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

Timeline of Activities 

11-11:45am | Creative Play: Sunprints

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Location: Engelhard Court
Explore photograms using natural materials from our environment and the power of the Sun!

Noon & 2pm | Planetarium Show: One World: Big Bird’s Adventure

Appropriate for ages 4 and up and families 
Explore the night sky from Sesame Street with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend Hu Hu Zhu as they learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon!

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Eclipse—The Sun Revealed

Appropriate for ages 12+

Journey through the historical and cultural views of eclipses, discover how they occur, how to safely view them, and first-hand accounts of these celestial events!

1-4pm | Science Drop-In: Cubelet Curiosity

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

Using modular robotic blocks, explore the different types of robots you can build. Are you up to the challenge?

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Coiled Paper Bowls

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

Help us to recycle by combining different techniques to create a modular bowl.


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