Juneteenth celebration in Harriet Tubman Square

Signature Events

Newark Black Film Festival ‑ Sunday, July 17, 2022 | Photo by Chrystofer Davis

Newark Black Film Festival

Mark your calendars for July 10-14, 2024, and be part of the historic 50th annual Newark Black Film Festival at The Newark Museum of Art. Experience a legacy of Black cinematic excellence, from groundbreaking indie films to panel discussions and classic screenings. The call for submissions is now open, inviting filmmakers to contribute to this landmark event.

Community Days & Nights

Enjoy free admission and a vibrant array of programming at our Community Days & Nights, generously presented by Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. Catering to Newark and surrounding communities of all ages, these events feature multicultural performances, artmaking sessions, local vendors, and a whole lot more. It’s a perfect opportunity to explore, create, and celebrate the diverse culture that makes our community unique.

Vibes After Dark, Newark Museum of Art, April 14, 2022 (photo by Aaron Wilson Watson)

Art After Dark

Don’t miss out on Art After Dark, our themed evenings that bring together vibrant crowds for a night of enjoyment. Each event is a unique blend of music, art, exquisite cuisine, refreshing beverages, and an invigorating community atmosphere. It’s more than just a party—it’s an experience that celebrates creativity and camaraderie.

Member Experiences

Unlock a world of exclusive benefits and deeper connections to art and culture as a member of The Newark Museum of Art. From private tours to special events, our Member Experiences are designed to enrich your engagement with the museum’s collections and exhibitions. Discover how membership can transform your relationship with the arts.

Family Programs

Discover, learn, and create together at NMOA! Embark on an enriching journey through art, culture, and creativity with our Family Programs, tailored to ignite the imagination of families and children of all ages.

From the interactive excitement of Family First Saturdays to the captivating adventures of our weekend Family Days, we present a diverse array of opportunities for exploration and collective discovery. These programs are the ideal setting for spending quality time together, nurturing new insights, and crafting memories that will endure a lifetime.