Morris Museum – Now a Smithsonian Affiliate


On September 14, 2019, the Morris Museum announced it will represent the Smithsonian Institution as the sole Smithsonian Affiliate in New Jersey. The Morris Museum joins this nationwide network of 200+ partner organizations, receiving access to unique Smithsonian resources such as:

  • Smithsonian membership benefits
  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Educational materials
  • Smithsonian speakers
  • Smithsonian Channel programming
  • Professional development opportunities for Museum staff
  • Facilitated consideration of loan requests for Smithsonian materials

“The Morris Museum is beginning an exciting process of refocusing and recalibration, and our Smithsonian relationship is very much a part of this plan. Providing the Smithsonian a ‘footprint’ in New Jersey is an honor that the Morris Museum strategically embraces. We look forward to helping the Smithsonian serve the Nation, as we take advantage of the Smithsonian’s tremendous resources to serve New Jersey.” — Dr. Cleveland Johnson, Executive Director

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