Norton Museum of Art 80th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

Saturday, February 6, 2021 / 6-7pm

The Norton’s 80th Anniversary is honored in two exciting events, both online and accessible from the safety and comfort of your own home! A February 6 virtual celebration joyfully highlights the many ways the Museum makes our community so extraordinary and features great artists, special guests, behind-the scenes glimpses, music, and more. Click below to learn more and make a donation to attend!

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January 25 – February 8, 2021, at

The 80th Anniversary Art Auction January 25 – February 8 offers over 90 exceptional lots of art, jewelry, and other exclusive items in an online auction presented by Sotheby’s on Click below for more information about artists included, participating galleries and donors, and how to browse and bid.

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Celebration Chairs
Lori Gendelman
Nicki Harris
Amy Phelan
Anne Reyes
Simone Vickar

Auction Committee
Nicki Harris (Co-chair)
Hilarie Morgan (Co-chair)
Robbi Toll (Co-chair)
Simone Vickar (Co-chair)
Candia Fisher
Annabelle Garrett
Bruce Gendelman
Jane Holzer
Nicola Marcus
Barbara Rothschild
Richard Rothschild
Ellen Sosnow

Proceeds up to $450,000 from this year's auction will benefit the Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibition series. Proceeds in excess of $450,000 will benefit the Norton’s curatorial and exhibitions program.

Proceeds from donations and sponsorships to the 80th Anniversary Celebration virtual event benefit the Museum’s exhibitions and public programs and make it possible for the Norton to fulfill its artistic and educational mission.

Open today from 10 am - 5 pm!
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.