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

Timeline of Activities 

10am-5pm | MakerSPACE

Suitable for kids of all ages.
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create (self-facilitated).

11:30am-12:15pm & 1:30-2:15pm | Music Show: 123 Andrés 

Suitable for all ages.
123 Andrés, the Latin Grammy-winning, GRAMMY-nominated duo for kids and families are known for their interactive, high-energy shows. They bring fresh original songs that blend Spanish and English, with an eclectic mix of sounds from all corners of Latin America. 123 Andrés packs their show with positive vibes and energetic songs that get the whole family dancing and learning.

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

Suitable 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: Feathered Friends

Suitable for ages 3-5.
Learn about birds as we visit Animal Kingdom, learn simple ways to ID birds, and then make your own bird feeder to bring the birds in your neighborhood to you!

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Extreme Planets

Suitable 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: Make a Robot Hand

Suitable for ages 5+.
Think like an engineer as you make and test out your own robotic hand!

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Good Vibrations

Suitable for ages 5+.
Explore vibrations through making and playing your own single-headed drum.


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.