Friday, July 3, 2020

This Week at #NMOAatHome


#NMOAatHome





Newark Museum of Art Virtual Camp

WHEN: 6 Weekly Sessions, Starting July 6
WHERE:
Zoom
TUITION: Members: $45 per child, per week; General Public: $50 per child, per week

We're online this summer! Campers (ages 5 through 13+) will be able to participate in two (2) 45-minute LIVE Zoom classes per day led by your favorite Museum educators. Your child will learn, reconnect with friends, make new ones, and simply have fun from the comfort of home!
For More Information and to Register Visit Our Website

Summer Teen Classes
Sessions will meet three (3) times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from  2:00 to 3:45 pm with a 15-minute break between the two sessions and with Google Classroom check-ins throughout the week.

Teens will be able to select from weekly intensive classes taught by teaching artists. The topic will range from anime to photography to coding!

Smartphone Photography
July 6, 8, & 10 | 2:00-3:45pm

Code Playground
July 13, 15, & 17 | 2:00-3:45pm

Illustration in the style of Manga
July 20, 22, & 24 | 2:00-3:45pm

For More Information and to Register Visit Our Website

Online Course: Telling Your Story Through Documentary Photography

WHEN: July 6, July 9, July 13 and July 16, 11am - Noon
WHERE:
Zoom
TUITION: $55 Adults; $49 Members, Seniors and Students

Learn to build a narrative around  your photographs in this four-part online course led by photographer, curator, and educator Colleen Gutwein O’Neal.

Documentary photography is deeply rooted in conveying a message to an audience through a meaningful series of images. Participants will explore how photography can be used as a tool for scientific development, social change, and community engagement. Each session will explore  photographic techniques through both historic and contemporary examples.

The course will include four one-hour zoom sessions and access to a closed Facebook Group for posting assignments, resources, and discussion.

Students need access to a camera or camera phone for this course

Register here

Limited free scholarship tickets are available for this class, contact Ryan Reedell for more information: rreedell@newarkmuseumart.org


Museum Crawl: Latin American Art, with the Cleveland Museum of Art
WHEN: Wednesday, July 8, Noon
WHERE:
Zoom, Facebook Live

Nadiah Rivera Fellah, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Elena Muñoz, Curatorial Assistant at the Newark Museum of Art, will share their thoughts on artwork from Latin America in the CMA and The Newark Museum of Art’s collection. Rivera Fellah will highlight works currently on view as part of the CMA’s exhibition, A Graphic Revolution: Prints and Drawings in Latin America. There will be a Q&A period after the discussion.

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


Community Day: Say It Loud...
A reflection on the ‘67 Newark Uprising, Then and Now
WHEN: Sunday, July 12, Noon-5pm
WHERE:
Zoom

On the anniversary of the 1967 Newark Uprising, we reflect with our community on the parallels and differences between then and now. Through a series of engaging virtual programs ranging from storytime, performance, and conversations, themes of equity and inclusion will be explored. This is an opportunity for all generations to come together to discuss and understand our past and present in order to build towards a better future.


Storytime Live: Undoing Racisim
WHEN: Sunday, July 12, Noon
WHERE:
Zoom

Join Sharon Owens of The Newark Public Library and child therapist Moya Mathison for a reading of The Old Turtle and the Broken Truth, by Douglas Wood. Together they will explore tactics for dealing with the anxiety of racism, and some steps to undo it.

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


Inequality in Art, with Aruna D'Souza
WHEN: Sunday, July 12, 2pm
WHERE:
Zoom, Facebook Live

Join writer Aruna D’Souza as we explore the intersections of social justice and the art world.  In her work, D'Souza focuses on modern and contemporary art, intersectional feminisms and other forms of politics,  and how museums shape our views of each other and the world. Her most recent book “Whitewalling: Art, Race, and Protest in 3 Acts” was named one of the best art books of 2018 by the New York Times.

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

Poet and Alexis Green and Music by Gimmidat
WHEN: Sunday, July 12,
3pm
WHERE:
Zoom, Facebook Live

Music and poetry have always played an important role in promoting change and bringing healing. The words of poet Alexis Green will allow us to reflect on social justice and hope for change. Then join Gimmidat for sounds of inspiration and support as we continue our day long celebration of equality and inclusion.

Click here to register for the Zoom session. Will also stream on Facebook Live.
Ras Baraka and Linda Harrison in Conversation—Newark, The Progressive City
WHEN: Sunday, July 12,
4pm
WHERE:
Zoom, Facebook Live

Join us for an insightful discussion about the transformation of Newark over the last several years and the new urban role model that Newark has become as a result. Linda Harrison, The Newark Museum of Art’s Director and CEO, welcomes Newark Mayor Ras Baraka for a thoughtful conversation about how social justice and the arts are propelling New Jersey’s largest city.

Click here to register 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!

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