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Poetry
Film
Live Performance
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Curated by: Newark Rhythms

Featured Artist(s): Hprizm (Anti-pop Consortium), Jeff Snyder, PLOrk

Do You See/Do You Hear? is a site-specific piece that uses projection and improvisational audio to react to the architecture of Hill Hall.

"Being Gladys"

Griot Storyteller Media and New Jersey Film Makers' Lab

Essex County Donald Payne Sr. School of Technology 498-544 West Market Street Newark, NJ 07107

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-12PM

Featured Artist(s): Gladys Grauer, Ralph Patterson, Zelda Patterson

Despite racism and sexism, Gladys Barker Grauer has modeled what it means to be true to your craft and left a mark on the Newark art scene.

"When did we start fearing water? Brenda Moryck's Black Girl Magic

Headquarters Spotlight

1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | TBA

Friday, October 11 | TBA

Saturday, October 12 | TBA

Sunday, October 13 | TBA

Featured Artist(s): Noelle Lorraine Williams

Featured Artist(s): #LoveDimension, Las CoLLLitas.

Join us for a Sunday brunch in the #LoveDimension filled with improv, music performances and conversation.

A Call to Peace

New Arts Justice and Monument Lab

Military Park, 51 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-1PM

Friday, October 11 | 12PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 3, 4PM-6PM

Closing Reception: Monday, November 11

Curated by: New Arts Justice and Monument Lab

Featured Artist(s): Chakaia Booker, Manuel Acevedo, Jamel Shabazz, Sonya Clark

New Arts Justice presents A Call To Peace, held in Newark’s Military Park, opening October 3rd, and running through Veterans Day on November 11th.

A New Domestics: East Coast/West Coast

Hillier College of Architecture and Design Gallery, NJIT campus

373 MLK jr. Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-9PM

Opening Reception: Monday, October 7, 6PM-9PM with live entertainment

Closing Reception: Sunday, November 17 from 1PM-4PM with artist talk

Curated by: M. Gosser and Gail Enns

Featured Artist(s): Pamela Becker, Elizabeth Kuny, Lisa Sanders, Wonju Seo, Geri Hahn, Diane Savona, Susan Abbott Martin, Maria Porges, Judy Shintani, Lisa Soloman, the Temple Sisters and Victoria May. Storefront artist: Amanda Thackray

An exhibition of artwork by twelve women (six East Coast and six West Coast) that explores the theme of domesticity in subject matter and technique.

A People to Heal

The Museum of Red

Mary Mike Music House 18 Poinier Street Newark, NJ 07114

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-10PM

Friday, October 11 | 5PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-10PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-8PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 5PM-10PM

Closing Reception: Thursday, October 31, 5PM-8PM

Curated by: Davynte Pannell

Featured Artist(s): Red

A People to Heal will showcase artworks culminating 2 years of phenomenological research of healing the Afrikan psyche, family, and community.

A Tribute to Jerry Gant

Greater Newark Conservancy

32 Prince Street, Newark, NJ 07103

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-8PM

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-8PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-4PM

Opening Reception: 6PM-8PM

Curated by: Linda N. Street, Chief Chick, Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate LLC and Tiffany Salas, Chiffani PR

Featured Artist(s): Jerry Gant

Take a stroll through the Conservancy's gardens where you will be treated to a selection of Jerry's art, including mobiles, sculptures, and paintings

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 9, 6pm-8pm

Curated by: Andrew Binger; reg e gaines

Yendor Theatre Company presents a workshop production of Tiers, a gripping new play by Tony winning writer, reg e gaines; directed by Andrew Binger.

Abortion Is Normal

Project for Empty Space

2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 11AM-6PM

Friday, October 11 | 11AM-6PM

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-3PM

Featured Artist(s): Christen Clifford, Dominique Duroseau, Shout Your Abortion, Viva Ruiz, Yvetter Molina

Exhibition includes artists countering with their personal response to abortion access in order to create an inclusive, empathetic conversation.

About Face: An Abstract Expression of Emotion

Headquarters Spotlight

1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | TBA

Friday, October 11 | TBA

Saturday, October 12 | TBA

Sunday, October 13 | TBA

Featured Artist(s): Natalie Alleyne

Curated by: Poet On Watch - Newark Women In Film

Featured Artist(s): Afronuts 14min - by Frances Bodomo a Ghanaian Filmmaker, Pumzi 21.50min - by Kenyan science fiction writer and director Wanuri Kahiu,

Join Newark Women In Film for a showcase and discussion of Afrofuturistic films. Reimagine justice arts, science and technology through a black lens.

Showcasing new and previous ceramic pieces in stoneware, terracotta and ceramics by Newark artist Anker West.

AOP Poetry: Adapt or Perish

EvoluCulture

Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, 07102

Friday, October 11 | 7PM-11PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-3PM

Curated by: EvoluCulture

New Jersey's best and brightest of the written and spoken word, presented by EvoluCulture

Featured Artist(s): Andrece Brady

Opening Reception: Opening Reception: 6PM-8PM

Curated by: Nick Kline

Featured Artist(s): Anthony Alvarez, Dominique Duroseau, Colleen Gutwein, Scheherazade Tillet

A book launch event and photography exhibition featuring five newly published publications by Shine Portrait Studio Press.

