PROGRAM GUIDE

Below is the digital program guide from Arts Ed Newark. Access information on in-school, afterschool, weekend and professional development programs offered by our partners. You can filter by ages served, art forms, program type, and cost. We hope it helps parents, students, teachers, and administrators access more arts programming here in Newark.

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Trauma-Informed Care & the Arts Peer Learning Community

For those who have completed AEN's Trauma-Informed Care and the Arts Series have the opportunity to work with one another to create a Peer Learning Community. Throughout the 5 sessions, we will share Trauma-Informed Care/Healing Centered arts program/classroom models, provide opportunities for participants to discuss and build on their own success and collectively unpack and strategize around challenges to implement trauma informed principles and create healing centered spaces.

Eligibility: ALL who completed the AEN Trauma-Informed Care & the Arts Training Series. Priority will be given to those who serve Newark youth.

Dates: Mondays (4-6 pm) - 2/14, 3/14, 4/9, 5/11, and 6/6 via ZOOM
We ask that you commit to attending all 5 sessions.

Note: A $200 stipend will be provided to those who attend all 5 sessions.

Mayuri Chandra

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BON APPETITE

During this program students will become an Arts Visionary and learn about food through cultural exploration, experiments, and healthy cooking. Students will explore the many ways in which science, health/wellness, and urban agriculture impact their lives, family, and the communities around them through STEAM. Grow/contribute to a community garden. Learn about plants, animals, food, and how science is a study of culinary arts. The program can ran for 30, 12, or 6 weeks.

Fallon Davis

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HANDS-ON S.T.E.A.M WORKSHOPS

We have developed an interactive outdoor or virtual learning experience for Black and Brown students. The program provides four (4) different hands-on S.T.E.A.M activities in a green space (ideally) or virtually allowing students, schools, and community members to enjoy learning in a new way. Virtual programs will be supplied kits ahead of time. Our programs are designed around the national S.T.E.A.M standards, always incorporate the Expressive Arts, and touch on topics like Environmental Justice, Social Justice, and Holistic Health & Wellness. Our goal is to provide thought provoking programming to dismantle the misrepresentations of blacks in S.T.E.A.M fields. We want to educate students on the endless possibilities they have for their futures, give them a voice and platform to be valued and protected, and provide a creative and innovative approach to virtual and in-person learning. These programs are customizable. They can be (1) event or a series of programs.

Fallon Davis

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Customized Programming

Customized programming to fit Organizations needs:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunityArtsInstituteRegistration

D. Gent

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Online Piano Lessons

Keys 2 Success is an organization that brings quality music education to Pre-K to 8th-grade students in the most underserved areas of Newark. Our free, daily piano lessons are delivered in a group setting in the students' own environment, where teachers and volunteers work to remove barriers and support students as they develop into future leaders.

Small group piano and theory lessons are held 5 days a week ONLINE at 4PM, 5PM, 6PM, and 7PM. Children are required to attend at least 3 days each week and perform at a minimum of two online or in-person performances throughout the year.

Jee-Hoon Krska

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Theater Summer Session 2022

A fun, comprehensive, and enlightening, theatrical educational experience. Our newly redesigned and re-envisioned Theater Arts Education Department is debuting a new format. Our highly accomplished professional teaching artists guide students as they discover, create and grow into well-rounded theater artists. Whatever their age or experience level, students will be sure to get the support needed to succeed.
All students will participate in core classes according to their age, and placement level.
Core classes include; Improvisation, Comedy, and Playreading, as well as the Community(optional) and Showcase times.
Our exciting and diverse class offerings expose students to the foundational pillars of Acting and Musical Theater.
Students registering for Musical theater participate in core classes as well as musical theater dance (MT) choreography & singing.
Students registering for Acting, participate in core classes as well as movement for the actor & vocal production.

E~ Bradshaw

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Glass Art Summer Camp

Have fun at Glass Art Summer Camp! Registration is now open for several new sessions! Campers will create various glass art projects as they are introduced to the processes of Flameworking, Kilnforming, Mosaics, and Glassblowing.

No prior experience is necessary for any camp. Full and half day options available; lunch not included.

​AGE 10-18 years old, all camps, except glassblowing.
Campers must be 12 years old to register for glassblowing camp.
LOCATION 10 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102
We are located between Halsey and Washington Streets, one block south of the
Newark Museum and 5 blocks from NJ Transit’s Broad Street station
TO REGISTER Register at glassroots.org/summer-glass-camp, or call 973-353-9555.

Richard Paz

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Arts For Kids Coders

By the end of this course, students will be able to develop complex programs with the Block
Canvas and rewrite simple block programs in JavaScript. Students will demonstrate a mastery of
block programming by manipulating sensors, loops, and conditionals. Students oriented toward Artistic expression will follow a different track with a completely different robot that operates the exact same way other robot. Accordingly, all knowledge learned is completely transferable due to the software, and operations covered. The only difference is the robot used: round vs a rover type device. The round robot can be dipped in water paint, programmed, and students will be able to create their Art using code and creativity using the same functions used with the other robots and hardware. Email us to learn more!

