Young Friends of the Norton
The Young Friends of the Norton Museum of Art is a vibrant group of young professionals committed to supporting the Norton’s mission to preserve, collect, exhibit, and interpret art through a diverse schedule of educational and social events that focuses on the Museum Collection and special exhibitions. Young Friends also supports an Acquisition Fund that helps strengthen and build the Museum Collection.
2015/2016 Event Schedule
Diamond Gala After-Party
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 / 8:30 PM
Dance the night away at the biggest Young Friends event of the season and celebrate the Norton’s 75th anniversary with the third annual Gala after-dinner fête. A portion of the proceeds supports the Young Friends Acquisition Fund.
Tickets $150 (Available first to Young Friends members)
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EveningLUX, Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antiques Show
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 / 4:30 – 7 PM
RubyLUX is hosting a special event at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antiques Show in support of the Young Friends of the Norton. The event will feature exciting, curated tours highlighting different areas of collecting while mingling over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with world-renowned art and antique dealers and explore the many different items on offer during the show.
Palm Beach County Convention Center. 650 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Tickets $50. A portion of tickets sales will benefit the Norton Museum of Art.
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Exhibition Tour with a Curator
Thursday, March 10, 2016 / 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Take a closer look at the special exhibition, O'Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York, with Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art. Reception to follow.
Young Friends Free / Guests $35
VIP events for Young Friends Patrons
Behind the Scenes: BIJOUX! 2016
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 / 11 AM – 1 pPM
Join a conversation with Donna Schneier, Norton Circle Member, renowned jewelry collector and BIJOUX! Chair. Learn about her world-class contemporary collection, representing movements such as Abstraction, Conceptual, Minimalism, Performance, and Pop art. Reception to follow.
Young Friends Patron Members / RSVP required
The Norton Circle's Behind-the-Scenes Tour & Lecture Series is generously underwritten by Goldman Sachs
Conversation with the Director
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / 2:30 – 4 PM
Please join Hope Alswang, Executive Director, and John Backman, Project Director for The New Norton, for a reception at the Director’s residence on the Norton’s campus, and an update on the progress of The New Norton, the Museum’s transformative expansion plan.
Young Friends Patron members / RSVP required
Join, renew, or upgrade your membership today and take advantage of these exciting events and newly added benefits!
Young Friends Individual $150
(Suggested Ages 21 - 39)
Young Friends Supporter $250
(Suggested Ages 21 - 39)
Enjoy the benefits of the Young Friends Individual membership for two, plus:
Young Friends Patron $750
(Suggested Ages 21 - 49)
All Young Friends of the Norton memberships are 100% tax-deductible
For more information, contact Catherine Quinn, Development Associate for Special Events, at (561) 832-5196 x1212, or email email@example.com.
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The Young Friends Acquisition Council is a unique opportunity reserved for Young Friends Patron members to further engage their interests in collecting and the current art market through conversations with curators and art professionals. The council also has the responsibility of managing and promoting the Young Friends Acquisition Fund.
2015/2016 Young Friends Acquisition Council
Emily & James Clifford
Shanna & Daniel Kahan
Caroline & Nicholas Rafferty
Olivia Shandora & Eugene Shekhter
Hayley & Jeffrey Sheldon
Kristen & Chris Vila