Family Fun Day: Veterans Day Celebration

Saturday, November 11th at the Morris Museum Honor the service of our veterans and active military personnel at Morris Museum’s Veterans Day Celebration. View our flags and uniforms exhibitions: The Stars Tell the Story and The Evolution of Military Fashion, and contemplate the expressive art on display from Combat Paper NJ. Honored Veterans are welcome… Continue reading Family Fun Day: Veterans Day Celebration

Dino Day Family Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00AM and 1:30PM Travel back to the pre-historic times to when dinosaurs roamed New Jersey. Handle real fossils, meet a dinosaur expert, participate in a hunt for fossils in our dig pit, and make dinosaur related crafts in the galleries. Join Claudia Lemmerz for “Touch the Music” to explore drum… Continue reading Dino Day Family Festival

Mega Model Trains

Watch model trains zip across a 288-square-foot landscape featuring city and pastoral scenes. This exhibition includes three separate tracks and dozens of interactive working accessories. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960, 973-971-3700, MUSEUM HOURS: Sunday: 12–5PM; Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 11AM–5PM; Open to 8PM on 2nd and 3rd… Continue reading Mega Model Trains

Jazz is Alive this Summer

Dan Levinson's Midsummer's Night Jazz Party will take place at 8 p.m. Monday, July 25, at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township. It wouldn’t be summer without Dan Levinson and his friends musically lighting up the night sky. Tickets cost $17 in advance or $20 at the door. Call (973) 971-3706 to purchase them or… Continue reading Jazz is Alive this Summer

Toothpicks: Not Just for Plaque Anymore

via The Morris News Bee - From Friday, July 1 to Wednesday, Aug. 31 the Morris Museum will host “Toothpick World,” an exhibition showcasing the work of toothpick artist Stan Munro featuring miniature toothpick replicas of landmarks from around the globe. With just toothpicks and Elmer’s Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise 1:164 scale reproductions… Continue reading Toothpicks: Not Just for Plaque Anymore

Obscura Day? What’s that You Say?

CRAZY MECHANICAL CLOWNS! AUTOMATA FROM THE MURTOGH D. GUINNESS COLLECTION What is Obscura Day? It’s more than 150 events in 39 states and 25 countries, all on a single day, and all designed to celebrate the world’s most curious and awe-inspiring places. Enter the magical, and sometimes bizarre world of living dolls - clockwork automata… Continue reading Obscura Day? What’s that You Say?

Toyland Family Festival at The Morris Museum

Saturday, December 27th from 11 AM to 4 PM Kick-off winter vacation with a day of fun at the Morris Museum. Attend a performance of Bubble Trouble in the Bickford Theatre Make a penguin puppet Create puzzle piece monsters Design gingerbread figures with movable arms and legs Make a paper doll snowman Discover toys from… Continue reading Toyland Family Festival at The Morris Museum

Morris Museum Goes to the Dogs!

The Dog Show: The Art of Our Canine Companions September 12 through December 14, 2014 Morris Museum Celebrating dogs in art from the nineteenth century to the present with a focus on British and American artists, this exhibition examines works of art in which the dog takes center stage: demonstrating the performance of hounds and sporting… Continue reading Morris Museum Goes to the Dogs!

Cool Jazz!

Morris Museum presents a concert in it's Winter Jazz series on Wednesday, January 8th at 8:00 PM at the museum located at 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown NJ 07960. Bucky’s Birthday Guitar Summit with with Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub, Frank Vignola & Gene Bertoncini. Tickets: $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door. For tickets,… Continue reading Cool Jazz!

Morris Museum Centennial Celebration!

The Morris Museum will celebrate one hundred years Saturday, September 21 at a magnificent black tie gala under a tent on the museum grounds.  This milestone celebration will highlight the Museum’s historic presence in the area and the essential role it plays in our cultural lives. Honorary co-chairs of the centennial gala are Governor & Mrs.… Continue reading Morris Museum Centennial Celebration!