Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Celebrate Newark & help the community this spring!




Apr 30 @ 6PM
William Mobile Ashby Community Care
694 Bergen St, Newark, NJ

You’re invited to the first birthday party of ArtsXChange! Come celebrate the many milestones of our “baby’s” first year with a retrospective of events and appearances by the local artists who’ve had a hand in raising ArtsXChange. Let’s get this party started with music, games, birthday cake and giveaways!


 free events 

A Beacon for Hope: Dr. Frank Kingdon
Apr 16 @ 6PM
Newark Public Library

Join us in person or virtually to learn about Dr. Frank Kingdon's activism, including the creation of the University of Newark and Emergency Rescue Committee.

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2024 Wellness Fair
Apr 17 @ 11AM

The annual NJPAC Wellness Fair offers health screenings, mental health resources, exclusive giveaways and heaping doses of fun. Who knew that being healthy could be so much fun?

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Jazz Jams
Apr 18 @ 7:30PM
​​​​Clement's Place

Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, these Jazz Jam sessions attract ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond!


Mayhem Poets Master Class
Apr 25 @ 6PM
NJPAC Center for Arts Education

The Mayhem Poets are lyrical virtuosos who blend hip hop, theater, improv and stand-up comedy to tell gut-wrenching truths that leave audiences forever changed. Come be a part of this master class.


International Jazz Day
Apr 30 @ 7PM

Join us for International Jazz Day, the world’s largest celebration of jazz! Presented by NJPAC and JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, this free performance spotlights the next generation of jazz artists from across the community.


Chinese and Black Allyship in the South
PSEG True Diversity
Film Series

May 6 @ 6PM

Join our in-person PSEG True Diversity Film screening and panel conversation on the Chinese-American experience.


Photovoice Exhibition Opening
May 7 @ 6 – 8PM
Newark Public Library

Join us for the opening reception for the Photovoice photograph and narrative exhibition, featuring creative work from NJPAC’s LGBTQ+ ERG and The Pride Center.


Lullaby Project Celebration Concert
May 15 @ 6:30PM
NJPAC Center for Arts Education

This celebratory concert features families from The Lullaby Project: our program that pairs new and expecting parents and caregivers with songwriters to write personalized lullabies.


Generous support for ArtsXChange is provided by Women@NJPAC
ADP is the official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC

A Beacon for Hope: Dr. Frank Kingdon is presented in partnership with the Newark Public Library and Newark History Society

​​​​​​The 2024 Wellness Fair is produced by the NJPAC Wellness ERG and Arts & Well-Being
Generous support provided by RWJBarnabas Health and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Jazz Jams is presented in association with Clement’s Place 

Generous support for Aging with Pride and Far East Deep South is provided by ADP, official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC, and PSEG Foundation
Additional support provided by Verizon 

Arts & Well-Being at NJPAC is made possible through foundational support from RWJBarnabas Health, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Women@NJPAC, with additional support from Merck Foundation, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, New Jersey Cultural Trust, Celia Liption Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation Home Community Fund, and DoorDash

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