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.

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 / Jazz Friday!

Friday, December 2 / 5PM

Schedule of Events

  • Join a Tour!

    Join docent-led tours of the special exhibitions on view, including Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature, and A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now.

    Pick up your tour wristband at the Visitor Experience reception desk one hour before the tour.

  • Public Panel Discussion


    New Wave Art Wknd 2022 hosts an engaging conversation featuring women artists and curators who have a distinct focus on activism within their practices. Moderated by the Norton’s Glenn W. and Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Arden Sherman, the discussion will center on each panelists’ distinct approaches to representation and social engagement.

  • Open Studio

    Recreate nature through your eyes using coffee filters and watercolors with Teaching Artist Aurora Rincon, inspired by the special exhibition Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature.

    Open Studio demo by Aurora Rincon

  • Tropical Sonata: Inside the Botanical Imagery of Joseph Stella

    In partnership with Mounts Botanical Garden, this discussion is an in-depth look into the kinds of plants and landscapes depicted by Stella in his artworks and how they relate to his life and ideology. Palmer Crippen, Horticulturalist at Mounts Botanical Garden, will be joined by Norton docent C.J. McCartney for this lively gallery talk.

  • Live Music / Totem Cave

    Totem Cave explores the depths of improvisation, while navigating different musical styles with a distinctive sound. Its musical fabric weaves elements of Afro-Peruvian and Brazilian music with Jazz and Funk.

    Find Totem Cave at:

  • Join a Tour!

    Docents discuss artworks in the Norton’s collection.

    Pick up your tour wristband at the Visitor Experience reception desk one hour before tour.


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 Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, with additional support provided by the Addison Hines Charitable Trust.

Support for Open Studio was provided by The Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Schott Endowment for Education.