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Basquiat’s 1982 Heroes & Monsters Ball

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - February 12 @ 12:00 am

Basquiat After Dark Party

Celebrate the opening of Heroes & Monsters : Jean-Michel Basquiat at this once in a lifetime event.

The lights are low, the bar is open, and the music is playing. Treat your Valentines to an after dark party like no other. You won’t want to miss this night at the museum!

*This is a 21+ only event.

Friday, February 11 | 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Full open bars & signature cocktails

Light bites inspired by Basquiat’s Afro-Caribbean lineage from Maya Rosa BBQ

DJ sets by Pleasure Points Orlando playing club hits from the 80s and today

Live performances from Motiv Crew, as seen on NBC’s World of Dance

Live art demo by Naderson Saint-Pierre/Artist and founder of HigHope Design

360° slow motion station, GIF machine booth, and more!

All Inclusive Tickets & Full Museum Access

$82 for not-yet members

$70 for OM°A Members

To become a member, please click here.

*This is a 21+ only event.


Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat, The Venice Collection, Thaddeus Mumford, Jr.

Heroes and Monsters presents a rare group of paintings from a private collection that are being shown for the first time at the Orlando Museum of Art. The 26 works were created in 1982 while the artist was living temporarily in Los Angeles, California. This is considered by many to be Basquiat’s best period in his short career. By 1982, he had established his distinctive raw expressionistic style and the symbolic vocabulary that would continue to recur in his work. His paintings often contrasted powerful forces within society and perhaps within himself as seen in Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Venice Collection, Thaddeus Mumford, Jr.

Thank you to our season sponsors: Audrey & Pat Knipe, Caroline & Jeffrey Blydenburgh, and Pat Scully.

Proceeds benefit OM°A exhibitions and education programming. Thank you for your support!


The safety of our staff and guests is our top priority. If you plan to attend, we strongly encourage you to wear a face covering regardless of your vaccination status. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and visit the museum once you are fully recovered.

Image Credit: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Bruno Bischofberger on the occasion of his first exhibition at Gallery Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, 1982. Photo by Beth Phillips, Courtesy Galerie Bruno Bischofberger AG, Mannedorf-Zurich, Switzerland


February 11 @ 8:00 pm
February 12 @ 12:00 am
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Orlando Museum of Art
2416 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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