Location Norton Simon Museum
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Events at Norton Simon Museum
An Afternoon Salon features a museum educator discussing the representation of empathy in art from 1 to 2 p.m. Stories in the Afternoon for families with children ages 4 to 8 invites guests to read a story exploring the shapes around us, then create artwork of shapes using construction paper, Wikki Stix and colored pencils from 2 to 3 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.
Family Art Night invites guests with children ages 6 to 10 to think about who would be their valentine as they observe depictions of love in the European and Asian art collections, then crate a valentine’s garland using yarn, construction paper, markers and color sticks from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.
The film “The Earrings of Madame de…” (1953) is an emotional, cinematographically adventurous story of deceptive opulence and traffic romance, as a woman known only as Madame de… sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences ending in despair. It starts at 2 p.m. Wednesday, repeating at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19, free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for members, students and those 18 and younger.