Enjoy family fun this summer at The Newark Museum of Art!

Timeline of Activities 

Activities include: 

  • Family Drop-in & Science Drop-in Activities: Thursday through Saturday at 12 – 5pm
  • Imagination Station Pop-Up in the Welcome Center: Thursday through Saturday at 12 – 5pm
  • Planetarium Shows: Thursday through Sunday at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm

Activity Schedule:

July 11-13

  • Family Drop-In: By the Sea!
    Summer is here, let’s jump right into some fun in the sun! Let’s see what type of boat we can make out of some unusual materials!
  • Science Drop-in: Activity: Filtered Light
    Try your hand at writing secret messages as you investigate how filters can help reveal more about an image or an object.

July 18-20

  • Family Drop-in: Reach the Beach!
    The sea is a fascinating habitat, let’s focus on one of its many amazing creatures, the crab.
  • Science Drop-in: Make a Jegi
    Build your own jegi and explore inertia and force as you learn how to play the game.

July 25-27

  • Family Drop-in: Summer fun on the beach!
    Using everyday materials come create magical structures.
  • Science Drop-in: Pan Flutes
    Create a working pan flute while learning about vibrations and sound!


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