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Events At The Museum

Events Calendar

Laser Halloween
December 3/4 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Stars
December 3 2022

Consolation of Apollo

7:00 pm  

Take a break from the holiday music and huddle up under the stars for a live concert like you've never experienced! The LOTUS Project brings Kile Smith's ethereal "Consolation of Apollo" to the New Jersey State Museum Planetarium! Explore the wonder of the Apollo 8 mission and space discovery through choral music based on the actual transmissions of the astronauts. Immerse yourself in a visual night sky show as 20 singers lift your spirits to the stars. This concert has limited seating, so don't wait to reserve your tickets! Tickets are free to reserve, donate what you can after you RSVP (suggested donation of $25, but every little bit helps). This performance is co-sponsored by the New Jersey State Museum.

Reservations: https://www.thel otusprojectnj.org/workshop
Donations: Venmo, Paypal Giving Fund (no PayPal account required), and check or cash are all ways you can give, visit: https://www.thelotusprojectnj.org/donate

One World, One Sky
December 10 2022

Small Explorers: Music/Drums

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re reading “When Max Found Two Sticks” by Brian Pinkney. We’ll see the drums of the Lenape and dance to the beat. Make your own instruments and try out your music and dance skills. Your feet will be tapping, your hands clapping and your heart beating with our drumming adventure!

Register here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=0cN2UAI4n0uzauCkG9ZCp-Yw7wAdX6FJktquVvvjPalUNVZCM0ZOTTBVTFBBTEZQWlNYSE1JSk9TVC4u

Season of Light
December 10/11 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Holiday Magic!
December 17/18 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
December 27-30 2022

Planetarium Shows

Patriot’s Week Weekday Schedule (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)
Celebrate Patriots Week at the New Jersey State Museum. Included before select shows* is an exploration of the night sky as it would have been seen in 1776.
10:30 am  Season of Light *(includes 1776 Sky Talk)
11:30 am  Laser Holiday Magic!
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars *(includes 1776 Sky Talk)

Civil War Flag Unveiling
December 28 2022

Civil War Flag Unveiling

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Join flag historian Dr. David Martin, Cultural of Cultural History Nicholas Ciotola, and members of the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association for the history of the five new flags to be unveiled in our first floor exhibition, The Civil War Flag Collection of New Jersey.

Laser Halloween
December 31 2022

Planetarium Shows

Celebrate Patriots Week at the New Jersey State Museum. Included before select shows* is an exploration of the night sky as it would have been seen in 1776.
12:00 pm  Season of Light *(includes 1776 Sky Talk)
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars *(includes 1776 Sky Talk)

One World, One Sky
January 14 2023

Small Explorers: Planetarium/Our Star and the Planets that love her.

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re attending a planetarium showing of “Little Star that Could.” We’ll meet our star, the Sun and the eight planets that keep her company. Make your own telescope and look into the sky. The book will be “The Sun is My Favorite Star” by Frank Asch. You’re in for a trip out of this world!

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
January 25 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Mashell Black & George Taylor
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
February 22 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Megan Klim & Katrina Bello
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
March 22 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Theda Sandiford & Pam Cooper
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
April 19 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Mark Ludak & Caroline Burton
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

 

 

 


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