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 / Wellness Night

Friday, December 22 / 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

    Create a soothing watercolor of a still life or seaside based on works in our collection with Guest Teaching Artist Simon Powers.

    Classroom #2

  • Sound Bowl Meditation

    Participate in a Sound Bath Meditation led by Babette Sughrue!

    Babette Sughrue is a Transformational Mindset Coach and a Sound Therapy and Sound Healing Accredited Practitioner.

    To experience Babette’s Crystal Bowl Sound Bath is like a spa, deeply relaxing body, mind, and soul. The magic of the music and resonance of the pure crystal bowls bathes you in high vibrations as you ascend into bliss, re-calibrating you toward greater health, wholeness, and peace.

    Stiller Auditorium

  • Join a tour!

    Docents discuss Presence: The Photography Collection of Judy Glickman Lauder. Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

  • Live Music / Esther Underhay: Harp

    Enjoy a relaxing concert of harp played by Esther Underhay.

    Esther Underhay, a native Floridian, has performed professionally in concert on the Harp in the United States, across Canada, and around the World on Celebrity Cruises. She has performed in numerous orchestras in the United States and Canada and was featured nationally on Canada’s CBC Television and Radio. In addition to performing as a harp duo with AnnaLisa she loves performing in her jazz ensemble, Radiance. Esther has performed for many world leaders including President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, President and Mrs. Bill Clinton, President and Mrs. Donald Trump, and H.R.H. Prince Edward, as well as, for the Economic World Leaders’ Conference at the G-7 Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For the past 20 years Esther has made South Florida her home. In addition to performing in concert she is busy performing for corporate and social events and for weddings throughout the Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties.

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