Jazz in the Garden: Mark Gross

Thursday, July 12th 12:15 - 1:45 in the Garden at the Newark Museum The Newark Museum is kicking off the new season of its Jazz in the Garden lunchtime concert season with a performance by Mark Gross. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch or purchase it onsite. Admission is free for Museum Members and Newark… Continue reading Jazz in the Garden: Mark Gross


The Magic of Mountains on Film: Screening & Discussion

Saturday, June 16th at 2 PM at the Newark Museum See the mountains through the moviemaker’s lens. For nearly 100 years, filmmakers have been captivated by high peaks and mountain slopes. Join film historian Max Alvarez and Curator of American Art Tricia Bloom for an interactive screening and discussion inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition… Continue reading The Magic of Mountains on Film: Screening & Discussion


NEWARK MUSEUM, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ. (973) 596-6550 http://www.newarkmuseum.org. Through May: NEW ACQUISITION: “WHAT WILL COME” (2007) VIDEO INSTALLATION BY WILLIAM KENTRIDGE. “A recent acquisition – an installation by the renowned South African artist William Kentridge – is on view in the Arts of Global Africa’s dedicated gallery for video art. WHAT WILL COME… Continue reading WHAT WILL COME

Jazz in the Garden: Jose James

One of the nation's longest running jazz festivals, Jazz in the Garden began in 1965 as a way for residents and workers in New Jersey's largest city to enjoy Newark  Museum's Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Garden, providing another cultural experience for the community in the warm weather months. Its popularity now extends as far as South… Continue reading Jazz in the Garden: Jose James

Free Jazz for Kids

Saturday, April 18 at 12:30pm Newark Museum | 49 Washington Street | Newark, NJ 07102 Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM WBGO FREE Kids Jazz Concert Series presents She Said, She Says: the history & status of women in jazz Celebrate some of the many important achievements of female jazz composers, arrangers, instrumentalists and vocalists… Continue reading Free Jazz for Kids

Ming to Modern: Elevating the Everyday in Chinese Art

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Museum’s first Chinese exhibition in 1923, the Newark Museum will feature over 175 treasures of Chinese art acquired over the past century, many never before displayed to the public. During the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Chinese emperors competed with their forbearers by commissioning new works of art that imitated, honored or improved… Continue reading Ming to Modern: Elevating the Everyday in Chinese Art

NANO: The Science of the Super Small!

Now on view at the Newark Museum This interactive exhibit has been designed to engage family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering and technology. Hands-on exhibits present the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduce some real world applications, and explore the societal and ethical implications of this new technology.  Visitors can engage in a series of… Continue reading NANO: The Science of the Super Small!

Places to Go! The Ballantine House

Built in 1885 for Jeannette and John Holme Ballantine of the celebrated Newark beer-brewing family, this brick and limestone mansion originally had 27 rooms, including eight bedrooms and three bathrooms.  Part of The Newark Museum since 1937, the house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985. Two floors of the Ballantine House are interpreted… Continue reading Places to Go! The Ballantine House

Right Next Door: Newark Museum

The Newark Museum, established as the largest New Jersey museum, invites you to enjoy unforgettable experiences in the arts and natural sciences.  Take an inspirational journey through 80 galleries of world-class collections including American, Asian, African and Classical. Experience another era in the Victorian Ballantine House—a National Historic Landmark.  Enjoy our exciting science collections and space… Continue reading Right Next Door: Newark Museum