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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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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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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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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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