Future Exhibitions


accessabilityaccessABILITY ART EXHIBITIONS
Fall 2016

September 29 – October 2, 2016
Center for Enhancing Abilities, a program of Progressive
Comprehensive Services, LLC

New Beginnings, Gramon Family of Schools
November 17 – 20, 2016
Free Opening Reception, Nov. 17, 6:00–8:00PM


A WORLD OF MINIATURES
October 22, 2016 – January 16, 2017

Showcasing handcrafted silver tea sets, exquisite furnishings, and miniature rooms created by master artisans, this year’s miniature exhibit will feature two new rooms: a recreation of George Washington’s office from Morristown’s Ford mansion and a colonial bedroom.


distantbattleonthewarabaraINTO THE UNKNOWN: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER
November 5, 2016–February 12, 2017

Before Michael Rockefeller’s disappearance near the southwestern coast of New Guinea, he embarked on a life-changing expedition to learn about the Baliem Valley Dani people.  This exhibition features a selection of Rockefeller’s photographs from the Baliem Valley New Guinea expedition of 1961. Many of these photographs from Harvard’s Peabody Museum have not been publicly displayed until recently.

Image: Distant battle on the Warabara.  Photograph by Michael Clark Rockefeller, (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 2006.12.1.44.12, (digital file # 153530261).


storyboard-showing-tableau-of-village-life-fish-and-animalsTHE PEOPLE OF NORTHERN PAPUA NEW GUINEA:
FROM THE RESEARCH AND COLLECTION OF DR. GEORGE E.B. MORREN

November 5, 2016–February 12, 2017

Enter a land of dense rainforests, mountains and winding rivers.  This is home to the numerous tribes that reside in the northern region of Papua New Guinea.  Pioneering Rutgers University anthropologist, the late Dr. George E.B. Morren, conducted groundbreaking research that helped interpret this land and its people.  View Dr. Morren’s  collection of artifacts while learning about his fieldwork.  Observe exotic birds, plants, and examine insects from the American Museum of Natural History’s permanent collection.

Related Programs:

Exhibition Reception, Nov. 13
The Changing World of the Engans, Nov. 19
Wild New Guinea!, Nov. 10

Image: Storyboard showing tableau of village life, fish and animals, c.1970.  On loan from the collection of Dr. George E.B. Morren.


FRESH PERSPECTIVES 2017
A Juried High School Art Exhibition at the Morris Museum
April 7 through June 4, 2017

The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art teachers for their encouragement and the effective teaching of these talented student artists.

For more information on participating in Fresh Perspectives 2017, please click here.