Tuesday, May 3, 2011


The Newark Museum (that gem!) has an exhibit celebrating Tibet with some interesting activities for adults and kids:

For Adult Visitors

Tibetan Collection Centennial Exhibitions and Programs
Tibet Collection Lecture Series
Thursdays, 6–7 PM coffee reception; 7–8 PM program
Fee: Pre-registration is required. Call 973.596.6550

Changing the World, One Heart at a Time
WHEN: May 12
Speaker: Pico Lyer, Award-winning journalist and author of The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (pictured here)

The Jew in the Lotus
WHEN: June 2
Speaker: Rodger Kameneta, award -winning poet and author of The Jew in the Lotus, is internationally known for his work on Jewish-Buddhist dialogue.

Tibetan Bazaar
Sunday, May 8 & Wednesday–Sunday, May 11–15
12 noon–5 PM

Mandala Sand Painting: A Sacred Art of Tibet
Sunday, May 8­­­­­­­–­­Sunday, May 15, 2011, 12 noon–5 PM

Community Access Tours
Tours for Blind and Partially Sighted People
May 3
: The Arts of Africa

Tours for People with Memory Loss
May 10: Hands-on art workshop

Senior Friday
May 13: What Makes Plants Flower?

Breakfast Program
Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 8–10 AM

Ethnoscience Festival
Saturday, May 14, 2011, 12:30–4:30 PM

Looking Forward
Summer Jazz & BBQ Benefit
Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 5:30–9 PM

For Kids and Families

Camp Junior Museum
Sign up today for part or all of the six-week sessions.
Space is still open for ages 3 to 16
Camp starts: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

May Drop-in Art Activities
Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4 pm

Art: Give Peace a Chance

Science: What’s Bugging You?

Planetarium Shows
Learn about the night sky, the Sun, the Moon and how to be an astronaut!
Featuring all new programs:

  • Magic Sky
  • Earth, Moon and Sun
  • Astronaut

Looking Forward
44th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster and Parade
Sunday, June 5, 2011, 12 noon–3 PM(rain or shine)