Ticketed & RSVP Required Spotlight Events


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Glambassador Art/Bar Crawl Passport, Thursday, Oct. 12th through Sunday, Oct. 15th
Danny Simmons’ disRUPT: Newark, Thursday, Oct. 12th
M & T Bank Murals and Martinis…and Music!, Saturday, October 14th, 11AM to 3PM
Sound + Bombing: Music. Art. Skate., Saturday, October 14th, 12 noon to 5PM
i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s, for colored girls, Saturday, October 14th
Newark Arts Presents: “A Conversation With…”, Sunday, October 15th, 10AM to 12 noon

Glambassador Art/Bar Crawl Passport

Event Details

Four nights. Four clusters. Four unique guided experiences. Hop from amazing galleries and art venues to the city’s top bars and lounges, all while experiencing entertainment, lively conversation and laughs alongside Newark’s Creative Class. A different itinerary every night!


University Heights Cluster Crawl, Thursday, October 126 to 10 pm
6 pm – Urban Grit II, III, Fownders, 48 Norfolk St (complimentary wine and Munchies samples)
6:30 pm – Urban Grit I, Fowders Art Space, Sussex Ave and Newark St (complimentary wine)
7:15 pm – Intrinsic Cafe, 5 Sussex Avenue (2 for $5 bubble teas)
7:45 pm – Kati Vilim, PLEXITY, Robeson Campus Center Gallery, 350 Dr. Blvd Blvd 1st Floor
8:15 pm – Willie Cole: Made in Newark, CoAD Gallery at NJIT, 367 Dr. MLK Blvd
9 pm – Danny Simmons disRupt, Fownders Gallery, 2 Wellington Way (complimentary Jerry’s Vodka cocktails)
Market St Cluster Crawl, Friday, October 13, 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Sponsored by Jerry’s Vodka
5:30 pm – Famous, 225 Washington St. (complimentary Jerry’s Vodka cocktail)
6 pm – Art & Artifacts and Index Art Center, 233-237 Washington St (complimentary wine and beer)
6:45 pm – Suite 304, 304 University (complimentary Jerry’s Vodka cocktail)
7:15 – Gallery Aferro, 73 Market Street (complimentary Jerry’s Vodka cocktail)
8 pm – Femme Curator Arts presents LEVITATE: Overcoming Gravity, Gallery 211, 211 Halsey St, #2 (complimentary cocktails)
8:30 pm – Redd’s Biergarten, 220 Market St (complimentary Jerry’s Vodka cocktail)
Halsey Street South/Lincoln Park, Saturday, October 14, 5pm to 9 pm
5 pm – Fires of Rebellion Pop Up, 42 William St (complimentary wine)
5:45 pm – Chateau of Spain, 11 Franklin Street (10% off all cocktails)
6:30 pm – La Rouge Restaurant and Lounge, 972 Broad St, ($5 LIT and $5 any house drink)
7:15 pm – Urban Dimension The Façade at Lincoln Park, 2 Beecher St
7:45 pm – i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s, for colored girls, City Without Walls, 6 Crawford St. (complimentary wine)
8:30 pm – Womyn: The Co Lab at Allure Lounge, 417 Halsey St. ($7 martinis)


Gateway/Ironbound Cluster, Sunday, October 15, 2:30 to 6:30 pm
2:30 pm – Wine and Dine with the Animodules, Barat Foundation One Gateway Center (complimentary wine)
3:15 pm – Open Studios, Gateway Project Spaces, 2 Gateway Center – (complimentary bubbly brunch)
4:15 pm – Open Studios, Dietz Building, 60-64 Union St, (complimentary refreshments)
5:15 pm – Ironbound UNBOUND No. 9, Prospect Firestation Gallery, 56 Prospect St (complimentary wine, beer)
6 pm – Hell’s Kitchen, 150 Lafayette St (complimentary Apple Whiskey shots)

Weeklong Bar Crawl Passport – $75
Crawl By Day – $20 Wristband

Danny Simmons’ disRUPT: Newark

Event Details

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 – Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Curated by Noah Kane-Smalls
Opening Reception
Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Fownders Gallery, Two Wellington Way, Newark 071103
Sponsored by JERRY’S Vodka, Munchies by Antonio and Novartis
The 16th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival kicks off with an exciting solo exhibit from internationally renowned abstract expressionist Danny Simmons, entitled “disRUPT: Newark”. Curated by Noah Kane-Smalls, the exhibit title is inspired by the intersection of tech / art / social impact.
Munchies by Antonio and Fownders Gallery artist/owner Sebastian Ferreira will host the exhibit at his gallery space in the University Heights Cluster.

Free Registration

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M&T Bank Murals and Martinis™…and Music! Public Art Tour

Event Details

Saturday, October 14th, 11AM to 3PM

Take a VIP tour bus ride with a Newark Arts vibe! See an amazing array of public art while enjoying light bites and “adult” sippy cups en route. Must be 21 and over. Ticket required.

10:30 AM Check in at Championship Plaza (Market Street and Edison Place), Board Buses
11:00 AM Departure for Public Art Tour
1:00 PM Cocktail Reception at Prudential Center
2:00 PM GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center Tour

$75 Early Bird Tickets until September 30
$85 Regular Tickets on sale October 1.

Sneak Preview GRAMMY MUSEUM EXPERIENCE™ Prudential Center

Join Newark Arts for a post-public art tour cocktail reception and sneak preview of the GRAMMY MUSEUM EXPERIENCE™ Prudential Center before it even opens!

Exclusive to Public Art Tour attendees only.


Sound + Bombing: Music. Art. Skate.

Event Details

Saturday, October 14th, 12 noon to 5PM

The first annual Open Doors Sound+Bombing event is where art meets skate culture! Hosted in partnership with the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District and Newark Riverfront Revival, this event will be held at a secret location to be announced to those who RSVP.


Free Registration

Registration will open soon!

i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s, for colored girls.

Event Details

Saturday, October 14th
The Halsey Street South Cluster activates on Saturday, October 14th! Join us as we head down to  City Without Walls in “Lincoln Park After Dark” where celebrated playwright Dr. Ntozake Shange’s famous choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, will be the inspiration for curator Peter (Souleo) Wright’s exhibition “i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s, for colored girls.”  Special meet and greet appearance by Dr. Ntozake Shange!
VIP Reception Event 6pm-9pm
City Without Walls, 6 Crawford Street, Newark, NJ

Free Registration

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Newark Arts presents: “A Conversation With…”

Event Details

Sunday, October 15th, 10AM to 12 noon
Project for Empty Space, 2 Gateway Ctr, Newark, NJ

Get inspired at a a curated conversation on the relationship between art and social impact moderated by Sharnita Johnson, Arts Program Director at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Noted panelists include award winning playwright, Dr. Ntozake Shange, internationally renowned visual artist, Danny Simmons, audience diversification expert, Donna Walker-Kuhne and and Chief Technology Officer of Fownders, Anthony Delgado.

$45 Ticket



Arrive early! The Making Strides of Newark Breast Cancer Walk is also the morning of Sunday, Oct 15 th.
Check details here and please be aware: 
Making Strides Of Newark

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