Tag Archives: Central Jersey

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Morven Moments

Join us for biweekly lunchtime “bites” into Morven’s history with Docent Kim Gallagher followed by Q&A starting at noon on February 22. What do George Washington, Buzz Aldrin, Jimmy Carter, and Princess Grace of Monaco all have in common? They were all visitors at Morven at various points in its remarkable history. Take a private […]

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Morven Moments

Join us for biweekly lunchtime “bites” into Morven’s history with Docent Kim Gallagher followed by Q&A starting at noon on February 22. What do George Washington, Buzz Aldrin, Jimmy Carter, and Princess Grace of Monaco all have in common? They were all visitors at Morven at various points in its remarkable history. Take a private […]

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In Nature’s Realm: Virtual Opening Reception & Curator Walk

Curator and Deputy Director Elizabeth Allan takes viewers on a virtual tour inside Morven’s latest exhibition. Join us for a private tour  IN NATURE’S REALM: THE ART OF GERARD RUTGERS HARDENBERGH OPENING FEBRUARY 19, 2021 In line with its mission of celebrating the art of New Jersey, Morven Museum & Garden is proud to present […]

Black History Month

Black History Month Tribute to Frank Johnson’s Music at Morven-virtual program

Colonialism and its legacies including slavery were a part of the lives of several generations of the Stockton family at Morven. For Black History month, Independent scholar John Burkhalter and pianist Sheldon Eldridge explore the link between Robert Field Stockton (1795-1866) the “Commodore”, and the free black composer Francis “Frank” Johnson. Recordinig sent to ticketholders […]

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Readington Museums Lecture: Colonial Midwifery

Think women were passive bystanders in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century medical world? Think again!   Come and find out as Janine Quimby (pictured) tells how midwives carved out their own space in a profession (and world!) dominated by men, succumbed to and escaped persecution, appealed to writers, and ultimately paved the way for contemporary midwifery […]

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New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra Salon: Life/Death

Members of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra musicians present [email protected], a three-part series of uncommon chamber music pieces connected by a common theme. All events will take place in Morven’s Stockton Education Center adjacent to the museum and include admission to the museum prior to the concert. Short works are mixed with lively and informative […]

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Colonial Butter and Cheese Making

Readington Township, NJ – Join open hearth cooks Bev Altrath and Arlene Soong on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the kitchen of the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead as they churn butter and demonstrate its relationship with curds and whey, discuss dairying in the 1700s, and demonstrate how to make cheese. Altrath and Soong are […]

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Weston Mill and Dam – A History

On Saturday, April 18 at 1:30 pm, John W. Jengo will present a program on the former Franklin Township Weston Mill and dam (also known as Van Neste’s Mill) in the Rockingham barn.  The history of the mill includes the infamous 1779 John Simcoe raid, which took place near the site. As part of the […]

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The Houses of Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn (1901–1974), considered one of the most important architects of the postwar period, is widely admired for his great monumental works, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Institute, and the National Assembly Complex in Bangladesh. The importance of his houses, most notably the houses he designed as a young architect in Roosevelt, NJ, […]

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