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Ask an Astronomer: Black Holes

 Tuesday, August 25, Noon 

Not even light is fast enough to escape them and the largest ones outweigh a million stars. This week we will answer your questions about the most enigmatic and strange objects in the universe: Black Holes!

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

Member Experiences: Book Club Q&A with Jennifer Cody Epstein, author of The Painter from Shanghai

 Thursday, August 27, Noon 

This summer more and more people seem to be turning to literature to pass the time. Find wonderful reads, insightful discussions and more—from a distance. As a member you are invited to join The Newark Museum of Art Members-Only Book Club, to hear directly from authors.

Our first book is The Painter from Shanghai, by Jennifer Cody Epstein, a sweeping historical novel about a provocative female artist from early 19th-century China.

If you would like to attend the event please send an email to

Jazz Sessions: An Evening with Sheila Anderson

 Friday, August 28, 7pm 

Do you miss Jazz in the Garden? Join us for this second edition of our virtual Jazz Sessions. Host Sheila Anderson will welcome Mimi Jones and Luis Perdomo in a virtual jazz performance you don’t want to miss.

Click here to register for this "Donate What You Can" event. This session is available on Zoom only.


Roundtable: Storytelling, Gathering Community, and Advocacy: How the Arts Helped Transform Newark's Riverfront


  Saturday, August 29, 3pm 

Join moderator Marcy DePina, Executive Director, Newark Riverfront Revival, and host ​Muhammad Abdul, Curatorial Assistant, for a robust conversation on the intersection of environmental justice and our local arts community.

Hear the powerful story of how the Passaic River, site of Newark's founding and center of civic and economic life, was transformed from one of the worst Superfund sites in the country into Newark Riverfront Park, a safe and welcoming space for all.


  • Maria Lopez-Nuñez, Director, Environmental Justice and Community Development, Ironbound Community Corporation
  • Dimitri Reyes & Paula Neves, PoemQuest
  • Kevin Blythe Sampson, Newark artist

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

Comic Illustration Online Course

September 15, 16, & 17, 7pm - 8pm

$45 Members, Seniors and Students
$50 Adults

Learn comic book-style illustration and story paneling in a three-part virtual evening course covering drawing styles and techniques, depicting expression and movement, and developing your own character.

Learn More and Register