Late Thursdays: Light it Up Thursday, December 21 Doors Open for gallery viewing: 5 pm Program: 6-9 pm Free admission for Late Thursdays is made possible through the generosity of Prudential. A global mash-up of holiday-themed activities, performances, and art from the Museum’s collection celebrating all things sparkly, shiny, and bright.
HOLIDAY FUN: A Kwanzaa Dance and Drum Experience Sunday, December 17, 2-3pm Celebrate Kwanzaa at the Newark Museum with a dance and drum workshop presented in collaboration with NJPAC.
MakerSPACE: Saturdays & Sundays, 1-4 pm. Made possible in part by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation. Get messy with clay and paint and found materials. Great creative with blocks and digital and computer tools. December Theme: Global Holiday Fusion December 16: Paper Lantern: Mod Podge December 23: Keepsake Box December 30: Candle Holders
Themed Family Celebrations: December 16, Creative Play – 10am & 11am: Paper Lanterns – Japan Gallery Pop Up – 2pm: Memory Drawing – Seeing America December 23, Pop Up-2pm: Construction-Constructing Art- Seeing America: Louise Nevelson December 30, Pop Up – 2pm: Story Telling in the Ballantine House
December vacation week (Holiday Fun Days): December 27 – Pop-Up Poinsettias. Make a 3D pop-up poinsettia card that symbolizes the good cheer and celebration of the season! December 28 – Winter Wonderland Watercolor: Using stickers, tape, salt and watercolors to create amazing winter wonderland scenes! December 29 – Twisted Trimmings: Deck the Halls! Build your own coiled ornament inspired by the beautifully bejeweled Ballantine House! December 30 – Crazy Quilt. Taking inspiration from Alice Ballantine’s bedspread, design your own paper crazy quilt! December 31 – Seasonal Stained Glass. Compose a unique stained glass-esque scene to express your seasonal story.