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Summer Family Thursdays and Fridays at The Newark Museum of Art

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49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ, USA

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Every Thursday and Friday from Aug 13, 2022 to Aug 19, 2022, 10am-5pm

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

Visit the Newark Museum of Art during their special summer Thursdays and Fridays set aside for families. Enjoy a day of fun activities ranging from art and science, including MakerSPACE, Family Drop-Ins and Planetarium Shows. Here’s the August 2022 schedule:

 Summer Family Thursdays & Fridays from 10am-5pm.

  • Friday, July 15, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, July 21, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, July 22, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, July 28, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, July 29, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, August 4, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, August 5, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, August 11, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, August 12, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, August 18, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, August 19, 10am–5pm

Family Drop-In Activities - Art

  • July 14 & 15 | Bring all the Jazz greats together in a photo collage using an easy photo transfer technique!
  • July 21 & 22 | Make a travel-size wallet or bag with Tyvek and duct tape, and use it all summer long!
  • July 28 & 29 | Design your very own mixed monochromatic media sculpture inspired by Louise Nevelson.
  • August 4 & 5 | Party all summer with your own percussion instrument.
  • August 11 & 12 | Let the sun be your paintbrush! Make sun prints with found objects. Feel free to bring your own little trinkets to design with.
  • August 18 & 19 | Paint small landscapes inspired by the travelers in our Seeing America galleries.

Family Drop-In Activities - Science

  • July 14 & 15 | Get your hands dirty as you dissect (sanitized) owl pellets*and learn about the predators, their prey, and the different bones you can find in animals’ bodies.  * No owls are harmed in the collection of owl pellets. Potential Allergies: Owl pellets contain actual animal fur and bones
  • July 21 & 22 | Learn about gravity and orbits as you experiment with a 3D representation of space called a gravity well.
  • July 28 & 29 | Channel your inner Georgia O’Keeffe as you create take-home flowers utilizing the properties of chromatography to color your petals.
  • August 4 & 5 | Join us for an inquiry exploration of surface tension and learn about how liquids react when dripped on the surface of a penny.
  • August 11 & 12 | Join us as we sift through authentic fossil matrix, IDing different types, and even getting to bring home your own real fossil!
  • August 18 & 19 | Is Oobleck a solid, a liquid? Experiment with the properties of a non-Newtonian substance after making your very own example of it.

 Reserve Tickets Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/general-admission-tickets-154032034963

 


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