Private Tours are a great way to experience the Norton's extraordinary Permanent Collection and special exhibitions with the expertise of a museum docent. With the all-inclusive tour package, you receive a 50-minute tour, general admission to the museum galleries, free parking, and a 10% discount on your purchase in The Store.
Edouard Manet (French, 1832 – 1883), "Young Woman in a Round Hat," circa 1877 – 1879, Oil on canvas, 21 ½ x 17 ¾ in. (54.6 x 45.1 cm), The Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation on loan to the Princeton University Art Museum
$28 per person / Available October 16, 2023 – February 18, 2023
Henry Pearlman’s collection highlights the dynamic and increasingly international artistic crossroads of Paris during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including expressive and formally daring work by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, and Amedeo Modigliani.
Melonie Bennett (American, born 1969),"Suzie, Bahama Beach Club, Portland, Maine, 1996," Gelatin silver print, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), Portland Museum of Art, Maine, Promised Gift from the Judy Glickman Lauder Collection, 25.2001.1 © Melonie Bennett
$28 per person / Available December 4, 2023 – March 10, 2024
Arranged thematically, each section of this exhibition of approximately 150 photographs by around 70 artists explores this concept of presence through the tenderness of portraits, the awe within landscapes, the clarity of reportage, and the spontaneity of cityscapes.
Childe Hassam (American, 1859 – 1935), "Gloucester Harbor," circa 1899 and possibly 1909, Oil on canvas, 25 x 26 1/8 in. (63.5 x 66.4 cm), Bequest of R. H. Norton, 53.77
Great Work! The Norton Museum of Art Collection
$22 per person / Available year-round
Great Work! The Norton Museum of Art Collection provides a wonderful way for a group to get to know the Museum's founders, Ralph and Elizabeth Norton, the story of the Museum they established 80 years ago, and the diverse Permanent Collection that has grown to over 8,000 objects including ancient Chinese jades and bronzes, artworks by Gauguin, Picasso, O'Keeffe, Pollock, and contemporary pieces by leading artists such as Keith Haring, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Mickalene Thomas.
Lunch at The Restaurant
Lunch at the museum is a fantastic way for groups to discuss what they have learned on their tour, which artworks they enjoyed or just to take a break. The Restaurant at the Norton offers light, modern-American fare with nods to coastal influence. If you are interested in setting up a dining reservation for your group, you will need to contact The Restaurant directly at 561-268-0500.
Shop at The Store
Your tour would not be complete without visiting The Store at the Norton. Here you will find apparel, jewelry, gifts and much more! Group Tour participants receive a 10% discount (valid on the day of the scheduled tour). The Store is open regular Museum hours.