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Upcoming Exhibitions

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October 2015

Indoor/Outdoor: Vuillard’s Landscapes and Interiors
October 16, 2015 - January 18, 2016

Thirteen prints from Édouard Vuillard's Paysages et Intérieurs (Landscapes and Interiors) and the return of First Fruits

Current Exhibitions

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July 2015

A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists
July 17, 2015 - January 4, 2016

An exploration of the effects of three synthetic blue pigments on French artists.

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July 2015

Fragonard’s Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel
July 17, 2015 - January 4, 2016

Sixty drawings by a young Fragonard take visitors on a Grand Tour of Italy.

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March 2015

Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World
March 6, 2015 - August 31, 2015

This exhibition examines photographers that approach “nature” and “culture” in their images not in opposition, but rather in dialogue.

News & Events

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July 2015

Exhibitions and Events Schedule
July 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015

See what's happening this season at the Norton Simon.

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March 2015

Sculpture Garden Celebration Continues
March 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

This Spring, the Museum continues to celebrate its Sculpture Garden with the publication of a new book.