FREE on the Lawn

FREE ON THE LAWN / Yappy Saturdays!

Saturday, August 6 / 8:30AM-10AM

Bring your furry friend for a pawesome time at this neighborhood gathering on the Norton Lawn! Meet pet parents, local pet vendors, and exchange ideas, tips and tricks on how to care for your dog. The program is facilitated by the Very Important Paws team who invite participants to enter a raffle for a three-night luxury stay and bath!

Complimentary coffee and breakfast bites will be offered.

This is a FREE program

Yappy Saturdays was made possible in partnership with Very Important Paws, with additional support provided by Hive Bakery & Cafe, Tri-County Animal Rescue, and Guide Dog Handlers of Palm Beaches.
Free Saturday admission for Palm Beach County residents was made possible by the generosity of the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation. Summer at the Norton was made possible by the generosity of The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, with additional support provided by Irene and Jim Karp.

CDC COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County: HIGH

Current Health and Safety Policies:


The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County is currently High. In response to this, the following general policies are in effect at the Norton: 

  • Masks are mandatory indoors throughout the Museum campus (ages 2+), regardless of negative tests or vaccination status, except while eating or drinking. Masks are provided upon request. 

  • Temperature taking is required upon entering the Museum. Visitors with a temperature of 100.4 F or above will not be admitted. 

  • Capacities will be limited for the Museum and in certain indoor event spaces. Guests are encouraged to reserve admission online in advance.

  • Guests are encouraged to practice social distancing, maintaining 6 feet of space from others. 

  • For the safety of all visitors and the Museum’s staff and volunteers, the Norton encourages visitors to get vaccinated and boosted in accordance with CDC guidance, though this is not required for admission. 

Please note that the Norton’s COVID-19 policies remain subject to change as circumstances evolve. Visit for the most up-to-date information. 

The Museum will continue to conduct heightened cleaning and sanitation and will continue to provide mask to visitors who request them.

These policies are informed by guidance and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards 

For the most up-to-date information from the CDC, click here. 

View daily updates on the CDC's COVID Data Tracker here.

If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs. 

Know before you go! 

The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum of Art.