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The Newark Museum of Art: Seeing America 20th & 21st Century: Ongoing
January 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020
2nd Floor, North Wing
Titled Seeing America: 20th & 21st Century, the new modern and contemporary galleries extend the bright, open and welcoming galleries initiated with Native Artists of North America, adding expanded interpretation and an expanded emphasis on interdisciplinary themes and the breadth of the American experience.
The Seeing America project encompasses an extensive remodeling of the permanent collection galleries, featuring several new acquisitions and recently conserved major works; bilingual wall labels in English and Spanish throughout the second floor galleries; a special exhibition of new work by Los Angeles artist Matthew Brandt; and the publication of two new catalogues highlighting the American art collections.
Seeing America: 20th & 21st Century galleries:
* Into the Modern Era
* Traversing America
* Indigenous Modern
* Stieglitz, O’Keeffe, and the 291 Circle
* The Harlem Renaissance
* The City in the Machine Age
* Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism
* Latin American Abstraction
* Civil Rights and the Art of Identity
* Expanding Pop
* Pop Culture and Religion in Contemporary Art
Lead support for the reinstallation of Seeing America: 20th & 21st Century provided by:
Henry Luce Foundation
Thursdays: 10:00 am–7:00 pm
Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Mondays and Tuesdays: closed (except Dr. MLK Jr. Day); school groups only
UpClose Wednesdays: reserved tours and school groups only
To reserve your tour, call 973.596.6690.
The Museum will also be closed on New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day and December 25.