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. 

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: Open Studio (Great for families with kids ages 5-10)
 If you missed any of our fun activities this year, you have another chance to enjoy them during our holiday fun days! Everything from making paper flowers to Louise Nevelson mini sculptures.

1-4pm | Science Drop-In: Fossil Dig (Great for families with kids ages 5-10)
Join us for fossil dig!


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.