Arts High School

Arts High School

550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 4PM-7PM

Curated by: Robert Richardson

This location will offer student artwork on display, live music, and spoken work poetry, by Arts High School students and alumni.

Black & Brown: An Unparalleled Truth

Femme Curator Arts

744 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 8PM-12AM

Friday, October 11 | 5PM-12PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-12AM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-6PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 8PM-12AM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 12PM-7PM

Curated by: Kween Moore, Tiffany Bradford, Dayana Poulard, Dana Jackson

Featured Artist(s): Michelle Alexander, Kervin Andre, Josephine Barreiro, Diane Bladecki, La’Sonja Miller-Blakey, Tiffany Bradford, Harry D Bradford, Curtis Grayson, Vaishnavi Kaipilyawar, Monifa Kincaid, Natural Langdon, Elton Leonard, Kween Moore, Kayla Muldrow, Sunah Nash, Amrisa Niranjan, Suliman Onque, Yvonne Onque, Dayana Poulard, Erica Puckett-, Rebecca Radzinski, Roshena Richards, Denise Toney, Antoinette Ellis-Williams, Melanie Winstead, Devynity Wray.

Femme Curator Arts, rated one of the top 5 exhibitions, and experiences during the Newark Arts Festival.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 10AM - 5PM

Curated by: Black Public Media

Celebrating its 40th anniversary Black Public Media will host those committed to developing, producing, and distributing media of the black experience

Black P*ssy Party

Saturday, October 12 | 8PM-12AM

Official Black P*ssy Power pop-up shop. Art of Convo gallery with Chris Miss and sounds by Miss Robinson.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Featured Artist(s): Andrece Brady

The opening reception of Black Pussy Power takes place October 11, 2019, 6PM - 10PM.

Black Woman In Visual Perspective Exhibit

Black Woman In Visual Perspective

46 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 7PM-9PM

Opening Reception: Opening Reception October 11, 2019 7PM-9PM

Curated by: Onnie Strother and Nettie Forné Thomas

Featured Artist(s): Eleta Caldwell, Nette Thomas, Janet Pickett, Bisa Washington, Lula Blockton, Margret Slade Kelly, Viki Craig, Kaaren Patterson, Marietta Mayes, Russell Murray and others. We honor Gladys Barker Grauer founder of the Arrd gallery and the Black Woman in Visual Perspective Group.

Experience the creativity of the pioneer women artists, educators, gallerists and curators who laid the ground work for Newark's art community.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 8PM-12AM

Curated by: RyArMo Photography Studio

Featured Artist(s): Najee Anglin @NMAateampromo, Marquis Taylor @SketchEffect, Monty Draper @HalfPastFull, Preston Fletcher @Eternity_Lifestyle088, Rashid Gaines @ArtByRashid, Ryan Arnez Monroe @RyMoThePhotoGuy

Black Women Are…A Mixed Media Experience curated by black men who love black women.

Curated by: RyArMo Photography Studio

Featured Artist(s): Najee Anglin @NMAateampromo, Marquis Taylor @SketchEffect, Monty Draper @HalfPastFull, Preston Fletcher @Eternity_Lifestyle088, Rashid Gaines @ArtByRashid, Ryan Arnez Monroe @RyMoThePhotoGuy

Black Women Are…A dedication to Black Women in Artistic Form

Curated by: Newark Women In Film

A day of skill-building workshops for film and media artists. Craft your skills to make the media you want to see in the world.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 5PM-7PM

Featured Artist(s): Dimitri Reyes, Ysabel Y. Gonzalez, Kat Martini, Sami Miranda, Rachelle Parker, Celsea Palermo, Telena Lachelle Queen, Nora Luongo, Rich Villar, reg e gaines, Posha Taylor Sheffield, Grisel Acosta, Tina Zafreen Alam, Danny Shot, Tamar Samuel- Siegel, Vincent Toro, Catalina Adragna, David Crews, Paul Rabinowitz, Jessyln Janei, Danny Shot... and more!

Oct 12, 3-6PM-- Brick City Collective & their Friends will put on a performance with over 20+ performers! Paul Robeson Galleries, 54 Halsey Street.

Featured Artist(s): Dimitri Reyes, paulA neves, Marina Carriera, Cindy Goncalves, Roberto Carlos Garcia, Positive Gunter, Tamar Samuel- Siegel, David Nazario, Stacey Williams (Concerned Conviction)

A poetry event where audiences experience Newark-love. Some of Newark's premiere voices in performance, publishing, activism, and literary advocacy.

Curated by: Dimitri Reyes

Featured Artist(s): Tina Kelley, Harriet Levin Millan, Danny Shot, paulA neves, Dimitri Reyes

Brick City Collective shares a space with popular NJ- based publisher, CavanKerry Press. Poets from both groups will read together in a "flow reading"

Brown Girls Art Crawl

Brown Girls Bar Crawl

Hahne's Building, 46 Halsey Street, Newark NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Curated by: Lauren Craig

Brown Girls Art Crawl is a guided gallery tour/bar crawl of Newark Arts Festival's hottest spots.

