Norton Museum of Art – Art After Dark Tonight

The Norton Museum of Art re-opened  a couple weeks ago after they closed in September to remodel and reconfigure the artwork.  In addition, he British-born, Berlin-based artist Terry Haggerty has installed his year-long installation in the lobby.  “He really pushed it and made something unlike anything that’s been done here before,” said Cheryl Brutvan, director of curatorial affairs and curator of contemporary art. “The architecture laid down the gauntlet and he picked it up.” For a complete report, click HERE.

Visitors can view the new installations tonight at the weekly Art After Dark, when the museum stays open every Thursday from 5 – 9 pm.  Here is the complete program this evening(October 9th):

5-9 PM / Special Promotion 
Ticket and memorabilia giveaway to sneak preview of the upcoming animated, feature film, The Book of Life produced by Guillermo del Toro / Lobby5:30 PM / PB Pulse.com Tour
Dancers and Musicians in Art / Meet in lobby

6:30 PM / Curator’s Conversation
Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education, discusses Telling Tales in European Art / King Gallery

7-7:30 PM / Ballet Performance
Ballet Palm Beach performs scenes from GiselleSylvia, and Loco Mambo / Atrium

7:30 PM / Music

Indie-folk performance by The Whiskey Wasps / Theater

Dine / Fratelli Lyon
The restaurant offers an à la carte dinner menu from  5-8:30 p.m.
For reservations call (561) 832-5196 x 1123, or email  fratelli.lyon@lyonandlyon.com.

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket Re-Opens for the Season

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket opens this Saturday for the 20th season from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  New this year is an upscale Waterfront Oasis: a shaded area featuring live music, unlimited mimosas for just $10, comfy furniture and misters to stay cool.  Relax on Opening Day with the island band The Helmsman while enjoying free vendor samples.  Also new this season, the littlest GreenMarket goers can have fun in the Ultima Fitness kids area.  The GreenMarket is FREE, pet friendly and on the beautiful WPB Waterfront!

Parking is FREE in the Banyan and Evernia garages during

Market hours.

For more information:  561/822.1515
or www.wpb.org/greenmarket

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket

Saturday, October 11

9:00 am – 1:00 pm on the

West Palm Beach Waterfront

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Local Restaurant Deals

Here’s a nice article about some current local restaurant deals all over the county:

Click Here!

 

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Art After Dark at the Norton – July 24th

5:30 PM / pbpulse.com Tour
The Great Outdoors / Meet in lobby

5:30-7:30 PM / Artists’ Demonstration: Painting Outdoors
Painters Hope Reis and Dennis Aufiery paint en plein air / Central Courtyard

5:30-8 PM / Music: Guitar Duo
Tom Murphy and Stark Nolli perform mellow rock and blues / Central Courtyard

6-8 PM / DIY Activity: Cool Collage
Consider Mickalene Thomas’ collage mural in the Museum lobby called faux real, as well as Robert Weingarten’s montage portraits, then create your own collage! / Reynolds Classroom

6:30-7:15 PM / Illustrated Talk
The Universal Language of Gardening, Allen Sistrunk, Garden Director, Mounts Botanical Garden / Theater

7:30 PM / Tour
Natural Inspiration / Meet in lobby

5-8:45 PM / Ice Cream
Blue Bell will be handing out complimentary ice cream / Front Parking Lot

5:30-8:45 PM / Refreshments
Beverages and snacks available for purchase / Central Courtyard and lobby

Dine / Fratelli Lyon
The restaurant offers an à la carte dinner menu from  5-8:30 p.m.
For reservations call (561) 832-5196 x 1123, or email  fratelli.lyon@lyonandlyon.com.
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