Monday, October 5, 2020

"ATTEND" THE NEWARK ARTS FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 8-11

2020 Newark Arts Festival!


Art + Tech: Perception | Access | Power

NAF will promote concurrent artistic offerings throughout Newark, including media, dance, theatre, poetry and arts education.

The festival kicks off virtually this Thursday!

Panel - Perception: Exploring Sonic Geometries with Wolfgang Gil and Victor Davson

 Thursday, October 8, 6pm 

In partnership with Newark Arts Festival

Join us for an early look at our upcoming exhibition Wolfgang Gil: Sonic Geometries, opening to the public on November 7. Newark artists Wolfgang Gil and Victor Davson discuss their work with curator Tricia Laughlin Bloom, in the context of this multi-sensory show featuring Gil's sound sculptures and Davson's early abstract work, along with painting and sculpture from the Museum's collection.

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

Happy Hour: Art, Culture & Spirits

 Friday, October 9, 6pm 

In partnership with Newark Arts Festival

Join Darryl Dwayne & Lauren LeBeaux for this special edition of #HappyHourNMOA.

Featuring Cocktail Influencer/Mixologist Danielle Pearman aka Dannie from "Drinks With Dannie". #HappyHourNMOA  is all about art, culture & spirits. This episode we will explore the topic of women empowerment & women of color equality versus equity in the Art & Tech world.

Join us on Instagram Live.

This program is supported by Tito's Handmade Vodka

 Friday, October 9, 8pm 

In partnership with Newark Arts Festival
Note: takes place at the corner off Edison Place and Mulberry Street, Newark.

Click here for more information and to register for individual events.

Community Day: Game On!

 Saturday, October 10, 10am - 6pm 

In partnership with Newark Arts Festival

Explore puzzles, take on challenges, and learn new skills in our first game-themed Community Day! This program of engaging virtual events brings together themes of art, technology, and gaming for the whole family.

Click here for more information and to register for individual events.

Featured Community Day: Game On! Event 

Escape from the Ballantine House

 Saturday, October 10, 10am, 1pm & 3pm 


You’ve been invited to dine with the Ballantines, but this invitation comes with some strings attached! Race the clock as you try to find the hidden Ballantine Beer recipe and escape the house before you get caught. Will you be able to locate it and escape in time? Experience a virtual hosted Escape Game played in small teams over zoom. When you join the game, you will be randomly assigned to a group to play. Use your observational & deductive skills to explore the Ballantine House and discover its secrets. Recommended: Families and individuals 14+

Click here to register. This program will be on Zoom only. Limited capacity.


 Featured Community Day: Game On! Event 

Art Olympics: US vs UK

 Saturday, October 10, 11:30am 

Two Museums go head to head, but there can only be one winner! In this audience-driven competition, you get to decide which Museum has the best hairstyle, craziest eyes, tastiest meal, and creepiest object, just to name a few. Get a look inside the collections of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (UK) & The Newark Museum of Art as they show off their best and most unique works. Each round the Museums will share their artwork that best fits the different categories.

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

Wednesday, October 14, 12pm 

Recorrido de Museo: Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte de la Universidad de Puerto Rico

Haga clic aquí para más información. 

Thursday, October 17, 10am 

Virtual Creative Play

Click here for more info