Art After Dark

A New Experience Every Friday Night!

Enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances, film screenings, workshops, tours, and more!

Docent-led Tours (30 min) Explore great works in the Norton’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.

Open Studio: Art Workshops Join local teaching artists as they lead drop-in style art-making sessions. All ages and experience levels welcome. Materials included.

EVERY FRIDAY, Live Performances
Enjoy live performances every Friday including live music, dance, spoken word, and more! Check our website weekly for updates.

First Fridays of the Month, 7:30 pm / Jazz Fridays
This popular monthly series features performances by some of South Florida’s best jazz musicians!

Third Fridays of the Month, 8 pm  / Artist Tour
South Florida-based artists lead informal, 30-minute gallery talks about works in the Norton’s collection and special exhibitions.

Art After Dark

Friday, June 7 / 5PM-10PM

Schedule of Events

  • Join a tour!

    Docents discuss artworks in the Norton’s Collection. 

    Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

  • Open Studio

    Join one of our teaching artists to create a fun project.

    Classroom #2

  • Curator Conversation

    Ellen Graham: Unscripted

    Join Lauren Richman, Ph.D., William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, for a presentation of the exhibition Ellen Graham: Unscripted. Learn more about this remarkable photographer who for more than six decades wielded her camera to summon the essence of a person on light-sensitive paper. Best known for her portraits of actors, musicians, performers, and athletes, this exhibition highlights several of Graham’s gifts to the Norton along with a generous array of special loans — both photographs and photographic ephemera — from the Ellen Graham Archive.

    Space is limited; online registration required.

    Cost: Museum Admission/Members FREE

    Stiller Auditorium

  • Join a Tour!

    Docents discuss how Music inspires Art.

    Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

  • Music

    Neil Bacher Quartet

    The Neil Bacher Quartet presents standards and modern compositions in a free, swinging style. The program includes ballads, waltzes, swing tunes, and Bossa nova by Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, among others.

    Great Hall


Attending Art After Dark

Hours: The museum is currently open to the public until 10 pm on Friday nights.

Entry: Admission during Art After Dark is $10 for Adults & Seniors, $5 for Students. Tickets may be purchased at the Reception Desk or reserved in advance

How to get here: The Norton Museum of Art is located at 1401 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33401. For more information, click here.

Parking: Parking is available in the Norton’s main parking lot at 1501 South Dixie Highway, immediately across the street from the Museum. Parking is $5 per car, per day. Norton Members park for free.

Food and drink: The Restaurant at the Norton offers indoor and outdoor seating with beautiful views of our Sculpture Garden. Along with great food, The Restaurant serves creative cocktails, wine, and champagne. Reservations available through Tock.

Art After Dark is made possible by the generosity of The Addison Hines Charitable Trust.

Support for the Docent Program was provided by The Donald and Linda Silpe Endowment for the Professional Development of Docents and The Marcia Mahon Education Endowment Fund.

Support for Open Studio was provided by The Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Schott Endowment for Education.