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

Friday, March 4, 2022 / 5 – 10 pm

This program is included with admission.  
Every Friday is a new experience! Enjoy talks, art workshops, live music, films, tours, and more.

Schedule of Events

  • Tour

    Explore great works in the Museum’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents. 

    Space is limited, and tickets are available on a first come first served basis 1 hour before the program begins.

    5:30-6pm
  • Lecture / Uncovering Hi(s)tories While Making Art

    Featured in the Norton’s current exhibition Origin Stories: Photography of Africa and Its Diaspora, artist Adama Delphine Fawundu’s work investigates how traits of Indigenous African cultures have transformed and shape shifted within the African diaspora. Fawundu will share her latest works exploring connections between Africa and the diaspora and discuss the process of decolonizing her mind while making art.


    Artist Bio:

    Adama Delphine Fawundu is a photographer and visual artist born in Brooklyn of Mende and Bubi descent. Fawundu co-published the critically acclaimed book, MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora. For decades, she has exhibited both nationally and internationally and is a 2022 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition finalist. Her awards include, The Anonymous Was A Women Grant, New York Foundation for The Arts Photography Fellowship (2016) and the Rema Hort Mann Artist Grant (2018) amongst others. She was commissioned by the Park Avenue Armory to participate in the 100 Years|100 Women Project/The Women’s Suffrage NYC Centennial Consortium (2019-2021). Her works are in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Princeton University Museum, Princeton, NJ; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA; The Petrucci Family Foundation of African American Art, Asbury, NJ; The Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY; Norton Museum of Art, Palm Springs, FL, The David C. Driskell Art Collection, College Park, MD; and number of private collections. She is an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University.

    6-7pm
  • Open Studio

    Join local teaching artists as they lead drop-in style art-making sessions for all ages and experience levels. All materials are included

    This program is included with admission.  

    6-9pm
  • Live Music / Jazz Friday

    Gold Coast Jazz Society Band 

    Gold Coast Jazz Society Band, formed in 1994 by Lee Amlie and jazz guitarist Simon Salz, embodies the best in traditional and classic jazz. Comprised of South Florida resident musicians, many with international reputations and credits, the band’s musicians share in their desire to perform and preserve America’s musical heritage of jazz. For over twenty-six years, the band has been performing in the tri-county region. Simon Salz led the band until his passing in 2005. Band member, Eric Allison assumed the position of band leader until 2013 when Martin Hand was appointed Music Director of the ensemble.


     

    7-8:30pm
  • Tour

    Explore great works in the Museum’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.

    Space is limited, and tickets are available on a first come first served basis 1 hour before the program begins.

    7:30-8pm

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.

COVID-19 Policies: 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+). To learn more about our Covid-19 policies, click here.

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 fully operational, with new menu items inspired by fine Mexican cuisine in honor of our upcoming exhibition, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. 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.

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.