Vincent B. Ector

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Early Childhood Workshops

Arts For Kids Early Childhood workshops consist of a series of developmental workshops in Music, Movement, and Drama that require active, hands-on participation from the educator/parent and child. Participants are exposed to phonemic awareness, sequencing, math, colors, shapes and numerous other research-based early childhood educational concepts taught through the use of the arts.

Vincent B. Ector

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Music Composition Through Technology

Feel like a professional producer by learning how to use a web-based music production program that allows even non-musicians to create music. This program works on all computer operating systems (pcs/macs) and syncs with mobile devices (android/iphone) as well. Students will learn how to arrange and edit tracks, along with basic production skills such as adding automation, equalization (EQ), compression, and reverb to add a unique identity to their songs. By the end of the residency, each student would have recorded an original music composition in a genre of their choosing. Students will also learn to create their own podcasts. Learn about this exciting computer program and how you can incorporate it into your curriculum to integrate technology and the arts.

Vincent B. Ector

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What's In Your Hand Digital Photography Workshop

The mobile phone has become the new “vox populi,” the voice of the people. It is an indispensable tool that we use to document our daily lives and experiences. The objective of the “What’s In Your Hand” workshop is to use the cell phone to create still-life assemblage art with objects that are important in your personal life and history. Students will create a narrative by placing flat and three-dimensional objects in their hand and photographing the composition with a cell phone.

The workshop will experiment with available light, flash, sunlight, and black and white images. We will also explore editing techniques with the phones editing system.

This remote workshop is offered on the Zoom platform, and it is an excellent arts project for teenagers and adults. All materials are supplied by the participants.

Vincent B. Ector

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Glass Art Summer Camp

Have fun at Glass Art Summer Camp! Registration is now open for several new sessions! Campers will create various glass art projects as they are introduced to the processes of Flameworking, Kilnforming, Mosaics, and Glassblowing.

No prior experience is necessary for any camp. Full and half day options available; lunch not included.

​AGE 10-18 years old, all camps, except glassblowing.
Campers must be 12 years old to register for glassblowing camp.
LOCATION 10 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102
We are located between Halsey and Washington Streets, one block south of the
Newark Museum and 5 blocks from NJ Transit’s Broad Street station
TO REGISTER Register at glassroots.org/summer-glass-camp, or call 973-353-9555.

Richard Paz

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Afterschool Arts Institute

Fall Into FUN with our afterschool Arts institute located in Elizabeth, NJ.

Admin

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Afterschool Arts Institute

We have carefully planned our Afterschool Institute 2021 - 22 Program for you. We have had to make some class opportunities changes due to the current health climate that we are in, but hope that there are a variety of classes for you and your child to select from. Please contact our office if you have any questions. Welcome Back!

Admin

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School Residencies

Students thrive in the Spotlight.
Bring NJPAC teaching artists right to your classroom for multiple sessions. Our residencies are designed to serve up to 30 students for one classroom and can be delivered in person or virtual. To make things even easier, you’ll have a dedicated program manager to help you every step of the way.

Why choose NJPAC residencies?

Flexible to meet your needs
Affordable pricing structure
NJPAC-trained artist faculty
All programs meet or exceed National and State Standards
We’re New Jersey’s regional provider for National Arts Education Program
We provide a program manager to help you fully integrate the residency into your school

Contact us for grade requirements

Kim Washington

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Schooltime Performances (Virtual Fall)

Take a trip to the theater.

There’s no need to get on the bus and travel to NJPAC to see a world-class performance… now, students can take a field trip, right from home! Along with a variety of online performances to choose from, we also offer comprehensive Teacher Resource Guides to help you plan your curriculum, as well as pre-and post-performance workshops and talkbacks to deepen the experience.

Why do schools choose NJPAC?

The easy online viewing experience
Access to diverse, world-class artists and performances
Comprehensive Teacher Resource Guides
Pre- and post-performance workshops and talkbacks

Kim Washington

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NJSO Youth Orchestras

Coached by NJSO musicians, the NJSO Youth Orchestras give qualified middle- and high-school students—especially Black and Latinx youth in the Greater Newark area—unparalleled opportunities to achieve personal and musical excellence.

Youth Orchestras rehearse on select Saturdays from October—June. Depending on ensemble placement, activities take place between the hours of 9:30 am–3:30 pm.

In 2021–22, in-person rehearsals will take place at John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in person. There is a virtual-only option for students who are not vaccinated.

Students interested in joining the program should email education@njsymphony.org to inquire about openings. There are opportunities for students in grades 4-11 ranging from beginner string instruction to advanced symphony orchestra.

Joanna Borowski

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Virtual Field Trip

NMOA virtual field trips connect to classroom curriculum and New Jersey State standards. Each virtual experience is fun, social, and educational through observations, games, writing, drawing, and movement with live Museum educators.
For more information, please visit https://newarkmuseumart.org/program/field-trips-virtual/

Rey Arvelo

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On-Site Field Trips

Designed to include our permanent collection, Planetarium, and special exhibitions, our programs provide curriculum connection in all subject areas.

