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This series features engaging lectures, great conversation, and light refreshments. Advance registration required.

Lecture and Tour Program (includes Museum admission)
Museum Members: $10
Non-Members: $15

Lecture Program
Museum Members: $10 (includes Museum admission)
Non-Members: $12 (Stay after the lecture and tour the Museum for an additional $3 added on to your ticket price).

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Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze, oil on canvas, 1851. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

Painting the American Revolution: The Founding of our Country through the Eyes of the Artist (Lecture)  
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 2:00PM

Join historian Joel Farkus for a look at the American Revolution as seen through the eyes of the artists who chronicled the founding of our country. Learn about the huge impact these and other works of art had in arousing the passions that shaped public opinion both during and after the war. Discover more about the artists themselves, as well as select paintings, poetry, music, and more!




A Cache of Kinetic Art: Simply Steampunk logo by Sarah Gonzalez.

Simply Steampunk, A Curator’s View(Lecture & Tour)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2:00PM

Join Morris Museum’s Guinness staff for an inside view and introduction to the latest exhibition, A Cache of Kinetic Art: Simply Steampunk. Enjoy a personal overview of the second show of this four year series, learn about the initial inspiration, how it all came together, and special highlights!



Carl Burger teaching a drawing class at the Morris Museum. Photo by Julia Gehringer.

Art History/Art Future: A Conversation with W. Carl Burger (Lecture)
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 2:00PM

Famed local artist W. Carl Burger will discuss various historical movements in art and how modern media influence the future of art.

Shakespeare’s Original Performance Practices (Lecture) 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 2:00PM

Professor of Rhetoric, Fiona (Freddie) Harris of Bloomfield College will discuss Shakespeare’s original performance practices in a fun workshop that will demonstrate to participants how the bard utilizes language to direct an actor from beyond the grave.

Mysteries on Paper (Lecture)
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:00PM

Explore Morristown National Historical Park’s Lloyd W. Smith Collection with archivisit Dr. Sarah Minegar, as she discusses her work with the intriguing letters and rare books that comprise this priceless collection.