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.

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.

Film Fridays This Fall, 7 PM / Films 4 Fall: High Fashion, Street Style
October 28, November 18, December 16, 2022
This series features documentary films on photography and fashion with introductions and post-screening discussions led by Karen Davis, former director of the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, artistic director of the Palm Beach Israeli Film Series, and moderator for the Cinema Club in Deerfield Beach. The series is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now.

Art After Dark / High Fashion & Street Style

Friday, December 16 / 5PM-10PM

Schedule of Events

  • Join a tour!

    Choose between tours of the special exhibitions High Fashion & Street Style or Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature. Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

    5:30-6pm
  • Open Studio

    Create a work of art inspired by the special exhibition A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now with Teaching Artist, Jose Mendez.

    6-9pm
  • Live Music / Jeanne Martin

    Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the harp! Jeanne Martin, PhD, is a professional harpist whose performing style weaves together a wide variety of music including Classical, Renaissance, Musicals, Timeless Standards, Celtic and Rock-Folk love songs uniquely arranged for the harp. It is her intent that the sounds of the harp strings will help soothe a frazzled world and its uses will become more understood and integrated in the future.

    6:30pm
  • Films 4 Fall / Bill Cunningham New York

    Bill Cunningham New York is a delicate, funny, and often poignant portrait of a dedicated artist whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace.

    This series features documentary films on photography and fashion with introductions and post-screening discussions led by Karen Davis, former director of the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, artistic director of the Palm Beach Israeli Film Series, and moderator for the Cinema Club in Deerfield Beach.

    The series is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now.

    7-9pm
  • Join a tour!

    Docents discuss artworks in the Norton’s collection. Pick up your tour wristband at the Reception Desk one hour before the tour.

    7:30-8pm
  • Artist Tour

    Learn about artworks in the High Fashion & Street Style exhibition through the eyes of a local artist Craig McInnis in this informal, 30-minute tour.

    Craig McInnis, by Shawn Moss Photography

    Connecticut born Craig McInnis has been a professional artist in Florida for over 25 years with a creative story that spans from art direction, design, painting, illustration, arts education, performance, and arts advocacy to name a few. Craig’s intent is to stay focused and to NEVER take his creative gifts for granted.

    8-8:30pm

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 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.