Current Exhibitions


Re-Representing Disabilities
June 13-September 17, 2017

This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with disabilities, and have collaborated to bring this unique project to reality. The innovative Art Garden connects these artists with the local community, and works to further the professional art careers of the talented artists who participate.

 

Image: A Charmed Life, acrylic on paper.


Murtogh’s Music Room
June 15-October 15, 2017

Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments include a Welte-Mignon Reproducing Cabinet Piano and a rare Longman Mechanical Barrel Piano, c. 1810.   Many of these personal favorites have never before been exhibited. 

Related Programming:

Opening Reception & Curator’s Tour, Thursday, June 15, 6:00PM
Tickets: $25 per person

Image: Longman Mechanical Barrel Piano, c. 1810, John Longman, London, England, 2003.18.254a-h.


The Stars Tell the Story:
American Flags from the Morris Museum Collection
Through November 13, 2017

The American flag voices the story of our nation’s history, culture and involvement in world events. Featuring flags dating from the birth of the country through today, this exhibition highlights times of prosperity and depression, achievement and invention.

Image: United States Flag , c.1777-1795, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Wycloff.


Full Steam Ahead!
Model Trains and Railroads
June 28 – September 3, 2017

The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot  model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the opportunity to dress up as a conductor, take photos with a train standee, and learn fun train facts and history.

Related Programming:

All Aboard the Train! Day
Saturday, July 22, 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Early Morning Access for Families with Disabilities: 10:00AM – 11:30AM

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Image Credit: Blue Comet train.  Photo by Kathy Francis, Director of Education, Morris Museum.


The Evolution of Military Fashion
July 5-November 6, 2017

Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the Revolutionary War through World War II.

Image Credits:
Men’s Army Uniform, 1943, Gift of Robert Stoll
Red Cross Uniform, c.1918, Gift of the Beaver Family.