Future Exhibitions

Canstruction Competition 2017
October 26, 2017 – November 2, 2017

Teams of New Jersey architects, engineers and design professionals will be competing at the Morris Museum to create a structure from canned goods that is 10 foot x 10 foot x 10 foot high.

Build Day: Thursday, October 26
Viewing of Structures: through November 2

Visitors to the Museum can view the Build Day, the final structures, and the winning design as part of their Museum admission.

This event benefits the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.  Further details and entry requirements are available at aians.org


This event was made possible by the American Institute of Architects Newark Suburban Chapter and its sponsors.

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 18, 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!

Image credit: Counterfeit Coin Detector, c. 1857, Made by F.J. Herpers, Gift of Mr. Richard Herpers.

Storybook Style: A Selection of Works From the Minds of Living Illustrators
December 5 – March 11, 2018

Featuring the extraordinary art of both established and emerging illustrators whose work will thrill both young and old audiences alike.