Burger Walla Art Mixer

Burger Walla

47 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM

Art Mixer at Burger Walla, exhibit, live performance, food and fun (BYOB)

by waters

Nene Aïssatou Diallo

1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 |

Friday, October 11 |

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-5PM

Sunday, October 13 |

Curated by: Adrienne Wheeler

Featured Artist(s): Nene Aïssatou Diallo

by waters is an exhibition of photographs that documents the reminders of home that immigrants carry with them.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 7PM-8PM

Curated by: Newark Women In Film

Featured Artist(s): Alicia Reap, Poet On Watch, Nimi Hendrix, Damani Bollow, Khoelife Soap & Oil Farm, Indigo Providence, Rabbit Hole Farm Newark &
The Urban Agriculture Cooperative

Join us for an evening of art and activism. Love - for the planet and one another

Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice

Humanities Action Lab

54 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 08AM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 08AM-9PM

Saturday, October 12 | 08AM-9PM

Sunday, October 13 | 08AM-9PM

Curated by: Humanities Action Lab

Featured Artist(s): The Humanities Action Lab (HAL) is a coalition of universities, issue organizations, and public spaces in 22 cities, and growing, led from Rutgers University-Newark, that collaborate to produce community-curated public humanities projects on urgent social issues.

Follow students and advocates in Newark & more than 20 cities as they uncover the layers of history behind environmental justice in their communities.

Collateral Damage

33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-9PM

Sunday, October 13 | 3PM-5PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 6PM-9PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 3PM-5PM

Curated by: Anne Dushanko Dobek

Featured Artist(s): Anne Dushanko Dobek

Anne Dushanko Dobek is a conceptual artist whose work focuses on environmental and immigration issues. Collateral Damage is part of her larger series "Perilous Journeys," which reference the crossing of borders by immigrants, migrants and refugees. Her work is often installed in remote, challenging and non-traditional sites such as oceans, forests and fields, that invite closer examination of images that provoke lively conversations about the content.

Collateral Damage is a sight-specific installation commenting on the caging of children in detention centers in the United States.

DROP DJ dance party

Blissedout Beats + DJ Butta

The Noodle Shop, 218 Market Street, Newark, NJ

Friday, October 11 | 9PM-12AM

Curated by: Blissedout Beats + DJ Butta

Featured Artist(s): Blissedout Beats, DJ Butta

DROP DJ dance party with Blissedout Beats and DJ Butta spinning an energetic and fun mix of R&B, soul, funk and house.

Energetic Healing from a Jewelry Perspective

Nitjuan Designs & I’m So Yoga Newark

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 1PM-4PM

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-6PM

Curated by: Leslie Hernandez

Featured Artist(s): Juanita Martin

This exhibition will take you through the thorough process of cleansing stagnant energy from handmade pieces.

Expressive Creative Soul

91 Halsey Street, Newark NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 4PM-6:30PM

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 11AM-10PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-6PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 6PM-10PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 12PM-6PM

Featured Artist(s): Kervin Andre, Lara Arbore, Catrice Austin, Yasmine Barboza, Antoinette Ellis-Williams, Heidi Heleniak, Kirk Maynard, Cathleen McCoy Bristol, Paula Neves, Davynte Pannell, Jang Soon Im, Shalia Story, Orchid Sylvester

The “Expressive Creative Soul” group exhibition reflects the beautifully complicated world through the eyes of the artist.

For the Love of Women in House

Ubiquity Soul

Cement Gallery, 6 Crawford St, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 5PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-10PM

Sunday, October 13 | 1PM-6PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 6PM-9PM

Curated by: Jojo Abenaavi Wright

Featured Artist(s): Jojo Abenaavi Wright, Shanã Webb, Angela Williams, Jamara Wakefield, Jonathan Collins, R. Anthony Morrison, Micelle A. Brady, YoRel Da Mediaographer, Koffee Paige TheFloetress, Mark Francis, Montana Monti (Spirits in Motion), Nadeeah Eshe (Spirits in Motion), Tim Wise

For Love of Women in House is an interactive showcase curated by Jojo Wright (Ubiquity Soul), 11 - 13 Oct @ Cement Gallery, 6 Crawford St Newark, NJ.

Friday Night Gallery Crawl

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

A self-guided tour of art exhibits and galleries in Newark.

Featured Artist(s): Andrece Brady

A workshop on Self-Esteem and Sex for teenage and adolescent girls.

Girls, Culture & Resistance

Headquarters Spotlight

1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 10AM-8PM

Friday, October 11 | 10AM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-8PM

Sunday, October 13 | 10AM-2PM

Curated by: Adrienne Wheeler

Featured Artist(s): Antoinette Ellis-Williams

Girls, Culture & Resistance includes digital collages and mixed media pieces to explore the connection to race, gender, capitalism & resistance.

GlassRoots at Prudential

GlassRoots, Inc.

Intersection of New Street and Halsey Street, 38 New Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 24HRS

Friday, October 11 | 24HRS

Saturday, October 12 | 24HRS

Sunday, October 13 | 24HRS

GlassRoots window display at Prudential.

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12, 1PM-4PM

Curated by: Mary A. Valverde

Featured Artist(s): William Cordova, Esperanza Cortes, Oasa Duverney, Shawn Mathis Gooden, Carol Pereira, Ronny Quevedo, Chloe Reison, Juan Sanchez, Sarah Tortora, and NAF Spotlight Artists; Cynthia Alvarez, Gregg Bautista, Theda Sandiford, Rebecca Shapass.

