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Morven Museum & Garden

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55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
6099248144 http://www.morven.org

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Morven in May

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Morven in May is a garden-themed  weekend to enjoy with friends: shop craft vendors, watch garden and craft demonstrations, and peruse unusual plants, all while supporting the national historic landmark. This year’s Morven in May Craft Sale pays homage to Morven's long history as a  distinguished garden. Craft vendors will celebrate all things garden, outdoor living, and products made of natural elements. Artist demonstrations including basketry, eco-printed scarves, ceramic birdhouses and more, and kids’ activities including flower crowns and colorful…

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Morven in May

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sunday, May 5, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Morven in May is a garden-themed  weekend to enjoy with friends: shop craft vendors, watch garden and craft demonstrations, and peruse unusual plants, all while supporting the national historic landmark. This year’s Morven in May Craft Sale pays homage to Morven's long history as a  distinguished garden. Craft vendors will celebrate all things garden, outdoor living, and products made of natural elements. Artist demonstrations including basketry, eco-printed scarves, ceramic birdhouses and more, and kids’ activities including flower crowns and colorful…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:00 am
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 am
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11:00 am
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Twilight Walking Tours at Morven

Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join Morven’s docents for combination architectural, historical, and garden tours on the last Thursday of each month beginning June 27, July 25, August 29, and September 26.  Travel throughout the grounds surrounding the museum exploring Morven's architecture, garden, outbuildings, old and new, to view Morven in a new light. Photography is welcome and we invite you to share your photos on Facebook and Instagram #morvensummer.  Don't miss these special summertime twilight tours! Pre-registration required. (Shine only...rain cancels Twilight Walking Tour).

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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What Does it Mean to be an American? A Community Conversation

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$50

Morven is honored to collaborate with the National Writing Project and Rider University for a screening of the film American Creed in Morven’s Stockton Center and a community conversation on what it means to be an American. Film screening from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a quick “write and share” facilitated by Dr. Heather Casey of Rider University and Morven’s Curator of Education & Public Programs Debra Lampert-Rudman. Small group conversations led by Rider University NWP facilitators on…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Twilight Walking Tours at Morven

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join Morven’s docents for combination architectural, historical, and garden tours on the last Thursday of each month beginning June 27, July 25, August 29, and September 26.  Travel throughout the grounds surrounding the museum exploring Morven's architecture, garden, outbuildings, old and new, to view Morven in a new light. Photography is welcome and we invite you to share your photos on Facebook and Instagram #morvensummer.  Don't miss these special summertime twilight tours! Pre-registration required. (Shine only...rain cancels Twilight Walking Tour).

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, July 26, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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July Victorian Pressed Flower Workshop

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $25

Spend an afternoon as Victorian women, such as Harriet Stockton might have, and create pressed flower art surrounded Morven’s historic gardens with our Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman. Learn the “love language” of flowers, enjoy an illustrated discussion on this Victorian art, and create artwork of your own special design suitable for framing. All flowers, materials, and art instruction provided. No previous experience required and space is limited, ages 12 and up. Ticket price includes same-day museum admission.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Twilight Walking Tours at Morven

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Thursday, September 26, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join Morven’s docents for combination architectural, historical, and garden tours on the last Thursday of each month beginning June 27, July 25, August 29, and September 26.  Travel throughout the grounds surrounding the museum exploring Morven's architecture, garden, outbuildings, old and new, to view Morven in a new light. Photography is welcome and we invite you to share your photos on Facebook and Instagram #morvensummer.  Don't miss these special summertime twilight tours! Pre-registration required. (Shine only...rain cancels Twilight Walking Tour).

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Baseball’s Outsiders: Race and Gender in the Early Years

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10 – $15

In the 1890’s daring “bloomer girls” played baseball while the National Association of Base Ball Players rejected African Americans from playing in their leagues despite more than 200 black teams formed around the country after the Civil War.  Join Dr. Leslie Heaphy for an enlightening afternoon highlighting both women’s baseball before 1915 and 19th century black baseball in New Jersey. Dr. Heaphy, chair of the Women in Baseball Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research, is an Associate Professor…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Smithsonian Museum Day: Baroque Music & Victorian Flowers at Morven

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

On Museum day, museum admission is free with ticket from the Smithsonian Museum day link! Morven is participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s national Museum Day, offering free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders. Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning August 15th, 2019 at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday. Docent-led tours will be offered at 11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. *Separate tickets required for each event* "Generations Baroque Ensemble" Concert: 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. $10; Free for Friends of…

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Victorian Pressed Flower Workshop

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $25

Spend an afternoon as Victorian women, such as Harriet Stockton might have, and create pressed flower art surrounded by historic garden with Morven’s Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman. Learn the “love language” of flowers, enjoy an illustrated powerpoint on this Victorian art, and create artwork of your own special design suitable for framing. All flowers, materials, and art instruction provided. No previous experience required and space is limited, ages 12 and up. Ticket price includes Museum admission.

