American Collection 

Man with Flowers by Jacob Lawrence

Students will explore Jacob Lawrence’s artistic depictions of daily life and the histories and experiences of African Americans which inspired his art.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Visual Arts
Grade K-12


Chinese Collection

Gong (Ritual Vessel) from the Shang dynasty

Students will identify similarities and differences between two Chinese bronze artifacts and their roles in ancient Chinese rituals. 

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades: K-12


Contemporary Collection

Naomi Looking Forward #2 by Mickalene Thomas

Students will use the elements of art to learn about figurative painting, while exploring themes such as stereotypes, identity, race and beauty.  

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Visual Arts
Grades 6-12


European Collection

Gardens of the Villa Moreno by Claude Monet

Students will practice visual analysis to learn about Impressionist landscapes and explore how innovation transformed the way artists viewed and painted the world around them.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades K-12


Photography Collection

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Hesler

Students will learn about the historical importance of Alexander Hesler’s photograph of Abraham Lincoln which provides clues to his personality and character.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades K-12


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 

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

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