new “Neighbor-to-Neighbor” card available
through the Chrysler to its members and visitors and at Sherwin-Williams stores.
The new card will provide up to a 20% discount on purchases at any
Sherwin-Williams location nationwide. The Museum will receive a 3% contribution
back from Sherwin-Williams for any and all purchases made with this card. The
card can be printed from the Chrysler’s website at
Sherwin-Williams is the nation’s largest specialty retailer
of paint, stains, coatings, wallcoverings and associated supplies.
The Chrysler Museum of Art is located at 245 West Olney Road Norfolk, Virginia
Tel: (757) 664-6200; Fax: (757) 664-6201; E-mail:
The Museum is open: Wednesday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. by voluntary
contribution; Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.; and it is
closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major Holidays.
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