Community Day: We Be Bayan, A Celebration of Filipino American Culture

Join The Newark Museum of Art as we celebrate the Filipino American community through stories, language, crafts, song and much more. The court at NMOA will be filled with artists and artisans sharing activities for the whole family.


12-5pm: Make your own scabbard and sword inspired by NMOA’s Filipino sword collection and learn how to use it with Francis Estrada.

12-5pm: Listen to stories by Black and Filipino authors and visit our pop-up Blasian bookstore curated by Rohan Zhou Lee.

12-4:30pm: Learn traditional dances like tinikling and the tagalog language through song with The Filipino School of New York and New Jersey.

12:30-4:30pm: Contribute to our oral history project to feature stories from the Filipino American community in New Jersey. Presented in partnership with Rutgers University. Please sign up to schedule a timeslot in advance here.

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