Field trips help students understand classroom topics, retain content, build visual literacy, and connect personally with authentic objects. Programs are offered Wednesday – Friday at 9:30am, 11:15am, and 12:30pm | Duration: 45-75 minutes. | Capacity: 25 students max. | Advance registration is required at least one month in advance. | A 90-minute tour that includes artmaking is also available.

For more information, please visit https://newarkmuseumart.org/program/field-trips/

Shirley Thomas

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Tiny Steps

This is a fun and energetic introduction to tap and ballet for boys and girls. Body alignment and spatial awareness, responsiveness to music and ballet vocabulary are woven into the interactive and fun experiences that delight young dancers.
It all begins with a single step...tiny, tiny steps!

Richard Marshall

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Student Empowerment Through SEL in Music Education

Save The Music, in partnership with the Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning, has launched a new professional learning program specifically geared towards teaching music educators how to embed social emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom. Student Empowerment Through SEL in Music Education includes nine, monthly webinars from September 2021 to May 2022. The webinars are free to attend and tailored for music educators but are also relevant for student musicians, parents and families, as well as music education advocates. All those interested in SEL in music education are welcome to join!

Rebecca Hof

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Young Audiences Assemblies

Young Audiences offers a variety of Assembly programs developed to increases awareness and appreciation of different cultures, backgrounds, and points of view. Young Audiences Assembly programs are delivered directly to school communities. Partners can select amongst through 3 easily accessible Assembly formats, In-Person, Live Virtual, or Pre-Recorded On Demand.

For More details visit: https://www.yanjep.org/program-type/performances-assembly/

Donnajean Reckelhoff

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KEEP ART ALIVE

During this program students will explore the many ways in which art is alive through an art curriculum that engages students through STEAM. The program explores how we keep art alive through our identities, how we function and participate in our communities, and how we sustain them using the resources within our reach. Throughout the program students will explore color therapy, anatomy, sculpture through community building, and environmental art installations. It can run for 30 weeks, 12 weeks, or 6 weeks.

Fallon Davis

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I AM MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Is a S.T.E.A.M Mentorship program centered around the art of self, self-empowerment, self-identity, self-expression, self-awareness, and self-love. This program can be ran in 6 or 12 weeks.

Fallon Davis

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RADICAL EDUCATOR PD

Taking mentorship, healing, and creativity in education to the next level. Designed with the student in mind, a Radical educator can be a parent, schoolteacher, seasoned / mastered professional, an elder, and/or someone who loves to share real and viable knowledge.

Fallon Davis

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Impactful Illustrators

Impactful Illustrators is a 10-month paid internship that gives high school girls an opportunity to hone their media arts skills, while interning for Butterfly Dreamz, Inc. Over the course of their internship, girls will learn graphic design from a professional artist and work together to create digital art for our Cocoon Club community and our annual Leadership Journal. Internship applications for the 2022-23 school year will open in Spring 2022 and be available at cocoonclub.org/apply.

Kyla Carter

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Community Arts Institute - Residency Programs

Fully customizable residencies available in a variety of art forms!

At IMC, we focus not only on our students' ability to achieve in the arts, but we also focus on students' emotional well-being. Part of working with children in a holistic way is working in full partnership with our schools to create the best residency program for them whether that means:
-art form
-length of program
-curricular connections
-cultural connections
OR
-anything else you need!

We're bringing everything that we pride ourselves on, our HARMONY model (Helping to Achieve Responsible Motivated Optimistic Neighborhood Youth) to you and your school community directly.

Let Us Bring HARMONY To You!

If you are interested in finding out more, please fill out the following form and we will be in contact soon!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CAI-InquiryForm

Darryl Gent

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Summer Performing Arts Programs

Summer Performing Arts!
Ages 9 - 18
July 11 - Aug 5

Hip Hop Arts and Culture

We’ll dance, emcee, DJ, make beats and produce music. We’ll learn how to create our own podcasts, graffiti and graphic design.

Acting and Musical Theater

Choose from acting, movement, circus, improv and much more. Whatever your age or experience level, we’ll make sure you get the support you need to succeed.

Ages 13-18
July 18 - July 30

City Verses: Amplifying New Voices Through Jazz and Poetry

Calling all teen musicians, singers,
poets, and writers: You have a story
to tell — and we want to hear it!

Registration is now open! Snack provided

Kim Washington

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Trauma-Informed Care And the Arts Training Series

Are you an educator, youth development worker, teaching artist or healthcare professional that serves youth in Newark? Do you want to learn more about trauma-informed care? This special hands-on series, a result of a year-long collaboration at Arts Ed Newark, will be led by trauma and arts specialists who will guide discussion about how trauma is defined and impacts youth and ourselves. You will learn how arts strategies can promote resilience and create safer youth spaces. Please join us for this important and necessary training series. Credits available for participants of entire series. You must attend all three workshops in the series.

Mayuri Chandra