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The Sweetness of Life: Three 18th-Century French Paintings from The Frick Collection
June 14, 2019 - September 9, 2019

This summer, the Museum hosts three delightful French genre paintings on loan from the 18th century from The Frick Collection in New York.

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AIR LAND SEA: A Lithographic Suite by William Crutchfield
July 19, 2019 - November 4, 2019

The Museum presents an installation of William Crutchfield’s intricate and highly imaginative lithographic suite AIR LAND SEA.

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February 22, 2019 - June 17, 2019

This dazzling exhibition, featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and others, explores the theme of the odalisque in European art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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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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Norton Simon Museum Presents Its Annual Garden Party
June 29, 2019

The Museum’s annual Garden Party returns on June 29th with art-making, live music and more.

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Exhibitions and Events Schedule | Spring 2019
April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Read about the many events and exhibitions taking place this season at the Norton Simon Museum.

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(626) 844-6900
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