Location Norton Simon Museum

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Address 411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, Ca
91105
Contact Phone 626-449-6840

Events at Norton Simon Museum

"Fragonard's Enterprise" and "A Revolution of the Palette" at Norton Simon

The exhibition “Fragonard’s Enterprise” features 60 drawings by Jean-Honoré Fragonard he created during a journey through Italy copying great masterpieces. The exhibition “A Revolution of the Palette” features works from the Norton Simon collections and some on loan, exploring the use of synthetic blue by various French artists. Both exhibitions are on view through Jan. 4.

Date: 07/17/15

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Aternoon Salon at Norton Simon

An Afternoon Salon features a museum educator discussing Cézanne’s theoretical underpinning of the move towards abstraction in the 20th century, as guests view works from the Post-Impressionism, Cubism and Abstract Expressionism periods, and the discussion includes Bernard, Picasso and Sam Francis. It runs from 1 to 2 p.m., free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/09/15

Time: 1 P.M.

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Family Film at Norton Simon

A screening of the film “The Secret Garden” (1949) is based on the Frances Hodgon Burnett novel of the same name, the story of an English girl, raised in India, whose neglectful parents die in an earthquake and she returns to England to be raised by her distant uncle. It screens at 2 p.m., free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/02/15

Time: 2 P.M.

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Guided Tour, Concert at Norton Simon

A guided tour visits works by Degas, from 1 to 2 p.m. The Summer Concert Series presents “Cantare,” featuring the flute and harp duo of Arpa y Aulos, performing Latin melodies including "Granada" and "Sabor a Mi," from 5 to 6 p.m. Both are free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/08/15

Time: 1 P.M.

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Guided Tour, Jazz Concert at Norton Simon

A guided tour visits works depicting summer gardens, from 1 to 2 p.m. “Storytelling,” a chamber jazz concert by the Nick Mancini Collective runs from 5 to 6 p.m. Both are free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/01/15

Time: 1 P.M.

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Teen Arts Academy at Norton Simon

The Teen Arts Academy invites teens to learn how photography impacts how we see and experience the natural world, inspired by the exhibition “Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World.” Artist Samantha Fields leads the workshop, as students shoot photos in the museum’s garden, then construct a natural world of their own, using collage and transparencies. It runs from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/08/15

Time: 1 P.M.

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Thursday Summer Fun at Norton Simon

Thursday Summer Fun, for families with children age 4 to 10 invites guests to explore the outdoors by walking through the Sculpture Garden, then view Impressionist landscape and seascape paintings and create an Impressionist, outdoor scene of their favorite place using oil pastel and pieces of raw canvas, from 1 to 3 p.m., free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 07/30/15

Time: 1 P.M.

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