- Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Every Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Closed Mondays
(Includes access to Special Exhibitions and the Norton Collection)
- $12 for adults
- $5 for visitors ages 13-21
- Free for Members and children under 13.
- $10 for Adult Group Tours (15 or more people will qualify you for the adult group tour rate)
- Free for School Group Tours
The Norton Museum of Art is one of the Southeast’s premier art museums—a 67-year-old flagship institution known for the quality of its extensive collections, traveling special exhibitions, and innovative educational programming. Founded in 1941 by Ralph and Elizabeth Norton, the Norton Museum has been recognized for its internationally renowned collection of American, European, Chinese, contemporary art, and photography. Annually, the Norton Museum presents exhibition related lectures, concerts, and programs for children and adults. Shop in the Museum store or enjoy lunch in Café 1451 at the Norton.
The Museum’s expansive collections include European Impressionists and Modern Masters, such as Georges Braque, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre Auguste Renoir are represented. American art from 1900 to the present features works of Stuart Davis, Edward Hopper, John Marin, Robert Motherwell, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, George Bellows and Jackson Pollock. The Museum also owns an extensive collection of works on paper and a rich body of sculpture, which includes examples by Jean Arp, Constantine Brancusi, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder. The Chinese collection offers superb examples of carved jades, bronze vessels, early ceramics, decorated porcelains and Buddhist sculptures. Today’s most revered and history’s most innovative photographers are featured in the Norton Museum’s photography collection from Thomas Demand, Cindy Sherman, Candida Höfer, and Elger Esser to Clarence H. White, Walker Evans, Lewis Hine, and Man Ray.
Café 1451 at the Norton:
Café 1451 at the Norton is open Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Sunday, 1:00–4:00 p.m. For table reservations please call 561.832.5196 extension 1123. The Café is located in the Norton Museum of Art’s enclosed West Courtyard – a soaring air-conditioned Florida-style space filled with natural light, and palm trees. It offers a sophisticated dining experience in a relaxed tropical setting only feet away from a world-renowned art collection and a stunning ceiling installation by Dale Chihuly.
The Museum organizes exciting and fun programs year-round to provide audiences with educational and enjoyable family events, lectures, tours, musical performances, workshops and more, related to the art on view in special exhibitions and the collection.
Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art
March 21, 2013 - July 14, 2013
The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951
March 14, 2013 - June 16, 2013
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection
February 21, 2013 - June 2, 2013
The Middle East and the Middle Kingdom: Islamic and Chinese Artistic Exchange
February 2, 2013 - August 4, 2013
Through June 9, 2013
Rob Wynne: I Remember Ceramic Castles, Mermaids & Japanese Bridges
September 21, 2012 - October 6, 2013