Special Programs & Events

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Phone  973.971.3706


PrintFrom Carousel to Kinky Boots:
A Cabaret of Broadway’s Best

Saturday, April 26, 7:30pm

Join us for the annual Bickford Theatre Guild Fundraiser, a cabaret of classics and contemporary hits, and an evening of fantastic performances by some of Broadway’s finest performers.

$250  Celebrity VIP Package (includes pre-show “Mingle with the Stars,” a champagne reception, priority seating, and a post show reception)
$100  Show and post show reception
$65    Show Only

For Sponsorship information, please contact Maria Gatewood at 973.971.3705 or mgatewood@morrismuseum.org.


Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, cMeet the Composer: An Evening with Gioachino Rossini

Thursday, May 15, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Enjoy musical samplings by Rossini!  From his comedic opera, The Barber of Seville to his final opera, William Tell, learn about the man and his music through the marvelous mechanical musical instruments of The Guinness Collection.

$7  Members
$9  Non-Members

Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, c.1835-45 


Honeybees: June Lecture Series

The lectures will follow the 1:00pm hive inspection on SATURDAYS in June. 

June 7- A year in the Life of a Beehive

Ever wonder about the life cycle of a honeybee, how they make and store their honey and how they prepare for winter?  Here is your chance to find out.

June 14- Beehive Government – How 50,000 live together

How do 50,000 bees live together?  Who is really in charge?  Bet you thought it was the Queen.  Partially right, but committees play a big role too!  Maybe there are lessons here for us.

June 21- Bee-Friendly Yard & Garden

Bees love flowers, not just honeybees, but bumblebees and many other vital pollinating insects.  Come to find out which flowers they like the best, and how you can beautify your yard and garden in a bee-friendly way.

June 28- Colony Collapse Disorder

Does anyone really know why?  Latest research reports that there are a number of reasons which may vary according to location and environment.  A complex topic indeed.

Presented by the New Jersey Beekeepers Association (NJBA). FREE with Museum Admission. 


N.A.W.A. Panel Discussion

Saturday, June 14, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Join artists from the National Association of Women Artists for a panel discussion on art and its importance in their life.  The artists will discuss what it is like to face a blank canvas and balancing schedule demands with personal needs. Registration required. 

$7  Members
$9  Non-members


SPOTLIGHT ON THE GUINNESS COLLECTION: CLOWNING AROUND WITH AUTOMATA

Thursday, July 17, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Come and delight in the fantastical doings of the incredible clowns, jesters and harlequins from the Guinness Collection. Registration required.

$7  Members
$9  Non-Members