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NMOA: Summer Family Thursdays & Fridays: July 14 – August 19. 2022

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 18, 2022

FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS.

MUSEUM HOURS

Thursday through Sunday, 10am–11am — Members and Member Guests only

Thursday through Sunday, 11am–5pm — All Visitors

FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS.

RESERVE TICKETS

Enjoy a day of fun activities for the whole family at The Newark Museum of Art.

Timeline of Activities

  • 10am-5pm | MakerSPACE (Mezzanine Level, South Wing) An interactive area where kids of all ages play, tinker, and create.
  • 1-4pm | Family Drop-In: (Court, Main Building) Join us for a fun summer of  of science and art activities for kids 5+. See list of activities below.
  • 2-2:35pm | Perfect Little Planet – Planetarium Show (Main Building) Duration: 35 minutes. For kids ages 5+.
  • 3-3:35pm | Tales of Mayan Skies – Planetarium Show (Main Building) Duration: 35 minutes. For kids ages 12+.

Family Drop‑in Activities

Art

  • July 14 & 15 | Bring all the Jazz greats together in a photo collage using an easy photo transfer technique!
  • July 21 & 22 | Make a travel-size wallet or bag with Tyvek and duct tape, and use it all summer long!
  • July 28 & 29 | Design your very own mixed monochromatic media sculpture inspired by Louise Nevelson.
  • August 4 & 5 | Party all summer with your own percussion instrument.
  • August 11 & 12 | Let the sun be your paintbrush! Make sun prints with found objects. Feel free to bring your own little trinkets to design with.
  • August 18 & 19 | Paint small landscapes inspired by the travelers in our Seeing America galleries.

Science

  • July 14 & 15 | Get your hands dirty as you dissect (sanitized) owl pellets*and learn about the predators, their prey, and the different bones you can find in animals’ bodies.  * No owls are harmed in the collection of owl pellets. Potential Allergies: Owl pellets contain actual animal fur and bones
  • July 21 & 22 | Learn about gravity and orbits as you experiment with a 3D representation of space called a gravity well.
  • July 28 & 29 | Channel your inner Georgia O’Keeffe as you create take-home flowers utilizing the properties of chromatography to color your petals.
  • August 4 & 5 | Join us for an inquiry exploration of surface tension and learn about how liquids react when dripped on the surface of a penny.
  • August 11 & 12 | Join us as we sift through authentic fossil matrix, IDing different types, and even getting to bring home your own real fossil!
  • August 18 & 19 | Is Oobleck a solid, a liquid? Experiment with the properties of a non-Newtonian substance after making your very own example of it.
  • Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.

READ HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES

Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS.
Website:
https://newarkmuseumart.org/event/summer-family-thursdays-fridays/?date=202208181000

Venue

The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Phone:
(973) 596-6550
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For any questions about the arts calendar, please email support@newarkarts.org

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