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Upcoming Exhibitions

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December 2016

Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ on Loan From the Art Institute of Chicago
December 9, 2016 - March 6, 2017

The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom on loan from the Art Institute of Chicago. This iconic interior, the second of three versions, arrives on the West Coast for the first time.

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October 2016

States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945–1960
October 14, 2016 - February 13, 2017

States of Mind traces the evolution of the Picasso's lithographic compositions from the 1940s and 1950s through multiple states, subtle adjustments and radical revisions. 

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September 2016

Dark Visions: Mid-Century Macabre
September 2, 2016 - January 16, 2017

Dark Visions: Mid-Century Macabre explores unsettling and thought-provoking works of art by some of the 20th century’s most influential artists

Current Exhibitions

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April 2016

Drawing, Dreaming and Desire: Works on Paper by Sam Francis
April 8, 2016 - July 25, 2016

The Museum presents an exhibition that that features rare drawings of erotica and the female nude by Sam Francis.

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March 2016

Duchamp to Pop
March 4, 2016 - August 29, 2016

The Museum presents an exhibition that examines Marcel Duchamp’s potent influence on Pop Art. 

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January 2016

Norton Simon Museum Announces 2016 Exhibition Schedule
January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

The Norton Simon Museum announces its exhibition schedule for 2016.

News & Events

Summer Concerts

July 2016

Norton Simon Museum Presents its 10th Annual Summer Concert Series
July 9, 2016 - September 17, 2016

The Museum's 10th Annual Summer Concert Series returns.

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July 2016

Summer Exhibitions and Events
July 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Find out what's happening at the Museum this summer season.