Saturday, June 13, 2020

#NMOAatHome Celebrates Science Week

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Online Course: Smart Phone Photography

WHEN: June 15, June 18, June 22 and June 25, 11am - Noon
TUITION: $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.


NEXT WEEK'S FEATURED EVENTS

IT'S SCIENCE WEEK!
Explore science in a whole new way in this inspiring week full of engaging demonstrations, talks and activities! People of all ages will find something to enjoy, in topics ranging from nature and space to coding and the science of art.


Leap into Science Live!
Monday, June 15, 3pm


Join the Greater Newark Conservancy for Leap into Science: Light & Shadow, a 30- minute workshop for children ages 3-10 and their families. Explore the science of light with a children’s story and hands-on activities using household supplies. It’s all about having fun while learning to think like scientists!

Leap into Science is a nationwide program from The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates storytelling and open-ended science activities.

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


Ask an Astronomer: The Life of a Star
Tuesday, June 16, Noon


Dr. Mary Lou West, Professor Emerita at Montclair State University, will discuss the life of a star.

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

 


Storytime Live with Pets
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore by David McPhail
Wednesday, June 17, 3pm


Piggy mayhem ensues! Join us for a live reading of Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore and have virtual lunch with a pot bellied pig when Eyes Of The Wild joins us again to inform and entertain!

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



Sam's Socially Distant Science Quiz Live: TNMOA edition
Wednesday, June 17, 5pm

Test your mental science stamina with Sam Langford, a Scotland-based science communicator. Join Sam’s Socially Distant Science Quiz—a virtual pub quiz all about science.

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


Lunch & Learn: The Science Behind Art, with Indianapolis Museum of Art
Thursday, June 18, Noon

Join Dr. Gregory Smith, Senior Conservation Scientist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, to learn how analyzing the pigments used by an artist informs the preservation of museum objects, reveals hidden stories about artworks, and unmasks forgeries.  Explore the rich interface between the arts and the sciences as we discuss the role of chemistry in art!

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


Juneteenth: Rhymes, Lyrics & Rhythmic Dialogues
Friday, June 19, Noon

This Juneteenth we explore the power and relevancy of one of the many great African American contributions to culture—rap, and its role in the ongoing fight for equality. Engage in a fun yet meaningful delve into rap and language with Purple Haze. Purple connects with youth intentionally through powerful engagement and love for Hip Hop culture and community.

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


Happy Hour: Science Week Edition
Friday, June 19, 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. In this episode, we celebrate Science Week by discussing the behavior of liquids and gases and highlight Jon Bok’s work Cross, 1993 from the Museum collection

This week’s cocktail is Black Velvet, a creamy mix of champagne and Guinness.

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


Virtual Camp Open House
Saturday, June 20, 10:45am

Join our camp educators for a taste of the activities that will be part of the Newark Museum of Art Virtual Camp. This is your chance to ask questions and meet the team!

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