Monday, March 8, 2021

Your #NMOAatHome Lineup | Week of March 8






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This Week



Community Day: Zoopalooza
Presented by Horizon Foundation for NJ

  Saturday, March 13, 11:30am - 5pm 

A wild celebration for the whole family! See live animals and learn about the amazing variety of creatures in the world through fun and interactive virtual activities and demonstrations.



Art Face-Off: Battle of the Wards

Central Ward

 Week of March 8 

Art Face-Off is an audience-juried art competition between five artists, each representing a Newark ward, who will compete in a final round on April 22 at 7pm.

During the next five weeks, we invite participants from each ward to compete on Instagram or Facebook for a spot in the final round. This week is the Central Ward!

The winners from each ward will also be featured on the Museum’s social media channels and receive an honorarium of $300.


Video Drop: Art Bites

 Tuesday, March 9, 7pm 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are marveling at the stylish and fierce Kesh Angels by Hassan Hajjaj, while we whip up the rich Moroccan classic Mujadara. May this warm comfort food of caramelized onions, rice, and lentils give us the same confidence as these all-female bikers who are clearly comfortable in their own skins.

Video drops are available on the following channels at the specified date and time:


Video Drop: Reading Club - Art Curious with Jennifer Dasal

 Wednesday, March 10, Noon 

Hear Jennifer Dasal — author, podcast host, and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art — talk about her award-winning podcast, ArtCurious, and about her new book, ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History. (This is a pre-recorded event, previously shared with Members.)

Video drops are available on the following channels at the specified date and time:

Member Experiences: Murder Mystery—Who Killed Cynthia Conner?

  Thursday, March 11, 7pm 

Can you solve this cold case mystery?

The morning after her big art exhibition opening, Cynthia Conner is found dead. Search the museum, interview suspects, and use forensic science to determine whether her death was an accident or something more.

This is a preview of the game. We hope to hear your feedback immediately following game play.



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Virtual Homeschool: Colonial America

 Wednesday, March 17, 10am 

$10 per student

Learn how art and artifacts tell us stories from our past. Homeschoolers will learn how to study a painting and uncover the story of Early America. They will visit The Newark Museum of Art’s authentic schoolhouse and discuss how children lived and learned in the 18th and 19th centuries.


Women, Power & Promise: A Convening
 Thursday, March 25, 3pm 

$25 - Students
$40 - Members
$50 - Non-Members

Join us virtually to hear from fearless thought leaders about the continuing battle for true equality for all women. We expect lively conversations around what's next in this new climate.



Virtual Workshop: Fun with Polymer Clay

 Thursday, April 8, 7pm 

$54 - Members, Students, Seniors
$60 - Non-Members

Learn a skill that can lead to hours of artistic exploration with basic materials. Instructor Bonnie Bishoff will demonstrate how to create simple, but complex-looking, bead designs out of polymer clay. Get a feel for this medium and replicate glassmaking techniques to create a variety of colorful, patterned designs with great possibilities for creative variation.



Save the Date


Member Experiences: Reading Club with Martha S. Jones

 Tuesday, March 16, 11am 


Art Olympics: March Madness Battle for the Bronze

 Tuesday, March 16, 8pm 



Member Experiences: Virtual Tour—Tibetan Buddhist Altar

  Saturday, March 20, 10am 


Virtual Family Drop-In: Bubble, Fizz, Kaboom

  Sunday, March 21, 2pm 



Director on the Move


Linda to Participate in Panel at Deaccesssioning After 2020 Hosted by Syracuse University

Taking place March 17-19, this virtual event will comprehensively address collections and deaccessioning in the context of the economic fallout of the pandemic and the national call to rethink the role and responsibilities of museums and their collections in an increasingly diverse and complex world.

Linda's panel, Making the Case for Change—or Not, will take place on Friday, March 19, at 3:45 pm.



Linda's Appearance in the HBO documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Inspired by the late David Driskell’s landmark 1976 exhibition, “Two Centuries of Black American Art,” the documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light offers an illuminating introduction to the work of some of the foremost Black visual artists working today. 

Catch Linda at the 45-min mark!



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