Adults

Art-Making Classes/Gallery Courses

The Museum offers art-making workshops and in-gallery courses in conjunction with special exhibitions. These classes are taught by distinguished artists on weekend mornings before the Museum opens to the public.

Length: Varies

Fee: Varies, includes admission to the Museum

Limited to 18 participants. Advance registration is required. Refunds are given for cancellations made five days prior to class. Please email [email protected]

 

Drawing Classes

Explore the collections on select Friday nights as you draw in the galleries and gardens with professional artists. Each class focuses on a variety of drawing techniques and themes inspired by the Museum's collections, architecture and gardens. All levels of experience are welcome. Drawing materials and stools are provided. Classes begin at 6:30 p.m.

Length: 2 hours

Fee: $20 per class ($16 for members), which includes admission to the Museum

Limited to 18 participants. Advance registration is required. Refunds are given for cancellations made five days prior to class. Please email [email protected]

 

Afternoon Salons

Join a professional Museum educator for dynamic and edifying conversations contemplating themes and issues related to looking at and talking about art. Afternoon salons are held in a designated gallery during the week and on weekends. Click here for a list of upcoming Afternoon Salons.

Length: 1 hour

Limited to 20 participants. Please sign up and meet at the Information Desk.

 

Lectures

The Museum offers free in-depth lectures by leading curators, historians, scholars and artists reflecting on the Norton Simon Museum collections and special exhibitions. Click here for a list of upcoming lectures.

 

Length: 1 hour

 

Performances

Watch and listen to world-renowned musicians and performers as they create a cultural context for the Norton Simon Museum collections. Click here for a list of upcoming performances.

Length: 1 hour