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 p.m.
Admission is free.

In response to the current COVID-19 situation the Museum is closed through March 31. All programs during this period are canceled.


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