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

Timeline of Activities 

10am-5pm | MakerSPACE

Appropriate for kids of all ages.
Location: Mezzanine Level
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create (self-facilitated).

11:30am & 1:30pm | Drum performance by La Troupe Zetwal 

La Troupe Zetwal is a multicultural dance group performing traditional Haitian dance accompanied by live drumming and percussions.

12pm & 2pm | Planetarium Show: Lucia, The Secret of Shooting Stars

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 
Travel to the Moon, the asteroid belt, and a comet nucleus with Vladimir, James, and Lucia as they search for answers to the mystery of the “stones of light”.

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Sinking & Floating

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Location: Engelhard Court

Explore the impact of water on the world around us and build a floating boat to take home!

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Seven Wonders

Appropriate for ages 12+.
Explore seven of the ancient wonders of the world as they appeared thousands of years ago and embark on a voyage beyond Earth to explore wonders of our Universe.

1-4pm | Science Drop-In: Bioblitz!

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Location: Engelhard Court

Give back to your community by participating in Citizen Science! Explore our Audubon Immersive Experience and gain skills in identifying birds in different habitats!

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Acts of Service

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Location: Engelhard Court

This month is all about acts of service! Let’s create symbols of peace using fun colors and decorative paper.


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