The Newark Museum of Art is open!
The Museum is operating under limited capacity. All visitors, including Members, Newark Residents, and affiliate partners must reserve timed tickets in advance. There will be no on-site ticket sales.
In compliance with Mayor Baraka and the City of Newark’s Executive Order on May 19, all visitors, aged 12 and up, to large cultural and recreation venues in Newark, including The Newark Museum of Art, must be fully vaccinated to gain entrance to the Museum. Note: Full vaccination means a minimum of two weeks after your second shot for Moderna and Pfizer and after the one shot for Johnson & Johnson.
As part of planning your visit, please be prepared to show proof of vaccination with copy of vaccination card or photo, along with personal identification. For children 12-16, identification is not required. This ordinance includes both the Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Garden and inside the Museum. This applies to all visitors, including Members of the Museum.
This order is in effect until further notice.
Ticket holders who choose to cancel their visit can request a refund. Visit the Eventbrite website or app and follow their instructions. Or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, email, ticket day and time, and number of tickets to be refunded.
For your safety, high-touch and small-space areas will remain closed, including Ballantine House, Planetarium, Dynamic Earth, MakerSpace, Fire Museum, and the Museum’s 1784 Old Stone School House. The garden will be open during opening hours.
As you plan your visit, we would like to share key information and guidelines to help everyone have a great and safe experience at the Museum.
If you have questions regarding your visit, please contact us at email@example.com.
BEFORE YOUR VISIT
Thursday through Sunday, 10am–11am — Members and Member Guests only
Thursday through Sunday, 11am–5pm — All Visitors
Early entry is one of the many benefits that an NMOA membership offers. Learn more about becoming an NMOA Member today.
The Museum is open on Juneteenth and closed on July 4.
Visitor with Disability
Senior (with valid ID)
Student (with valid ID)
Member – Child (Family level)
Guests of Members (Patron level and above)
Newark Students & Residents (with valid ID)
Membership cards and other applicable IDs will be verified upon entry.
For group reservations please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Click here to make your reservation
- Select the type and number of tickets
- Receive your confirmation email with your ticket(s)
- Print or save your ticket(s)
THE DAY OF YOUR VISIT
The Museum is located at 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102-3176. Click here for a map of the Museum campus.
Parking is available next to the Museum for a $10 fee, with entrances located on Washington Street and Central Avenue. Payment is through Pay by App and Text to Pay. Follow payment instructions displayed on-site. Cash payment is not available. This process might be different for some Museum events.
Members with a Complimentary Parking Pass do not need to use the app to reserve parking. They may display their pass in the windshield of their vehicle to receive the free parking benefit.
We are committed to making our collections, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all. For more information visit newarkmuseumart.org/accessibility.
Enter the Museum through the accessible ramp located to the right of the Bamberger Entrance on Washington Street.
Elevators within the Museum are located in the following places:
- Main Building: Left side of the Welcome Center
- North Wing: Near the Atrium on all floors
Accessible restrooms are located near the North Wing elevators on all floors.
The Museum has taken new precautions to ensure the health safety of everyone.
- Ticket holders may arrive up to 15 minutes before or 45 minutes past their ticket time. Visitors may stay in the Museum until closing. There is no re-entry.
- Visitors must enter the Museum via the ramp facing Washington Street, to the right of the Bamberger Entrance. The Bamberger Entrance is temporarily an exit only.
- Please have your vaccination card (or photo of vaccination card) and photo ID ready to present upon entry. All visitors age 12+ must show proof of vaccination.
- Please have your digital or printed ticket ready to show to our Visitor Experience Assistant. You can find your digital ticket(s) in your confirmation email, your Eventbrite tickets page, or via your Eventbrite app. Membership cards and other applicable IDs will be verified upon entry.
- Everyone must have their temperature screened upon entry. Anyone with a temperature above 100.4°F will be asked to visit the Museum at a later date.
- Everyone over the age of 2 must wear a face covering, covering your mouth and nose while on Museum grounds.
- Everyone must maintain physical distance of six feet from other parties visiting the Museum.
- All visitors must adhere to these guidelines at all times.
Visitors are encouraged to wander through the galleries, engage with gallery staff, and participate in immersive experiences. For the security and safety of each other and the collection, all visitors must observe the following general guidelines while visiting the Museum:
- Refrain from touching any art or artifacts on display.
