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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

RIP: On Art and Mourning
September 8, 2017 - November 27, 2017

Spanning millennia, cultures and media, from a 3,000 year-old Egyptian coffin to a 1960s silkscreen by Andy Warhol, the artworks in RIP: On Art and Mourning demonstrate how artists create objects to honor a life, find meaning in tragedy and comfort the living.

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor
November 10, 2017 - April 9, 2018

This revealing exhibition celebrates the centennial of Degas’s death by bringing together the Museum’s entire collection of modèles, the first and only set of bronzes cast from the artist’s original wax and plaster statuettes, and related pastels, drawings and paintings

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

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 Vasily Kandinsky.

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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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NEWS & EVENTS

Summer Concert Series 2017
July 15, 2017 - August 26, 2017

The Museum’s popular summer concert series returns on Saturday, July 15th, with jazz and classical performances on select Saturdays through August 26th.

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When L.A. Grew Up: Galka Scheyer’s Hollywood on the Eve of World War II
July 7, 2017 - July 28, 2017

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California, critic David Kipen organizes a film series that charts the years between Hollywood’s 1930s embrace of European exiles and its eventual engagement in the battle against fascism.

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Exhibition and Event Schedule | Summer 2017
July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Find out what’s happening at the Norton Simon Museum this summer season.

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Exhibition and Event Schedule | Spring 2017
April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017

Find out what’s happening at the Norton Simon Museum this spring season.

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