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PO Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625


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Program Calendar

July
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Tuesday
1
Wednesday
2
Thursday
3
Friday
4
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Monday
7
Museum Closed
Monday
14
Museum Closed
Monday
21
Museum Closed
Monday
28
Museum Closed
August
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Monday
4
Museum Closed
Monday
11
Museum Closed
Monday
18
Museum Closed
Monday
25
Museum Closed
Lunchtime Gallery Walk:
Aljira at 30: Dream and Reality

12:10 to 12:50 pm
Discover what led to the founding of Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, and hear four Aljira artists - Victor Davson, Rafael Sanchez, Fausto Sevila and Cicely Cottingham - discuss their works included in the exhibition.
Lunchtime Gallery Walk:
Aljira at 30: Dream and Reality

12:10 to 12:50 pm
Four artists - Jerry Gant, Grace Graupe-Pillard, Shaun Leonardo and Mary Valverde - who have exhibited and participated in programming at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, discuss their work and the importance of the Center to the art community.
One World, One Sky

10:00 am
Big Bird's adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo's friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the sun, moon and stars.
Laser Kid Power

11:00 am
The hottest artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-popping show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping!
Black Holes

1:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Is the Earth in danger of being pulled into one?
One World, One Sky

12:00 noon
Big Bird's adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo's friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the sun, moon and stars.
Laser Kid Power

1:00 pm
The hottest artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-popping show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping!
Stars!

2 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Black Holes

3:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
One World, One Sky

1:00 pm
Big Bird's adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo's friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the sun, moon and stars.
Laser Kid Power

2:00 pm
The hottest artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-popping show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping!
Black Holes

3:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
Reptile Exploration – The Philadelphia Zoo

11:30 am
Students come face to face with snakes, turtles, and crocodilians to learn about diverse reptilian lifestyles and the importance of these misunderstood animals in a variety of ecosystems.
Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt

2:00 pm
This picture book biography tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt (1868-1921), the woman who discovered more than 2,400 variable stars in addition to the "yardstick to the universe" used to make discoveries that changed the study of our galaxy and the universe.
Celebrate New Jersey’s 350 Birthday

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Explore 350 years of New Jersey history and many more throughout the Museum.
Ice Cream Cones for Sale!

2:00 pm
Learn about how the St. Louis World’s Fair popularized the ice cream cone in 1904 and the many people who took credit for the idea.