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2014 Press Releases



May 27, 2014

Newark Museum Presents Ready or Not--New Jersey Arts Annual: Fine Arts 2014
June 27 through September 7 Featuring 40 New Jersey-based Contemporary Artists  

The Newark Museum is presenting the 2014 edition of the New Jersey Arts Annual in Fine Art, Ready or Not, an exhibition featuring works by 40 New Jersey-based artists, at different points of their careers. 

 

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May 22, 2014

2014 NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PAUL ROBESON AWARD WINNERS
Winners of the 2014 Paul Robeson Film Awards, a biennial competition that recognizes up-and-coming black filmmakers, were announced this week. 

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May 8, 2014

NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL MARKS 4Oth ANNIVERSARY WITH LINE-UP OF STELLAR FILMS INCLUDING 2013 OSCAR WINNERS 12 YEARS A SLAVE and 20 FEET FROM STARDOM
Longest Running Cinema Genre Tribute made possible by Bank of America
The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), the longest-running black film festival in the United States, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a blockbuster lineup of films and documentaries, including winners of the biennial Paul Robeson Awards. 


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April 16, 2014

Newark Museum Names Sonnet Takahisa as Deputy Director of Education
Newark Museum Director and Chief Executive Officer Steven Kern has announced the appointment of Sonnet Takahisa as Deputy Director of Education, succeeding Ted Lind who retired in 2013.
 
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April 8, 2014

A Reinstallation Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Newark Museum’s Korean Galleries

Korea, Land of the Diamond Mountains Opens October 1, 2014
The Newark Museum is celebrating the silver anniversary of its Korean Galleries with a reinstallation of the gallery space. Korea, Land of the Diamond Mountains, which opens October 1, 2014, will feature 60 works that represent the Museum’s holdings of nearly 500 Korean objects, with additional objects on loan from private collections.

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March 13, 2014

The Maker Movement Comes to Town… Newark Museum hosts the Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire
The Maker Faire is coming to Newark! New Jersey’s first Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Newark Museum.

 

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January 23, 2014

The American Spirit: Norman Rockwell’s Artworks Continue National Tour at Newark Museum
An important exhibition that explores Norman Rockwell’s unparalleled role as an American icon-maker and storyteller will be on view at the Newark Museum from February 28 through May 26, 2014.

 

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January 10, 2014

BOARD NAMES STEVEN KERN TO HEAD NEWARK MUSEUM
Veteran Professional Selected After Six-Month National Search
Culminating a six-month national search, the Newark Museum Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of veteran museum professional Steven Kern as its new Director and Chief Executive Officer. 

 

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January 7, 2014

Original Vince Lombardi Trophy Comes Home to Newark
City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier Exhibition Showcases the Glittering Days When
Newark was the Center of Manufacturing with Gold and Silver 
For more than a century, the City of Newark was the thriving center of the precious metal industry in the United States and home to the design workshops of scores of famed jewelry goldsmiths and silversmiths such as Tiffany & Co. and Krementz.

 

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