Newark Arts Education Roundtable

JOIN US for the NAER Member Meetings of the 2017-18 year!

Tuesday, September 26th, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, East Side High School Media Lab: 238 Van Buren Street

Tuesday, November 14, 4-6pm, NJPAC Arts Education Center: 24 Rector Street

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm, Science Park High School: 260 Norfolk St

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 4-6pm, Express Newark:  54 Halsey St, Newark, NJ

SummerPlus 2018 RFA is OPEN!

Apply by April 2, 2018

Find the RFA here

Become a Member!

  • Be part of the organized effort to ensure that all children in the city of Newark have equitable access to high-quality, sequential arts education opportunities both in and out of school.
  • Access professional development
  • Opportunities to network and collaborate
  • Access to regular updates and information in the field of arts education

Why The Arts Matter to our young people

Did you know?




  • Art students are 55% more likely to attend post-secondary schools than students who don’t take art classes
  • NJ Standards call for every School District in NJ to provide sequential learning (Sequential learning is education offered in a series of steps) – offering students a learning experience that gradually increases skill level over time. of dance, theater, music and visual arts for K-12.
  • A lack of access to arts programming can have negative effects on students throughout their lives.

For more information on Arts Advocacy, click here.

The Newark Arts Education Roundtable (NAER) is a strategic alliance of 50+ arts education stakeholders, including public, charter, and private schools; artists; arts and cultural organizations; youth and community development entities; businesses; funders; and state and local government agencies. Our mission is to collaborate to ensure that all children in grades PreK-12 in the city of Newark have equitable access to high quality, sequential arts education opportunities, both in and out of school.

NAER is under the umbrella of the nac_logo which serves as a fiscal sponsor.

The NAER is made possible by the generous support of:
The Prudential Foundation, The Victoria Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts

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