Art After Dark

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, Albi 1864–1901 Saint-André-du-Bois), The Seated Clowness (Mademoiselle Cha-u-ka-o) (from the series Elles), Not on view. Photo: MET

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!

Art After Dark: November 8

Celebrate France and the works of Toulouse-Lautrec at Art After Dark. Edward J. Sullivan, Professor of Art History at New York University, presents remarks ahead of Saturday’s public panel, Picturing the Body Politic: The Arts of Latin America.

Schedule of Events

  • Express Tour

    30 minute tour of "The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art"

    5:30pm
  • Edward Sullivan: Keynote Address

    Edward J. Sullivan, Professor of Art History at New York University, gives an address ahead of the November 9th program, Picturing the Body Politic: The Arts of Latin America.  


    Picturing the Body Politic: The Arts of Latin America.

    6pm
  • Open Studio: Le Chat Noir

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    Create an artwork inspired by the famous “La tournée du Chat Noir de Rodolphe Salis” poster of a black cat by artist Théophile Steinlen, a contemporary of Toulouse-Lautrec. Led by Guest Teaching Artist Kristin Beck.

    6-9pm
  • Express Tour

    30 minute tour of French artists in the collection. 

    7pm
  • CK Ensemble

    The CK Ensemble presents "Once Upon a Starry Night" as a musical pairing to the Norton Museum of Art's exhibit Posters by Toulouse-Lautrec. Enjoy an all-star cast of French composers who lived, created and influenced the arts in parallel with Toulouse-Lautrec, mixed with musical delights that charmed the cafés and theaters of Paris.

    CK ensemble stands in front of image of Eiffel Tower

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    7:30pm
  • Art + Wine Conversation: Toulouse-Lautrec and France

    Join Tim B. Wride, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, and Veronica Litton, CMS Certified Sommelier, for a conversation about the works of Toulouse-Lautrec, French artists in the collection, and the wines of France.

    A 21+ event, ID required. Space is limited, ticket required for entry. Free tickets available at the Visitor Experience starting at 7 pm.

    8pm