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Baseball Legends Storytime at Morven

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$3 – $10

In We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through its decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Outstanding writing and illustrations inspire understanding and affection for these lost heroes of our national game. Following our reading, we will take a stroll through our baseball exhibition and be inspired to create your own baseball card. One lucky winner will…

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Twilight Walking Tours at Morven

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Thursday, September 26, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join Morven’s docents for combination architectural, historical, and garden tours on the last Thursday of each month beginning June 27, July 25, August 29, and September 26.  Travel throughout the grounds surrounding the museum exploring Morven's architecture, garden, outbuildings, old and new, to view Morven in a new light. Photography is welcome and we invite you to share your photos on Facebook and Instagram #morvensummer.  Don't miss these special summertime twilight tours! Pre-registration required. (Shine only...rain cancels Twilight Walking Tour).

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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“Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon” with Dr. Cheryl Finley

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$20

Morven commemorates the 400 year anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arriving in America with a highly anticipated lecture by Dr. Cheryl Finley of Cornell University. On October 16th, Finley will be discussing her book "Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon" at both 2:00 p.m. and a 6:30 p.m. with a lecture and book signing. The evening lecture will be preceded by a half hour reception. Additional support of this lecture is provided by the Historical…

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“Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon” with Dr. Cheryl Finley

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$20

Morven commemorates the 400 year anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arriving in America with a highly anticipated lecture by Dr. Cheryl Finley of Cornell University. On October 16th, Finley will be discussing her book "Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon" at both 2:00 p.m. and a 6:30 p.m. with a lecture and book signing. The evening lecture will be preceded by a half hour reception. Additional support of this lecture is provided by the Historical…

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Halloween Storytime: Trick or Treat at Morven

Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join us on Halloween for a special reading of The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, a popular 1970’s children’s book when Morven was the NJ Governor’s mansion. Create a take-home craft in honor of Morven’s historic trees; every child will receive a Halloween treat. $10 for two adults with up to 3 children; Free with Morven’s Family Membership

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

My Grandfather’s Coat: Immigrant Storytime at Morven

Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Morven Museum & Garden presents My Grandfather’s Coat: Immigrant Storytime Sunday, December 22 at 12:00 p.m. 55 Stockton St. Princeton, NJ 08540 $10 for two adults with up to 3 children; Free with Morven’s Family Membership Ticket price includes admission into the museum. Family includes two adults and all children under 18 in that household. Called "A moving tale of love and regeneration" by The New York Times, Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock’s My Grandfather’s Coat, celebrates the clever recycling…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Martin’s Big Words Storytime & Collage Craft at Morven

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Doreen Rappaport’s picture-book biography introduces one of the world’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to young readers.

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Roosevelt String Band Concert: Songs to Warm the Heart at Morven

Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

The Roosevelt String Band returns in celebration of Morven’s exhibition Dreaming of Utopia: Roosevelt, New Jersey to present an encore performance with songs to warm the heart including Bill Withers’ Lean on Me, If Not for You and Make You Feel My Love by Bob Dylan, Carole King’s You’ve Got a Friend, Tom Waits’ Martha, and Michael Peter Smith’s The Dutchman, among many others for this two hour concert. The band features David Brahinsky on guitar and vocals, Guy DeRosa on harmonicas,…

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Grand Homes and Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series Opener: Dumbarton Oaks

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$25

Morven’s successful Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series kicks returns with another stellar lineup - this year, armchair traveling the Eastern seaboard from the Rockefeller estates in Maine to the Flagler in Florida. The series is sponsored with thanks to Baxter Construction. The series begins with Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Director Jan M. Ziolkowski introducing the famed Harvard University research institute, library, museum and garden located in Washington, DC. Future lectures: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 6:30…

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Celebrate Leap Day! Signs of Spring Walk with Horticulturist Louise Senior

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Join Morven’s Horticulturist Louise Senior as she tours the grounds and gardens looking for signs of Spring. As she says, the earth is waking up, can tree buds, birds, nests, and bugs be far behind? Get outside and enjoy hunting for the first signs of springtime at Morven. Tour begins at Morven's 19th century Carriage House. Iris photo is in the public domain : MTB, 20″ (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls lavender, edged yellow; yellow beard. ‘Topsy Turvy’…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2020: Houses, People, Style with Bettie Bearden Pardee

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$25

Newport, Rhode Island is celebrated for its stunning seascapes and famous mansions, from presidents to philanthropists, it is also known for the people who summered and socialized there.  Author, Lecturer, & Lifestyle Editor Bettie Bearden Pardee provides an insider’s glimpse into this fabled town where privacy is a treasured asset. An accomplished hostess, her home, “parterre,” and its gardens provide the ideal setting for carrying on Newport’s tradition of gracious living. She is the author of two books on entertaining:…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2020: Whitehall: Henry Flagler’s Palm Beach Estate

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$25

On March 30, 1902, the New York Herald described Whitehall, the Palm Beach home of Henry Flagler as, "More wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world..." Flagler built the 75-room, 100,000-square-foot Gilded Age mansion, Whitehall, as a wedding present for his wife, Mary Lily Kenan Flagler. The couple used the home as a winter retreat from 1902 until Flagler's death in 1913, establishing the Palm Beach season for the…

