Exhibitions and Events Schedule | Fall 2017
October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018
Release Date: September 20, 2017
Pasadena, CA—The Norton Simon Museum announces its fall season of events and exhibitions. Unless otherwise stated, all events are free with admission. Stickers for ensured seating for lectures and concerts are distributed in the main entrance gallery one hour prior to event. Members enjoy early seating.
Highlights of the season include the exhibitions Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor (opening Nov. 10th) and Rembrandt's Self Portrait at the Age of 34, on loan from The National Gallery, London (opening Dec. 8th); and special events including Fall Family Festival (Oct. 22), the dance performance Eternal I Endure (Nov. 4th) and a film series titled Meeting Death: Conversations with Mortality.
More information on these, plus all of our events this fall season, can be found via the link on the right.
About the Norton Simon Museum
The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a 30-year period, industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) amassed an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and a stellar collection of South and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years. Modern and Contemporary Art from Europe and the United States, acquired by the former Pasadena Art Museum, also occupies an important place in the Museum’s collections. The Museum houses more than 12,000 objects, roughly 1,000 of which are on view in the galleries and gardens.
Location: The Norton Simon Museum is located at 411 W. Colorado Blvd. at Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif., at the intersection of the Foothill (210) and Ventura (134) freeways. For general Museum information, please call (626) 449-6840 or visit nortonsimon.org. Hours: The Museum is open Thursday through Monday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Saturday to 7 p.m.). It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission: General admission is $15 for adults and $12 for seniors. Members, students with I.D., and patrons age 18 and under are admitted free of charge. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Parking: Parking is free but limited, and no reservations are necessary. Public Transportation: Pasadena Transit stops directly in front of the Museum. Please visit http://pasadenatransit.net for schedules. The MTA bus line #180/181 stops in front of the Museum. The Memorial Park Station on the MTA Gold Line, the closest Metro Rail station to the Museum, is located at 125 E. Holly St. at Arroyo Parkway. Please visit www.metro.net for schedules. Planning your Visit: For up-to-date information on our guidelines and protocols, please visit nortonsimon.org/visit. Changes starting July 1, 2023: Please note that admission fee will increase to $20 adults/$15 seniors beginning July 1, 2023. We will also stay open to 7:00 p.m. on Fridays, and resume our policy of free admission for all on the first Friday of the month from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Leslie C. Denk
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