PROGRAM CALENDAR

2014 Programs and Events

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 Every Wednesday at noon, August – September, 2014

  • Lunch with the Librarian – Pre-school children (ages 2-5) and their caregivers are invited to bring a chair or blanket with their lunch, and enjoy stories. Free admission, enter the garden through the driveway gate. Meets indoors in inclement weather. Courtesy of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.
  • Education Programs – a wide variety of programs are available onsite and offsite for preschool, home school, public and private school students, Girl Scouts (Daisies, Brownies, Juniors), Cub and Boy Scouts. More information…

NEW!

  • Exhibit: The Civil War through the Eyes of Thomas Nast - Before radio, TV or the internet, there was political cartoonist Thomas Nast – illustrating battles, troop movements and both armies’ activities throughout the Civil War. Mounted to commemorate the final year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011-2015), on view during touring hours in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery through August 23, 2015. More about the exhibit here.  Regular admission applies, members free.

Sunday, October 19, 2014    11:00am – 5:00pm

  • Historic District House Tour - Save the Date! If you enjoyed our Historic District House Tour in October 2012, during which several neighbors opened their homes to visitors, we hope you will join us for this fantastic opportunity and see inside some of the historic neighborhood’s finest homes! Sponsored by Millea Bros. Auctions and Appraisals. More information… or Print a flyer.

Through October, 2014

  • Exhibit: Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts showcases the Museum’s collection of New Jersey stoneware, silver, and artists such as Thomas Nast, A.B. Frost and Edward Kranich.  During touring hours in the Upstairs Gallery.  Regular admission applies; members free.

Opening  November 2nd, 2014

Thomas Nast: Unknown Works and American Icons
Christmas Exhibit— Another Stocking To Fill: Antique Christmas Toys and Decorations – December 7th, 2014 through January 29th, 2015; closes for the week of December 24th, reopens January 4th

Sunday, December 7th

1-4:30 pm: Enjoy traditional decorations and view holiday-themed Thomas Nast works while touring the period rooms.  The Drawing Room Christmas Tree will be decked with handcrafted period-styled ornaments.  Children will be able to decorate a stocking and write and mail a letter to Santa.  The exhibit “Another Stocking to Fill: Antique Christmas Toys and Decorations” will premiere with curator tours.  Christmas Gift Shop will be open.  

Regular tour admission

4:40 pm: Harmonium Outreach Chorus performs Christmas and global music for all ages including some audience sing-alongs.  From familiar carols to wassails and rounds, African and Yiddish – something for everyone!

Family Programs

Hands-on activities for families to enjoy together.
“Arch-KID-tecture Workshop” – Monday, October 13     10 am – 12 noon or 1-3 pm
“Civil War at Sea: Boats in Battle” – Friday, November 7 10 am – 12 noon or 1-3 pm

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