Join us for a PANEL & PREVIEW PARTY for the "gravity[tional]" exhibiton of interdisciplinary artworks & NAF spotlight artists.

The official start to NAF2019 is the Festival Headquarters Grand Opening & Street Fair!

Headquarters Special Events

Newark Arts

1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 4PM-6PM

Saturday, October 12 | 1PM-3PM

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-3PM

Be sure to visit our NAF2019 Headquarters to experience unique activations and activities for all ages.

Hear Her Roar: An Evening of Performance Art

Daryl Stewart Productions in collaboration with Newark Symphony Hall*

1020 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, October 12 | 7PM

Opening Reception: N/A

Closing Reception: N/A

Curated by: Daryl L. Stewart, Executive Producer/Director

Featured Artist(s): FEATURING:

Lynn Irby, Actress/Speaker
Porche Hardy, Singer/Actress
Erika Hicks, Singer/Actress
Rhyan Faith, Singer/Actress
Maxine Lyle, Dance/Choreographer
Bianca Arielle, Poet/Singer/Writer
Shelly, DJ/Performance Artist
Positive, Poet/Actress
Nikkia Tyrie, Dancer/Educator
Purple Haze, Host/MC
With Narration by MJ Rodriguez, Actress/Singer

*Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Hear Her Roar: An Evening of Performance Art will feature theatre, dance & music performances by a colorful and accomplished all female ensemble.

Her Body

Come Unity

Ink Junkies, 9 Warren St. Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 7PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-3PM

Curated by: Come Unity

Featured Artist(s): Come Unity Team - @1comeunity, Ayana Kareem - @ayanakareemart, Laura Cole - @Sundaze_moonrays_ , Ryessa Grant - @cupsceo, Eleven - @11realizedcouches, Suliman Onque - @slimsuliart_world, Jay Doune - @jay_doune_12, Artists Supporting Artists -@asa.nwk, Keiona Josey - @freakquencee, Madeline Pugh - @bymaddz, Matthew Desheilds- @yotopshot

Her Mind Body & Soul is a multi-tiered event seeking to highlight the beauty, experience, & expansive power of a woman in all her glory.

Her Grace

Akwaaba Gallery

509 S. ORANGE AVENUE, NEWARK NJ 07103

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 12PM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-3PM | 6PM-11PM

Sunday, October 13 | 10AM-6PM

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12, 6PM-11PM

Curated by: Laura Bonas Palmer

Featured Artist(s): Antoinette Ellis-Williams, Curtis Grayson, Dawn Stringer, Jo-El Lopez, Kortez, Lavett Ballard, Martryce Roach, Red, Reynolds, Stephen Ellis, Steve Green and Yazmine Graham.

"HER GRACE" is a tribute to resilient and tenacious women who epitomize grace in every aspect of their lives.

Her Mind

Come Unity

Pop Up Print Shop, 83 Halsey St 2nd floor, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 4PM-5PM

Saturday, October 12 | 4PM-6PM

Sunday, October 13 | 3PM-5PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-9PM

Curated by: Come Unity

Featured Artist(s): Come Unity Team - @1comeunity, Ayana Kareem - @ayanakareemart, Laura Cole - @Sundaze_moonrays_ , Ryessa Grant - @cupsceo, Eleven - @11realizedcouches, Suliman Onque - @slimsuliart_world, Jay Doune - @jay_doune_12, Artists Supporting Artists -@asa.nwk, Keiona Josey - @freakquencee, Madeline Pugh - @bymaddz, Matthew Desheilds- @yotopshot

Her Mind Body & Soul is a multi-tiered event seeking to highlight the beauty, experience, & expansive power of a woman in all her glory.

Her Soul

Come Unity

Kelcher Hubb, 260 Washington St. Suite 201, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-10PM

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-7:30PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 6PM-9PM

Curated by: Come Unity

Featured Artist(s): Come Unity Team - @1comeunity, Ayana Kareem - @ayanakareemart, Laura Cole - @Sundaze_moonrays_ , Ryessa Grant - @cupsceo, Eleven - @11realizedcouches, Suliman Onque - @slimsuliart_world, Jay Doune - @jay_doune_12, Artists Supporting Artists -@asa.nwk, Keiona Josey - @freakquencee, Madeline Pugh - @bymaddz, Matthew Desheilds- @yotopshot

Her Mind Body & Soul is a multi-tiered event seeking to highlight the beauty, experience, & expansive power of a woman in all her glory.

HYBRID: An Interactive Experience Fusing the Arts

Greater Newark Conservancy/ Chiffani PR, a Chiffani Brand

Greater Newark Conservancy, 32 Prince St, Newark, NJ 07103

Thursday, October 10 | 6PM-8PM

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-8PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-4PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 6pm-8pm

Closing Reception: N/A

Curated by: Tiffany Salas, Christyna Gordon, Dolo Foto, Dwayne Wilkins

Featured Artist(s): Art, Photography, Fashion, & Music exhibitions & moderated panel discussions with celebrated artists of Newark, national & international.

Highlights works of Artists in various creative industries raising awareness for the Arts, Breast Cancer & Mental Health. HybridNAF2019.eventbrite.com

Ignition

Hetrick-Martin Institute: New Jersey

Launch Pad, 625 Broad Street, Suite 240, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 5PM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | TBA

Sunday, October 13 | TBA

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 5PM-8PM

Experimental work in self-portraiture from the Queer Youth Art Collective of the Hetrick-Martin Insitute, NJ.

