FREE Admission; Galleries open 5 pm; program begins 6 pm
Feel the pulse, rhythm, and spirit of the body come alive during an evening of exploration inspired by the breadth of the Museum’s diverse collection of historic and contemporary African art. Light refreshments will be served.
• Pick up a brush and body paint live nude models in a design inspired by our African collection with artist Charly Dominguez.
• Beautify your hair or bare head with a graffiti hair design from our African collection using stencils and temporary hair color spray. Led by Chokmah Hair Lab.
• Explore body transformation circus style during a live performance by Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble.
• Push your balance to the limit during a tightrope walking workshop led by Trenton Circus Squad and inspired by Yinka Shonibare’s “Lady Walking a Tightrope.”
About Late Thursdays
Reinvent your Thursday evenings with the Newark Museum’s Late Thursdays. Relax after hours with creatively inspired social evenings that offer a fresh take on the Museum’s captivating collections, through a dynamic mix of music, food, drinks, art, and entertainment.
Each evening focuses on a different topic or theme, generating a unique experience every time.