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 & 7:30 PM
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 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, April 14 / 5PM-10PM

Schedule of Events

  • Join a tour!

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

  • Open Studio with Jose Mendez

    Use Procreate to create an original digital design on vinyl stickers with Resident Teaching Artist Jose Mendez.   

  • Student Marketplace

    Student vendors will be sharing their creations for sale.

  • Art Scavenger Hunt

    Go on a scavenger hunt throughout the galleries and win prizes!!

  • Student Showcase / Performances

    Spoken Word and Poetry with Palm Beach Atlantic University Students

    Scenes from Original Plays by Palm Beach State Students

    The Lives of Others: Ford and Donnie  by Ciara LaTouche,  

    Ford:  Heather Jones

    Donnie:  Desmond Lewis

    Tannenbaum by Daniela Guarino, an American Heritage High School senior, (awarded Best Playwright and Best-In-Show for District 10 Thespian Festival 11/2022). 

    Melody Harper: Gianella Yanez

    Andrea Harper: Heather Jones 

  • Dance Performance and Music by PBAU and PB State Students

    Dance Performance by PBA Dance Ensemble

    Jazz Septet from PB State

  • Join a tour!

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

  • Silent Disco for all Students!!

    Get a headset and dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Rumble.


Attending Art After Dark

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

Entry: Please note daily capacity is limited and advance, timed-ticket reservations are encouraged to help ensure a safe and enjoyable visiting experience for all. To attend in-person Art After Dark programs, reserve a timed ticket.

How to get here: The Norton Museum of Art is located at 1450 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 is fully operational, and seating available outdoors with a view of our Sculpture Garden and in the Restaurant. Along with great food, The Restaurant can be enjoyed with creative cocktails, wine, or champagne.  Reservations recommended at 

Admission: Art After Dark is included with museum admission. As always, members enjoy free museum admission.