Tuesday, November 5, 2013

TICE, SPREE & ARTBOTS @ THE NEWARK MUSEUM THIS MONTH

Seeing Beyond the Moment:
The Photographic Legacy and Gifts of George Tice


WHEN: On view through February 9, 2014
WHERE:
Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark

Featuring more than two dozen photographs, this exhibition focuses on Tice’s multivalent career as a photographer, master printer, and teacher and as a major donor to the Newark Museum’s photography collection.

Tim Barnwell. Tammy and Amanda Gunter (cousins), Shelton Laurel, N.C. 1983 Gelatin Silver print, 10 5/8 in x 13 5/8 in Gift of George A.Tice 2012.24.5 © Tim Barnwell

Special Events & Activities

Adult Programs (Click titles for more info)

Art Course
Chinese Art: Continuity and Innovation
WHEN: Tuesdays, November 12, December 3, 10:30 AM
Speaker: Annette Juliano, Professor of Art in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark)
Pre-registration required, call 973.596.6613 or click here to register online.

  • November 12: Longevity and Immortality: Dragons, Phoenixes, Daoist Immortals, Eight Auspicious Symbols
  • December 3: Materials and Connoisseurship: Lacquer, Wood, Cloisonne, Ceramics, Silk


Generation Fit: Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle Lecture
WHEN: November 14, 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: FREE and open to the public; first-come, first-served.
Food Addiction and the Brain
Speaker: Dr. Eric Stice, Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute and Research Professor at the University of Texas


Conversations in the Galleries
WHEN: Sunday, November 17, 2 PM
Under the Influence: Western Ceramics Inspired by China
Speaker: Ulysses Grant Dietz, Acting Co-Director and Chief Curator

Explore how shape, surface, decoration, Chinese opulence and Chinese austerity have inspired and challenged potters in the West to mimic and evoke the ceramics of China.

 


Senior Fridays
WHEN: November 8, 1–3 PM
Explore What Makes a Photograph A Work of Art
Pre-registration required; call 973.596.6613

George Tice, White Castle, Route 1, Rahway, N.J., 1973; Gelatin silver print, 16 x 20 in., Gift of Lisa Golette Tice, 2001 2001.7

 


 

KIDS & FAMILIES

Make It/Take It Saturdays
Workshops for kids and families
WHEN: November 16, 1–4 PM

ArtBot
Learn how to hack an electric toothbrush to create your own art making robot.
WHEN: Beginning at 1, 2 & 3 PM
TUITION:
$5 per child participant; space is limited to 15 children (ages 6-12) per workshop.
Pre-registration required by noon on October 18; call 973.596.6637.

Pass the Leftovers
Create your own cookware inspired by Native American innovative designs and techniques.
WHEN: 1–4 PM
No registration needed.

Science Drop-in Activities
WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, 1–4 PM, ongoing

  • Mostly Mucus (Generation Fit Gallery)
  • Rainforests (Dynamic Earth Gallery)
  • Bio Power (emPOWERED Gallery)

PLANETARIUM

Extreme Planets
WHEN: Wednesday–Friday, 2 PM; Saturday & Sunday, 2 & 4 PM

Join us on a fantastic journey to extreme planets beyond our own Solar System. Travel from frigid ice-bound planetoids and water worlds to molten landscapes.

 



FOR MEMBERS

Give the Gift of Membership
20% off Gift Memberships starting November 20, 2013. To purchase call the membership office at 973.596.6699.
Please note: This offer does not apply to renewals. Offer valid until 12/31/13 by phone only.

Not a Museum Member? Call us at 973.596.6699 for information about becoming a member, or visit newarkmuseum.org.