Street Address
1451 South Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Mailing Address
1451 South Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
phone: 561-832-5196
fax: 561-659-4689
e-mail: museum@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
Pamela Parry, Registrar
Glenn C. Tomlinson, Curator of Education
Kelli Marin, Assistant Registrar
Carole Gutterman, Associate Curator of Education
Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary Art
Hope Alswang, Director and CEO
phone: 561-832-5197 x1107
Scott Benarde, Director of Communications
Laurie Barnes, Elizabeth B. McGraw Curator of Chinese Art
Aleesha Nissen, Assistant Registrar
Tim Wride, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography
James B. Hall, Deputy Director
Jonathan Wemette, Grants Coordinator
Ellen Roberts, Curator of American Art
Holly Davis, Deputy Director for Development
John Safranek, C.F.O.
Allison Smith, Design Director

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