The Newark Museum of Art

49 Washington Street , Newark, New Jersey 07102

Enjoy the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players in the Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden at The Newark Museum of Art, located in downtown Newark. Parking is available onsite for a fee.

For general questions about The Newark Musuem of Art, call 973.596.6550.

Directions

Via NJ Turnpike

  • New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 15W.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15 toward 21 Newark Broad Street
  • Turn right onto 21 South
  • Turn right onto Bridge Street
  • Turn left onto Broad Street
  • Turn right onto Washington Place
  • Turn left onto Halsey Street
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue
  • Turn right onto Washington Street (crossing immediately to the left)
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot


Driving from the East - From the Lincoln Tunnel

  • Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey Turnpike South.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15 toward 21 Newark Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto 21 South.
  • Turn right onto Bridge Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto Washington Place.
  • Turn left onto Halsey Street.
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (crossing immediately to the left)
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot.


Driving from the East - From the Holland Tunnel

  • Holland Tunnel to New Jersey Turnpike North.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15 toward 21 Newark Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto 21 South.
  • Turn right onto Bridge Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto Washington Place.
  • Turn left onto Halsey Street.
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (crossing immediately to the left)
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot.


Driving from the North or South via The Garden State Parkway

  • Garden State Parkway, Exit 145 to Route 280 East.
  • Bear right following signs for Newark/Harrison.
  • Take Exit 14B M L King Blvd.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
  • Make 1st left onto Orange Street.
  • Turn right onto University Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Central Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Washington Street.
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot.


Driving via Route 78

  • Take Route 78 Local lanes following signs to 1-9 South to 21 North.
  • Take Exit 57 - Route 21 North, Newark.
  • Continue on 21 North for 1.8 miles to Market Street.
  • Turn left onto Market Street.
  • Continue on Market Street for 1/3 mile to M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
  • Turn right onto M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
  • Continue on M.L. King Jr. Blvd to Central Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Washington Street.
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot.

 Driving from the West - via Route 280

  • Take Route 280 East.
  • Bear right following signs for Newark/Harrison, Downtown Arts District, Exit 15.
  • Take Exit 15.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 21 South.
  • Continue past Bridge Street, Lombardy Street, Fulton Street, Rector Street and Center Street.
  • Turn right onto Raymond Boulevard.
  • Continue on Raymond Boulevard past Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (stay to the left)
  • Continue on Washington Street four blocks.
  • Pass Central Avenue and quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.  


Driving from the Newark Airport

  • Follow signs for 1-9 Newark-Elizabeth.
  • Take Route 1-9 North to Route 21 North, McCarter Highway.
  • Continue on 21 North for 1.8 miles to Market Street.
  • Turn left onto Market Street.
  • Continue on Market Street for 1/3 mile to M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
  • Turn right onto M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
  • Continue on M.L. King Jr. Blvd ½ mile to Orange Street.
  • Turn right onto Orange Street.
  • Make 3rd right onto University Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Central Avenue
  • Turn left onto Washington Street
  • Quickly turn left into the Museum parking lot

Parking

Parking is available next to the Museum for a $10 fee, with entrances located on Washington Street and Central Avenue.

Public Transportation

NJ Transit trains go to Newark Penn Station and Broad Street Station.

PATH trains go to Newark Penn Station.

AMTRAK: 1-800-USA-RAIL, http://www.amtrak.com/

From Penn Station - The Newark Light Rail connects Penn Station to the Broad Street Station. There are two options for taking the Light Rail to the Museum:

1) Take the Light Rail to the Broad Street Stop. Next, transfer to the Light Rail that takes you to the Washington Park stop. The Museum is located across the Park on Washington Street.

(or)

2) Take the Light Rail to the Atlantic Street Stop.  Exit to your right.  Walk past the parking garage on your left toward Lombardy Street.  Make a right onto Lombardy Street.  Walk toward Broad Street and cross over to Washington Park.  The Museum is located across the Park on Washington Street.

Note: The Light Rail operates every 10 minutes during rush hour, every 15 minutes during non-peak hours and every 30 minutes on weekends and major holidays.

printable map of the Newark Light Rail (PDF)

Accessibility

For information on venue accessibility, visit the venue’s website or call The Newark Museum of Art’s general information line at 973.596.6550. If your venue accessibility question is not answered through the venue, the NJSO would be happy to assist. Call NJSO Patron Services at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).