- Eating and drinking is permitted in designated areas only. No food or drink in the galleries.
- Walk. Do not run.
- Children must not be left unattended in any area of the Museum.
- Backpacks may be carried on the person’s front only or left in the lockers available for visitors.
- Bulky coats may be worn or carried on the person’s front only or left in the lockers available for visitors.
- Large or wet umbrellas must be left the lockers available for visitors.
- Skateboards, roller skates, and rollerblades are not permitted in the galleries and must be left in the lockers available for visitors.
- Our galleries are stroller friendly!
- We love your pets, but only service animals are permitted on Museum grounds.
- The Museum cannot accept, sell, donate, or appraise any personal piece of art or artifact. For more information regarding gifts in kind, please contact us at email@example.com.
During public hours, students and visitors are welcome to make sketches of works of art from the Museum’s collection. The following guidelines must be followed:
- Works may be sketched using graphite pencil only. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, ink, felt tip, pastel, colored pencil, crayon, and charcoal, are not permitted.
- Size of paper or board may not exceed 16 x 20 in.
- No easels may be used. Pad, paper, and board must be handheld.
- Doorways and corridors must be kept clear for safety reasons. The sketcher must always remain a reasonable distance away from artworks, without leaning on walls, other artwork, or pedestals. Other visitors must always have access to artworks.
- Classes or groups of 3 or more who wish to sketch must contact the Museum in advance to arrange a date. There may be a limit to the number of people permitted to sketch simultaneously in certain galleries or installations.
Visitors are encouraged to take photographs in Museum galleries, under the following conditions:
- Please do not take photos of works where a “No Photography” symbol appears on any label or near any object.
- Visitors may photograph using handheld cameras and existing lighting only. Flash photography, camera bags, tripods, selfie-sticks, additional lights or extension cords are prohibited. Photography must not interfere with museum operations or limit access to entrances/exits, doorways, and other high traffic areas. A distance of at least three feet from all works of art must be maintained.
- Photography is allowed for noncommercial, educational, and personal use only, or for “fair use” as authorized in the United States copyright laws. Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever.
The Museum makes no warranties or representations and assumes no responsibility for any claims, royalties or fees claimed by the artist, on his or her behalf, or by any other person claiming a copyright or other interest in the work being reproduced.
The Office of The Newark Museum of Art Rights and Reproductions Registrar also has high quality photographs of collection objects available for students and scholars to use for lecture, study, and publication. To reproduce professional images, for further copyright information, or for permission to reproduce any works in the Museum’s collection, please contact or for photo shoots or other media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about any of our protocols during your visit, please speak to a member of our Visitor Experience staff.
Opening soon. Lockers available in the Welcome Center.
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AFTER YOUR VISIT
The Museum is committed to creating a welcoming experience for everyone, your feedback ensures how we improve upon that. You will receive an email with a short survey a day or two after your visit; please fill it out at your convenience.
We hope you can visit us again soon! In the meantime, stay connected to the Museum with virtual and on-site programs coming this summer. Visit our calendar for updates.
Complimentary tickets are offered to these affiliate partners:
Corporate Member – up to 2 tickets (must show valid employee ID)
City of Newark Employee – 1 ticket (must show valid employee ID)
Bank of America / Merril Lynch cardholders (first full weekend of every month only) – 1 ticket (must show Bank of America / Merril Lynch debit or credit card, or proof of account)
Sotheby's Preferred – up to 4 tickets (must show valid Sotheby’s Preferred card)
Reciprocal Members of ARMN, MARP, NARM, ROAM – up to 2 tickets (must show valid membership card)
Members of Liberty Science Center (select days only) – up to 2 adult tickets and 4 child tickets (must show valid membership card)
Museum Professional – up to 2 tickets (must show valid museum employee ID)
AAM Member – up to 2 tickets (must show valid AAM card)
ICOM Member – up to 2 tickets (must show valid ICOM card)
Press – 1 ticket (must show valid press card)
U.S. Military – tickets for household (must show valid ID or Blue Star card)
Families First – tickets for household (must show valid Families First card)
Medical aide or companion – 1 ticket