Art After Dark
A New Experience Every Friday Night!
Enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances, film screenings, workshops, tours, and more!
EVERY FRIDAY, 5:30 & 7:30 PM
Docent-led Tours (30 min) Explore great works in the Norton’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.
EVERY FRIDAY, 6 – 9 PM
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 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
Gamin by Augusta Savage and Head of a Woman by Pablo Picasso
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.
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: 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 1450 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.