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

Timeline of Activities 

10am-5pm | MakerSPACE (for kids of all ages)
A fun interactive area where kids play, tinker, and create.

11-11:45am | Crazy Science Show for Kids
Join us and Crazy Science Show for Kids as we experiment with Liquid nitrogen.

11:30am-1:30pm | Science Drop-In: Fossil Dig (Great for families with kids ages 5-10)
Join us in Animal Kingdom for fossil dig!

12pm, 2pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Season of Light (Great for families with kids 6+)
Light up the cold, dark season with this warm and bright holiday show! An exploration of many astronomical reasons behind seasonal traditions, Season of Light explores why we light up our lives during the December holiday season. 

12-12:45pm | Creative Play: Walking Water (Great for families with kids ages 3-5)
Put on your thinking caps and test how water can move from one place to another.

1-1:45pm | Crazy Science Show for Kids
Join us and Crazy Science Show for Kids as we experiment with Liquid nitrogen.

1pm & 1:30pm | Planetarium Show: The Empathics: Hybrid Cosmology (Great for families with kids ages 12+)
Full dome experience created by artist Saya Woolfalk.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Making Music (Great for families with kids ages 5-10)
How do musical instruments use air to create sounds?  Study vibrations, wavelengths, and pitch as you build and play your own pan pipe.

2:30-4:30pm | Science Drop-In: Fossil Dig (Great for families with kids ages 5-10)
Join us in Animal Kingdom for fossil dig!

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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.