Curated by: Show Me Your Heart Foundation

Featured Artist(s): Various

First International Music and Culture Festival featuring live performance, food, crafts, and vendors. FREE and open to the public!

Interrogations: Artists at Work

Newark Arts

33 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-8PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-4PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 6PM-10PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 12PM-4PM

Curated by: Adrienne Wheeler

Featured Artist(s): Felipe Costales, Anne Dushanko Dobek, Bridget Beenanti Fritzch, Theresa Gooby, Desmond Grant, T. Jackson,
Kerry Kolenut, Luiza Pinzon, Haley Potter,
Philip A. Robinson Jr., Maya Shae,
Kelly Villalba, Susan Ward,
Kiendy E. Yancy

Interrogations...is an exhibition of 14 artists working in multiple media including installation, painting, performance, video and photography.

Korean-Inspired Student Art Exhibition

Newark School of the Arts

89 Lincoln Park, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 10AM - 7PM

Friday, October 11 | 10AM - 5PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM - 5PM

Closing Reception: 11AM - 3PM

Curated by: Show Me Your Heart Foundation

Featured Artist(s): Various

Korean-inspired art showcase that brings together the works of students and professional artists for a week-long display.

Latino Fashion: From Folkloric to Future Fusion

Newark Latino Artist Collective and UHEMU Black & Brown Storytellers

Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, October 12 | 1PM-4PM

Curated by: Queen Mother Imakhu

Featured Artist(s): Aollani Wilkinson, CHOZIN Designs, LOVARI, Queen Mother Imakhu, Gabriel De Los Santos, Torch Fuego, Mama Rejectz, House of Rejectz/Rejectz Radio Latino, Khadijah Costello, Luz Milagros Robles, Reynita Camila De Los Santos.

An elegantly edgy fall fashion show exploring Latino influence on mainstream fashion past & present. Celebrating the collections of local designers.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 8th, 6PM-8:30PM

Featured Artist(s): Laz Alonso, former Wall Street investment banker turned leading Hollywood actor; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Financial Educator Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche; and Motivational Speaker Lisa Nichols. It also features Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., the founder of the dfree® Financial Freedom Movement, a Prudential partner that offers a wealth-building system whose mission is to heal the wounds of the past and create new paths to financial freedom.

One Solution and Prudential Documentary Highlights New Pathways to Financial Freedom and Financial Wellness for Creatives of Color.

Featured Artist(s): FEATURED POETS: RADI, The Euphony
SLAMMERS: Mia X, Mikumari, Vocab, Savage Writer, Tigga, Lady Brion, ChyKonic, James C Ellerbe, Ashley The Poet, Uninvited
VISUAL ARTISTS: Andrece Brady, Jay Golding, Rushelle Peterkin
Hosted by Prof. Sean Battle
Live Music by Roc & The Collective

EvoluCulture presents a three round poetry competition where poets perform with a live band, the winner receiving $500.

Curated by: American Cancer Society

MatureLineal

3 The Art Way

10 Commerce St, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM

Saturday, October 12 | 6PM

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12, 6PM

Curated by: Akiba Ismail

Featured Artist(s): Yvonne Onque, samad onque , Suliman onque, faiza Onque, Nafeesa Onque, Kamryn Onque, Renee Onque, Sharifa Leggett, Rahhiem Ervin, Rudy Martin, Mansa k Musa , Banks Photography , Ameerah Shabazz Bilal, Denise L Toney , Diane Bennett, Janice Anderson , Armando Diaz , Nia Robinson , Kendred and Emmy , Carol Cleveland, Dwight Washington , Mary Lou Onque , Galen Faison

MatureLineal : A Family’s Art Evolution, Come Evolve with us.

Opening Reception: Saturday, Oct 12 | 12PM

Curated by: The Honors Program

Featured Artist(s): Peter Hadar & many more

Presented to The Honors Program llc.The Mostly Creative conference will provide a full schedule of panels talks and music performances & presentations

Multi Stage Fall 2019

Cultural Integration and Arts Association

Multi Arts Academy, 86 Monroe Street 2nd Fl, Newark, NJ 07105

Saturday, October 12 | 3:30PM-7:30PM

Sunday, October 13 | 2PM-7:30PM

Curated by: Luana Magalhaes

Featured Artist(s): Silas Rosa, Daniel Rofer, Samuel Hast, Luisa Diaz, Brian Munos, Craig Walker, Diego Neira, Joppa Velozo,

Amazing evening of youth performances by music students and their teachers.

Annual VIP Bus Tour of Newark’s Public Art & Historic Neighborhoods featuring stunning public art, conversations with the muralists, reception at Nico

Museum study

91 Halsey street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-5PM

Friday, October 11 | 10AM-5PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-5PM

Sunday, October 13 | 10AM-5PM

Featured Artist(s): Jang soon Im

The works in exhibition repeat viewers' experiences of visiting Asian art museum in US.

Music and Movement with Miss Carmen

Newark School of the Arts

89 Lincoln Park, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-11AM

Curated by: Carmen Santos

Featured Artist(s): Carmen Santos

Sing, Play and Explore the joys of music with your little one as you have fun with Miss Carmen in this interactive class of sound and movement.

