Reopening of Ann Norton’s house celebrated with ribbon cutting

The Norton Residence at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens has reopened to site visitors right after its 1st important restoration in the previous century.

The two-tale property, which is on the Countrywide Sign-up of Historic Locations, sits on the south side of the sculpture gardens house at 253 Barcelona Street in West Palm Seaside. The web site is the former residence of artist Ann Norton and her partner, Ralph, for whom the Norton Museum of Art is named.

The Norton House at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens reopened Dec. 11 after undergoing a major renovation led by North Palm Beach-based architect Timothy Hullihan. The sculpture 'Ama - Woman of the Sea' stands in front.

“I consider it’s the blend of artwork and character that will make it a definitely incredible encounter,” claimed resident Frances Fisher, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens board chairwoman.

The Norton House’s reopening was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting Dec. 11 exactly where it was announced the new artist in home at the gardens is iconic cultural photographer Harry Benson. His exhibition starts Feb. 15 and operates by June.