News Archive 2019

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Unknown Fates Film Series
February 1, 2019 – February 22, 2019

The Museum presents a film each Friday in February that ponders the fate of their complex protagonists and the burning question: will they or won’t they end up together?

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A Night in Focus: Titian, Tapestries and the Italian Renaissance
February 23, 2019

The Museum’s popular “Night in Focus” evening event returns on Saturday, February 23rd to spotlight the exhibitions Titian’s ‘Portrait of a Lady in White’ and Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido.

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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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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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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 | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

Learn about all of the exhibitions and events happening this summer season.

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FILM SERIES: The Female Gaze: French Women Directors Shine a Light on Their World
July 12, 2019 – August 2, 2019

Film critic Peter Rainer organizes a quartet of female-centric films by iconic French women directors.

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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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By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque
October 4, 2019 – March 2, 2020

This exhibition celebrates the innovative spirit of art and culture in Paris during the belle époque through a selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs.

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AIR LAND SEA Hitchcock Film Series
October 4, 2019 – October 25, 2019

The Museum’s Hitchcock film series showcases the auteur’s unmatched skill at capturing tension and terror, whether in the air, on land or at sea

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Fall Family Festival
October 20, 2019

The Museum’s creativity-fueled Fall Family Festival returns—taking families on a journey around the world and through time with pop-up art-making workshops in the galleries and garden.

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The Belle Époque on Film
November 1, 2019 – November 22, 2019

In conjunction with the exhibition By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque, the Museum presents a series of films that travel back in time and bring this exciting era to life.

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Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography
November 22, 2019 – April 20, 2020

The gelatin silver prints on display demonstrate that the simplest subjects can be evocative works of art when composition, texture, tone and light are handled by artists of great imagination and virtuosity.

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