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Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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July 2022

NMOA: Art After Dark: Pride Ball (21+): July 7, 2022

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$10 – $13

Thursday, 7–10pm $10 - MEMBERS & STUDENTS/ $13 - ADULTS PURCHASE TICKETS Join us for our third LGBTQ+ Pride Ball in honor of Newark Pride month. Showcasing New Jersey talent from the Houses of Oldnavy, Ferragamo, Telfar, Playboy, Juicy, Armani, Dior, Vintage, and others. This year is going to be big! The Ball will feature the legendary DJ Ignite Ferragamo, the Master of Sound in New Jersey ballroom, and Havoc Ferragamo, the Master of Ceremonies and Hall of Fame Voice of NJ. Drinks and food…

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NMOA : Summer Series | Broadway in the Bricks: July 8, 2022

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $15

Friday, 7– 8:30pm $15 GENERAL ADMISSION | $12 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Broadway in the Bricks is a live performance series that brings Broadway’s best and brightest talents to Newark.   The evening performance will feature a jazz quartet, a cast of sultry, showstopping performers celebrating beloved show tunes and standards from Broadway musicals like Ain’t Misbehavin, After Midnight, Chicago, Sophisticated Ladies, and Jelly’s Last Jam. Full cast and company to be announced soon. This program is organized by NMOA…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Faya Dayi: July 12, 2022

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Tuesday, 7–9:30pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS New Negress Film Society Presents: Long Documentary | Faya Dayi (2021). Directed by Jessica Beshir. (120 min). Not rated A spiritual journey into the rituals of khat, a leaf that Sufi Muslims have chewed for centuries for religious meditations, and Ethiopia’s most lucrative cash crop. The film will…

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NMOA: Summer Series | Winds in the Garden: July 13, 2022

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$20 – $23

Wednesday, 7pm $23 GENERAL ADMISSION | $20 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Wind music has entertained audiences for centuries. In Imperial Vienna, guests at most festive outdoor gatherings expected to be serenaded by groups of wind players, a tradition that gave us magnificent wind chamber music. The evening includes a Mozart masterpiece and music of Hummel and Gounod, but also wind music of the 20th and 21st century chosen especially for the garden courtyard of the Newark…

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Newark Black Film Festival: The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks: July 13, 2022

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Wednesday, 7–9pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Long Documentary | The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (2022). Directed by Johanna Hamilton and Yoruba Richen. (96 min). Not rated The unexpected story of Rosa Parks and her life beyond the historic bus boycott, revealing the intent behind her activism, her radical politics and her…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Beba + Opening Party: July 14, 2022

July 14 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Thursday, 7–10:30pm $12 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $15 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Long Documentary | Beba (2021). Directed by Rebeca Huntt. (79 min). R A young NYC born and bred Afro-Latina stares down historical, societal, and generational trauma with unflinching courage. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Panelists to be announced. After the film…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Ludi: July 15, 2022

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Friday, 7–9:30pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS | FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Long Narrative | Ludi (2021). Directed by Edson Jean. (80 min). Not rated Ludi, a hardworking and exhausted nurse, battles co-workers, clients and one impatient bus driver to learn her self-worth as she chases the American Dream in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. The film will be…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Big Chief Black Hawk: July 16, 2022

July 16 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Saturday, 2–4pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Long Documentary | Big Chief Black Hawk (2021). Directed by Jonathan Isaac Jackson. (53 min). Not rated An exploration into effects of gentrification, COVID -19, and other issues The Culture faces in New Orleans, through the eyes of the youngest Black Masking Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. : July 16, 2022

July 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Saturday 4:30–6:30pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Long Documentary | Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992). Directed by Leslie Harris. (92 min). R A spirited Brooklyn teenager copes with the challenges of life, sustained by her fierce desire to go to college and become a doctor. Join us for this throwback screening of…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Hazing: July 16, 2022

July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Saturday, 7:30–9:30pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Black Public Media Presents: Long Documentary | Hazing (2022). Directed by Byron Hurt. (104 min). Not rated The culture of hazing is explored through interviews with the family members of deceased young people, as well as survivors, to reveal the underbelly of groups that haze. The film…

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Newark Black Film Festival: Shorts: July 17, 2022

July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$7 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Sunday, 3:30–5:30pm $7 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $10 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS   Short Documentary | Clarisa (2022). Directed by Philip Knowlton. (16 min). Not rated A community activist sets out on a mission to improve the health outcomes of the people of the Bronx. _ Short Narrative | Fuego (2021). Directed by Christine Rodriguez. (15 min). Not rated Lonely, isolated…

