Event Schedule

Event Days

Thursday, October 10th
Information about the official Open Doors Launch Party TBA
6 PM to 9 PM at 85 Market Street Open Doors HQ.

Friday, October 11th
Open Doors Gallery Crawl! Shuttle service 6 PM to 9:30 PM.
10 AM to 8 PM
GlassRoots, Inc. | 10 Bleeker Street
Studio demonstrations and glass work displays.
12 PM to 7 PM
Newark Museum | 49 Washington Street
Extended hours to view Papyraceous, Ming to Modern, and Seeing Beyond the Moment.
1 PM to 6 PM
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art | 591 Broad Street
Limited, Limited Edition: A Performance by Akiko Ichikawa
Akiko translates various message t-shirts she sees and converts the language into Japanese text, gifting the shirts to audience members. Also featured: The debut of Audible Art by Trained Ear’Z Entertainment.
5 PM to 8 PM
Arts High School (Eleta J. Caldwell Gallery) | 550 MLK Boulevard
Opening reception for Power from Painful Places curated by Robert Richardson.
5 PM to 8:30 PM
The HooFeRzCLuB School for Tap | 131 Brunswick Street (Not on map)
I Got Sole! with Savion Glover and The 5th Element of Hip Hop with Mikumari Caiyhe (Workshop/performance)Etched in powerful stage performance, legendary choreographer, dancer, and award winner Savion Glover introduces technique, style, and sole in tap workshops. Hip Hop pioneer and Def co-founder Russell Simmons stated, “Spoken Word is now the 5th element of Hip Hop.” Join Hip Hop enthusiast, historian, and arts educator Mikumari Caiyhe along with others for an energetic course in Spoken Word and performance poetry. The evening sessions culminate in an open floor style portion where artists can perform their own creative works. $25 per person for both sessions.
6 PM to 9 PM
Center Stage Cuts | 402 Broad Street
Center Stage Cuts presents the Maureen O’Leary Art Show with live musical performances later in the evening.
On View: Paintings by Maureen O’Leary, and for the Friday Night Gallery Crawl Center Stage will feature live music by the Ebony Hillbillies and opening act Mike Novacek – 6-9:30pm
6 PM to 9:30 PM

Gateway Projects | 283-289 Market Street (2 Gateway Center)
Opening reception for Etiquette for Lucid Dreaming presented by Project for Empty Space (NY) and The Other Theatre (QC) in collaboration with Solo(s) Project House (NJ).

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art | 591 Broad Street
Light reception and extended hours during Gallery Crawl for exhibits Temporality and Objects: Installations and Photographs by Carl E. Hazlewood and Ciphers by Terry Boddie.

Barat Foundation | 1 Raymond Plaza West
Opening reception for Animodule Zoo featuring work by Willie Cole, Dan Fenelon, Richard Wisloscky, Raul de Neives and Maria Kreyn.

City Without Walls | 6 Crawford Street
Opening reception for Newark Can You Be Thus? A Creative De-Struction curated by Melissa Marie Johnson.

The Coffee Cave | 45 Halsey Stret
Opening reception for Pop Spirituality featuring the work of Steve Green.

Essex County College (Gallery) | 303 University Avenue
Meet the artist reception for African Beauty: Works by Abdul Badi.

Gifts East West | 57 Halsey Street
Opening reception for Artwork of Ing-Vibulbhan-Watts and John Watts. Artists will be present.

Newark LGBTQ Community Center | 11 Halsey Street
Opening reception for Newark: In Search of a Healing presented by Celeste Bateman and Associates.

The Metropolitan | 260 Washington Street, 2nd Fl
Opening reception for Æ{ash} axiomæthos featuring works by Baja Ukweli.

Paul Robeson Galleries (Rutgers) | 350 MLK Boulevard
The Main Gallery will be open for the exhibition Hair. Also open to the publicare the exhibits in the galleries located in Orbit I, Orbit II, Messier Gallery, and Pequod Deck.

Prospect St. Firestation Arts Center | 56 Prospect Street
Opening reception for Ironbound Unbound #4 and a special performance by Solar Punch.

Solo(s) Project House | 972 Broad Street
Reception for Charm Offensive: Melissa Vandenberg; Scavenged, Transported, Assembled: Robert Lach; (Ill) mandalas: Jennifer Wroblewski.

WBGO Gallery | 54 Park Place
Opening reception for One More Time, Once: Photography by Tony Graves and George Wirt

6 PM to 10 PM

Apt. 16 Artspace | 61 NJ Railroad Avenue #16
Opening reception for “Yes, but Less!” curated by Daria Irincheeva.

Gallery Aferro | 73 Market Street
Extended hours to view Reflections on Everyman: The Work of Jan Sawka; Katrina Bello: Skinning the Image; and Marcy Chevali: Edge of Pause. GhostFood Truck will be on site.

6 PM to 11 PM
Artisan Collective | 25 Halsey Street
Opening reception for Equality +not- curated by Jae Quinlan.
6 PM to 1:30 PM
27 Mix| 27 Halsey Street
Works by Josie Berreiro and Colleen Gutwein on view as part of Index Art Center’s Intersection 2013.
7 PM
She Likes Girls NJPAC 1 Center Street
A staged reading of the Saki Gunn-inspired, GLAAD Award-winning play that tells the story of two Newark teens who make the mistake of falling in love with each other. The 90-minute play will be followed by a talkback with the playwright Chisa Hutchinson and director Rodney Gilbert. Also: Following the Smokey Robinson performance is karaoke at NJPAC’s own Nico Restaurant and Bar at 9 pm. NJPAC.org for more information.

Saturday, October 12th
Shuttle Service 12 PM to 5 PM
10 AM to 4 PM
GlassRoots, Inc. | 10 Bleeker Street
Studio demonstrations and glass work displays.
12 PM to 5 PM
Newark Museum | 49 Washington Street
Regular museum hours.
1 PM to 5 PM
Making the World’s Largest Monotype Print! | Washington Park/Place
Come one, come all! Join artists and community members in breaking the world record by creating the world’s largest monotype print. Free and open to the public. No experience necessary. Dress to get messy! Produced by Stephen McKenzie. This project was made possible by a Newark Arts Council ArtStart Grant. Support from 1978 Maplewood Arts Center.
2 PM to 5 PM
Newark Museum | 49 Washington Street
Husband and wife filmmaking team Jerome and Marylou Bongiorno present THE RULE, a 90-minute film. Click here for more details about the feature. Following the screening will be an artists talk.
6 PM to 9 PM
Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center | 85 Hamilton Street
Meet the artist opening reception for The Practice and artist talk (6:30 PM). View the works of California’s successful and multi-talented Bob Ross whose commitment to the human form provides proof that drawing as a practice is far from extinct. Following the artist talk is Poetry in Practice: The Art of Sustaining a Life in Poetry. Presented by the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program and featuring Dodge Poets.
6 PM to 1 AM
INTERSECTION 2013 presented by Index Art Center
Intersection will be held at two different locations on the same night.
The event will begin with a reception for artists Josie Barreiro and Colleen Gutwein at 27 Mix, and gradually move on to Kilkenny Alehouse located half a block away. Produced, curated and organized by: Linda Chen, Heidi Hussa, and Lowell Craig

Our Exhibition at 27 Mix will feature artists Josie Barreiro and Colleen Gutwein
and performances by Deivito & Jenique Torres-Cox, and Joey Molinaro

Kilkenny Alehouse will feature work by:
Gianluca Bianchino, Jeanne Brasile, Daniel Brophy, Beatriz Burgos, Linda Chen, Lisa Conrad, Lowell Craig, Alex Scott Cumming, Kevin Darmanie, Tatiana Duarte, Dominique Duroseau, Jessica Ellis, Drew Alexander Ennis, Jerry Gant, Seth Goodwin, M Gosser, Dustin Gramando, Colleen Gutwein, Akintola Hanif, Linda Hu, Heidi Hussa, Jillian Keats, Josh Knoblick, Hiroshi Kumagai, John Masi, Stephen Mckenzie, Kevin Merkel, Mr. Mustart, William Oliwa, Luisa Pinzon, German Pitre, Anna Ryabtsov, Winston Scarlett, Ashley Simon, Sophia Sobers, Lizzy Storm, Pete Tuomey, Vazquez, Kati Vilim, Joe Waks, Amanda Wilson, Jay Wilson, Ellen Whitney aka “Krackers O’ Kislak”, Lunar New Year, Bryan McElroy, Phil Treier, and Katrina Bello

Music by: The Big Drops, Gypsy Wig, Perennial Reel, Chimes, The Porchistas, Zed Never. DJ’s: Lisa Conrad and Kevin Darmanie

Reception: Saturday, October 12
27 Mix: 6 – 9pm
Kilkenny Alehouse: 7pm – midnight
IndexArtCenter.org for more details

Doors at 7 PM

The HooFeRzCLuB School for Tap | 131 Brunswick Street
The Jam Session with Savion Glover & Friends!
The Jam Session–in the aesthetic nature of vaudeville–showcases the best artists from music, jazz, vocals and sounds to tap, poetry, rhythm and dance. Witness an amazing array of incredible talents choreographed in a way that will keep energy, laughter, and inspiration high. Watch as legendary choreographer and dancer Savion Glover shares the stage.

Sunday, October 13th
Open Doors Studio Tour! Shuttle service from 11 AM to 5 PM.
11 AM to 5 PM
Open Doors Studio Tour | Various locations
Participating venues include: Gallery Aferro Studio Residents (73 Market Street); Conrad Darmanie Studios (194 Market Street); Maggie’s Studio (194 W. Kinney Street, Apt. 206); Arlington Arts-The Garage Gallery [Bisa Washington] (121 Arlington Street); Solo(s) Project House Residents (972 Broad Street); Cara Christopher Studio (115 E. Kinney Street). Complimentary shuttle service provided. Check gallery hours of Open Doors venues to visit other sites.
1 PM to 4 PM
City Murals Tour | Various locations (TBA)
The Newark Public Art Program is an initiative of the City of Newark’s Planning and Urban Enterprise Zone Divisions to create works of art and design that manifest the spirit and pride of Newark in its public spaces. It aims to bring public art and design into each of Newark’s neighborhoods. Bus tour is free and runs from 1-4 pm. Bus leaves from City Hall on Green Street at Broad.
1 PM to 5 PM
Jewish Museum of NJ | 145 Broadway (Not on map)
Extended hours at the Jewish Museum of NJ. On view is Berlin-Shanghai-Newark: The Odyssey and Art of John H. Less
2 PM to 3:30 PM
George Tice: Seeing Beyond the Moment

Taking place on George Tice’s birthday, the Newark Museum is proud to host the world premiere of this documentary film by Bruce Wodder, Peter Bosco and Douglas Underdahl.
2 PM to 6 PM
Film Screening: Missing at Firestation Arts Center | 56 Prospect St
30-minute film about fatherless African American males, how they cope, and one young man’s journey. Panel discussion following the film.

Friday, October 18th
6 PM to 9 PM

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art | 591 Broad Street
HYCIDE magazine presents THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE, HYCIDE’s second-year anniversary issue launch party. The issue features the documentary portraiture work of Akintola Hanif, Nema Etebar and world renowned photojournalist Jamel Shabazz. The party will include musical and dance performances. Light refreshments served.

Firestation Arts Center | 56 Prospect St
The Spirit of Portuguese Ceramic Popular Art A lecture on the vanishing ceramic folk art of Portugal, figurative and utilitarian pieces from Barcelos and the Alentego. Presented by Tony and Margaret Santos.

7 PM to 10 PM
Solo(s) Project House | 972 Broad Street
Opening reception for The LUDD Project.
7PM to 12 AM
The Carriage Haus!!! | 89 James Street
Staircase @ The Carriage Haus!!! An Open Mic Series
Newark’s New Open Mic in town!! Hosted by Universal/Motown producer and engineer, Mark Dollar and features some the area’s hottest musician’s and poets. Ends with an open music jam @ 11. Free Wine will be available. 
8 PM
Center Stage Cuts | 402 Broad Street
The Merger: Mini Concert Series. Center Stage Cuts brings together a lineup of stellar local acts for a concert.

Saturday, October 19th
3 PM to 7 PM
Firestation Arts Center | 56 Prospect St
ilisten A gathering of poets and musicians will share their words and music. All are welcome!
5 PM to 8 PM
Market Street Convergence | 85 Market Street
Before I Die…Newark: A Gathering of Voices. Culminating live performances and poetry reading drawn from the week-long public art project with poets Vincent Toro and Gretna Wilkinson along with Newark residents. Presented by Dodge Poetry Program, Gallery Aferro, and Newark Arts Council.
6 PM to 9 PM
Center Stage Cuts | 402 Broad Street
Live & Direct: One of the most engaging and undeniably entertaining spoken word and live entertainment showcases in NJ.
6 PM to 10 PM
Apt. 16 Artspace | 61 NJ Railroad Avenue #16
Closing reception for “Yes, but Less!” curated by Daria Irincheeva. Curator will be present.
6 PM to 11 PM
In collaboration with the GET DOWN Campaign’s No More Stigma Film Series:
Stigmata concludes with an evening of art, film and conversation featuring the No More Stigma Film Series’ presentation of You Are Not Alone (Depressed Black Gay Men) by Antoine Craigwell. In partnership with Global Network of Black Pride and Until There’s A Cure. More info at YendorProductions.com.

Sunday, October 20th
10 AM to 2PM
GlassRoots, Inc. | 10 Bleeker Street
Studio demonstrations and glass work displays.
12 PM to 2 PM
Creation Nation Art + Peace Parade | Starting location TBD
6th Annual Creation Nation Art + Peace Parade presented by the Barat Foundation. Parade concludes at Washington Park with a youth arts festival.
1 PM to 5 PM
Jewish Museum of NJ | 145 Broadway (Not on map)
Poetry reading entitled Looking for Home: Reflections on Migration. Reading begins at 1:30 pm. Featuring Gerald Stern, New Jersey’s  first poet laureate and other notable metropolitan area poets.
2 PM to 4 PM
POP-UP MUSEUM: The Black Women’s Fairy Tale Museum is a pop-up mobile museum visually re-imagining Black women’s history in the USA. “Latifah, Rah Digga and Lauryn: Newark’s Babylon Sisters, New Jerusalem Warriors” is the first installation (weather permitting). www.rebornhome.com
6 PM to 9 PM
Center Stage Cuts | 402 Broad Street
Soul Sundays – An evening of live entertainment and smooth vocalists.
6 PM to 8 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION! | Kilkenny Alehouse at 27 Central Avenue (Upstairs)
Join everyone upstairs at Kilkenny Alehouse following the day’s festivities. View Intersection 2013 presented by Index Art Center while enjoying fantastic drink specials, live music, and your very special Newark Arts Community.