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LOVE STINKS 2.17.17
Join the Explorers at the Newark Museum as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Participate in fun activities including a tour filled with tragic love stories, because of course we all really know LOVE STINKS! Let’s celebrate the #life with a night out that creates awesome Instagram pictures for a night to remember!
SPRING FLING 4.21.17
"Spring into Spring!" Come join us at the Newark Museum as we welcome a new season. There will be activities, music, games and FREE food at our spring fling.
SUMMER KICKOFF! 6.30.17
Get ready to kick off summer! This is open for all youth in Newark and the surrounding communities! Come join us for FREE food, music, and activities including: D.I.Y projects, an Instagram Scavenger hunt, and much, much, more!
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 9.1.17
Celebrate the beginning of a new school year with the Newark Museum. FREE food, activities, and huge school supply raffle. Customize your school supplies, learn how to do calligraphy, all inspired by works of art from our collection.
Teen courses are open to the public and take place Saturday mornings | April 22 – Saturday, June 17th from 10 am – 12 pm. Click on the course name to register! *Please note: courses will not meet on Saturday, May 6, 2017 because the Museum will be hosting the annual Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire.
Create real content for the Museum’s Alice & Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium. Explore and share skills and tools as you launch into a full hands-on experience, learning basic techniques used in creating content for a dome environment. This course will focus on developing skills in storyboarding, image creation, program coding, production, and presentation. At the end of the 8- week course, students will present their finished planetarium productions.
From hand-made to digital layout, learn the fundamentals of drawing, painting and design to create your own art portfolio. Learn art history and multiple fine art techniques to make exciting works on paper and canvas based on the Newark Museum's collection. By the end of this course, you will possess a variety of new drawing skills, methods to talk about and present your work, and the beginnings of your own digital portfolio.
From Disney's Fantasia to Warner Brothers' LEGO Movie, artists use animation, film, and video to create narratives that transport us through time and place. Tour the galleries for inspiration: see how South African artist William Kentridge used animation to confront the strife of war and find subjects and scenes to develop into your own personalized stories. Then use a tablet and stop-motion animation apps to design, image-capture, title, and edit Museum-inspired motion pictures, which will be screened in a final premiere at the culminating exhibition.
Skateboarding culture is seen in a variety of media from magazines to movies. But do you know what it takes to produce one? In this 8-week course, students will learn the steps needed to design, produce and market their own skateboards.