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Norton Museum of Art

The Norton Museum of Art is internationally known for its distinguished permanent collection featuring American Art, Chinese Art, Contemporary Art, European Art, Photography and Provenance Research. The Norton Museum of Art was founded in 1941 by R. H. Norton and his wife, E. C. Norton. For many years, Ralph and Elizabeth Norton were actively interested in fine arts and developed a sizable collection of paintings and sculpture. View special exhibitions and attend lectures and exhibition programs for both children and adults.
Address: West Palm Beach, FL, 33401    
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Norton Museum of Art
Our Collections:
- American Art. The Museum’s impressive collection of late 19th- to mid-20th-century American art is one of its principal strengths and attractions. The Collection encompasses painting, sculpture and works on paper. From American Impressionism and the Ash Can School to the Modernists of the Stieglitz Circle, through Regionalism and Abstract Expressionism - a memorable work of historical significance is found on every wall in every gallery.
- Chinese Art. The highly distinguished collection of Chinese art is a perennial favorite with Museum visitors. Many of the Chinese works of art were selected by the Museum's founder, R.H. Norton, with an eye to acquiring the best examples from the most important periods in China's long history.
- Modern and Contemporary Art. The Museum has an increasingly significant collection of contemporary art that includes works by artists such as Joseph Beuys, Dan Flavin, Duane Hanson, Keith Haring, Hans Hofmann, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, Richard Long, Claes Oldenburg, Ursula Robert Rauschenberg, Yinka Shonibare, Frank Stella, Richard Tuttle, and Andy Warhol.
- European Art. The Norton Collection of European art comprises paintings, sculpture, prints, and drawings ranging in date from about 1450 to 1950.  Works made before 1900 include fine examples of all the major genres such as religious and mythological compositions, portraiture, landscape, and still life.  Among the great artists represented are Mariotto Albertinelli, Lucas Cranach I, Peter Paul Rubens, Ferdinand Bol, Luca Giordano, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, and Paul Gauguin.
- Photography. Photography has attained unprecedented prominence as an art form in the last half–century, and become a resounding voice in the contemporary art dialogue of the last decade.
- Provenance Research.  Research related to the preparation of this webpage has been made possible through the generosity of the Max Stern Foundation.
Programs and Tours. The Norton Museum of Art welcomes you to participate in a variety of programs designed to enrich your experience of special exhibitions and the Museum Collection. From intergenerational art workshops and Family Festivals to concerts, tours and lectures, the Museum staff, docents and volunteers provide programs throughout the year for all ages.
Events. We are glad to see you at our Exhibition openings, Bals des Art, Premiere Events, Childrens Holiday Parties, Photography Auctions, Beautiful Table Settings. We offer you Facility Rental for Your Special Event. Private cocktail receptions and dinners at the Norton Museum of Art provide the opportunity to leave the ordinary behind for a unique and elegant setting among works of art by some of the world's greatest artists. Whether entertaining an ambassador, celebrating a CEOs retirement or hosting a corporate function, holiday party or fundraising event, the Norton Museum of Art is the distinctive setting to entertain your clients and guests, day or night.
The Norton Museum of Art is a major cultural attraction in Florida.

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1451 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL, 33401

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