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Arts & Museums
Come to the Newark Museum to immerse yourself in a world of art, beauty and innovation. Exhibits are not restricted to fine art but also include installation art and artifact exhibits. Besides the quintessential features of a museum, the Newark Museum goes a step further to make your experience extraordinary. From a well-equipped library open to the public by appointment to curator-led museum tour podcasts that can be downloaded from their website, the Museum endeavors to take the visitor on a great trip. It also conducts art appreciation workshops for kids and adults.
Built in 1914, the Montclair Art Museum is housed inside an architecturally stunning heritage building that entices visitors with its portico and neo-classical columns. The art collection is one of the most comprehensive in the region, and art lovers are assured an interesting time here. A massive hall with natural highlight can be hired by corporates for luncheons, seminars and private parties. Check website for more on the collections as well as upcoming events and exhibitions.
Take a tour of the Woodruff House and the Eaton Store Museum and explore the beautifully restored home. Managed by the Hillside Historical Society, it was included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Located in Liberty State Park, the Liberty Science Center stimulates learning and enhances the mind's natural state of thinking. There are several thematic exhibition areas covering topics that vary from evolution to architecture. Our Hudson Home, the da Vinci Surgical Robot Exhibit, Infection Connection and Skyscraper! Achievement & Impact are just some of the interactive exhibitions at LSC. These exhibitions allow kids to gain information and develop hands-on experience related to the topics. The center also houses the country's largest IMAX® Dome Theater, which is 88 feet (26.82 meters) in diameter and seats 400. A top-notch event space is available for private events, with upscale catering and a gorgeous view.
Museum of Russian Art, often abbreviated to MoRA, was established in 1980 in Jersey City's Paulus Hook neighborhood. The aim of this museum is to get Western audience acquainted with Russian art works. Major artworks exhibited here were sourced from a human rights promoter, Alexander Glezer’s personal collection. Works by Ernst Neizvestny, Vladimir Nemukhin, Alexander Kharitonov, Evgeny Kropivnitsky, Dmitry Krasnopevtsev and others, have been displayed here. Operational hours of the museum vary according to exhibitions; check website for further information.
Ellis Island is shadowed by the Statue of Liberty that punctuates Liberty Island. Between 1892 and 1954, over 12 million immigrants disembarked on Ellis Island, thus pioneering the immigration movement that is of significant importance to the country's history. The Main Building boasts splendid architecture, reminiscent of the Beaux Arts style. In 1990, the abandoned establishment was restored as the Immigration Museum. Spanning over three floors, it is home to a well-preserved collection of photographs, videos, artifacts and interactive exhibits that reflect American heritage. Explore the Wall of Honor that is engraved with a partial list of names of processed immigrants.
The former home of the 22nd President of the United States, Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908), has been opened to the public as a museum since the early 20th Century. Grover Cleveland Birthplace is the only dedication of its kind to Cleveland. The house was established in 1832, reflecting local vernacular architecture. The home was also used as a worship place of the Caldwell Presbyterian Church Manse, a congregation led by Stephen Grover's father, Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland. In the 1900s, the house was restored to its original splendor, with rooms and decor retained as it was. Visitors can get a glimpse into the early life of Stephen Grover Cleveland at this site.
Located in Chelsea, David Zwirner's Gallery is a must-visit for those looking to see works by established and upcoming artists. The establishment encourages innovation, and you'll find works of prominent names including, Luc Tuymans and Neo Rauch displayed in it's spacious premises. The photography section is noteworthy, with realistic shots and some really eye-catching displays.
The 303 is not your regular gallery, so if you think your visit is going to be boring, you are wrong! This place hosts solo and group exhibitions and at times even art fairs. Sue Williams, David Thorpe and Edgar Bryan are some of the world famous artists who have displayed their works here. Laylah Ali gave her first solo show here in February, 2005.
Located in Snug Harbor Cultural Center, the Noble Maritime Collection has managed to preserve and study maritime history. Navigators and researchers from all over the world showcase their findings here. The main purpose of the museum is to preserve and promote the historical writings, and arts of marine artist John A. Nobel. Ship models, rare maritime collections and Noble's houseboat studio are to be seen here.
ACA, which stands for American Contemporary Artists, is a haven for contemporary American and European art specializing in 19th and 20th Century works, which include sculptures in addition to paintings and drawings. If specific art movements interest you, then the several creations in American Impressionism, Social Realism, Abstract Expression, Stieglitz Circle, and the like will leave you more than content. Established back in 1932, ACA exhibitions even today draw a lot of attention and crowd, mostly because of the names they represent, Benny Andrews, Judy Chicago, Jan Green and a host of other art professionals. A visit to one of their exhibitions will definitely give you a new insight into art, so just keep a watch for the upcoming dates and venues!
The Elizabeth Dee gallery is located in Chelsea, better known as New York's art district. They showcase art work of artists who are world renowned. The contemporary art work displayed here belongs to different time periods. Have a look at life through the artists' view in different time frames.This gallery offers creators which a chance to showcase their talents and skills.