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Newark Black Film Festival: After Party (21+): July 17, 2022

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $60

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium and Engelhard Court Sunday, 6–10pm $12 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $15 ADULTS FESTIVAL PASS: $50 MEMBERS, CHILDREN & STUDENTS / $60 ADULTS (ACCESS TO ALL FILMS AND EVENTS) PURCHASE TICKETS PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Celebrate all things Black and film, by immersing yourself in a night of Blaxploitation-inspired glitz and glamour.  Strut the red carpet in your 1970’s look and take in live musical performances, a DJ set by Stonie Blue and much more! Vibes After Dark is…

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NMOA:Summer Series | Moving, Believing and Being Together: July 27, 2022

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$20 – $23

Wednesday, 7pm $23 GENERAL ADMISSION | $20 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS New Jersey Symphony Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) returns to the Newark Museum of Art with the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players for a program that presents music through the lens of an emotional arc that meets the moment. DBR has curated a mix of works from amazing composers like Florence Price, Mozart, Farrenc and Barber and presents his own powerful works such…

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NMOA: Summer Series | A Night of Jazz and Soul with Antoinette Montague: July 29, 2022

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $15

Friday, 7-8:30pm $15 GENERAL ADMISSION | $12 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Experience a night of jazz, blues, and dance in our Alice Dreyfuss Memorial Garden. Hear Newark Native Antoinette Montague perform music from The Great American Songbook with Danny Mixon on piano, Melissa Slocum on bass, Bobby Sanabria on drums, and AC Lincoln on tap dance. A Night of Jazz and Soul is organized by Sheila Anderson, WBGO host and jazz event curator. NMOA Summer Series…

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NMOA: Film + Panel: Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power: July 30, 2022

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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Free

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium Saturday, 12pm-4pm FREE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. REGISTER In partnership with The Newark Museum of Art, Woman In Media-Newark will present the third day of its 2022 Women’s Film Festival. with a focus on women leaders.   Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power tells the complex story of California Congresswoman Barbara Lee who has been a steadfast voice for human rights, peace, and equality in the U.S. Congress for over two decades. Respected cultural and political icons including U.S.…

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August 2022

NMOA: Summer Series | Summer, Time and Jazz: August 3, 2022

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$20 – $23

Wednesday, 7-8:30pm $23 GENERAL ADMISSION | $20 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Rhythm and harmony are on the menu for a program filled with jazz and jazz-inspired classical music expertly curated by New Jersey Symphony Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR). The concert features the music of Paquito D’Rivera, Valerie Coleman and DBR’s own Hip Hop Study & Etude in G Minor. Experience the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players in the beautiful garden setting at The…

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NMOA: Summer Series | Simply Simone – The Music of Nina Simone: August 6, 2022

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $15

Saturday, 7– 9:30pm $15 GENERAL ADMISSION | $12 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Prodigy. Superstar. Activist. Exile.  One of the true divas of the 20th century, vocal powerhouse Nina Simone defied classification and defined a generation. These electric musical lays bare the rich legacy of an American icon whose work spans different genres, from jazz to gospel to blues to Broadway to rock and roll. It features such definitive classics as I Loves You Porgy, Young, Gifted and Black, and My…

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NMOA: Summer Series | A Night of Jazz and Soul with Patience Higgins and the Sugar Hill Quartet: August 11, 2022

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$12 – $15

Thursday, 7-8:30pm $15 GENERAL ADMISSION | $12 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS Patience Higgins and the Sugar Hill Quartet have kept Harlem swinging for more than twenty years. Come hear the band play live in our Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden. “If you like your jazz up tempo and overflowing with vitality, look no farther.”—Jazz Times magazine. A Night of Jazz and Soul is organized by Sheila Anderson, WBGO host and jazz event curator. NMOA Summer Series…

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NMOA: Summer Series | Bass & Flute Extravaganza: August 17, 2022

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington
Newark, New Jersey 07102 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$20 – $23

Wednesday, 7-8:30pm $23 GENERAL ADMISSION | $20 NMOA MEMBERS, NJS PATRONS & CHILDREN PURCHASE TICKETS New Jersey Symphony Principal Bass Ha Young Jung has crafted a chamber music program starring the bass and flute!  The concert features modern and contemporary sounds from composers Dorothy Rudd Moore, Morton Gould and Valerie Coleman, with classic favorites from Bach, Rossini and Schulhoff. Join us in The Newark Museum of Art’s Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden to enjoy the sounds of the New Jersey…

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