Enjoy a day of fun science 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).

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: Nature

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Which season is your favorite? Paint your own mini masterpiece as you discover the beauty of flowers and landscapes in the museum’s collection.

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 | Science Drop-In: Chromatography Flowers

Appropriate for ages 5+.
April showers bring May flowers! Make your own using the science of chromatography.


1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Monoprints inspired by Stuart Davis and Hale Woodruff   

Appropriate for ages 5+.
Black and white tones create mysterious and haunting effects in artwork! Come and try your hand making monoprints like the masters!


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.