Last updated: 8/5/2022
West Palm Beach, Florida
Street Address
1450 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Mailing Address
1450 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
phone: 561-832-5196
fax: 561-659-4689
e-mail: greeneh@norton.org
web: www.norton.org
Hours
Tuesday - Wednesday, Friday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday11 AM - 5 PM
Thursday10 AM - 9 PM
Mondayclosed
Open the every Thurs of every month until 9 p.m. for Art After Dark.
Admissions
$12 Adults, $5 ages 13-21, 12 and under and Members are FREE.
Museum Type(s)
Art
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Cafe/Restaurant
Group Tours
Staff
Ghislain D'humieres, Director and CEO
Pamela Parry, Senior Registrar and Collections Manager
Glenn C. Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Chief Officer of Learning and Community Engagement
Kelli Marin, Assistant Registrar
Carole Gutterman, Associate Curator of Education
James B. Hall, Deputy Director
Jonathan Wemette, Chief of Staff and Governance
Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Senior Curator of American Art
Holly Davis, Deputy Director for Development
John Safranek, Chief Financial Officer
Meredith Gregory, Director of School and Teacher Programs
Hilary Greene, Director of Marketing
Cheryl Macmillan, Director of Finance
Kate Faulkner, Director of Public Programs
Abby Ashley, Chief Development Officer
Leslie Francisco, Director of Institutional Giving
Rachel Gustafson, Director of Curatorial Operations and Research
Description

The Norton Museum has gained local, national and international recognition for its collections, exhibitions and programs. The Museum features a Chihuly Glass Ceiling, amazing and expansive collections of American, European, Chinese and Contemporary Art, Photography and works on paper. The Museum Store offers a diverse array of artsy gifts and Cafe 1451 at the Norton provides a fine dining experience in a unique setting. The 2nd Thursday of each month is Art After Dark which is a fun, family friendly evening event with live music, films, tours, art activities and more!

Mission

The Mission of the Norton Museum of Art, when founded in 1941, was to preserve for the future the beautiful things of the past" while providing "education and enjoyment" for the public. Today, continuing its original mission, the Norton Museum of Art strives to preserve, develop, exhibit and interpret its outstanding permanent collection and to educate the public through special exhibitions, publications and programs. The Norton seeks to strengthen awareness of the arts in our region through encouraging participation, reaching out to improve the quality of life in all communities through appreciation of visual arts and cultural patrimonies. The Norton Museum of Art will continue to be the pre-eminent art museum in Florida and one of the finest museums in the United States."

History

Founded in 1941 by Ralph Norton.

Educational Programs

Weekend family programs, exhibition related lectures, concert series, treasure of the month tour, gallery talks, photography fridays, Art After Dark and more!

Governance

Hope Alswang, Director and Roger Ward, Deputy Director and Chief Curator.

Library

Access: Scholars, Staff Only

Appointment required: Yes

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Restaurant

Group Tours

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