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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Mask Policy Update:

Thank you for your patronage and support in these challenging times. The State of New Jersey has lifted universal indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings. Masking is still strongly encouraged if you have booked a reserved or guided programs in galleries and classroom spaces.

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Events At The Museum

Events Calendar

One World, One Sky
October 1/2 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Climate Change
1:00 pm  The Little Star that Could
2:00 pm  Laser Halloween
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
October 8 2022

Small Explorers: Seasons/Fall to Winter

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re reading “Tree” by Britta Teckentrup. We'll explore the galleries to find images of trees and seasons. You’ll make your own season changing trees and explore temperature changes. You’re in for a trip around the year as we explore the changes that happen in the natural world.

You must register to participate; registration deadline for this program is October 6.
Registration link: https://forms.office.com/g/j5wBCWxwWC

One World, One Sky
October 8 2022

Small Explorers Meet & Greet

12 – 1 PM

Meet Miss Sue, the Small Explorer Program Coordinator and get to know other Trenton families participating in the program. Fun activities and giveaways too!

One World, One Sky
October 8/9 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Climate Change
1:00 pm  The Little Star that Could
2:00 pm  Laser Halloween
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
October 15/16 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Climate Change
1:00 pm  The Little Star that Could
2:00 pm  Laser Halloween
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
October 19 2022

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

José Camacho & Matilda Forsberg
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

Laser Halloween
October 22/23 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Climate Change
1:00 pm  The Little Star that Could
2:00 pm  Laser Halloween
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
October 29/30 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Climate Change
1:00 pm  The Little Star that Could
2:00 pm  Laser Halloween
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
November 5/6 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
November 12 2022

Small Explorers: Oceans/Sharks

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re reading “Swimmy” by Leo Lionni. We’ll explore the Shark exhibit and learn about the creatures in the ocean. Make your own sea creature and check out the shark teeth. Come explore the deep blue sea. Don’t forget your mask and flippers!

Registration link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=0cN2UAI4n0uzauCkG9ZCp-Yw7wAdX6FJktquVvvjPalUNzFYVTRVTFpVN1ZXNzBCQzVCT0xCUUdYRy4u

Laser Halloween
November 12/13 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
November 16 2022

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Sinéad Hornak & ShinYoung An
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

Laser Halloween
November 19/20 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Season of Light
November 25 2022

Planetarium Shows

Black Friday public show schedule
10:30 am  Season of Light
11:30 am  Laser Holiday Magic!
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
November 26/27 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
December 3/4 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
December 10 2022

Small Explorers: Music/Drums

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re reading “When Max Found Two Sticks” by Brian Pinkney. We’ll see the drums of the Lenape and dance to the beat. Make your own instruments and try out your music and dance skills. Your feet will be tapping, your hands clapping and your heart beating with our drumming adventure!

Season of Light
December 10/11 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Holiday Magic!
December 17/18 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
December 27-30 2022

Planetarium Shows

Patriot’s Week Weekday Schedule
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)
10:30 am  Season of Light
11:30 am  Laser Holiday Magic!
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

Laser Halloween
December 31 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
January 14 2023

Small Explorers: Planetarium/Our Star and the Planets that love her.

9:45am or 11:00am - All sessions are in-person

This month in our Small Explorers program we’re reading “When Max Found Two Sticks” by Brian Pinkney. We’ll see the drums of the Lenape and dance to the beat. Make your own instruments and try out your music and dance skills. Your feet will be tapping, your hands clapping and your heart beating with our drumming adventure!

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
January 25 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Mashell Black & George Taylor
This month in our Small Explorers program we’re attending a planetarium showing of “Little Star that Could.” We’ll meet our star, the Sun and the eight planets that keep her company. Make your own telescope and look into the sky. The book will be “The Sun is My Favorite Star” by Frank Asch. You’re in for a trip out of this world!

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
February 22 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Megan Klim & Katrina Bello
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
March 22 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Theda Sandiford & Pam Cooper
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence, Artists Talk Series
April 19 2023

New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence
Artists Talk Series

12:15 pm  

Mark Ludak & Caroline Burton
Join us for a free lunchtime talk with artists featured in the "New Jersey Arts Annual: Reemergence" exhibition. Each event will feature two artists who will discuss their work in the context of the exhibition; programs will run for 45 minutes to one hour.

 

 

 


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