Enjoy a day of fun activities for the whole family at The Newark Museum of Art.

Timeline of Activities 

10am-5pm | MakerSPACE (for kids of all ages)
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create.

12pm, 2pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Season of Light (Great for families with kids 6+)
Light up the cold, dark season with this warm and bright holiday show! An exploration of many astronomical reasons behind seasonal traditions, Season of Light explores why we light up our lives during the December holiday season. 

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Explore Simple Shapes (Great for families with kids ages 3-5)
Have fun connecting simple shapes to great works of art at The Newark Museum of Art!

1pm & 1:30pm | Planetarium Show: The Empathics: Hybrid Cosmology (Great for families with kids ages 12+)
Full dome experience created by artist Saya Woolfalk.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Holiday Ornament (for kids ages 5-10)
Design your holiday ornament to decorate your home.


Don’t leave the Museum without seeing our new family-friendly exhibition Animal Kingdom!

Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.