The Norton Museum of Art is a longtime favorite of museum visitors in West Palm Beach. The newly transformed Museum features a diverse collection of art, special exhibitions, engaging talks, tours, concerts, and programs for adults and children.
The Norton has eight new exhibitions, 12,000 square feet of gallery space, new classrooms, a restaurant that overlooks a new sculpture garden that used to be a parking lot, and a 210-seat auditorium.
Plan your visit. The Norton Museum of Art is located at:
1450 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, 33401
For information, please call (561) 832-5196 or visit www.norton.org
Norton Museum Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Friday: 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
General: $18, Seniors (60+): $15, Students with valid school ID: $5, Children 12 and under: free
Museum admission is free to the public on Fridays and Saturdays!
Current & Upcoming Events
Small Worlds: Five Centuries of European Prints and Drawings from the Collection (now through September 17) comprises about 40 European drawings and prints made over the course of five centuries by artists ranging from Dürer to Picasso, using a wide variety of media and techniques.
See and Be Seen: Picturing Notoriety (now until October 22) features more than 50 works from the 19th to the 21st Centuries and will include images of Queen Victoria, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Marilyn Monroe, and Lil’ Kim in works by such diverse artists as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Hollywood photographer George Hurrell, and artists Andy Warhol, Nan Goldin, Annie Leibovitz, and John Baldessari.
“Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection,” (now until October 29), is the largest ever museum exhibition of classic movie posters from one of the most prominent private collections in the world. The exhibition provides a colorful and comprehensive overview of the history and allure of Hollywood – and movie poster art.
WHO? A Brief History of Photography through Portraiture (now through November 26) an installation of approximately 60 works that trace the history of the medium through portraiture. These works examine the reciprocal influences between photography and the portrait.
Posters by Toulouse-Lautrec (now through December 10) features a robust selection of Toulouse-Lautrec printed works from the 1890s. This is the first time in 45 years the Museum has presented a Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition.
Art After Dark
This free weekly program offers an eclectic array of programs that changes every week! View an exhibition, attend a talk, participate in an art activity, enjoy a performance, concert, or film, sip, and dine or sip cocktails in the Museum’s elegant new bar and restaurant.
Check what’s in schedule for this week here.
Eat & shop
The Restaurant at the Norton overlooks the Pamela and Robert B. Goergen Garden. It is a sleek 165-seat fine-dining eatery that has outdoor terrace seating, private dining rooms in the back and a bar with seating. A neutral palette of grey, white and aluminum keep the vibe serene. Across the way is a multipurpose dining/event room with a mural made of floral designs and 15,000 sheets of real gold-leaf. The menu is moderately priced ($12 to $28) from chef David Schiraldo, with seafood plates – ahi tuna tartare and red snapper crudo, and sandwiches, burgers, salmon, chicken paillard and more healthy fare.
Brunch and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Dinner is served on Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Store at the Norton features colorful and creative gifts for any occasion that simply can’t be found anywhere else. Aside from the expected beautiful exhibition and collection catalogues, post cards, and posters, The Store offers a wide range of one-of-a-kind, handmade jewelry pieces, and artful and inspiring gift ideas.
The Store is open during Museum hours.