News Room


Welcome to the Norton Simon Museum's News Room, an online repository for the Museum's press releases and exhibition-related information intended for the media.

Visiting the Museum

Members of the media are always granted free admission, regardless of prior arrangements. Simply show your business card or media badge to the admissions clerk and you and a guest can visit for free. Usage of our Audio Tour is also free.

Contacting the Museum

For image or media kit requests, or to schedule an interview or photo shoot, please contact Leslie Denk, Director of Public Affairs, at (626) 844-6941 or by e-mail. For television news filming requests, please contact Ms. Denk as far as possible in advance.

News Highlights


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The Museum spotlights its beloved sculpture garden with events and a book.

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"Face It: The Photographic Portrait" opens April 4th

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The Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art opens March 28, 2014.

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Find out what's happening at the Museum this spring.