News Archive 2018
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.
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.
‘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).
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.
The Museum’s lively, enchanting Garden Party returns on June 30th.
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.
'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.
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.
Titian’s 'Portrait of a Lady in White,' on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
December 19, 2018
– March 25, 2019
Titian’s captivating portrait “Lady in White” makes its Southern California debut this winter.
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