Myaology

50 Hayes St, Newark, NJ 07103

Saturday, October 12 | 1PM-4PM

Opening Reception: Sunday October 13, 12PM- 4PM

Closing Reception: Saturday, October 12, 1PM-4PM

Curated by: Susan Lazzari

Featured Artist(s): Mya Pacheco Reyes

Art made by the artist Mya Pacheco Reyes will be displayed and sold.

Celebrate the official end of NAF2019 at the Festival Wrap-Party!

Curated by: Ramon G. Nazario, Founder & Director of Newark Latino Film Festival

Featured Artist(s): TONANZIN Folkloric Dance Ensemble, Salsa dancer Yoselyn Sanchez, vocalists Gustavo Arce, Gabriel De Los Santos, and Michelle Galvis. DJ and multimedia by Rejectz Radio Latino. Red carpet interviews by Michelle Narvaez. Multimedia by NYC Indie Film Collective.

Join Newark Latino Film Festival's 2nd Annual Opening Ceremony, including the first annual Newark Latino Short Film Awards.

Newark Museum

Newark Museum

Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 4PM-6PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-12PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-5PM

Curated by: The Newark Museum

Featured Artist(s): Koshin Paley Ellison, Zen teacher, author and psychotherapist, Linda Harrison, CEO & Executive Director and more.

Curated by: Newark Public Library

Featured Artist(s): Maya Pacheco Reyes, Amanda Leemis, Opeyemi Owa

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12th 11AM-12PM

Curated by: Newark Public Library

Featured Artist(s): Janhavi Firke, Dalia Berlin, Eva Kitok, Donelda Lyizoba

Programing for families and children to explore art making, music and dance.

Newark Short Film Awards

Newark Short Film Awards

Express Newark 54 Halsey St Newark NJ

Saturday, October 12 | 11AM-6PM

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12, 11:30AM

Curated by: Matt DV WIlliams

Featured Artist(s): Artist Malik Whittaker, Actor Michael K Williams, Actor Tobias Truvillion

The Newark Short Film Awards was founded by filmmaker Matt Williams to serve dual purposes. The first was to empower up and coming filmmakers, actors.

NEXT STOP ART | Creative Community Pop-Up

Urban Essex Coalition for Smart Growth & Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate

Newark Broad Street Train Station

Saturday, October 12 | 1PM-5PM

Curated by: Linda Street

Featured Artist(s): Steve Green, Elijah Minton, Jerry Gant

Public art and community engagement event to activate traditionally non-creative public spaces. Live painting, screen printing and more!

NJPAC Author Expo Weekend

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-8:30PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-2PM

Curated by: New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Featured Artist(s): Mikki Taylor, Rekesha Pittman, Lori Brown Mirabal

Learn how to self-publish with excellence at the FREE NJPAC Author Expo Weekend.

Open Doors Kids

Thursday, October 10 | 4PM-7PM

Saturday, October 12 | 10AM–8:30PM

Age appropriate and kid friendly art festival fun!

Open Doors Studio Tour

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-3PM

Gain exclusive access to private artists’ studios and experience art-in-action during this FREE self-guided event.

Open Studios

PES

2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ 07102

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-3PM

Featured Artist(s): Adebumni Gbadebo, Amy Khoshbin, Angel Soltero, Anna Cone, Ceaphas Stubbs, Daniela Puliti, Harvey Chan, Jennifer Watson, Kambui Olujimi, Katherine Toukhy, Lisa Sanders, PEL NYC, Phoebe King, Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Shoshanna Weinberger, Vaughn Spann, Victoria Udondian, Wolfgang Gil (Honk Tweet), Yvette Molina

Open Studios

Gallery Aferro

73 Market St., Newark, NJ 07102

Sunday, October 13 | 11AM-3PM

Featured Artist(s): Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme, Nene Diallo, Dominique Duroseau, Anne Dushanko Dobek, Matilda Forsberg, Jazmine Graf, Gilbert Hsiao, Hal Laessig, Jo-El Lopez, Masakhane Center (organization-in-residence), John Matturri, Lisette Morel, Doreen Oliver (current Sustainable Arts Foundation fellow), Yoland Skeete, Michael K. Taylor, Amanda Thackray, Bisa Washington (current Lynn and John Kearney Fellowship for Equity fellow), Ken Weathersby, and Juno Zago.

Aferro Studios offers 20 DIY residency spaces designed to uplift artists and encourage large, ambitious or complex work.

Our Crowns Touched the Heavens : Dhukus to Durags

Pfoklor (pronounced Folklore)

33 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, October 11 | 6PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-8PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-4PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 6PM-8PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 12PM-4PM

Curated by: Pfoklor Collective (Deyior & Adeniyi Omisore)

“Our Crowns Touched the Heavens” exhibit contextualizes the cultural significance of head wraps through interactive media, photographic images, murals

Paul Robeson Galleries

Paul Robeson Galleries

Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark, 54 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102, USA

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-8PM

Friday, October 11 | 12PM-5PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-5PM

Established in 1979, the mission embodies Paul Robeson’s life-long commitment to unfettered artistic freedom, cultural democracy, and transnationalism

Phenomenology

Black Swan Espresso, 93 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 07AM-5PM

Friday, October 11 | 07AM-8PM

Saturday, October 12 | 09AM-4PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 4PM-8PM

Curated by: Laura Mashtaler

Featured Artist(s): Sharon Adarlo

Sharon Adarlo, local Newark artist and writer, will be showing a small collection of realistic paintings, drawings and sculptures.

