The Voices of Our Veterans: Combat Paper NJ
July 31 – November 12, 2017
Combat Paper, is an organization intended to break down the “silent veteran” culture through the ancient craft of paper-making. The workshop-based organization teaches veterans and civilians how to make paper out of personal or donated uniforms. The paper-making process ultimately serves as a creative outlet to celebrate, or destroy, the stories the uniforms hold by re-purposing them. The works selected for the exhibition are a small sample of the many voices of our countries veterans.
Image Credit: How to Make Combat Paper, 2010 Silk Screen, Chris Arendt
WOW: Wonderful Other Worlds
September 16 – December 3, 2017
Witness the power and beauty of the natural world through the technological skills and organic arrangements of photographer and collage artist Ysabel LeMay. Her work invites the viewer to imagine another world through adept weaving’s of both the magnificence as well as the desiccation of the natural world.
Image Credit: Archeus, Ysabel LeMay, Hypercollage, 2015, 40 in. diameter.
Book Art: A Novel Idea
October 27- March 4, 2018
Old or new, many or few, Book art is exactly as it reads- art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page, or as complex as creating an intricate book sculpture.
Museum Detectives: What is it?
November 21– February 20, 2018
The Morris Museum will present unusual and intriguing objects from its collection and give you clues as to how, when or even why these objects were made for you to figure out. Visitors will use their observation and problem solving skills to classify objects and draw their own conclusions. Are they from the past or future? Fine art or scientific objects? This interactive exhibit will get you thinking!
Storybook Style: A Selection of Works From the Minds of Living Illustrators
December 15 – March 11, 2018
Featuring the extraordinary art of both established and emerging illustrators whose work will thrill both young and old audiences alike.