Art After Dark

Fridays / 5 – 10 pm
Admission is free.

Art After Dark offers an eclectic mix of art talks, live performances, film screenings, and interactive art workshops throughout the museum and the Sculpture Garden. Galleries are open until 10 pm, so stop by The Restaurant for drinks or dinner and then explore!

Jazz Friday presents The Neil Bacher Quartet featuring standards and modern compositions in a free, swinging style. Explore highlights from our permanent Chinese Collection during express tours and join Laurie Barnes, the Curator of Chinese Art, in a Curator Conversation on The Lantern Festival Exhibition.

Schedule of Events

  • Spotlight Talks

    The Lantern Festival and Dragon Roof Ridge Panels

    5:30pm & 6 pm
  • Curator Conversation: Laurie Barnes

    Laurie Barnes, Curator of Chinese Art presents a Curator Conversation on The Lantern Festival Exhibition.

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    6pm
  • Express Tour: Highlights of the Chinese Collection

    30 minute gallery tour featuring highlights in Chinese Collection.

    7-7:30pm
  • Concert: Neil Bacher Quartet

    The Neil Bacher Quartet presents standards and modern compositions in a free, swinging style. The program includes ballads, waltzes, swing tunes, and Bossa nova by Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, among others. Free tickets are available one hour before the performance on a first-come, first-served basis.

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    7-9pm
  • Artist Tour: Jaye Rhee

    Join an informal, gallery tour of works in the Norton’s collection and special exhibitions. Jaye Rhee, born in Seoul, South Korea, revels in the space between the ironic and the poignant with work that simultaneously incorporates video, photography, and performance. Jaye Rhee is one of the inaugural artists selected for the Norton’s Artist in Residence (AiR) program.

    8pm