Join The Newark Museum of Art as we celebrate the Filipino American community through stories, language, crafts, song and much more.

The Museum’s Engelhard Court will be filled with artists and artisans sharing activities for the whole family.

Grab something tasty at one of the food trucks, available outside the South Wing entrance.


  • 12-5pm | Make your own scabbard and sword inspired by the Museum’s Filipino sword collection and learn how to use it with Francis Estrada.
  • 12-5pm | Listen to stories by Black and Filipino authors and visit our pop-up Blasian March bookstore curated by Rohan Zhou Lee.
  • 12-4:30pm | Learn traditional dances like tinikling and the Tagalog language through song with The Filipino School of New York & New Jersey.
  • 12:30-4:30pm | Contribute to our Oral History Project to feature stories from the Filipino American community in New Jersey. Presented in partnership with Rutgers University. Please sign up to schedule a timeslot in advance.

Timeline of Performances and Demonstrations

  • Noon: Kinding Sindaw kulintang drum welcome
  • 12:30pm: The Filipino School of New York & New Jersey performance
  • 1pm: Kinding Sindaw indigenous dance performance
  • 1:30pm: Pekiti-Tirsia Kali martial arts demonstration with Francis Estrada
  • 2pm: Broadway Barkada feature with Cynthia Casasola performing the Pangalay dance
  • 3pm: Lip-sync performance by Mahal Kita
  • 3:30pm: Broadway Barkada performance with traditional and contemporary music.

Before your visit, familiarize yourself with the Museum’s COVID-19 safety protocols and general guidelines.