Norton Museum of Art

Greetings! Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 marks the opening of the special exhibition, To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar, and a full calendar of related programming. The Norton’s major fundraising Gala is the night before, and honors Palm Beach resident Jane Holzer, the “Jane” inTo Jane. To prepare, the Museum is closing at 3 p.m. Apologies for any inconvenience to PBC residents taking advantage of Free Saturday. There’s a lot to look forward to, including a Feb. 13Art After Dark celebration of the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania! Scroll down for details. And let great art inspire you!

Exhibitions

NEW EXHIBITION
To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar
FEB.2 – MAY 25, 2014

ALSO ON VIEW
​David Webb: Society’s Jeweler
THROUGH APRIL 13, 2014 

The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation
THROUGH MARCH 23, 2014 
 
faux real – Lobby Installation by Mickalene Thomas
THROUGH AUG. 31, 2014
LAST CHANCE…

Phyllida Barlow: HOARD
THROUGH FEB. 23, 2014

Programs

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Free Saturday Palm Beach County
FEB. 1, 2014 / 10 AM – 3 PM
Free admission for Palm Beach County residents all day.
Museum will be closing at 3 p.m. Apologies for any inconvenience. 

FEB. 2, 2014 / 3 PM
A panel discussion presented in conjunction with the exhibition To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar.
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French Language Tour
FEB. 8, 2014 / 11 AM 
Meet Docent Renate Gross in the lobby for a different themed-tour every month.
Stay for French conversation and lunch at the Museum café, Fratelli Lyon.
Co-hosted by the Multilingual Language and Cultural Society.

Exhibition Lecture / Heavens’ Embroidered Cloth: Observations about Chinese Textiles in the Collection
FEB. 9, 2014 / 3 PM
John Vollmer, scholar and independent curator, addresses Qing dynasty textiles in conjunction with the embroideries, costume and accessories on view in the special exhibition, Qing Chic.

Curator’s Conversation / Qing Chic: Chinese Textiles from the 19th to early 20th Century
FEB. 13, 2014
Led by Laurie Barnes, Elizabeth B. McGraw Curator of Chinese Art.

FEB. 16, 2014 / 3 PM
From John Cage to Philip Glass, composers were touched by the Pop aesthetic of the 1960s.  Experience Cage’s iconic 4’33”, as well as other, more conventional masterworks in this performance by piano duo Gastesi Bezerra.

A Closer Look / Sir Anthony van Dyck’s Philip, Lord Wharton, (1639)
FEB. 19, 2014 / 1 PM
Led by Adelia Gregory, Assistant Curator of Education.

FEB. 20, 2014 / 6:30 PM
Donald Albrecht, guest curator of the special exhibition, speaks about Webb’s career as a designer of jewelry and decorative objects, emphasizing affinities between his work and important visual and cultural trends of the 1960s.
FEB. 22, 2014 / 1-4 PM
The Norton Museum of Art presents The RAW Symposium in honor of artists such as Jenny Saville, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, and Phyllida Barlow who have achieved artistic acclaim while raising families, and who the Norton has celebrated with Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibitions.

Art 101 / Warhol’s ’60s 
WEDNESDAYS, FEB. 26, MARCH 5 AND 12 / 1-3 PM 
Perhaps no artist is as influential, or as representative of the 1960s, as Andy Warhol.  His paintings, sculpture, and films, as well as his legacy, continue to impact artists long after his untimely death in 1987.  This class, featuring gallery talks and contextual PowerPoint talks, looks back to the heyday of Warhol’s Factory, and to other contemporary approaches to art that continue to resonate today. Members $75, non-Members $100 / To register, or for more information, call (561) 832-5196, x 1113.

Curator’s Conversation / To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar
FEB. 27, 2014
Led by Cheryl Brutvan, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Curator of Contemporary Art.

Family Programs

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Family Studio / Animal Charms
FEB. 1, 2014 / 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Hunt for animals in art.  Be dazzled by bold animal motifs in jewelry in David Webb: Society’s Jeweler.  Combine your observations and imagination to design a jeweled piece using beads, sequins, and other special touches.
$8 materials fee. To register, call (561) 832-5196, ext. 1113 or visit norton.org/familystudio.

2 C U Create / Bling Bling
SATURDAYS, MARCH 15, 22, 29 / 10:30 AM – 12;30 PM 
Using quality materials and tools, participants will learn to fabricate jewelry using techniques such as sawing, drilling, filing, forming, and polishing metals. Your own sense of design will be inspired by viewing the special exhibition, David Webb: Society’s Jeweler, as well as works from the Museum Collection.
Ages 10-14 / Members $90; Non-members $110.
To register, or for more information, call (561) 832-5196, x 1113 before 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2014.

Half-Price Thursdays

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Sponsored by The Addison Hines Charitable Trust.
Media support generously provided by The Palm Beach Post and pbpulse.com.
The Norton’s weekly Art After Dark – Where Culture and Entertainment Meet! – every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. presents an array of music, dance, and film  as well as DIY art projects, tours, conversations with curators, lectures, wine tastings, and tantalizing dishes from the Museum cafe, Fratelli Lyon.

FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS

FEB. 6, 2014 Screening of La Camioneta; tour of American Art and a blues-jazz performance by Route Bleu 

FEB. 13, 2014 / Celebrate the 50th anniversary of BEATLEMANIA with tribute band Across the Universe; Fab Four lecture by Rod MacDonald; All You Need is Love tour.

FEB. 20, 2014 / Exhibition Lecture: Curator Donald Albrecht discusses David Webb; Folk-indie-roots music performance by The Wilhem Brothers.

FEB. 27, 2014 / Curator’s Conversation: To Jane, Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar; Jeff Harding performs acoustic-rock.

In the News

Interior Design magazine – World Wide Webb

 

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TOUR DINE SHOP
Public tours available daily, click here for this week’s schedule. You can also schedule a private tour for your group or school,click here for details.

Fratelli Lyon at the NortonMuseum of Art offers full-service gourmet dining in the West Courtyard of the Museum. The restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday.
Drop in or book a reservation.

The Museum Store offers wonderful gifts for every taste and occasion as well as colorful exhibition-related books, catalogs, accessories, and other great items.

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