Art After Dark

A New Experience Every Friday Night!

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

EVERY FRIDAY, 5:30 & 7 PM
Docent-led Tours (30 min) Explore great works in the Norton’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.

EVERY FRIDAY, 6 – 9 PM 
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, July 26 / 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.

    5:30-6pm
  • Open Studio

    Join Resident Teaching Artists Lymari Cuevas to create collagraphs inspired by printmakings from the headlining exhibitions.

    Inspired by The Paper Trail: 500 years of prints from the Jonathan “Jack” Frost Collection, you can learn more about the process of printmaking while creating your own collagraph with Resident Teaching Artist Lymari Cuevas.

    Classroom #2

    6-9pm
  • Join a Tour!

    Docents focus on works from land and sea.

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

    7-7:30pm
  • Artisan Market and Fashion Show

    aZul Fashion, Art, & Design

    Enjoy a fashion show and shop the artisan market with aZul.

    aZul Fashion, Art, & Design is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to offering alternative art-focused programs for adults with disabilities (i.e. down syndrome, autism, and other disabilities) and their caregivers/families. Our philosophy focuses on bringing empowering experiences that transform family dynamics, integrate social skills, workforce skills, personal skills, and therapeutic artistic activities for better mental health.

    We believe that everyone deserves opportunities to develop their artistic strengths, self expression, and to get empowered to start their own brand!  Our programs are divided into 3 key approaches - all flexible and uniquely tailored to each individual or organization, and encourage team collaborations between Creatives (person with disabilities) and Collaborators (caregiver).

    Korman Room 

    6-8pm
  • Music

    The Aboderin Experience

    The Aboderin Experience ignites stages with their virtuosic exploration of the Jazz, Funk, R&B Soul, and Rock landscapes. Channeling the electrifying spirit of Stevie Wonder, the timeless elegance of Duke Ellington, and the improvisational brilliance of Roy Hargrove, this ensemble weaves a tapestry of sound that is both meticulously crafted and thrillingly spontaneous. Prepare for reimagined classics and captivating originals, delivered with an artistry that will enthrall audiences of all backgrounds.

    The Great Hall

    7:30-9pm

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 $6 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.