Art After Dark

A New Experience Every Friday Night!

Art After Dark mixes art and entertainment every Friday night! Enjoy live performances, film screenings, art workshops, and more. Programs are will be presented both in-person and online.



Art After Dark: October 11

Friday, October 11 / 5PM-10PM

Art After Dark: October 11

The Cream Literary Alliance and the City of West Palm Beach present Things Fall Apart, a literary event examining climate change featuring artist and poet Roxanne Darling. Veteran jazz harpist Scott Marischen returns to the Norton for a concert in the Great Hall. Drop into Open Studio and explore scientific climate data and research through coloring activities.

Schedule of Events

  • Concert: Scott Marischen

    Veteran Jazz Harpist Scott Marischen transforms what is traditionally a classical instrument to a Jazz instrument, creating a richer experience with boundless style. Marischen is joined by five string viola player Debbie Spring & bassist Rusty Heck.

    8pm
  • The Cream Literary Alliance: Things Fall Apart

    A literary reading on the theme of climate change, “Things Fall Apart” features the visual artist and poet, Roxanne Darling. Presented in partnership by The Cream Literary Alliance, the Norton Museum of Art, and the City of West Palm Beach’s Office of Sustainability.

    About our Partners:
    The Cream Literary Alliance, Inc. is an organization of writers in West Palm Beach dedicated to promoting the power of the written and spoken word to effect positive change for both individuals and the community through education, outreach, and public events.

    The City of West Palm Beach Mayor’s Office of Sustainability strives to maximize the information and initiatives available to the community through workshops, events and regular updates through newsletters, website and social media.


    More About the Cream WPB

    7-8:30pm
  • Open Studio: Climate Change Coloring Book

    6-9pm

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.

Open today from 10 am - 5 pm!
CDC COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County: HIGH

Current Health and Safety Policies:

 MASKS REQUIRED
 TEMPERATURE TAKING REQUIRED 
SOCIAL DISTANCING ENCOURAGED 
MUSEUM AND EVENT CAPACITIES LIMITED 
 VACCINATION AND BOOSTERS ENCOURAGED (NOT REQUIRED)
 

The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County is currently High. In response to this, the following general policies are in effect at the Norton: 

  • Masks are mandatory indoors throughout the Museum campus (ages 2+), regardless of negative tests or vaccination status, except while eating or drinking. Masks are provided upon request. 

  • Temperature taking is required upon entering the Museum. Visitors with a temperature of 100.4 F or above will not be admitted. 

  • Capacities will be limited for the Museum and in certain indoor event spaces. Guests are encouraged to reserve admission online in advance.

  • Guests are encouraged to practice social distancing, maintaining 6 feet of space from others. 

  • For the safety of all visitors and the Museum’s staff and volunteers, the Norton encourages visitors to get vaccinated and boosted in accordance with CDC guidance, though this is not required for admission. 

Please note that the Norton’s COVID-19 policies remain subject to change as circumstances evolve. Visit norton.org/covid-19 for the most up-to-date information. 

The Museum will continue to conduct heightened cleaning and sanitation and will continue to provide mask to visitors who request them.

These policies are informed by guidance and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards 

For the most up-to-date information from the CDC, click here. 

View daily updates on the CDC's COVID Data Tracker here.

If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs. 


Know before you go! 

The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum of Art.