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  • Skywriters

    • From: December 5, 2018 to June 16, 2019 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    • Admission: Free with Museum Admission ($15 Adults, $8 Children, Seniors & Students; Newark Residents Free)
    • Location: Newark Museum
    • Address: 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

    Now playing at the Dreyfuss Planetarium thru June 16, 2019, Wednesday – Sunday at 4 pm Kambui Olujimi’s Wayward North Project Recommended for adults and children ages 12 and up (22 minutes) A new media installation and exhibition by Brooklyn artist Kambui Olujimi. A short fulldome video commissioned specifically for the Museum’s Dreyfuss Planetarium, Skywriters is the latest work in Olujimi’s Wayward North project. It is an immersive work of art, a collage of time and space that brings his mythic narrative brilliantly to life against the night sky of the planetarium’s dome. Constellations, a related series of 12 lithographs, introduces visitors to many of the characters and key events in Olujimi’s contemporary heroic tale. Skywriters will be screened in the Dreyfuss Planetarium at 4 pm daily. It is free with Museum admission, but ticketing is required. The Constellations exhibit will be on display in the Garden Passage adjacent to the Planetarium. PLANETARIUM ADMISSION: Tickets are required; available free at the front desk upon entering the Museum. General Museum Admission: Adults: $15, U.S. and Canadian Veterans & their families with valid ID: $8; Children, Seniors, as well as Teachers & Students with valid IDs: $8 (2 years and younger: FREE) We suggest arriving an hour early to get tickets; shows begin promptly and latecomers will not be admitted.