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Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden, with Author Perdita Buchan

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden author Perdita Buchan explores eight New Jersey utopian communities with a focus on Roosevelt, New Jersey. From a cooperative colony in Englewood founded by Upton Sinclair, to an anarchist village in Piscataway centered on an educational experiment, to the Physical Culture City in Spotswood, where drugs, tobacco, and corsets were banned, but where nudity was widespread, all but one of the utopias—a single-tax colony in Berkeley Heights—failed to survive. Buchan’s lecture will…

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Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden, with Author Perdita Buchan

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden author Perdita Buchan explores eight New Jersey utopian communities with a focus on Roosevelt, New Jersey. From a cooperative colony in Englewood founded by Upton Sinclair, to an anarchist village in Piscataway centered on an educational experiment, to the Physical Culture City in Spotswood, where drugs, tobacco, and corsets were banned, but where nudity was widespread, all but one of the utopias—a single-tax colony in Berkeley Heights—failed to survive. Buchan’s lecture will…

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Houses of Louis Kahn

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10 – $18

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, then known as Jersey Homesteads, will be discussed in an illustrated lecture presented by The Houses of Louis Kahn co-authors George H. Marcus, adjunct assistant…

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Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration: Roosevelt Poets Read

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and Poetry Month, the Roosevelt Poets will present readings, as they describe “from haiku to hypertext, lyrics to micrologues, dealing indigenous truth…” Poets include David Keller, Rod Tulloss, Wes Czyzewski, David Sten Herrstrom, Ron Kostar, Silent Lotus, and Judith McNally   Ticket price includes same-day museum admission and light refreshments   This program is made possible, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer…

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra Salon: Life/Death

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

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 discussions with the orchestra's conductor Mark Hyczko. “Extended Techniques” features works that explore unusual approaches to writing for instruments. This concluding salon entitled “Life/Death,” examines…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$5 – $10

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 following program Johnson (1792-1844) now considered one of America’s most prominent musicians during the Federal period, was the first African American to publish sheet music,…

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

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 the first exhibition examining the work of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh (1856–1915). Born in New Brunswick, the great-great-grandson of Reverend Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736–1790), the first…

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Morven Moments

Monday, February 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 tour inside Morven with Docent Kim Gallagher as he shares stories that ring with relevancy for today's world. The series kicks off on February 22…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$18 – $75

$25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. The programs will be all-virtual this year. Each specifically tailored to the Morven audience with added surprises with each talk. This year’s illustrated lecture series will again brighten up the winter doldrums with…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$18 – $75

$25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. The programs will be all-virtual this year. Each specifically tailored to the Morven audience with added surprises with each talk. This year’s illustrated lecture series will again brighten up the winter doldrums with…

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Signs of Spring Walk with Horticulturist Louise Senior at Morven!

Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$5 – $10

Are you ready for Spring? Join Morven’s Horticulturist Louise Senior as she tours the grounds and gardens looking for signs of Spring. As she says, the earth is waking up, can tree buds, birds, nests, and bugs be far behind? Get outside and enjoy hunting for the first signs of springtime at Morven. Weather permitting - dress accordingly with weather resistant clothing and comfortable shoes. Details on where to meet will be provided to all registrants by email prior to…

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Monday, March 8, 2021

Morven Moments

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 tour inside Morven with Docent Kim Gallagher as he shares stories that ring with relevancy for today's world. The series kicks off on February 22…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$18 – $75

$25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. The programs will be all-virtual this year. Each specifically tailored to the Morven audience with added surprises with each talk. This year’s illustrated lecture series will again brighten up the winter doldrums with…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$18 – $75

$25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. The programs will be all-virtual this year. Each specifically tailored to the Morven audience with added surprises with each talk. This year’s illustrated lecture series will again brighten up the winter doldrums with…

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Morven Moments

Monday, March 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 tour inside Morven with Docent Kim Gallagher as he shares stories that ring with relevancy for today's world. The series kicks off on February 22…

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Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$18 – $75

$25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. The programs will be all-virtual this year. Each specifically tailored to the Morven audience with added surprises with each talk. This year’s illustrated lecture series will again brighten up the winter doldrums with…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Morven Moments

Monday, April 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 tour inside Morven with Docent Kim Gallagher as he shares stories that ring with relevancy for today's world. The series kicks off on February 22…

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Morven Moments

Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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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 tour inside Morven with Docent Kim Gallagher as he shares stories that ring with relevancy for today's world. The series kicks off on February 22…

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Poetry Palooza Series

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10 – $25

Join our virtual and lively celebration of National Poetry Month featuring poems ranging from Morven's resident Poet Annis Boudinot Stockton, Ornithology, Conservation, Morality, contemporary poets and more. Writing activities and surprise beverage recipes included, too! The series kicks off with Dr. J. Drew Lanham on Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m. Coloring the Conservation Conversation Dr. Lanham will discuss what it means to embrace the full breadth of his African-American heritage and his deep kinship to nature and adoration of birds.…

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