Future Exhibitions

R.I.P.: On Art and Mourning

R.I.P.: On Art and Mourning

The Norton Simon Museum presents R.I.P: On Art and Mourning, a small but deeply moving exhibition that expounds on the theme of mourning. A range of seldom seen objects from the Museum’s collection spanning centuries and cultures come together to demonstrate how art is created to comfort the living.

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor

The Norton Simon Museum marks the centennial of Edgar Degas's death with Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor, an exhibition that explores the improvisational nature of Degas’s artistic practice through the Norton Simon’s collection of modèles, the first and only set of bronzes cast from the artist's original wax and clay statuettes. 

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