Young Friends of the Norton

Young Friends of the Norton Museum of Art is a vibrant group of young professionals committed to supporting the Norton and learning about art through an exciting schedule of educational and social events that focus on the Museum Collection and special exhibitions. The group also supports the Young Friends Acquisition Fund.

All Young Friends of the Norton receive:

•Unlimited free admission for Member(s) and accompanied children (age 18 and under)
• Invitations to exclusive Young Friends cocktail receptions and curator-led programming
• Invitations to Members-only exhibition previews and events
• 10% discount in the Museum Store (plus, free gift wrapping!)
• 10% discount in the Museum Restaurant and Coffee Bar
• Discounted tickets for special programs such as the Live! at the Norton concert series
• Reduced guest admission ($12 admission for up to two guests per visit)
• Free admission to 325+ museums in the ROAM reciprocal network (view the complete list at
• Access to subscription programs, such as ArtSpeaks
• Quarterly Member Newsletter and e-newsletter
• Eligibility to become a docent or volunteer

Upcoming Young Friends Events

  • Culture of Change Yoga Class

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 / 6:30 pm

    Jennifer Martin leads this 75 minute class at CityPlace. Bring your loose change in support of the Young Friends of the Norton! Registration requested.


  • Art on Tap

    Friday, February 8, 2019

    Support the Young Friends of the Norton and celebrate the opening of the new Foster + Partners-designed expansion with craft beer, music, and light bites.


  • Cocktail Reception

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    The Young Friends of the Norton and The Palm Beach Young Professionals are invited to enjoy a private cocktail reception and explore Art After Dark: POP Sessions, the Museum’s late night offering for young adults.


  • Ralph Norton’s Watercolor Collection

    Friday, April 26, 2019 / 6-8 PM

    Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Lesley A. Wolff, will provide a tour of Modern Spontaneity: Ralph Norton’s Watercolors. Following the tour, Young Friends can create their own watercolor masterpiece while enjoying cocktails and light bites. 

    Registration is required.


The Young Friends Acquisition Council

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.

Learn More

For more information about Young Friends, please contact: 

Christine Richards

Senior Development Officer for Membership
(561) 832-5196 x1117

This 2018-2019 Young Friends of the Norton season is made possible by the generosity of Sotheby's and Palm Beach Society Magazine.