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.

EVERY FRIDAY, 6 – 9 PM 
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.

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.

Film Fridays This Fall, 7 PM / Films 4 Fall: High Fashion, Street Style
October 28, November 18, December 16, 2022
This series features documentary films on photography and fashion with introductions and post-screening discussions led by Karen Davis, former director of the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, artistic director of the Palm Beach Israeli Film Series, and moderator for the Cinema Club in Deerfield Beach. The series is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now.

Art After Dark / Nuestra Cultura Kickoff!

Friday, September 30 / 5PM-10PM

Start our biggest Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a bang! Featuring a Spanish-language docent tour, a concert by Cuban music group Cortadito, an open studio inspired by Venezuelan artist Arturo Herrera, and more!

Schedule of Events

  • Join a Tour!

    Docents discuss great works.

    Limited to 14 people per docent. Pick up your tour wristband at Visitor Experience available 1 hour before tour. 

    Meet at the Great Hall 

    5:30pm
  • Docent Open House

    Are you an art-lover interested in becoming a docent? Join Docent and Volunteer Manager Evan Nader in an informational session on what it takes to join the Norton! Spanish-speakers are a plus! Light refreshments will be provided.

    Korman Room

    6-8pm
  • Open Studio

    Join Teaching Artist Aurora Rincon and create a mixed-media collage inspired by Venezuelan artist Arturo Herrera.

    Classroom 2

    6-9pm
  • Dance Class

    Join dance instructor Jan Clancy and learn some basic bachata, merengue, and salsa moves in time for the musical performance!

    Great Hall

    7-8pm
  • ¡PARTICIPA EN UN TOUR!

    Docentes del Norton discuten obras de arte en español.

    Limitado a 14 personas por docente. Recoge tu pulsera en la recepción una hora antes del tour.

    Reunirse en el Great Hall.

    7:30pm
  • Live Music/ Cortadito

    Named after a favorite caffeinated pick-me-up and voted "Best Latin Act 2019" by Miami New Times, Cortadito plays a mesh of son montuno, guaracha, boleros, nengon and bolero son that will transport you to the time when Trio Matamoros and Ignacio Piñeiro ruled the Cuban music world. This dynamic, Miami-based ensemble has been joined on stage by world-renowned flutist Nestor Torres, opened for legendary Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés, and toured with Eliades Ochoa of the Buena Vista Social Club. This show will be part of the group’s ten-year anniversary celebration.

    Great Hall

    8-9:30pm
  • Low Rider Car Show

    8-10pm
  • Late Night Loteria

    Join a few rounds of this fast-paced, bingo-like game of chance for the opportunity to win a prize!

    Korman Room

    8:30-9pm


Get a taste of Cortadito's sound before September 30!

Attending Art After Dark

Hours: The museum is currently open to the public until 10 pm on Friday nights.

Entry: Please note daily capacity is limited and advance, timed-ticket reservations are encouraged to help ensure a safe and enjoyable visiting experience for all. To attend in-person Art After Dark programs, reserve a timed ticket.

How to get here: The Norton Museum of Art is located at 1450 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 is fully operational, and seating available outdoors with a view of our Sculpture Garden and in the Restaurant. Along with great food, The Restaurant can be enjoyed with creative cocktails, wine, or champagne.  Reservations recommended at OpenTable.com 

Admission: Art After Dark is included with museum admission. As always, members enjoy free museum admission.