Special Exhibitions


haliski_megabloks_supersizefries_-8x10_boy-1ENGINEERING BRICK ART
Through February 26, 2017

The LEGO© brick has sparked the imagination of artists near and far. Join us this winter to explore how this simple toy has been transformed into a medium of art and design. From fast food to famous works of art, this exhibition features more than thirty LEGO© brick marvels.

Image: David Haliski, Super Size Fries, MEGA BLOKS 


mega-model-trainsMEGA MODEL TRAINS
Through February 26, 2017

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.


puzzleSTORY BOOK PUZZLE
Through February 26, 2017

This display of children’s literature themed puzzle pieces decorated by local schools will inspire the entire family.


miniaturesA WORLD OF MINIATURES
Through March 27, 2017

Showcasing handcrafted silver tea sets, exquisite furnishings, and miniature rooms created by master artisans, this year’s miniature exhibit will feature two new rooms: a recreation of George Washington’s office from Morristown’s Ford mansion and a colonial bedroom.


people-of-northern-papua-new-guinea-maskTHE PEOPLE OF NORTHERN PAPUA NEW GUINEA:
FROM THE RESEARCH AND COLLECTION OF DR. GEORGE E.B. MORREN
Through April 14, 2017

Enter a land of dense rainforests, mountains and winding rivers.  This is home to the numerous tribes that reside in the northern region of Papua New Guinea.  Pioneering Rutgers University anthropologist, the late Dr. George E.B. Morren, conducted groundbreaking research that helped interpret this land and its people.  View Dr. Morren’s  collection of artifacts while learning about his fieldwork.  Observe exotic birds, plants, and examine insects from the American Museum of Natural History’s permanent collection.

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distantbattleonthewarabaraINTO THE UNKNOWN: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER
Through April 14, 2017

Before Michael Rockefeller’s disappearance near the southwestern coast of New Guinea, he embarked on a life-changing expedition to learn about the Baliem Valley Dani people.  This exhibition features a selection of Rockefeller’s photographs from the Baliem Valley New Guinea expedition of 1961. Many of these photographs from Harvard’s Peabody Museum have not been publicly displayed until recently.

Image: Distant battle on the Warabara.  Photograph by Michael Clark Rockefeller, (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 2006.12.1.44.12, (digital file # 153530261).


art-in-the-atriumART IN THE ATRIUM
25TH ANNIVERSARY SOLO SHOW: BARBARA BULLOCK
Through April 24, 2017

Art in the Atrium, Inc. presents the vibrant sculptural paper collages of African American artist Barbara Bullock. Ms. Bullock is a conceptual artist and abstractionist whose work is based on “creating visual stories that reach back into ancestral histories and stories that impact the here and now.” Her constructions and use of color and texture push the boundaries of painting and sculpture.