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Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses
March 3, 2017 - July 31, 2017

Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses examines Pietro Rotari (1707–1762), an illustrious Italian artist who found success and fortune in Vienna and beyond, ultimately becoming court painter to Empress Elizabeth of Russia.

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Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California
April 7, 2017 - September 25, 2017

Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California delves into the life the enterprising dealer responsible for the art phenomenon the “Blue Four”—Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky.

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Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ on Loan From the Art Institute of Chicago
December 9, 2016 - March 6, 2017

The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom on loan from the Art Institute of Chicago. This iconic interior, the second of three versions, arrives on the West Coast for the first time.

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States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945–1960
October 14, 2016 - February 13, 2017

States of Mind traces the evolution of the Picasso’s lithographic compositions from the 1940s and 1950s through multiple states, subtle adjustments and radical revisions. 

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Museum's Popular "A Night in Focus" Program Examines Picasso
February 11, 2017

The Museum's popular “A Night in Focus″ program returns with an examination of one of history′s most beloved artists, Pablo Picasso.

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'Unexpected Romance' Film Series at the Norton Simon Museum
February 3, 2017 - February 24, 2017

The Museum presents a film series exploring how sometimes opposites attract each Friday in February.

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Exhibition and Event Schedule, Winter 2017
January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017

See what's happening this season at the Norton Simon Museum.

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