Museums and Art Galleries of Newark, Newark

Newark has a good reputation among cities from the east coast of the United States. Lots of Newark historical exhibitions await you in order to unveil their heritage that has travelled through centuries right up until the present day. Newark sends you a letter of invitation to visit its proud museums and art galleries whereby the remarkable history of this fair city is stored.
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Museums and Art Galleries of Newark Map

Guide Name: Museums and Art Galleries of Newark
Guide Location: USA » Newark (See other walking tours in Newark)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Author: AlexanderH
Newark Museum

1) Newark Museum (must see)

The Newark Museum is the largest museum in New Jersey. It holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world. The Newark Museum's Tibetan galleries are considered among the best in the world. The collection was purchased from Christian missionaries in the early twentieth century. The Tibetan galleries have an in-situ Buddhist altar that the Dalai Lama has consecrated.

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Paul Robeson Gallery

2) Paul Robeson Gallery

Paul Robeson Gallery, located within Rutgers University Campus, is a popular art center in Newark promoting freedom of artistic expression, cultural democracy and values of multicultural community. Changing exhibitions of the gallery often raise important questions about our world and society. Diverse, striking visual art objects are presented in a light, modern environment. Working in close partnership with the city's most prominent cultural and educational organization, Paul Robeson...   view more
Gallery Aferro

3) Gallery Aferro

Young and old are all welcome to visit Aferro Gallery, home to a fascinating world of contemporary art. Changing exhibitions of this large gallery display eye-catching artwork of prominent artists of the city, as well as emerging talents. The gallery is famous for providing workshop spaces for all those who want to get noticed on the cultural scene of the city. Gallery Aferro abounds in very diverse works and is a vast and interesting gallery. Its paintings features local, national and...   view more
Seed Gallery

4) Seed Gallery

The Seed Gallery is absolutely the most challenging art exposition in the Newark area. Its very bizarre paintings and expositions gently thrill every visitor. Its art has great subjectivity, fashion and uniqueness. Seed's gallery art works leaves an unforgettable impression upon any tourist and it is a must-see for the most inquisitive art visitor. The paintings in the Seed Gallery thrive on surrealistic and colorful elaborations. It is one of the famous galleries in Newark, thanks to its...   view more
Sumei Art Center

5) Sumei Art Center

The Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts center was founded due to the effort and initiation of a number of artists, musicians, designers, architects and poets in 1993, when this group of people intended to investigate the cultural taste of Newark, New Jersey and all of America. In the Sumei Arts Center you can find various exhibitions, including different kinds of educational presentations for both young, adult and old. Visit Newark's most awesome and diverse local arts center and be enlightened...   view more
Solo(s) Project House

6) Solo(s) Project House

Solo(s) Project House is a concept that purports to bring together various artists so that every one of them can give his contribution towards the creation of an art. Of course there are individual works where an artist creates his project through thought. The Solo house is surrounded from the inside with the most eccentric projects, giving it a high value of artistic history. Solo(s) house is a place where artists dwell and express themselves. Visiting Solo(s) project house will sharpen your...   view more
City Without Walls

7) City Without Walls

City Without Walls is an active organization that emerged in 1975. Since then, countless groups of artists proved their skills in the modern art of painting. City Without Walls offers the biggest and most exclusive collection of photography, printing works in the State. A variety of art sessions offers the viewer a most exciting show of contemporary art. The most intriguing art venue from Newark is City Without...   view more

Walking Tours in Newark, New Jersey

Create Your Own Walk in Newark

Create Your Own Walk in Newark

Creating your own self-guided walk in Newark is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Newark Historic Places Tour

Newark Historic Places Tour

Founded in 1666, Newark is home to numerous historic places, such as districts, buildings, parks, cemeteries and statuary. Many of its old constructions are veritable masterpieces and are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Take the next self-guided tour to find the most interesting historic sights in the city.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Newark, the most populous city of New Jersey, is a major transportation hub, but also home to a number of cultural and historic attractions. Among them the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), a venue for big-name concerts and shows, as well as Newark Museum, holding a vast collection of American paintings and sculptures. To learn what else is there to see in Newark, follow this orientation walk and find out.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km