Poorkingzart Show & Sale

Poorkingz

10 Commerce St, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | TBA

Friday, October 11 | TBA

Saturday, October 12 | 6PM

Opening Reception: Saturday October 12, 6PM

Raw Umber

Gallery Aferro

NICO Kitchen + Bar, 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM

Curated by: Gallery Aferro

Featured Artist(s): Ibrahim Ahmed III, Kevin Durkin, Anne Q. McKeown, Gladys Barker Grauer, Marsha Goldberg, Stephen Flemisher, Reginald K. Gee, Floyd Newsom Jr. E.J. Montgomery, L. Gluck

Raw Umber is the inaugural exhibit that launches a new partnership between Newark’s artist-run Gallery Aferro and NJPAC.

Renaissance and Rebellion

City hall / Rotunda

920 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 7PM-10PM

Featured Artist(s): Jasmine Mans

Live poetry hosted by Jasmine Mans with Mayor Was J. Baraka

Reverence + Sound + Movement

Sight Specific Projects

46 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102, USA

Friday, October 11 | 7PM-9PM

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 7PM-9PM

Curated by: Terry Boddie

Featured Artist(s): Ron Freeman, Amalia Mallard, Eddie Shellman

Site-specific installation art by Ron Freeman, Amalia Mallard and Eddie Shellman.

SACRED ART

Curatorial Eye

OFF THE HANGER, 12 Linden St, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, October 12 | 2PM-5PM

Curated by: Lynette Lashawn

Featured Artist(s): Braid Artists: Jorina Slocum-Parsons, Singer/Songwriter: Alicia J

An experiential exhibit designed to celebrate the beauty of black women through artistic fashion and hair.

SAGA 85th Members Print Exhibition

Newark Public Library

5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 09AM-8:15PM

Friday, October 11 | 09AM-5:15PM

Saturday, October 12 | 09AM-5:15PM

Curated by: Nadine Sergejeff, organizer

91 prints by members of the Society of American Graphic Artists will be on display which will demonstrate a variety of printmaking techniques.

Scott, Garner, Gray, says Jimmy Baldwin a chamber opera

Trilogy an opera Company/ Bethany Baptist Church

Bethany Baptist Church, 275 W Market St, Newark, NJ 07103

Saturday, October 12 | 7PM-9PM

Curated by: Kevin Maynor

Featured Artist(s): Raemond Martin, Darnell White, Everett Suttle, Kevin Maynor, walker Jackson, Dante Harrell

A live acted, and sung, spoken word, performance in costume with orchestra !

Second Saturday in the Garden

Greater Newark Conservancy

32 Prince Street, Newark, NJ 07103

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-1:30PM

Curated by: Greater Newark Conservancy Inc.

This hands-on activity gives children and caregivers a chance to experiment, discover, create and play together with nature as inspiration.

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 4PM-7PM

Curated by: Armisey Smith

Featured Artist(s): Sybil Archibald, Anonda Bell, Caren King Choi, Joan Cummings, Maria Luis Estrella, Donna Conklin King, Sarah Langsam, Beverly A. McCutcheon, Ruth Neustadter, Nell Painter, Luisa F. Pinzon Romero, Theda Sandiford, Danielle Scott, Ameerah Shabazz, Mary Young.

Last chance to meet the artists behind the exhibition!

Opening Reception: Friday, October 11, 6PM-11PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 4PM-7PM

Curated by: Armisey Smith

Featured Artist(s): Sybil Archibald, Anonda Bell, Caren King Choi, Joan Cummings, Maria Luis Estrela, Donna Conklin King, Sarah Langsam, Beverly A. McCutcheon, Ruth Neustadter, Nell Painter, Luisa F. Pinzon Romero, Theda Sandiford, Danielle Scott, Ameerah Shabazz, April Tracey, Mary Young.

The exhibition looks at the works of women artists via a spectrum of realistic and abstract fine art.

Still Living Out Loud

Gallery Aferro

73 Market St., Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-6PM

Friday, October 11 | 12PM-6PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-6PM

Curated by: Evonne M. Davis

Featured Artist(s): Geri Hahn

Still Living Out Loud represents three basic categories of pattern recognition - sounds, words and emotions - reflecting Hahn's life as a synesthete.

Curated by: Purple S. Norris

Featured Artist(s): Over 25 young artist citizens who have participated in.

An authentic Hip Hop experience & celebration of expression with 5 yrs of NJPAC's young artist citizen's collaborative Graffiti Banners!

The Animodules Brunch

Barat Foundation

43 Raymond Plaza W, Newark, NJ 07102

Sunday, October 13 | 1PM-4PM

Visit the Animodule family at One Gallery at Gateway One. The Animodules will be on display and serving brunch to all!

The Animodules will be on display at 91 Halsey Street!

