Young Friends of the Norton

The Young Friends of the Norton is a dynamic group of young professionals who seek to promote and advance the appreciation of the visual arts, and who share a passion for art and a commitment to the Norton. Young Friends offers a variety of opportunities to further understand and enjoy the Museum Collection and special exhibitions. Each season, the Young Friends of the Norton presents exciting events that bring young professionals together in a fun, energetic way. 


Join Now!

Join, renew, or upgrade your membership today and take advantage of these exciting events and other newly added benefits!
 Young Friends Individual Membership ($150)*
  • Invitation to exclusive YFON events with private receptions and curator-led tours
  • Special half-price tickets for the Imaging Eden Premiere Cocktail Reception (limit two per membership)
  • Priority access to tickets for the Gala After-Party
  • Free, year-round admission to the Museum Collection and special exhibitions
  • Special Members-only events
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store; 20% during Member Discount Days
  • Subscription to the Museum Magazine and monthly e-newsletter
 Young friends Supporter Membership ($250) *
  • YFON Individual Membership benefits listed above, for two, plus
  • Reciprocal membership and complimentary admission to more than 150 museums nationwide
 Young friends Patron Membership ($750) **
  • YFON Supporter Membership benefits listed above, plus
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Imaging Eden Premiere Cocktail Reception
  • Invitations to three VIP events
* Fully tax-deductible
** $400 tax-deductible
For more information, please contact Catherine Quinn at (561) 832-5196 x 1212 or via email by


Save the Date!

Don’t miss out on the numerous opportunities to interact with Museum curators and staff, enjoy educational presentations, and network with local young professional.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / 6 PM
Imaging Eden Premiere Cocktail Reception
The glamorous Premiere Cocktail Reception celebrates the exhibition, Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades. Preview the exhibition that explores photography’s role in the myth and reality of the Everglades.
Young Friends Patron Members Free / Young Friends Members $150 special price  / Regular price $300 
Features cocktails, light bites, and exhibition preview
Click here to purchase tickets.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Private Collection Tour
Tour an incredible private Palm Beach art collection with the Norton’s Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Contemporary Art, Cheryl Brutvan. 
Young Friends Members only Free 
RSVP required / Space is limited 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 / 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Curator’s Conversation – New Women: Four New York Modernists, 1910–1935
Join Ellen E. Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art, for a lecture previewing the 2016 exhibition at the Norton that will, for the first time, look collectively at the art and careersof modernist painters Marguerite Zorach, Florine Stettheimer, Helen Torr, and Georgia O’Keeffe.”
Young Friends Members Free / Guests $35
Features cocktails, light bites, and lecture

*Date/time subject to change

Young Friends Patron Members

Please check back for the upcoming 2015 / 2016 YFON Patron member event schedule.

2014-2015 Young Friends Committee 

Sara Burns Trausneck, Co-Chair / Charles Poole, Co-Chair / Otto Bergés / Eve Bucwinski / Emily & Jay Clifford / Dara & Madison Collum / Sarah Gates / Alexander Ives / Shanna & Daniel Kahan / Bruce Langmaid / Brianna Mahler / Scott Moses / Virginia Oatley / Zac Potter / Steven & Irena Rothenberg / Branden Schiralli / Hayley &  Jeffrey Sheldon / Ilya Tatarov


The Young Friends 2014-2015 season is generously underwritten in part by: