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Community Day: Juneteenth: June 18, 2022

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Saturday, 12–5pm



Juneteenth at the NMOA will be an outdoor festival inspired by Harriet Tubman featuring performers, artists, and dancers from the Black community across New Jersey.

Be part of the creation of Newark’s Harriet Tubman Monument in Washington Park by decorating ceramic tiles with your stories of freedom and liberation. The tiles will later be fired and integrated into the final design of the Monument (limited availability).

Jacari Harris, Executive Director of the George Floyd Foundation, will address the general progress of the black community and touch on topics of activism and equity. Take part in step workshops, arts and crafts, great food, local vendors, and a lot more!

This event is for all ages. In case of rain, the event will move indoors.

Enjoy free general admission to the Museum all day during Community Day!

Location: Washington Park (Across from the Museum)

Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.


Timeline of Activities

12pm | Event begins

12:30 | GIRLS OF HOPE STEP TEAM perform on the Main Stage

1pm | Aurway Performs Whispers of Jubilee on the Main Stage

2pm | An Inspirational and Uplifting Set from gospel artist Seychelle Elise! on the Main Stage

2:30pm | Teens Step Up Mini-Workshop in the Park

2:45pm | Remarks from Jacari Harris, Executive Director at George Floyd Memorial Foundation, Inc on the Main Stage

3pm |Jasmine Mans Recitation followed by a Lyrical Dance Piece by Cori Barnes on the Main Stage

3:30pm | Teens Step Up Mini-Workshop in the Park

4pm |Fyütch, Grammy nominated musician, performs on the Main Stage


June 18
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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(973) 596-6550
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