Friday, December 2, 2011


Christmas in the Ballantine House
WHEN: On View Through January 8, 2012
Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street in Newark's Downtown/Arts District

Make the Newark Museum your holiday tradition!
+ Enjoy a lavish, seasonally decorated “Open House”
+ Recapture the spirit of Christmas Eve 1891
+ View Christmas Dinner in the opulent dining room
+ Take home Victorian cookbook recipes

For Adult Visitors

Explore the Art of Quilts: A Three-Part Series
Saturday, December 3, 1–3:30 PM
Ticket purchase and pre-registration required, call 973.596.6613, or purchase tickets online


Fall 2011 Art Course
Teachings: Tibetan Buddhist Art
An Introduction to the Symbols and Meaning of Tibetan Buddhist Art
Speaker: Dr. Katherine Anne Paul, Curator of the Arts of Asia
Mondays, December 5 & 12, 10:30 AM - 12 noon
Ticket purchase and pre-registration required.

Gallery Tours

Senior Friday
December 9

Christmas in the Ballantine House:
Feasting with Family and Friends
FREE! Pre-registration required; Call 973.596.6613

For Kids & Families

Holiday Fun Days
Tuesday–Friday, December 27–30, 2011
12:30–4 PM
Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 2 PM
Yuletide Carolers
Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 2 PM

Pushcart Players present A Season of Miracles
Planetarium Shows
Seven Wonders
The Little Star That Could
Season of Light
Limited run. Recommended for adults and children ages 6 and up (40 minutes)

Holiday Fun
The planetarium will be open on the hour from 1-4 PM, Tuesday–Saturday, December 27–31, 2011.

NEW! Teen Workshops
Special workshops open to teens ages 13 to 18. Work one-on-one with professional artists, experiment with new techniques, discover new connections between art and science, and get a behind-the-scenes experience at the Museum.
January 7, February 4, March 3, 2012
Register today! Call 973.596.6606, e-mail or register on-line.
$50 per workshop, $45 for members.

Looking Forward
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Day
Monday, January 16, 2012

Yearning to Learn presents
The Legend of Sojourner Truth
Saturday, February 4, 2012, 2 PM