FREE with Suggested Admission
Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation through community service activities, enjoying a musical performance, watching an historic film, and taking part in hands-on workshops and gallery games.
* A live stream of President Barack Obama's Second Inauguration, noon
* Film Screenings of Dr. King's I Have a Dream Speech, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm
* Performance: North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club, 3 pm
* Art & science workshops explore the themes of community and freedom including:
Silhouette Stories inspired by the work of Kara Walker
Freedom Jewel inspired by Josiah Wedgewood's Emancipation Cameo
Chain Link Prints inspired by Melvin Edwards' Working in New Jersey
Feathers for Flight: investigate the science of feathers under a microscope
* Gallery games including Civil Right Bingo, a Newark Museum tradition
* Participate in a community service make-and-sell workshop; all proceeds will be donated to
Governor Christie's Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
* Planetarium shows
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