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.

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2016 Event Schedule

The Great Give at EmKo
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 / 6:30-8:30 PM

Support the Young Friends of the Norton as it takes part in the Great Give, a 24-hour, nationwide giving event. Celebrate the spirit of philanthropy with a private party and complimentary glass of wine at EmKo.

Suggested donation of $10 at the door in support of the Norton Museum of Art.

A $20 donation generates bonus money from the Great Give

Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is led by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, United Way of Palm Beach County, and United Way of Martin County. The 2015 Great Give raised more than $3.1 million for 437 local nonprofits in Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

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)

  • Free, year-round admission to the world-class Museum Collection and special exhibitions
  • Exclusive Young Friends events with private receptions and curator-led programming
  • Priority access to the Gala After-Party, in support of the Young Friends Acquisition Fund
  • Special Members-only events including Member Appreciation Day
  • Subscription to the Museum magazine and monthly e-newsletter
  • 10% Museum Store discount; 20% during Member Discount Days

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)

  • Enjoy the benefits of the Young Friends Supporter membership, plus:
  • Three additional VIP member events including a daytrip to Art Basel-Miami Beach
  • Invitation to join the Young Friends Acquisition Council

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



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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.

2016 Young Friends Acquisition Council

Annie Barrow
Otto Bergés
Emily & James Clifford
Darlene Dzuba
Sarah Gates
Alexander Ives
Maite Jabour
Shanna & Daniel Kahan
Michael Lorber
Virginia Oatley
Caroline & Nicholas Rafferty
David Rothschild
Norka Saad
Andrew Sciame
Olivia Shandora & Eugene Shekhter
Hayley & Jeffrey Sheldon
Maura Smith
Krystian von Speidel & Nathan Frank
Liv Vesely
Kristen & Chris Vila
Kate Waterhouse