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: 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.