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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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The Modern Art movement began in the 19th century. Modern art includes artistic works in which the traditions of the past have been cast aside in the spirit of experimentation. Modern artists incorporated new ways of seeing the nature of materials and functions of art.

A special exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art about Women Modernists examine the intersection of gender and modernism from different points of view. Four women are featured in the special exhibition “O’Keefe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach:  Women Modernists in New York".  These women all lived and worked in New York City between 1910 and 1935.  The artists sought acknowledgment as artists in their own right.  It is evident how their gender molded their circumstances where they worked,

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The Norton Museum of Art celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.  To commemorate the diamond anniversary the museum is expanding!  The Norton opened in 1941 and is globally known for its notable permanent collection featuring American Art, Chinese Art, Contemporary Art, European Art and Photography. Within the collection of masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century painting and sculpture, include works by such contemporary masters as Matisse, Miró, Monet, Picasso, O’Keeffe, and Pollock.

Expansion of the museum officially broke ground February 6, 2016.   The $60 million expansion will add an additional 13,000 square feet, restore the original east to west orientation, and shift the entrance to the south side of the museum to highlight the

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