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

Timeline of Activities 

12pm & 2pm | Planetarium Show: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Appropriate for ages 4 and up.
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!

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Spring Has Sprung

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Location: Engelhard Court

Celebrate the beginning of Spring! Discover works of art highlighting nature and make your own paper flowers!

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: 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: Roller Coasters

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

Have you ever wanted to design your own roller coaster? Design and build your own paper roller coaster creation and learn about roller coaster physics along the way.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Artmaking

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

Try your hand at making art with materials such as wood and found objects.


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