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, February 9 / 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.

  • Artist Talk

    Join Lauren Richman, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of art, as she hosts a conversation with Ryan McGinley and Lyle Ashton Harris.  

    See event for more details and registration

    Space is limited. Online registration required.

    Cost: Museum Admission / Members FREE

  • Open Studio

    Join Guest Teaching Artist Shannon Walker for Open Studio. Through the blots and smears on a water-color toned piece of paper, participants will delve into their subconscious minds to create surprising works of art. Find images to draw and paint, and discover something about yourself through a process explored by artists as diverse as Leonardo da Vinci and the Surrealists!

    Classroom #2

  • Join a tour!

    This evening’s tour will highlight the Chinese Collection whose work is on view. Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

  • Live Music

    Mr. Cao's Trio

    We are pleased to welcome back Mr Cao’s Trio featuring violinist Adrienne Williams and cellist Anthony de Peña to kick off our Lunar New Year festivities with both traditional and modern compositions by Chinese composers, along with some classic masterpieces. 

    Chinese-American conductor and pianist Yun Cao is recognized for his musical versatility, energetic presence, and compelling musicianship. From classical concerts to opera and musical theater productions, his diverse musical palette has led him to Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Severance Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, the Lincoln Center, and major concert halls in Asia and Europe. 

    Yun serves as Assistant Conductor for the Palm Beach Symphony in West Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Resident Conductor for the Aurora School of Music. He is also the associate conductor for the Frost Symphony Orchestra and Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Orchestral Studies Program at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami under the tutelage of Gerard Schwarz. 

    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.