Community Helpers: Firefighters
Saturday, December 15, 2018 – Thursday, February 28, 2019
Since the invention of fire, people have been developing methods to put them out. Always ready to roll out at any time in the event of an emergency, firefighters play a crucial role in society. From rescuing those trapped in burning buildings, to assisting family pets stuck in trees.
Take a closer look into the lives of volunteer and full-time firefighters, who make it their profession to put the safety of others above their own.
Firefighters with a valid ID, receive a reduced rate of Admission to the Museum for $5 during this exhibition.
Firefighters get FREE Museum Admission for the Winter Vacation Day Celebration on December 27, 2018.
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – Sunday, June 9, 2019
The Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 as an outlet for artistically-accomplished New Jersey high school students to express their curiosity and creativity.
Now in its 30th year, the Morris Museum is once again proud to display the superb work of photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and video by New Jersey’s most talented young artists.
A Cache of Kinetic Art:
Friday, March 15, 2019 – Sunday, July 14, 2019
The second installment in a four-year exhibition series entitled A Cache of Kinetic Art features the creative energy and vitality of kineticism, by re-envisioning 19th century aesthetics combined with advances in machine technology. By mounting this exhibition, the Morris Museum draws parallels of innovative engineering, design and imagination of present-day artisans, and draw comparisons to the technical ingenuity and functionality of a bygone era.
Opening Reception: FREE for Members
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
For Selected Artists: Deadline for Delivery of Artwork:
Thursday, February 21, 2019
All work must be received by Morris Museum no earlier than February 5, but no later than February 21, between the hours of 10:00AM-4:00PM.
Pen to Paper
Saturday, March 30, 2019 – Sunday, July 7, 2019
Examine letters from the founding fathers, past presidents, famous writers and inventors as we discover the clues letters can reveal. Learn about the various writing tools used over the course of hundreds of years and how our communication has evolved over time, from the quill pen to text messaging. Find out how a leading forensic expert, who worked on numerous criminal cases, uses handwriting to analyze a person’s character and psychological state.