Watch lectures, podcasts and videos to learn more about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions and the history of the institution.
The Museum offers a wide variety of resources for adult audiences who are interested in learning about the history or art and the Norton Simon collections. Gathered here you can find our collection of short videos exploring a single artwork, drawing lessons and guides, our series of art-centered meditations, and essays and posts from our curators, educators and conservator.
Virtual Adult Art Classes
Get inspired and flex your artistic skills in one of our virtual art classes for adults. Led by teaching artists, these classes explore works of art from our exhibitions and collections.
Read fascinating stories behind the Norton Simon collections from staff, specialists and more.
Find a moment of peace and calm with these easy-to-follow at-home mindfulness and meditation exercises.
A virtual program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers that provides them the opportunity to look at a single work of art together, allowing them time to process what they’ve seen.
The Elements of Art: A Drawing Guide
Explore different elements of art and techniques of drawing as seen in the Norton Simon Museum's collection with artist and teacher Richard Houston.
“In Focus” provides online visitors with a closer look at some of the most important artists and areas in the Museum collection.
Search our Online Collection
Explore our collections online. Search by artist, keywords, date range and more.