Young Friends of the Norton

Young Friends of the Norton Museum of Art is a vibrant group of young professionals (suggested ages 21-49) committed to supporting the Norton and learning about art through an exciting schedule of educational programs and social events that focus on the Museum Collection and special exhibitions. The group also supports the Young Friends Acquisition Fund.

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.

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All Young Friends of the Norton receive:

•Unlimited free admission for Member(s) and accompanied children (age 18 and under)
• Invitations to a curated calendar of Young Friends events including cocktail hours, networking opportunities, and unique programs related to the Museum Collection and special exhibitions
• 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 350+ museums in the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
• Access to subscription programs, such as ArtSpeaks
• Quarterly Member Newsletter and e-newsletter
• Eligibility to become a docent or volunteer

Upcoming Young Friends Events

  • Young Friends Season Kick-Off Party

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    Celebrate the opening of The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art and the start of the 2019-2020 season! Young Friends are invited to enjoy the opening night of this exciting exhibition with cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres, and music by DJ Lindsey Mills of Salt Witch Studio.

    RSVP requested.

  • Cocktails in the Garden / Pop Session: Experimental and Conceptual Art

    Friday, November 29
    Mingle at a private garden bar, then enjoy all that Art After Dark has to offer. This evening’s Pop Session explores experimental and conceptual art in the lead up to Art Basel. Enjoy interactive art workshops, exhibition tours, a special screening at Norton Cinema, and a performance by electro-pop duo Afrobeta in the Museum Garden. 

    RSVP requested.

  • Paint + Sip / Georgia O’Keeffe

    Friday, December 13
    Create your own masterpiece, inspired by the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern, while enjoying wine, beer, and light bites in the Central Courtyard. Led by a Norton Teaching Artist.

    All supplies provided / Space is limited and RSVP is required.

  • Special Access / Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary

    Saturday, January 11, 2020
    Young Friends of the Norton are invited to enjoy the fourth edition of Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, including a private cocktail hour and tour of the fair. Sponsored by Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary. 

    RSVP required.

For more information about Young Friends, please contact:

Membership Office
[email protected]
(561) 659-6786