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Community Day: Fiesta Latina at The Newark Museum of Art

Kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month at our festive outdoor celebration, featuring live music, dance, and a variety of activities celebrating the culture and traditions of many Latin American and Caribbean countries! Enjoy an array of local vendors. Don’t forget to bring your own blanket and pillows to enjoy a picnic in the garden, play domino, and savor something delicious from our food trucks! This event is for all ages. In case of rain, the event will move indoors. Enjoy free general admission to the Museum all day during Community Day!  Location: Museum’s Horizon Plaza and Alice Dreyfuss Memorial Garden

 

Performers

12-12:30pm DJ Fauzi mixing the best Latin hits
12-1pm Mariachi Sol Mixteco
1-1:30pm Guitarist Justin Garcia (melodic, moody, jazzy folk Latin)
1:30-1:45pm DJ Fauzi
1:45-2:30pm TreZure (blended repertoire from Cuba , Peru, Puerto Rico, and Brazil)
2:30-3pm  Balcón Andino de Chunchi (Ecuadorian folk dance)
3:00-4pm: Rhythm of the Hearts band (salsa, merengue, guaguancó, montuno, oriza, calypso)
4:00-5pm: DJ Fauzi

Activities

12-5pm Domino games
1-4pm Photo booth with artist Luisa Pinzon Romero
12-4pm Drum lesson with Jose Luis Abreu
12-5pm Taino petroglyphs activity with Gabriel Pacheco
12-5pm salsa making with chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz
12-5pm Drum & Piñata-making activity

Planetarium Shows

Location: Main Building, First Floor
Tales of the Maya Skies Duration: 36 minutes.
(recommended for families with kids ages 12+)
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Maya science, cosmology and myth.

English narration: 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm
Spanish narration: 1:15pm, 2;45pm, 4:15pm


 


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