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March 2015

Tête-à-tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay
March 27, 2015 - June 22, 2015

Three beloved masterpieces from Paris will be on view at the Norton Simon Museum.

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March 2015

Norton Simon Museum and Musée d’Orsay Announce Exchange of Masterpieces
March 27, 2015 - June 22, 2015

Three 19th-century masterpieces from each institution will be on view this spring.

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March 2015

Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World
March 6, 2015 - August 31, 2015

This exhibition examines photographers that approach “nature” and “culture” in their images not in opposition, but rather in dialogue.

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March 2015

Sculpture Garden Celebration Continues
March 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

This Spring, the Museum continues to celebrate its Sculpture Garden with the publication of a new book.

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October 2014

Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery
October 24, 2014 - April 27, 2015

This exhibition examines one of Norton Simon’s most memorable acquisitions—the purchase of the century-old, esteemed art dealership, the Duveen Brothers Gallery.

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October 2014

Sculpture Garden Anniversary Celebration
October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015

To mark the 15th anniversary of its beloved Sculpture Garden, the Museum is offering a festive series of events and a new publication.