Norton Museum of Art to Reopen

The West Palm Beach museum will reopen on Friday, November 20, with new health and safety procedures, timed-ticket reservations, and more

Norton Museum of Art
Photo by Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

The Norton Museum of Art will reopen its doors to visitors on Friday, November 20, with new health and safety procedures, timed-ticket reservations, and free admission for West Palm Beach residents on Saturdays. The museum will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Fridays and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Norton Members are invited to preview the museum from Friday, November 13, through Sunday, November 15. The museum will also reserve 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays and 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for members-only hours.

Visitors will have the chance to experience exhibitions that opened shortly before the Museum’s March closure, including “Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers” through December 6, and “Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney’s Collection” through December 13.

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff, the museum will implement new health and safety protocols which are detailed here:

  • Limiting capacity and requiring advance, timed tickets. Reservations may be made at this link;
  • Requiring temperature checks using touchless scanning devices upon entry, and face coverings for all visitors over the age of two, and all staff;
  • Practicing social distancing of six feet between visitors, except for families or guests arriving together. Groups may not exceed six people.
  • Creating a contactless viewing experience and one-way circulation through the Museum and garden;
  • Offering contactless and motion-activated hand sanitizer stations throughout the site;
  • The Restaurant is not accepting reservations but is open for limited take-away and quick-service food and beverage, with socially-distanced seating available outdoors and in the Restaurant.

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