Tuesday, June 28, 2011

About TAM vs. About Norton Simon

About Norton Simon:

Excerpt, first sentence only: "The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled."

About TAM:

About TAM:"The Museum encourages all people to develop and increase their understanding and appreciation for modern and contemporary artwork via a variety of exhibitions offered in its two gallery spaces, as well as educational programs, artist talks, lectures, and symposia.

Through its emphasis on contemporary artistic expression in Southern California and globally, the Torrance Art Museum brings together visual artists and community members; fosters personal and civic well being by inspiring understanding and appreciation of the visual arts; promotes meaningful experiences in the arts to strengthen creative and critical thinking skills; and builds bridges between the visual arts and other disciplines in the humanities and sciences."