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Norton Museum of Art Celebrating 80 Years

Posted by Ali Kane on Friday, February 5th, 2021 at 10:28am.

The Norton Museum of Art is celebrating a milestone. This year, the museum turns 80 years old is celebrating this weekend by hosting a virtual anniversary party and a virtual auction.

The traditional gala and dinner has been cancelled for their big celebrations, but the museum is still going to host a celebration, just in a different way. The virtual anniversary celebration will be held this Saturday, February 6th from the comfort of your own home.

The virtual event will include a tour by the artist in residence Mario Berrio’s show ‘Waiting for the Night to Bloom’, conversations with the artist and the museum’s Director of Curatorial Affairs Cheryl Brutvan, a spotlight on the Norton’s Teen Advisory Squad, a musical performance, and an auction that will continue through Monday. The virtual events will begin at 6 pm.

80th Anniversary Virtual Celebration Details:

When: Saturday, February 6th

Time: 6 pm

80th Anniversary Art Auction hosted by Sotheby’s Details:

When: Monday, January 25th through Monday, February 8th

The auction features more than 90 lots of art, jewelry, and other exclusive items presented by Sotheby’s.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Norton’s Museum of Art exhibitions and public programs. For more information and how to attend the virtual event, click here.

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