Additional information on accessibility at NJSO concerts.

Upcoming Events

More Info for  Arts in the Garden: Price & Mendelssohn
June 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

Arts in the Garden: Price & Mendelssohn

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick leads the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players in Florence Price’s Five Folksongs in Counterpoint, an exploration of African American spirituals from a pathbreaking Black composer. Mendelssohn’s Octet, one of the composer’s finest earlier works, rounds out the program.


Eric Wyrick, concertino de NJSO, dirige a los Músicos de Cámara de New Jersey Symphony Orchestra en la actuación de Florence Price, Cinco canciones tradicionales en contrapunto, una exploración de espirituales afroamericanos, de un pionero compositor afroamericano. El Octeto de Mendelssohn, una de las obras tempranas culminantes del compositor, completa el programa.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
More Info for Arts in the Garden: All Around the World Family Concert
June 26, 2021 - 10:00am

Arts in the Garden: All Around the World Family Concert

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

Take a musical trip across the globe in this family-friendly concert with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players. Bring your families for this joyous music from across the world!


Haz un viaje musical por todo el mundo en este concierto apto para familias, con los Músicos de Cámara de New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. ¡Traigan a sus familias para escuchar esta música jubilosa de todos los rincones del mundo!

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
More Info for Arts in the Garden: Mendelssohn & Coleridge-Taylor
July 7, 2021 - 7:00pm

Arts in the Garden: Mendelssohn & Coleridge-Taylor

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

Take in the sounds of chamber works by Mendelssohn and Coleridge-Taylor, curated by NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick and performed by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players.


Disfruta de los sonidos de las obras de cámara de Mendelssohn y Coleridge-Taylor, seleccionadas por el concertino de NJSO, Eric Wyrick, e interpretadas por los Músicos de Cámara de New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
More Info for Arts in the Garden: Beethoven & Wind Serenades
July 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

Arts in the Garden: Beethoven & Wind Serenades

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players perform one of Beethoven’s most successful and popular works, his Septet. Selections of wind serenades round out a delightful evening in the garden.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
More Info for Arts in the Garden: Peter and the Wolf Family Concert
July 31, 2021 - 10:00am

Arts in the Garden: Peter and the Wolf Family Concert

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

Experience Prokofiev’s classic tale about an adventurous boy and a hapless wolf. Instruments portray the duck, bird, cat, wolf, hunters, Peter and his Grandfather, making this a wonderful introduction to the orchestra, as well as a charming story.


Experimenta el cuento clásico de Prokofiev acerca de un chico aventurero y un lobo desventurado. Instrumentos interpretan al pato, pájaro, gato, lobo, los cazadores, Pedro y su abuelo, lo que sirve como una maravillosa presentación de la orquesta, tanto como de este cuento cautivador.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
More Info for Arts in the Garden: Who We Are with DBR
Aug 11, 2021 - 7:00pm

Arts in the Garden: Who We Are with DBR

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain takes audiences on a journey through classical music’s past, present and future, juxtaposing works by Bach, Brahms and Florence Price with compelling new voices including Gabriela Lena Frank, Roumain and NJ’s own Allison Loggins-Hull. Special collaborations with dancers, actors and guest artists are part of these immersive experiences. Join us as we come together in community and imagine a brighter, more inclusive and innovative future.

Part of “NJSO & DBR: Now, New and Next.


Daniel Bernard Roumain, catalizador artístico residente, lleva al público en un viaje a través del pasado, el presente y el futuro de la música clásica, con las obras de Bach, Brahms y Florence Price en yuxtaposición con emocionantes voces nuevas, entre ellas las de Gabriela Lena Frank, Roumain y Allison Loggins-Hill, nativa de NJ. Colaboraciones especiales con bailarines, actores y artistas invitados forman parte de estas experiencias de inmersión. Únete a nosotros mientras nos juntamos como comunidad e imagina un futuro más brillante, más inclusivo e innovador.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art
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More Info for Arts in the Garden: NJSO Storytime Family Concert
Aug 14, 2021 - 10:00am

Arts in the Garden: NJSO Storytime Family Concert

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra & The Newark Museum of Art Summer Chamber Concert Series

Bring your family as New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players tell stories through the sound of music.


Traigan a sus familias y escuchen a los Músicos de Cámara de New Jersey Symphony Orchestra contar historias a través de los sonidos de la música.

Performed in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art