Monday, April 6, 2020

NMOA at Home: Check Out This Week's Lineup

Ask an Astronomer
WHEN: Tuesday, April 7, 1pm

Ever gaze up at the stars in wonder? Have some of your questions answered by our Museum astronomers. Explore the mysteries and science of space!

Click on the following link to register for the live session on Tuesday, April 7, at 1pm:

Well Art You Smart? Weekly Trivia
WHEN: Tuesday, April 7, 3pm

Test your knowledge in this playful trivia game based around the Museum’s collection. To play, visit the Museum's Facebook and Instagram stories.

Storytime: Abuela
WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 1pm

A young girl and her grandmother celebrate their home and relationship in this magical story, as they fly above New York City. Led by one of our fabulous Museum educators, Storytime also features a fun art-making activity! Visit the Museum's Facebook page on Wednesday at 1pm.

Art Battle Online Edition: Submissions Close
WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2pm

The second week of Art Battle Online Edition is accepting no more entries. Search the hashtag #ArtBattleNMOA to see entries and like your favorite. Come back on Friday to vote for your winner!

Lunch & Learn: Clothing in Art

WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 1pm

What does clothing in art reveal? Explore the clues and delve deeper into a series of artworks in this engaging and informal tour. Led by the Museum’s Associate Curator of Decorative Arts, Amy Simon Hopwood.

Click on the following link to register for the live session on Thursday, April 9 at 1pm:

NMOA Challenge: Furry Portraits

WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 3pm

Share your combined love of art and animals with us! Reimagine an artwork with the help of your furry best friend and share your interpretation with us on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #NMOAartchallenge. Check Facebook or Instagram at 3pm for this week's inspiration for the challenge.

Tin Can Kids: Creative Play - Caps for Sale

WHEN: Friday, April 10, 10am

Tin Can Kids is a virtual one-room schoolhouse with daily episodes (Monday - Friday) at 10am EST via Zoom video conferencing. Join other families across the US for a live storytime session and artmaking activity led by one of our Museum educators. Recommended for Pre K-2nd grade.
Registration required:

Science Experiment: Experimenting with Hot and Cold Water

WHEN: Friday, April 10, 1pm

Explore the density differences between hot and cold water with this cool experiment! Adult supervision required. Check out our Facebook page on Friday at 1pm for a new video each week.

NJPAC Virtual Latin Dance Party

WHEN: Friday, April 10, 5pm

From our partners: It's Happy Hour! Tune in LIVE for our virtual Latin Dance Party on Friday, April 10th at 5pm. Get up and move to the rhythms spun by New Line Entertainment's DJ Checo!

Art Battle Online Edition: Finalists Announced

WHEN: Friday, April 10, 2pm

The top 5 finalists for the Art Battle will be announced on Facebook and Instagram on Friday at 2pm. Vote for your favorite by tagging the artist in the comment section.

Art on the Floor: Binary Jewelry
WHEN: Saturday, April 11, 11am

Create your own jewelry written in binary, the code that computers use as instructions. Follow along as a Museum educator guides you through the process! The video will be available on our Facebook page.

Art Battle Online Edition: Voting Continues

Keep on voting! Remember to tag your choice in the comment sections of our Friday Art Battle post on Facebook and Instagram!

Art Battle Online Edition: Voting Closed

WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 2pm

Voting for the second week of Art Battle Online Edition will close on Sunday at 2pm. We'll tally up the score and announce the winner on Monday at 9am on the Museum's Facebook and Instagram pages!

Museum Games on Sunday

WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 3pm

Let the games begin! What games? Check out our Instagram and Facebook pages to see!

Image Credits: Seydou Keita (1921-2001; Bamako, Mali), Untitled (Seated Woman), ca. 1955. Gelatin Silver Print (1999). © Keita/SKPEAC