Friday, May 29, 2020

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Colorful Language: A Virtual Poetry Pop Up
WHEN: 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.


Online Course: Bookmaking in Quarantine
WHEN: June 2, June 5, June 9 and June 12, Noon - 1pm
FEE: $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! No experience necessary!


Online Course: Smart Phone Photography
WHEN: June 15, June 18, June 22 and June 25, 11am - Noon
FEE:
$55 Adults, $49 Members, Seniors and Students

Learn to create stunning photos using your cell phone camera in a four-part online course led by teaching artist Jillian Keats. Participants will use line, form, shape, texture, contrast, and composition to create high quality images with the phone in your pocket. The course will include four one-hour zoom sessions and access to a closed Facebook Group for posting assignments, resources, and discussion.

Recommended for ages 13+ (Facebook account required)

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.


Ask an Astronomer: SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch
WHEN: Tuesday, June 2, Noon

This week we are joined by Colin Hutcheson who will talk about human spaceflight and the historic launch of SpaceX’s first crew.
Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live


Virtual Book Club:
Nightmare Detective: The Skeleton Key by Monk Inyang
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, Noon

A twelve-year-old black boy in Newark meets a trained squad of middle schoolers that can jump into the nightmares of other kids and help stop the terror! Join Newark author Monk Inyang as he discusses his recent Young Adult novel.

To purchase the book click here.

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

Join The Newark Museum of Art Book Club


Storytime Live: Hattie and the Fox with Pets
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 3pm

Hattie the Hen spots something in the bushes, but none of her friends seem to care in this charming classic by bestselling author Mem Fox. Join us for a live reading and visit from a real fox, courtesy of Eyes Of The Wild!

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


Lunch & Learn: Kambui Olujimi
WHEN:
Thursday, June 4, 1pm (new time this week)

Contemporary artist Kambui Olujimi discusses his work in this presentation and Q&A session.

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





Happy Hour
WHEN: Friday, June 5, 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: Vodka Infused Watermelon Lollipop

Art Highlight: Dragon and Crystal Ball, by Ishiguro Koreyoshi

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


Roundtable
Foraging, Farming, and Feeling: Multispecies Urban Care in the Post-COVID-19 Era
WHEN: Friday, June 6, 3pm

The global pandemic has raised the question of how we can fundamentally change the ways in which we look at plants. Join a conversation that brings together urban farmers, foragers, activists, and artists as we explore how this moment has the potential to influence our relationship to plants and how we consider them.

Moderated by Alexandra Chang, Associate Professor, Rutgers University-Newark
Hosted by Catherine Evans, Deputy Director, Collections & Curatorial Strategies
Click here to register here for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.