Upcoming Events

Parties you don’t want to miss! Art After Dark are themed events that unite enthusiastic crowds for an enjoyable evening filled with music, art, delectable food, refreshing drinks, and a vibrant sense of community.

Offering free admission to the Museum all day, Community Day / Night programs serve Newark and nearby audiences of all ages with a full day of programming that ranges from multicultural performances to artmaking activities, products by local vendors, and much more. Community Days / Nights are presented by Horizon Foundation for New Jersey

Discover endless family fun on weekends at the NMOA with engaging programs tailored to kids of various ages, including Creative Plays (ages 3‑5), Family Drop‑ins (ages 5+), Planetarium shows (ages 6+), and the all‑ages adventure of MakerSPACE. Don't forget to mark your calendar for the first Saturday of each month, when we host Family First Saturdays packed with activities you won't want to miss.