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Mailing Address:
NJ State Museum
PO Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625

Museum & Auditorium Galleries:
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ

Tel: (609) 292-6464 (recorded message)
Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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Program Calendar

April
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Wednesday
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Thursday
2
Friday
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Saturday
4
Sunday
5
Monday
6
Museum Closed
Tuesday
7
Wednesday
8
Thursday
9
Friday
10
Monday
13
Museum Closed
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Monday
20
Museum Closed
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Monday
27
Museum Closed
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
May
Friday
1
Monday
4
Museum Closed
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
6
Thursday
7
Friday
8
Monday
11
Museum Closed
Tuesday
12
Wednesday
13
Thursday
14
Friday
15
Monday
18
Museum Closed
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Monday
25
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30

 

 

 

The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

12:00 pm
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Black Holes

2:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Laser Magic

3:00 pm
This program offers a magical mix of music, from those you love to those you have forgotten, all presented in concert with stunning laser images! This musical compilation is fun for the entire family!
The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

12:00 pm
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Black Holes

3:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

11:00 am
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

Noon
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

1:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

10:00 am
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

1:00 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

11:00 am
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt

2:00 pm
Henrietta Leavitt discovered more than 2,400 variable stars in addition to the "yardstick to the universe" used to make discoveries that changed the study of our galaxy and the universe
America Through My Eyes: YOU Be the Artist!

1:00: pm - 4:00 pm
All ages are invited to be inspired by the exhibit, America Through Artist’s Eyes and make their own art!
Printmaking Techniques to Expand Your Art-Making Skills

1:00: pm & 2:30 pm
See how a variety of intaglio plates are created, including etching, drypoint, Solarplate and collagraph.
Super Science Saturday

10:30 am - 4:30 pm
This science festival attracts thousands of visitors every year, offering families the opportunity to interact with scientists from New Jersey’s incredible array of research, educational and environmental organizations.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippen

2:00 pm
This award winning picture book tells the story of local artist Horace Pippen
Nikon Small World
An amazing look at how art and science blend, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope.
Sandy's Circus

2:00 pm
Alexander Calder (or Sandy to his friends) is most famous for his sculptures including his kinetic mobile sculptures.
Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing

2:00 pm
This beautiful picture book tells the story of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883. So amazing, the public was not convinced it was sound. P.T. Barnum set out to prove the bridge was safe by parading 21 elephants across it.
My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey

2:00 pm
This book tells the story of collage artist Romare Bearden growing up in North Carolina and moving to New York City as part of the Great Migration.