Art After Dark

A New Experience Every Friday Night!

Art After Dark mixes art and entertainment every Friday night! Enjoy live performances, film screenings, art workshops, and more. Programs are will be presented both in-person and online.



Art After Dark / Chinese New Year Celebration!

Friday, January 28 / 5PM-10PM

Friday, January 28 / 5-10pm

Chinese New Year Celebration

This program was made possible by the generosity of John and Heidi Niblack.


Schedule of Events

  • Tour

    Explore great works in the Museum collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.

    Space is limited, and tickets are available on a first come first served basis1 hour before the program begins.

    5:30-6pm
  • Open Studio

    Learn about the Lunar Calendar animals and make holiday lanterns.
    A casual make-and-take program open to all artistic levels.

    6-9pm
  • Lecture / Collecting the East in the West, and the Strength of the Chinese Art Market

    Featuring distinguished guest speaker Andrew M. Lueck, Specialist, Chinese Works of Art, Vice President, Christie’s

    This lecture will be held virtually.
    Seating is limited.

    6-7pm
  • Fireworks Display

    Fireworks will be visible from the Garden and east side of Museum facing Olive Ave.

    7:10pm
  • Tour

    Tours meet in Fabrikant Lobby

    One more chance to explore great works in the Museum collection with one of the Museum’s fine docents. 

    Space is limited, and tickets are available on a first come first served basis 1 hour before the program begins.

    7:30-8:30pm
  • Concert / Music for the Pipa

    Chen Fan Hagen, a virtuoso on the pipa, or Chinese lute, performs a program including classic Chinese music, as well as modern pipa music in a variety of styles, from jazz to folk and pop.

    7:30pm

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 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 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 OpenTable.com 

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

CDC COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County: LOW

MASKS ENCOURAGED BUT NOT REQUIRED
NEGATIVE TESTS OR PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION NOT REQUIRED
TEMPERATURE TAKING NOT REQUIRED

The following general policies are in effect immediately and will remain so while Palm Beach County’s Community Level remains LOW:

  • Masks are optional, but encouraged, for all guests visiting the Norton. Masks are provided upon request. All Norton staff will continue to wear masks.
  • Temperature taking is voluntary upon entering the Museum
  • A negative COVID test (or optional presentation of proof of vaccination) is not required for admission to the Museum.

Please note that the Norton’s COVID-19 policies remain subject to change as circumstances evolve. Visit norton.org/covid-19 for the most up-to-date information. 

The Museum will continue to conduct heightened cleaning and sanitation and will continue to provide masks to visitors who request them.

This policy is based on guidance and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards.

For the most up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), click here.
View daily updates on the CDC's COVID Data Tracker here.
To view the CDC’s COVID by County map, click here.
If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs.

Know before you go!
The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum.