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.



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.

COVID-19 Policies: Guests (ages 12+) visiting the Norton Museum of Art will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 professionally administered PCR test taken within 72 hours; or a negative COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test conducted within 24 hours; OR voluntarily show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+). To learn more about our Covid-19 policies, click here.

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, with new menu items inspired by fine Mexican cuisine in honor of our upcoming exhibition, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. 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.

The Norton Museum of Art COVID-19 Policies

MASKS REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES


The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum. Beginning October 1, 2021, guests (ages 12+) visiting the Norton Museum of Art will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 professionally administered PCR test taken within 72 hours; or a negative COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test conducted within 24 hours; OR voluntarily show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+). 
"At-home” COVID-19 tests are not accepted. Professionally administered tests only.

Masks are required at all times regardless of negative tests or vaccination status,
except when visiting the Museum Garden or while actively eating or drinking in The Restaurant or Great Hall

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

See all our detailed COVID-19 Protocols

If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs that you can enjoy from home.

For the most up-to-date information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), click here. 

For a list of free vaccination sites, please click here.