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Family Saturdays at the Newark Museum of Art





49 Washington Ave, Newark, NJ

Hours of Operation

Every Saturday from Mar 4, 2023 to Apr 1, 2023, 10am-5pm

Toddlers (2-4 yrs)
Schoolkids (5-7 yrs)
Tweens (8-12 yrs)

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

Timeline of Activities 

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

11-11:30am –Science Drop In! Cubelet Exploration - Appropriate for ages 5+.
Robotics in a snap! Learn about robots as you piece together different robot components to make your own creation!

12-12:45pm – Creative Play: Women’s History Month (for kids ages 3-5)
Court & Galleries, Main Building 
Celebrate the contributions of women as explorers and paint your masterpiece.

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Extreme Planets
Appropriate for ages 10+. | 32 minutes... 
For centuries, humanity has wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. This show explores what makes a planet “Earth-like” and tours several worlds that just might fit the conditions we’re looking for.

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Women’s History Month
Appropriate for ages 5+.
Join us in celebration of the powerful work that women artists have created! Focusing on the museum’s sculpture collection.


Don’t miss our new family-friendly exhibition, Animal Kingdom opening on September 23! (Main Building, Third Floor)


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