The Newark Museum is New Jersey's largest museum, holding collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world. The extensive collection of American art include works by Hiram Powers, Thomas Cole, John Singer Sargent, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Church, Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Stella, and Frank Stella.
The 1885 3-story brick and limestone mansion of a Newark beer-brewing family, Ballantine House is National Historic Landmark that has been part of The Newark Museum since 1937. The house includes eight period rooms and six thematic galleries filled with household furnishings from the 1650s to the present, and objects from the Museum's decorative arts holdings.
Art, instruments, and audio/video from China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal and Tibet
Ceramic installation inspired by global textiles
70 works of mountain landscape art
Scene of self-indulgence prompts comparison with our culture of greed and material excess
Woven textiles reflect diverse making methods and regional signatures in gold, silk, wool and cotton