Newark Museum: Late Thursday: Art. Pop. Disco

Newark Museum: Late Thursday: Art. Pop. Disco

May 16, 2019
Newark Museum
49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102
973-596-6550 Newark

Event Description

Afros, bell bottoms, and platform shoes are all you need during this throwback 1970s costume dance party celebrating Andy Warhol and his Factory parties. Inspired by pop art on view in the Museum's newly reinstalled Expanding Pop gallery in Seeing America.

Highlights: • Get funky on the dance floor with a live DJ spinning disco-era songs and those of Andy Warhol's famous Factory friends. • Enter a disco costume contest for your chance to win a prize. • Live interactive performance art inspired by Happenings. • A multimedia presentation on pop art and its influence in contemporary culture. • Specially themed guided tours of Expanding Pop. • Drop-in art-making inspired by Andy Warhol's creative process. Late Thursdays are designed for adult audiences. Late Thursdays is supported by: Prudential

Doors open 5 pm. Admission: FREE (includes two drink tickets)