2014 Programs and Events
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- 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. A speaker series complements the exhibit.
Through June 30, 2014
- Exhibit: Controversies explores topics that helped shape our world through local history events which had national significance: medical experimentation, capital punishment, immigration, and the right to die. During touring hours in the Main Gallery. Regular admission applies; members free. A speaker series complements the exhibit; additional info here.
Through August 3, 2014
- Exhibit: Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed - The campaign that contributed most to Thomas Nast’s fame was the one he carried on so relentlessly against the “Boss” William M. Tweed and the Tammany Ring of New York in the 1870s. During touring hours in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. Regular admission applies; members free.
Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4:30pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1 – 4pm
- Author Book Signing: Jude M. Pfister will bring and discuss The Jacob Ford Jr. Mansion, awarded The Eastern National Board of Directors Author’s Award, and The Fords of New Jersey. Book signings with other New Jersey authors will continue throughout the spring. Regular admission applies, members free.
Sunday, Mar. 23, 2014, 4:30pm RESCHEDULED from March 2.
Speaker: Judge Kenneth C. MacKenzie (retired) – The Antoine Le Blanc Case. Additional info…
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 4:30pm
Speakers: Dr. Joseph F. Fennelly & the Honorable Judge Paul W. Armstrong – The Karen Ann Quinlan “right to die” case. Additional info…
Sunday, April 13, 2014, 4:30pm
Speaker: Linda J. Barth – A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone. More details…
Friday, April 24, 2014, 1 – 4:00 pm
- Arbor Day Activities for Families – join with other families to celebrate Arbor Day with TREE-mendously fun hands-on projects about the trees, including a special Arbor Day scavenger hunt. Make leaf rubbings and learn how a tree grows. $15/ family, pre-registration required, contact our Museum Educator .
Sunday May 4, 2014, 4:30pm
Speaker: Virginia Dyer Vogt – Nineteenth-Century Morristown’s Most Heinous Crime. Additional info…
Friday, May 9, 2014, 1 – 4pm
- National Public Gardens Day – the gardens will be open for visitors with special family activities as we participate in the American Public Gardens Association’s annual event in partnership with Rain bird. Help us promote awareness of the 500 botanic gardens, arboreta, zoos and historic gardens in the neighborhoods throughout North America. Free; preregistration required. Contact our Museum Educator .
Sunday, May 11, 2014, 4:30pm
Speaker: Joseph G. Bilby – 350 Years of New Jersey History, From Stuyvesant to Sandy. More details…
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 4:30pm
Speaker: Don Jay Smith – Thomas Nast: Is the Controversy Justified? Additional info…
Sunday, June 8, 2014, 4:30pm
Speaker: Bonnie Nadzeika – Greetings From the Past: A History of Morristown Through Postcard Images. More details…
October 19, 2014
- 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 save the date for this year’s event! More information coming soon…
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