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.
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create (self-facilitated).

11:30am-1:30pm & 2:30-4:30pm | Science Drop-In: Cubelet Exploration

Appropriate for ages 5+.
Robotics in a snap! Learn about robots as you piece together different robot components to make your own creation!

12pm & 2pm | Planetarium Show: Beyond the Sun 

Appropriate for ages 6+. | 25 minutes
Journey with Celeste and Moon through the Universe to discover rogue planets, oceanic worlds, and super-Earths in their search for exoplanets.

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Women’s History Month

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Celebrate the contributions of women as explorers and paint your masterpiece.

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Extreme Planets

Appropriate for ages 10+. | 32 minutes
For centuries, humanity has wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. This show explores what makes a planet “Earth-like” and tours several worlds that just might fit the conditions we’re looking for.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Women’s History Month

Appropriate for ages 5+.
Join us in celebration of the powerful work that women artists have created! Focusing on the museum’s sculpture collection.


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.