News Archive 2018

News Articles

Exhibitions and Events Schedule | Winter 2018
January 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018

See what’s new this season at the Museum.

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'An Invitation to Dance' Film Series
February 2, 2018 – February 23, 2018

This February, enjoy a film series celebrating dance and the art of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.

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'Behind the Scenes' Film Series
March 16, 2018 – March 30, 2018

Enjoy three documentary films that take viewers behind-the-scenes in the world of dance.

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The Museum Presents 'A Night in Focus: Degas' on March 24
March 24, 2018

This lively event for people of all ages brings together art-making, live performance, discussions and more to highlight the breathtaking work of Edgar Degas.

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Exhibitions and Events | Spring 2018
April 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018

See what’s new this season at the Museum.

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In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India
April 6, 2018 – January 7, 2019

This intimate exhibition examines how Indian artisans reimagined their designs in the late 19th century, fusing familiar styles with new shapes and sizes of vessels and furniture that appealed to European buyers.

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‘The British Raj between Page and Screen’ Film Series
May 4, 2018 – May 25, 2018

This film series portrays life in India during the period of colonial rule known as the British Raj (1858–1947).

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly
June 1, 2018 – October 29, 2018

Ellsworth Kelly’s striking work in lithography from the mid-1960s, Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs and Suite of Plant Lithographs, are presented along with two monumental paintings from the Museum’s collection.

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Thursday Summer Fun Starts June 14
June 14, 2018 – July 19, 2018

Children and their caregivers learn about works of art in the collection then make their own creations Thursday afternoons in June and July.

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Norton Simon Museum Presents Its Fifth Annual Garden Party
June 30, 2018

The Museum’s lively, enchanting Garden Party returns on June 30th.

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Exhibitions and Events | Summer 2018
July 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Read about the Museum’s exciting lineup of exhibitions and events this summer season.

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Paris, Art and Crime Film Series Starts July 6th
July 6, 2018 – July 27, 2018

Take a trip to Paris in the Museum’s summer film series, Paris, Art and Crime on Film, organized and introduced by critic David Kipen. Starts July 6th.

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The Norton Simon Museum Presents Its Summer Concert Series
July 14, 2018 – August 25, 2018

The Museum’s popular Summer Concert Series returns for its 12th season.

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A Night in Focus: India on Sept. 29
September 29, 2018

The Museum presents a lively, social evening event celebrating India’s dynamic artistic and cultural traditions.

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Exhibitions & Events | Fall 2018
October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019

Learn about the Museum’s fall schedule for exhibitions and events.

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'Lessons Learned' Film Series
October 19, 2018 – November 9, 2018

This fall, head back to school with this film series that delves into the unique and transformative role that teachers play in their students’ lives—and sometimes the unexpected ways in which students influence their teachers.

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Fall Family Festival Returns Oct. 21
October 21, 2018

The Museum’s fun-filled Fall Family Festival celebrates music and movement with dance demonstrations, music workshops, art-making and more.

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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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Exhibitions and Events | Winter 2019
January 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019

Learn more about the Museum’s exhibitions and events for Winter 2019.

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Matisse/Odalisque
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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