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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Film at Norton Simon

The 1993 film “The Secret Garden” is the story of a young girl who discovers an abandoned garden on her uncle’s Victorian estate and sets out to restore it, discovering that it has magical powers. It runs from 2 to 3:40 p.m., free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/16/15

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, Family Day, Concert at Norton Simon

A guided tour visits works representing the sculptor’s process, from 1 to 2 p.m. Family Day, for families with children ages 4 to 10 invites guests to study Frans Snyders’ paitning “Still Life with Fruit,” then create a mixed media piece featuring food, from 1 to 3 p.m. A concert, “Music of the Grand Tour” features period instrument ensemble Tesserae performing music of the 1700s, from 5 to 6 p.m. All are free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.

Date: 08/15/15

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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