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General Info
Gallery Hours
Directions
Accessibility
Our Neighborhood

General Info

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
591 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102-4403

Ph 973 622-1600
Fx 973 622-6526
TTY 1-800-852-7699
info@aljira.org
www.aljira.org

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Gallery Hours

Wednesday – Friday
12 – 6pm

Saturday
11am – 4pm

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Directions

By Rail
From Manhattan: Take the PATH train to Newark Penn Station or New Jersey Transit from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station.

From within New Jersey: New Jersey Transit buses and trains to Newark Penn Station are available from various locations in the surrounding region. For schedule and fare information log on to Njtransit.com or phone 973 275-5555.

Aljira is about a 10 minute walk from Penn Station. Exit the station by the doors labeled Raymond Plaza West. You will be on Raymond Boulevard. Walk west to Broad Street, cross the street and turn right. Walk approximately 3 blocks, Aljira is located in the next block on the left.

By Car

Get Google driving directions.

Garden State Parkway North or South: Take exit 145 to Route 280 East towards Newark & Harrison. Once on Route 280, stay in the right lane and continue to exit 14 for Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Take the exit to bottom of ramp and turn right onto King Boulevard. Take King Boulevard to Central Avenue. Turn left onto Central Avenue. Turn right at the fourth traffic light onto Broad Street. Aljira is on the right in the next block.

NJ Turnpike: Take Exit 15W to Route 280 West. Go over the drawbridge and exit at 15A. At the light, turn left onto Broad Street. Continue on Broad Street for about 3/4 of a mile. Aljira will be on the right just past Central Avenue.

Route 21: Route 21 becomes McCarter Highway in Newark.

Traveling North: At the junction of McCarter Highway and Raymond Boulevard, turn left onto Raymond Boulevard. Stay on Raymond Boulevard to Washington Street (two blocks past Broad Street). Continue on Washington to Central Avenue and turn right on Central Avenue. Turn right at the second light onto Broad Street. Aljira is located in the next block on the right.

Traveling South: Make a right turn onto Bridge Street. At the traffic light, turn left onto Broad Street. Aljira is located on the right past Central Avenue (before New Street).

Holland Tunnel: Routes 1& 9 South (Pulaski Skyway): five miles from the Tunnel, take the exit to Newark and the Oranges, onto Raymond Boulevard.

Stay on Raymond Boulevard to Washington Street (two blocks past Broad Street) Continue on Washington to Central Avenue and turn right on Central. Turn right at the second light onto Broad Street. Aljira is located in the next block on the right.

Lincoln Tunnel: Follow signs to New Jersey Turnpike South. Take Exit 15W to Route 280 West. Go over the drawbridge and exit at 15A. At the light, turn left onto Broad Street. Continue on Broad Street for about 3/4 of a mile. Aljira will be on the right just past Central Avenue.

Parking: There are several parking lots located in the immediate area: Across Broad Street, under Military Park, at the Newark Museum, just 3 blocks from Broad Street on Central Avenue, on Central Avenue between Broad Street and the Museum.

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Accessibility

Entryway & bathroom are ADA accessible. Large-print text from Aljira publications is available on request. Verbal descriptions of artworks and touchable artworks are also available on request whenever possible.

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Our Neighborhood

Museums & Performing Arts

Newark Museum
www.newarkmuseum.org

New Jersey Historical Society
www.jerseyhistory.org

New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC
www.njpac.org

Galleries

Aferro
www.aferro.org

City Without Walls
www.cwow.org

Index Art Center
indexartcenter.org

Solos Project House
www.solosprojecthouse.com

Restaurants

Elbow Room
www.elbowroombrooklyn.com

27 Mix
www.27mix.com

Art Kitchen
www.facebook.com/artkitchenjj

Nico Kitchen & Bar
www.nicokitchenbar.com

Martini 494 Bistro
www.martini494bistro.com

The Coffee Cave (+ performance)
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Coffee-Cave/155658297829808

More Culture

Newark Public Library
www.npl.org

WBGO 88.3 FM
www.wbgo.org

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