Art After Dark

Now open until 10 pm on Friday nights, Art After Dark offers an eclectic array of programs that change every week. Free!

This summer Art After Dark is for teens too with special programming and activities planned just for ages 13-17! 

Art After Dark : July 12

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection, with an exhibition lecture by guest curator Matthew Bird and a concert of film music performed by the Quartetto Orfeo from Rome.


Schedule of Events

  • Curator Conversation: Now Playing

    Matthew Bird, guest curator for the special exhibition Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection, discusses the evolution of film posters from the silent era to the present.

    About the Exhibition

    6pm
  • Concert: Quartetto Orfeo performs Music of the Cinema

    The Rome-based Quartetto Orfeo, in residence with the Symphony of the Americas’ Summerfest program, visits the Norton to celebrate the music of classic films!

    Get free tickets to this performance at the Visitor Experience desk starting at 5:00pm. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7pm. 

    7:30-8:30pm
  • TGIF! Meditation

    Free Admission / Donation-based Meditation

    Join Internationally certified mindful meditation teacher, Wenji on Friday evenings in the central Museum garden for a modern meditation session for people with busy lives and busy minds. All are welcome; no experience needed.

    5:30-6pm
  • Norton Cinema: Grand Hotel

    BYOB (Bring your own blanket) and enjoy a screening of the 1932 film Grand Hotel. About the once-wealthy Baron Felix von Gaigern (John Barrymore), who supports himself as a thief and gambler. 

    8pm
  • Open Studio: Miniature Pottery

    Using ancient techniques create miniature pottery inspired by the Chinese Collection. 

    6pm
  • icon Last seating the The Restaurant is 9pm