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Jersey Arts on the Road in Newark

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Jersey Arts on the Road in NEWARK

From the largest collection of cherry blossoms in the nation, to pro sports, fine arts, urban retail, and outdoor adventure, it's all happening in Newark. From major ticketed events to spontaneous performances to a romantic dinner for two, people are coming together to experience something unique and leaving with a wholly different perspective on this special city. Something is always going on and it is all just eight short miles from New York City. An ideal destination for those eager to experience maximum fun at minimum expense, Newark boasts plenty of free and inexpensive options and attractions perfect for the budget-minded traveler.
What to See and Do

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
NJPAC is a world-class cultural venue, showcasing national and international touring artists while serving as a catalyst in returning nightlife and economic activity to its hometown.
1 Center Street, Newark - (888) GO-NJPAC

Newark Museum

The Newark Museum is the state's largest museum, holding fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world. Its extensive collections of American art include works by Hiram Powers, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Frank Stella.
49 Washington Street, Newark - (973) 596-6550

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
Aljira presents exhibitions and educational programs that serve as catalysts for inclusiveness and diversity while promoting cross-cultural dialogue. The center seeks out the work of emerging and under-represented artists and brings the work of more established artists to the community.
591 Broad Street, Newark - (973) 622-1600

Gallery Aferro

Gallery Aferro offers an average of 12 yearly exhibitions featuring local, national, and international artists. Additionally, the gallery offers a wide range of public events and educational offerings.
73 Market Street, Newark - (973) 353-9533

GlassRoots is a glass art studio and more located in downtown Newark. The studio counters the challenges youth face by providing a safe environment, positive role models, and rigorous program and skill development opportunities through the creation of glass art.
10 Bleeker Street, Newark - (973) 353-9555

New Jersey Historical Society
This state-wide historical museum, library, and archives collects, preserves, and interprets the rich and intricate political, social, cultural, and economic history of New Jersey. Founded in 1845, it the oldest cultural institution in the state, promoting exploration of our cultures, past, and present.
52 Park Place, Newark - (973) 596-8500

What to Eat

Whether it's burgers, Southern fare, or tapas, the Newark region offers options for every taste.

55 Park Place
Newark - (973) 482-2874

Fernandes Steak House
158 Fleming Avenue
Newark - (973) 589-4344

Forno's of Spain
47 Ferry Street
Newark - (973) 589-4767

Nico Kitchen + Bar
1 Center Street
Newark - (973) 642-1226

Seabra Marisqueria
87 Madison Street
Newark -
(973) 465-1250

Where to Stay
Where to Stay

When visiting Newark, enjoy your stay at one of the many available hotels or inns.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
858 Broad Street
Newark - (973) 848-0070

Hilton Newark Penn Station
1048 Raymond Boulevard
Newark - (973) 622-5000

Indigo Newark Downtown
810 Broad Street
Newark - (973) 242-0065

Marriott Newark Liberty International Airport
1 Hotel Road
Newark - (973) 623-0006

Where to Stay

Supported in part by grants from New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.