Open Doors is introducing “clusters” for the first time this year. Festival events will be concentrated in one geographic are on each day of the festival: Thursday 10/12, University Heights; Friday 10/13, Market Street; Saturday 10/14, Halsey Street; Sunday 10/15, Gateway/Ironbound. For a guided tour to the hottest exhibits and bars/restaurants in each cluster daily, check out the Glambassador Passport on one day or for the entire festival (tickets available online now).
Participants in Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival’s M&T Bank Murals & Martinis™…and Music! Public Art Tour (Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., tickets available online now) will see city murals up close, get swag bags from Newark Happening, nosh on light bites by Tonnie’s Minis, enjoy “adult” sippy cups featuring Jerry’s Vodka, and get a sneak peak of the GRAMMY Museum Experience™Prudential Center followed by a reception.
How well do you know Newark? Can you answer the following questions without peaking?
Which historic Newark church was destroyed by aliens in 2005?
What recording artist went base jumping off of a canyon at the edge of Mulberry Street?
What is the location of the present-day Newark retail corridor that was once a burial ground?
Which Newark high school was the first of its kind in the entire country?
These answers and more fun facts in the “Fun Facts About Four Newark Places” video below! This year, Open Doors will introduce “clusters,” which will highlight one neighborhood’s worth of events each day. Learn a little bit more about the hyperlocal neighborhood you will encounter at the festival this year. WATCH:
Come face-to-face with some of the Newark’s amazing public arts during Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival’s M&T Bank Murals & Martinis™…and Music! Public ArtTour on Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase tickets online now.
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About Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival
NewarkArts’ signature celebration of the arts, Open Doors 16th season is October 12-15, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. Over four inspiring days, the city’s bustling arts scene will explode with an awe-inspiring array of exhibits, screenings, workshops, artist talks, performances, open studios and more! Visit newarkarts.org/opendoors for a complete schedule of events and visit brickcitylivetickets.com/newark-arts to purchase tickets for signature events.
About Newark Arts
NewarkArts’ mission is to power the arts to transform the lives of those who work, live and play in the great city of Newark, New Jersey. Established in 1981, NewarkArts advances and expands the resources and offerings of arts and cultural organizations in the great city of Newark, New Jersey. Newark Arts provides leadership, direction, and technical assistance through partnerships with artists, arts administrators, community organizations, community development corporations, planning groups, economic development agencies, and government agencies as well as the general public. For more information, visit www.newarkarts.org.