News Room


Welcome to the Norton Simon Museum's News Room, an online repository for the Museum's press releases and exhibition-related information intended for the media.

Visiting the Museum

Members of the media are always granted free admission, regardless of prior arrangements. Simply show your business card or media badge to the admissions clerk and you and a guest can visit for free. Usage of our Audio Tour is also free.

Contacting the Museum

For image or media kit requests, or to schedule an interview or photo shoot, please contact Leslie Denk, Director of Public Affairs, at (626) 844-6941 or by e-mail. For television news filming requests, please contact Ms. Denk as far as possible in advance.

News Highlights


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Norton Simon Museum and Musée d’Orsay Announce Masterpiece Exchange.

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Manet's "The Railway" visits from the National Gallery of Art this winter.

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"Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery" opens October 24.

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The Museum spotlights its beloved sculpture garden with events and a book.


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