An Evening in Focus: Francisco de Goya, Printmaker

Date: April 20, 2024
Release Date: April 1, 2024

The Norton Simon Museum Presents
An Evening in Focus: Francisco de Goya, Printmaker

This lively evening event features art-making,
live music and more for people of all ages


­WHAT: An Evening in Focus: Francisco de Goya, Printmaker
In celebration of the opening of I Saw It: Francisco de Goya, Printmaker, the first comprehensive display of the artist’s four major print series on the West Coast, the Norton Simon Museum presents an interactive event for visitors of all ages. Enjoy spotlight tours, live music, art-making activities and more throughout the galleries. Details of the evening can be found here.

WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

ADMISSION: An Evening in Focus is free with Museum admission.
Admission is $20.00 for adults; $15.00 for seniors; and free for Museum members, students with I.D., and everyone age 18 and under. Details on our hours and visitor information can be found at

WHERE: Norton Simon Museum | 411 West Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena; located on the corner of Colorado and Orange Grove Boulevards at the intersection of the 210 and 134 freeways. Parking at the Norton Simon Museum is free but limited. Public transportation or ridesharing is encouraged.


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Images for the Press

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Caprichos: They Say Yes and Give Their Hand to the First Comer (El si pronuncian y la mano alargan/ Al primero que llega), 1799
sheet: 12 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (30.8 x 20 cm); plate: 8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in. (21.43 x 14.92 cm)
Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin on laid paper
Norton Simon Art Foundation


Visitors participating in an in-gallery art-making activity at the Norton Simon Museum, Photo courtesy of the Norton Simon Art Foundation

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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 Hours: The Museum is open Thursday through Monday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Friday and Saturday to 7 p.m.).  It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission: General admission is $20 for adults and $15 for seniors. Members, students with I.D., and patrons age 18 and under are admitted free of charge. The first Friday of the month from 4 to 7 p.m. is free to all. 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 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 for schedules. Planning your Visit: For up-to-date information on our guidelines and protocols, please visit

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