Prudential Center’s free screening of Soul on Ice: Past, Present & Future on Sunday, February 12th will explore the history of black players in the NHL. After the screening, stay for a panel featuring Willie O’Ree, the NHL’s first black player; Devils forward Devante Smith-Pelly; former Devils captain Bryce Salvador; former player and television analyst Anson Carter; and Damon Kwame Mason, the film’s director.
Women in Media-Newark has announced the opening of its art exhibit “Women in the World: A Visual Perspective,” which will be on display at three separate locations, including two in Newark: Rutgers University-Newark’s Paul Robeson Art Galleries, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s (NJPAC) Victoria Lobby.
The Newark Museum is opening three installations on February 22 that highlight its Decorative Arts collection, including one Newark-centric installation.
Newark Public Library has announced a series of upcoming programs to commemorate Black History Month, in addition to a series of ongoing exhibits that are currently running at the library. All programs are free and open to the public.
Newark Print Shop will celebrate its new digs tonight with the launch of their first group exhibition, entitled “Transitions,” on Friday, February 3rd from 6 to 9 p.m.
Join community gardeners, urban farmers, food entrepreneurs and cooking enthusiasts at Greater Newark Conservancy for the 6th Annual Beds & Breakfast Winter Seminar on Saturday, February 25th.
Newark Museum will dedicate Second Sunday this February to commemorating Black History Month.
In anticipation of the relocation and reinstallation of its Arts of Global Africa collection in November 2017, the Newark Museum is debuting a newly acquired video installation by artist William Kentridge, What Will Come (2007). The installation will be on view in the Arts of Global Africa’s dedicated space for video art from January through May 2017.
On Saturday, January 21, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. the Newark Public Library will present the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture. Author Howard Dodson will speak about the state of the country in his presentation “Becoming America: From Obama to Trump,” in Centennial Hall, at the Main Library.
The Newark Museum is giving locals the opportunity to “rediscover what unites them” by offering free admission this Friday, January 20th, on the day Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The event is billed specifically as an Inauguration Day event.