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Open Doors Opening Reception, Wed. October 19, 2016, 6 to 9 pm, Newark Museum, 49 Washington St. Newark

Let’s toast to fifteen years of Open Doors! Network, sip and celebrate with fellow art enthusiasts at a cocktail reception featuring a not-to-be-missed keynote by internationally renowned cultural innovator, Monica Montgomery, in her Newark debut. A limited amount of tickets are available now for just $25! Buy Tickets


Free Admission Open Doors Public Launch Party and Vendors Fair, Thurs. October 20, 2016, 5:30-8:30pm, Prudential Center Championship Plaza, Edison Pl. at Mulberry St., Newark

Join the entire Newark Arts community as we activate Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza with an open-air vendor’s fair featuring gorgeous hand-crafted items, exciting live entertainment, tantalizing food trucks and so much more. The best part: it’s FREE! It’s easy to see why this public launch party is one of this year’s most anticipated events! Please RSVP


Free Admission Open Doors Friday Night Gallery Crawl, Fri. October 21, 2016, 5 to 9 pm

There’s more to explore at our annual citywide Gallery Crawl! Hop from gallery to gallery via our complimentary shuttles while taking in everything from paintings to poetry. With over 40 venues under the Open Doors umbrella, get ready to experience amazing entertainment, lively conversation and free fun for all alongside Newark’s Creative Class. Free transportation with RSVP. Please RSVP


Murals and Martinis: An Open Doors Public Art Tour, Sat. October 22, 2016, 11am to 3 pm

Take a shuttle bus ride with a decidedly downtown vibe and explore the city Newark Arts-style! This two-hour guided mural tour, including the longest mural on the East Coast and a performance by Storyboard P at the Newark Allery, ends with an after party at Redd’s Biergarten featuring complimentary light bites, special drink offers and a round on the house. All for just $35! Grab your ticket before they go! Buy Tickets


Free Admission Open Doors Sunday Open Studio Tour, Sun. October 23, 2016, 11 am to 4 pm

It’s an insider’s guide to all of Newark Arts! Gain exclusive access to over 100 private artists’ studios and experience art-in-action during this FREE Open Studio Tour. Visitors from near and far can take a look behind the scenes of local artistry while connecting with both emerging and established creatives in the Newark community. Free transportation with RSVP. Please RSVP


Free Admission Open Doors All-Festival Pass

Hundreds of artists, twenty countries, forty-five tours and exhibits, fifty special events, over one hundred open studios, and ONE GREAT CITY! The Open Doors All-Festival Pass is your complimentary passport to the very best of Newark Arts. Register for your FREE pass and experience an entire weekend of programming including installations, performances, exhibits and tours showcasing Newark’s diverse, rich and bustling artistic community. (The Open Doors All-Festival Pass does NOT provide access to the Open Doors Opening Reception or Murals and Martinis) Please RSVP