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Once upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
December 7, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Sumptuous tapestries and precious, rare cartoons tell the love stories found in the classical epic poems the Iliad and the Aeneid.

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly
June 1, 2018 - October 29, 2018

Ellsworth Kelly’s striking work in lithography from the mid-1960s, Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs and Suite of Plant Lithographs, are presented along with two monumental paintings from the Museum’s collection.

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In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India
April 6, 2018 - September 3, 2018

This intimate exhibition examines how Indian artisans reimagined their designs in the late 19th century, fusing familiar styles with new shapes and sizes of vessels and furniture that appealed to European buyers.

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Fall Family Festival Returns Oct. 21
October 21, 2018

The Museum’s fun-filled Fall Family Festival celebrates music and movement with dance demonstrations, music workshops, art-making and more.

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The Norton Simon Museum Presents Its Summer Concert Series
July 14, 2018 - August 25, 2018

The Museum’s popular Summer Concert Series returns for its 12th season.

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Paris, Art and Crime Film Series Starts July 6th
July 6, 2018 - July 27, 2018

Take a trip to Paris in the Museum’s summer film series, Paris, Art and Crime on Film, organized and introduced by critic David Kipen. Starts July 6th.

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Exhibitions and Events | Summer 2018
July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Read about the Museum’s exciting lineup of exhibitions and events this summer season.

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