Friday, May 22, 2020

Enjoy the Newark Museum of Art from home next week! Activities lineup inside...

Next week's #NMOAatHome!

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Happy Hour
Friday, May 22, 6pm

Join museum educators Darryl Dwayne and Anna Muñiz in a casual meet-up to celebrate and unwind. Each episode aims to be a conversation on art, culture, and spirits. We’ll start with a toast, mix a drink, tell museum stories and focus on one of the works from the museum’s collection.

Featured Cocktail: Blueberry Mash
Art Highlight: Norman Bluhm, Peacock (1964), part of Norman Bluhm: Metamorphosis.

Click here to register here for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.


Online Course: Bookmaking in Quarantine
June 2, June 5, June 9 and June 12, Noon - 1pm
$55 Adults
$49 Members, Seniors and Students

Over the course of four online sessions, enrolled artists in “Bookmaking in Quarantine” will learn the basics of bookmaking and book binding at home in our own studio spaces.

Register here

After registration, participants will receive links to join the course's Closed Facebook Group for assignments, discussion, and critiques of work in addition to links to join each session's Zoom meeting.

This course is ideal for beginners, but all levels welcome.


Next Week's Featured Events

Science Pill Live: Fantastic Fossils
Tuesday, May 26, Noon

Learn how fossils form, then create your own fossil imprint with just a few kitchen staples.

Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.


Museum Crawl: Fashion and Design with Peabody Essex Museum
Wednesday, May 27, Noon

Discover how design is all around us by exploring PEM's fashion and design gallery with Petra Slinkard, The Nancy B. Putnam Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.

 

Storytime Live with Outragehisss Pets
Wednesday, May 27, 3pm

Slowly, Slowly, Slowly…that’s the way the sloth moves. Slowly it eats and then slowly, it falls asleep. Join our museum educator for this Eric Carle favorite with a visit from a real sloth from Outragehisss Pets!

This week’s animal is the python and the story is "Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth, by Eric Carle

Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.


Lunch & Learn: Courtney Leonard
Thursday, May 28, Noon

Ceramicist and multimedia artist Courtney Leonard discusses her work in this presentation and Q&A session. Leonard’s current work embodies the multiple definitions of “breach,” an exploration and documentation of historical ties to water, whale and material sustainability.

Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.


Colorful Language: A Virtual Poetry Pop Up
Friday, May 29, 7pm

Local poets recite their rhymes and rhythms inspired by the works in the Norman Bluhm: Metamorphosis exhibition. Afterwards, engage with the poets in a round of improv poetry. This program is made in partnership with Gallery Aferro.

Click here to register here for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.


Check out our website for a look at the full schedule of next week's events & activities!