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Road Trip to Norton Simon Museum

  • Norton Simon Museum 411 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA, 91105 United States (map)

Join your CMATO friends on a road trip to visit one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a thirty-year period industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) amassed an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century and a stellar collection of South and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years.

We are making a special trip to the museum to view Van Gogh’s The Bedroom (1889), marking its first time the painting has been on view on the West Coast, and it will hang in the Museum’s 19th-century art wing, surrounded by the Simon’s own important collection of Van Gogh works, from Dec. 9, 2016 through March 6, 2017. 

The Norton Simon Museum is presenting an installation of Vincent van Gogh’s tender and intimate Bedroom from 1889, a highlight of the Art Institute of Chicago’s superb 19th-century collection. A meditation on friendship, hope and crushing disappointment, Van Gogh’s Bedroom serves not only as a kind of self-portrait, but also as a symbol of the artist’s wandering existence and search for an elusive sense of repose. 


Bus leaves CMATO at 10:00AM

1948 Thousand Oaks Blvd – Just west of Dallas Drive


$55 per person (member rate)/$65 per person (non-member)

·         Transportation to/from Museum

·         Admission to Museum

·         Refreshments will be served en route

Reserve your space by January 15, 2017


Or mail check to: CMATO (include your name, name of each guest, address, phone and email)


Call 805.405.5240