Second Sundays, New Program 12:00-5:00 pm
A new series for all ages! Join us every Second Sunday from November through June for lectures, performances, artist-led tours, art/science demonstrations and workshops, music and a special brunch menu.
November 8 Second Sunday Kick-off
In conjunction with The Shape of Light: Gabriel Dawe, Outside the Lines: Color Across the Collections, and Chromatics: Minimalism and Color Field Experiments, program highlights:
Brunch at the Newark Museum, catered by David Ellis Events
12 noon – 3pm, Engelhard Court
Join us for a special menu of delicious treats, prepared specially for Newark Museum visitors. (Reservations required.)
1pm, Billy Johnson Auditorium
A neuroscientist who studies vision and color at Wellesley College, Conway is also an artist. He discusses how our brains process color and how that shapes art practice.
Newark Museum through the Eyes of Aferro Gallery Artists
2pm, Meet in the South Wing Rotunda
Anne Q. McKeown, Aferro Gallery Artist in Residence tours the Museum and talks about what inspires her and the ways that works in the collection impact her own work as a painter, printmaker and master papermaker.
Performance: Antoinette Montague, Jazz Vocalist
3pm, Engelhard Court
Internationally recognized, born and raised in Newark, Antoinette Montague brings her “powerful” and “soulful” voice to the halls of the Museum, accompanied by pianist Danny Mixon.
4pm, Billy Johnson Auditorium
Abstract artist James Little, featured in Outside the Lines, discusses his use of materials to make tactile canvases in which color is the subject – “…the interactions of certain colors, their placement, and the temperature of color.”