The Faces of Link

Link Education Partners and Link Community Charter School

23 Pennsylvania Avenue, Newark, NJ 07114

Thursday, October 10 | 4:30PM-6:30PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 4:30PM-6:30PM

Curated by: Ms. Gwen Howard, artist and Link’s arts educator

Featured Artist(s): Selection of students from Link's, class of 2019, class of 2020, class of 2022, and class of 2023

"The Faces of Link” celebrates Link's 50th by showcasing artwork by current students and alumni that represent the diversity of Link.

Curated by: Carter "Roc" Mangan Jr., Theresa Desir, Coobee Darcelin,

Featured Artist(s): Poets: Eleven, Qua, Fajr, More TBA.
Performances: Euphony, 99 Trip, Bonez, More TBA.

Live poetry, music and art auction featuring works from Newark's local creatives.

Curated by: Amalia Mallard

Laughter-in-song helps us to consider how the “female trickster” has been constructed, revealed and reviled in recorded music.

Closing Reception: Saturday, October 12, 4PM-6PM

Curated by: LeRon Lee & Yvonne Michelle Shirley

Featured Artist(s): The Newarkive is a multimedia archive inviting Newarkers to share the personal narratives and images that illustrate the richness and complexity of the lives we make and communities we build.

The Newarkive is a multimedia archive inviting Newarkers to share our images and our stories with each other.

The Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project featuring the Quilts of Angola Prison

Gallery Aferro

73 Market St., Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 12PM-6PM

Friday, October 11 | 12PM-6PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-6PM

Curated by: Maureen Kelleher

Featured Artist(s): Etienne, Maureen Kelleher, Kenya, Ramsey Orta, Dr. Mutulu Shakur, Sharif, Teresa, Zulu

Gallery Aferro's fall exhibition will spotlight the crossroads of textile, sound and social justice with the Quilts of Angola Prison.

WAX to the MAX

Kev Dot Galaxy

Kilkenny Alehouse, 27 Central Ave, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 9PM-1AM

Featured Artist(s): Resident DJ Kevin Darmanie under persona Kev Dot Galaxy

Resident DJ Kevin Darmanie under his persona Kev Dot Galaxy spins funk & disco on vinyl with guest DJs.

Curated by: Newark Rhythms and The Honk-Tweet

Featured Artist(s): Wolfgang Gil

Aural Fields Zero and Resonant Bodies I are two sound installations by Wolfgang Gil running simultaneously at The Honk-Tweet.

Women's Narratives: Brick City Blues Curated by Atim Annette Oton

46 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Thursday, October 10 | 7PM-9PM

Friday, October 11 | 7PM-9PM

Saturday, October 12 | 7PM-9PM

Sunday, October 13 | 4PM-5PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 7PM-9PM

Closing Reception: Sunday, October 13, 4PM-5PM

Curated by: Atim Annette Oton

Featured Artist(s): Alvaro Franco, Jacqueline Hernandez, Kelley Prevard, Amrisa Niranjan, LAS COLLLITAS, Aminah Keith, Bithika Adhikary, Chase Walker, David James, Tiffany Williams, Simone Bailey Campbell, Kern Bruce, Sean Jamar, B. Curtis Grayson, III, Akil Roper, Anthony Gartmond, Cali Smith, Camila Crivelenti, Siona Benjamin, Elaine Shor, Danielle Richardson, Donchellee Fulwood, Kay Reese, Irene Christensen, Lawrence Ciarallo, Brynissa N. Francis, Ray Johnson, Redens Desrosiers, Margaret Rose Vendryes, Shoshana Weinberger, Steve Green, Theda Sandiford, Joshua Fennell, Heather Williams and Beverley McCutcheon.

Women's Narratives: Brick City Blues is an ode to, a celebration, a challenge and a questioning of women's narratives and an exhibition.

Curated by: Armisey Smith

Featured Artist(s): Sybil Archibald, Anonda Bell, Caren King Choi, Joan Cummings, Maria Luis Estrella, Donna Conklin King, Ellen Lambert, Sarah Langsam, Beverly A. McCutcheon, Ruth Neustadter, Nell Painter, Luisa F. Pinzon Romero, Theda Sandiford, Danielle Scott, Ameerah Shabazz, April Tracey, Mary Young

Newark Arts Festival and the Women's Association of NJPAC present a Wonder Woman Champagne Brunch in celebration of Spread Spectrum.

Year of The Woman

Walls of Life

Fire Station Art Gallery, 56 Prospect St, Newark, NJ 07105

Thursday, October 10 | 3PM-10PM

Friday, October 11 | 3PM-10PM

Saturday, October 12 | 12PM-10PM

Sunday, October 13 | 12PM-6PM

Curated by: Gregg Banks and Co-Curator Tanganyika Zinzani

Featured Artist(s): Bryant Small, Judy Gomez, Allison Capel, Nicole Gibson ,Nupur Nishith, Kevin McKinney, Gregg Banks, Spartacus Beals, Kahlif, Malcom Sweet, Noreen, Mary Diaz, Fernando, Suna Nash, Toni, and Dana and Karen, Abdul Skahur

Curated by: Come Unity

Featured Artist(s): The 2019 NJ Slam Team competed at the international poetry slam Brave New Voices and got 4th in the world. These amazing writers will be showcasing their work as featured performers.

Come out and support the NJ Youth Poetry Movement by joining us for the Youth Poetry Ages 13-20 Slam Cash Prize and artist package slam.

Supported in part by a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.

Supported in part by a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.