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: February 14

Friday, February 14 / 5PM-10PM

Love is in the air at Art After Dark! Enjoy an artist talk by Maria Magdalena Compos-Pons and a piano recital by Kaleidoscope MusArt. Bring a plus-one and join us for a couple drawing in the galleries. Explore stories of love and lust in European Art and mythological paintings during our Express Tour. Then, dance the night away at our Silent Disco Mix and Mingle. 

Schedule of Events

  • Spotlight Talks

    Gamin by Augusta Savage and Head of a Woman by Pablo Picasso

    5:30pm & 6 pm
  • Open Studio: Through Your Eyes

    Grab a partner and take turns describing works of art for the other to draw without looking. See how well you communicate by comparing it to the original!

  • Arts Leader Lecture Series: María Magdalena Campos-Pons

    Cuban Artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons’ artistic practice includes photography, painting, performance, video, and mixed media installations. Hey work featured in the exhibition The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta investigates autobiographical issues of history, race, memory, and gender, her work explores how these complex themes inform identity. 

    Free tickets are available one hour before the presentation on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • Express Tour: Love in Mythology

    30 minute gallery tour of Old Masters highlighting love in mythology. 

  • Mix and Mingle: Taken or Single!

    Come with old friends or make new friends! Grab a drink, and dance the night away at our silent disco featuring 3 channels of music! 

  • Concert: Kaleidoscope MusArt

    Three pianists play some of the most famous classical pieces by some of the most famous composers, including Debussy, Chopin, Beethoven, and Barber.


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.