Art After Dark

A new lineup of events every Friday night!

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



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

Watch Art After Dark programs online

Check out the Art After Dark YouTube playlist to see past programs presented as part of Norton from Home.

See the weekly event listings below or subscribe to the Art After Dark mailing list to learn more about upcoming Art After Dark events! See the weekly event listings below or subscribe to the Art After Dark mailing list to learn more about upcoming Art After Dark events!

Attend Art After Dark programs in person

Hours: The museum is currently open to the public until 7 pm on Friday nights.

Entry: Please note daily capacity is limited and advance, timed-ticket reservations are required to help ensure a safe and enjoyable visiting experience for all. To attend in-person Art After Dark programs, reserve a timed ticket for entry between 4 pm and 6 pm.

How to get here: The Norton Museum of Art is located at 1401 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 open for limited take-away and quick-service food and beverage, with socially-distanced seating available outdoors and in the Restaurant. Along with great food, The Restaurant can be enjoyed with creative cocktails, wine, or champagne.

How to attend this concert

This concert is free with museum admission. Currently, the museum is offering timed ticket entry. For more information and to reserve a timed ticket, click here.  

This is an outdoor performance, weather permitting. Capacity is strictly limited. Seating is limited, guests are encouraged to bring blankets to enjoy the concert on the lawn. Guests are not permitted to bring in lawn chairs.  

Please stay home if you have any symptoms of coronavirus. All guests are required to wear masks to enjoy the concert and maintain 6 feet separation before, during, and after the show. 

 For more information and to reserve a timed ticket, click here

The Norton Museum of Art COVID-19 Policies

MASKS REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES


The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum. Beginning October 1, 2021, guests (ages 12+) visiting the Norton Museum of Art will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 professionally administered PCR test taken within 72 hours; or a negative COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test conducted within 24 hours; OR voluntarily show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+). 
"At-home” COVID-19 tests are not accepted. Professionally administered tests only.

Masks are required at all times regardless of negative tests or vaccination status,
except when visiting the Museum Garden or while actively eating or drinking in The Restaurant or Great Hall

This policy is based on guidance and recommendations issued by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards.

See all our detailed COVID-19 Protocols

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

For the most up-to-date information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), click here. 

For a list of free vaccination sites, please click here.