Earth is home to a fantastic assortment of animal life.

This year, we honor our great planet with a day full of artmaking, education, and performances that center around endangered animals, climate change, and farming. Join us for music by interactive kid’s podcast, Noodle Loaf, traditional Lenape performances and demonstrations, planetarium shows and much more!

Don’t forget to visit Animal Kingdom, now on view on the 3rd Floor in our Main Building.

Food and drinks are available for purchase.

Enjoy free general admission to the Museum all day during Community Day!



  • Animal Origami
  • Printmaking on Muslin
  • Biodegradable Seed Pods
  • Fabric Collages with NJPAC (while supplies last)
  • Demonstrations with Traditional Earth Skills
  • Bon Appetit Activities with Steam 4 Urban Youth

Live streaming of animals in the Auditorium

Planetarium shows 


12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm & 4:30pm
Recommended for ages 6+.

Using timelapse photography, the majesty of Earth’s natural environments is revealed. It’s a subtle meditation on how a small shift in our perception of time can heighten our awareness of the intricate ecosystem surrounding us.

Location: Museum Building

Please review our visiting guidelines before arriving at the Museum.