Virtual & Past Exhibitions

Jersey Rocks LogoJersey Rocks! A History of Rock & Roll in the Garden State

This website, based on the 2011 exhibition of the same title at the Morris Museum, explores rock’s rise in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s—when the state was fertile ground for the new sound—and then the changes that occurred in the movement during the ‘80s, ‘90s and today. Click here to begin exploring this fascinating site.

 

An Evening of EleganceEvening of Elegance

This site is dedicated to the 2013 exhibition, An Evening of Elegance: 200 Years of Costumes for Grand Occasions from the Collection of the Morris Museum.  Learn about the Museum’s costume collection, tour the exhibition, and more. Click here to get started.

 

2013

Joseph Genova Structure Paintings

Todd Doney Landscapes

Immortal Structures: Here & There After, Paintings by Maria Mijares Click here to see photos of the opening!

Victorian New Jersey: Photographs by Guillermo Thorn, from the Kean University Collection
Toying with Art Click here to see photos of the exhibit!

Mega Model Trains

The Story Book Forest

Museum Mind Benders

2012

Tablescapes in America

Ordinary Made Extraordinary: A Survey of Folk Art

Aviation Through Art

Skies Alive: Bird Migration in the Garden State

Carry the Sky: Birds in Art

On Vacation with Winslow Homer: Wood Engravings of an American Master

Making Waves: Vintage Bathing Suits and Boardwalk Attire

A Patchwork of Cozy Quilts and Coverlets from the Morris Museum Collection

Celebrating our Legacy: The 20th Anniversary Exhibition of Art in the Atrium

Molecules and Health (Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo)

Sightlines: Art Quilts from SAQA

Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics

The Silk Robe: Traditional Chinese Costume from the Morris Museum Collection

Fresh Perspectives: : A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2012

Nikon Small World Exhibit

Modern Tapestries and Floor Coverings Conceived by Picasso, Calder, and their Contemporaries

Nathan Sawaya: The Art of the Brick

2011

Brain Teasers 2

Visual Thoughts: The Art Quilts of Fiber Revolution

On the Road: 100 years of Motorcycles in America

From the Past to the Present: Inspirations from the Guinness Collection

Fresh Perspectives

Beauty in the Brushstroke: Chinese Brush Paintings

Bold Strokes: The Paintings of Chris Kappemeier

Visual Thoughts: The Art Quilts of Fiber

Revolution From the Past to the Present: Inspiration from the Guinness Collection

Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2011

Mary Gill Art Scholarship Student Art Show

Jersey Rocks: A History of Rock & Roll in the Garden State

Click here to link to our website devoted to this popular exhibition

On the Head and in the Hand: Hats and Purses from the Morris Museum Collection

Teapots By Design: From the Collection of Unjeria C. Jackson, MD

Antonio Petruccelli: An Unsung American Illustrator

The Legacy of Currier and Ives: Shaping the American Spirit

O’ Write My Name: American Portraits – Harlem Heroes

Home for the Holidays

Frank H. Netter, MD: Michelangelo of Medicine

The Art of Shirley Winthrope Rivo

2010

Icons of Costume: Hollywood’s Golden Era and Beyond

Bonus Features: Hollywood Posters, Props, and Personalities

The “Shoe” Must Go On

One More Night at Elving’s Metropolitan Yiddish Theatre<

Valeri Larko: Two Decades

Save Ellis Island

Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2010

Mary Gill Art Scholarship Student Art Show<

Art Quilts: Contemporary Expressions from the Collection Of John Walsh III<

Art Glass from the Morris Museum Collection

To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA

2009

Global Patterns: Architectural Photographs by Daniel Nadler

Horseplay: A History of Equestrian Sports in New Jersey

The Faces of Breast Cancer: Photographs by Pete Byron

Doubt: An Installation by Adam Marelli

Abstract Paintings from the Morris Museum Collection

View from the Underground

Invitations to a Wedding: Bridal Gowns from the 1820’s to the Present

Art Glass from the Morris Museum Collection

NJ Arts Annual- Local Life

Voices of Courage: A Survey of Social Realism

Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2009

Mary Gill Art Scholarship Student Art Show

Linedrive and Lipsticks

Head to Toe: All About Your Body

Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandts Etchings

The Space Spot

Prints from the Morris Museum Collection

Breaking Through: The Abstract Expressionism of Grace Hartigan

The Campaign Dialogue: How the Development of Mass Communication Technology Created and Changed the Conversations Between Candidate and Voter

2008

Holiday Tree Festival

Through Our Eyes

Prints From the Morris Museum Collection

Timeless: The Art of Drawing

Mary Gill Art Scholarship Student Art Show

Doll Houses From the Morris Museum Collection

The Vintage Years: Black Film’s Early Years

Alexander Calder Mats

New Jersey Then & Now

P.G. Chambers School

Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2008

Avenue B School of Art: The Collages of John Evans

Ridiculous Portrait: The Art of May Wilson

Through Our Eyes

Sculpture by Sassona Norton and The Collection of the Morris Museum

Tribus: Works by Janet Kipp

Stepping Out in Style: Outerwear of the Last 150 Years

The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design

Capturing the Spirit: Virginia Snedeker and the American Scene

Silent Spring: Andy Warhol’s Endangered Species and Vanishing Animals