Afterschool Arts Outreach

Afterschool Arts Outreach is a year-roundcreative youth development program that provides significant out-of-school arts experiences to Palm Beach County youth, ages 5-18. The innovative arts program aims to foster creativity and stimulate critical thinking skills in a supportive environment.

The program is led by a dedicated team of Norton Teaching Artists, who are dynamic, caring role models, helping students develop self-esteem through positive achievement.

The free program includes art projects and Museum tours designed to expand students’ world views by exposing them to multicultural and arts-integrated history, music, literature, and visual arts. 

The Programs Curricular Aims:

1. Conceptualize and create original works of art
2. Develop an understanding of the techniques and vocabulary of visual arts
3. Think critically, handle challenges, and formulate solutions
4. Communicate information in diverse forms
5. Self-monitor, adjust, and self-evaluate their work
6. Analyze, evaluate, and validate the work of their peers
7. Instill greater self-confidence and self-efficacy


Afterschool Arts Outreach engages more than 600 children annually through community partnerships with following organizations:

Special Projects

For more information please contact: 

[email protected]

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.