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! 

Teen Night | Art After Dark : July 19

A night for teens designed by teens!

Led by the Teen Advisory Squad. Check out the group on Instagram @nortonteens

Celebrate summer at the Norton’s free annual teen party and enjoy an open mic, Silent Disco After Party, teen snack bar, and more! Bring a friend or two, and revel in the arts at the Norton!

Scroll down to sign up for the Open-Mic! 



Schedule of Events

  • TGIF! Meditation

    Join Internationally certified mindful meditation teacher, Wenji on Friday evenings for a modern meditation session for people with busy lives and busy minds.

    This program will help you reduce stress and transition to mindful tranquility, then enjoy the Museum and weekly Art After Dark programs.

    All are welcome; no experience needed.

    5:30pm
  • A Closer Look: Joan Miro

    6pm
  • Garden Games and Open Snack Bar (teens only)

    Teens are invited to grab a snack and play giant games in the Goergen Gardens. 

    5pm
  • Outreach Exhibition Reception

    Celebrate Norton's Outreach Exhibition at a receptions featuring remarks by Yimarie Rivera, the Associate Curator of Education, Family and Outreach Programs. 

    6pm
  • Open Studio: Jacob Marrero

    Jacob Marrero is a recent graduate of Design and Architecture Senior High in Miami and an incoming freshman at Maryland Institute College of Art. He will host a self-explorative drag workshop guiding participants though making personas based on their identities and highlighting the impact of drag locally. 

    6-9pm
  • Norton Cinema: Shorts on Florida Youth

    Enjoy a screening of three short award-winning documentaries focused on teens from Pahokee: Skip Day, The Rabbit Hunt, and The Send-Off. Afterwards, Directors Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan and teens who participated in the documentaries will engage in a public conversation about the films moderated by Teens from Norton's Teen Advisory Squad. 


    6:30pm
  • Teen Photo Booth

    Grab a prop and pose for a picture in a fun and flashy photo booth!

    6:30pm
  • Open Mic followed by Silent Disco After Party

    Teens are invited to share their talents on the Norton stage and then dance the night away at a silent disco after party hosted by Silent Revolution! Jam out to different tunes while the djs battle to play the most enticing tunes! 

    7:30pm

Open Mic

Calling all youth musicians!

If you love pina-coladas and getting caught in the rain... no but really, if you and/or your band would like to perform at teen night fill out the form below! All styles and forms of music are welcome including spoken word, poetry, jazz, blues, and more!