Upcoming Art & Museums Events

Sort by

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls! Join us at Liberty Science Center on Sept. 20 for LSC After Dark: Whiskey in the Wild West, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. On this night, the Science Center transforms into the Old West for a night of whiskey, hoedowns, and more. Enjoy experiments and activities inspired by the American frontier. Visit the saloon and then hit the dance floor with DJ Mavric. Midnight Market also returns this month with delicious snacks from local food vendors. Each food plate is $5 (cash only, please). Get tickets now for a discounted online price, $20 per person. Tickets are $5 more at the door. For an additional $6, you can experience our new premium exhibition, Grossology, an entire exhibition about the disgusting (yet fascinating) way the human body works. You can also experience a show in the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, the biggest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. LSC is a nonprofit organization, and when you make an additional $5 donation to support our programs for 91,000 students from at-risk communities, we’ll thank you with a ticket to one of our exhilarating shows. (Please make your donation in person at the event.)

Arts Unbound Inc., in collaboration with Essex Regional Educational Services Commission (ERESC) and Superintendent, Dr. Laurie Newell will host the 3rdAnnual Arts Accessible Festival in Fairfield, NJ. The purpose of the art festival is to create a safe and creative space for persons with disabilities and underscore the benefits of visual art in special needs communities through hands-on visual art workshops led by Arts Unbound instructors. The festival is free, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public. In 2017, the festival convened over 250 participants from schools serving special needs children, seniors, and organizations working adults with developmental and physical disabilities.  Each art activity is designed to inspire learning, increase skills and confidence, and engage the participant in developmentally appropriate creative expression. Due to the success of the festival the past two years, Arts Unbound will add more workshops to the program. Some of the workshops will include painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry-making, art games, etc. Informational booths for parents will be on hand, along with live music, games, and food The workshops will be led by Arts Unbound teaching artists, seniors and this year we will introduce one of our current students to help provide an art activity for the […]

Latest: Art & Museums Articles