Giving Tuesday 2023

Art for All: Giving Tuesday at the NMOA

This Giving Tuesday, stand with The Newark Museum of Art and amplify the impact of generosity. It’s a day dedicated to giving back, where art and community converge.

Founded in 1909 on the radical belief that art is for everyone, the NMOA engages with the public to build a more equitable, kinder, and sustainable world.

Your support today ensures that our pioneering spirit continues to thrive, fostering an enriching art experience for all.

Why Give?

Your Giving Tuesday donation, regardless of the size, plays a vital role in sustaining our commitment to creative and engaging children’s programs, diverse experiences, and opening doors to new possibilities. Every contribution contributes to the vibrant and inclusive art community we are building.

Donate Now

Ready to make a difference? Donate now and choose your thank-you gift. Your support keeps the arts alive and thriving for generations to come.

Phillip K. Smith III’s Three Half Lozenges, 2017‑2021 Existing historic windows, alupoly, aluminum, LED lighting, electronic components, unique color choreography. Photo by Lance Gerber. Courtesy of artist

Did You Know?

The Newark Museum of Art has been a trailblazer since its inception, leading the way in making art accessible to all.

  • We were the FIRST fine arts museum in the nation to welcome children, setting a precedent for inclusivity in the art world.
  • Our institution was organized to support school curriculum in and around Newark, making us a national leader for radical thinking in early education.
  • Our commitment goes beyond traditional art; we were the FIRST fine arts museum to exhibit humble everyday objects, connecting art with people, and radically democratizing the museum experience.
  • The NMOA was the FIRST fine arts museum to open after working hours, strategically placing the building close to factories and business centers to provide a unique opportunity for ALL to enjoy.

Your Donation

See firsthand how your donation makes a difference:

  • $20 provides art supplies for a child’s creative workshop.
  • $40 supports the maintenance of our diverse art exhibitions.
  • $100 helps fund community outreach programs, fostering a love for art.

Choose your gift:

As a token of our appreciation, we want to offer you a special thank you for your support. Select from the following gifts based on your contribution level:

  • For donations of $20 or more: Ballantine embroidered patch
  • For donations of $40 or more: NMOA enamel pin
  • For donations of $100 or more: Ballantine pilsner glass


The Newark Museum of Art [EIN 22-1487275] is a 501(c)(3) public charity accepting tribute gifts, matching gifts, recurring gifts, and distributions from IRAs, Donor Advised Funds, Family Foundations, and Trusts.

For questions about Charitable Gift Annuities offered by the Museum through the Community Foundation of New Jersey and other giving strategies, contact Hannah Hume, Manager of Philanthropy at 973-596-6638 or