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.

 

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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.

 

2015

  • Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2015
  • The History of Picatinny Arsenal
  • Love, Shirley Temple
  • Earth From Space: Poster Exhibit
  • County College of Morris Portfolio Class Exhibitions
  • Masquerade: Masks from the Collection
  • 2015 NJ Craft Arts Annual: “Accessorize – the Person and the Place, sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
  • Home Sweet Home: Dollhouses from the Collection
  • Brick by Brick

2014

  • The Dog Show: The Art of Our Canine Companions
  • Access-Ability Pop-Up Exhibitions
  • Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America from the Smithsonian
  • Pulp Culture: Paper is the Medium
  • New Jersey Unearthed: Digging into our State’s Past
  • Mega Model Trains
  • Semper Tedium: The Slow Art of Quilt Making
  • Nikon Small World
  • Portrait of an Athlete: Portraits of Special Olympics Athletes by Pete Byron
  • The Honey and the Hive: The Sweet Story of Honeybees
  • Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2014
  • Mary Gill Art Scholarships of Morris County
  • CCM Portfolio Class Exhibitions
  • Legacy in Clay: Contemporary Native American Pottery
  • 125 Years: A Celebration of the National Association of Women Artists
  • Egg-Zibit: The Story of Eggs

 

2013

  • The Art of the Brick II
  • When Sandy Hit: The Storm that Forever Changed NJ
  • Season of Wonder: Trains, Dollhouses, and Toys
  • Beards: The Long and Short of It
  • NANO: The Science of the Super Small
  • Wet & Wild: Art Quilts from the Collection of John M. Walsh III
  • An Evening of Elegance: 200 Years of Costumes for Grand Occasions from the Morris Museum Collection
  • Mega Model Trains
  • “Rags, Those Beautiful Rags”: Ragtime Music from the Guinness Collection
  • Nikon Small World
  • In the Bank: Coin Banks from the Collection of Michael M. Horn, Esq.
  • Fresh Perspectives: A Juried High School Art Exhibition 2013
  • Mary Gill Art Scholarships of Morris County 2013
  • CCM Portfolio Class Exhibitions
  • Nature Sublime: Landscapes by Todd Doney
  • Structures: Paintings by Joseph Genova
  • Once Upon a Dime: The World of Money
  • Reflections: Contemporary Studio Art Glass by Paul Stankard and Kathleen Elliot
  • 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!
  • Victorian New Jersey: Photographs by Guillermo Thorn from the Kean University Collection
  • Mega Model Trains
  • The Story Book Forest
  • Museum Mind Benders

2012

  • Tablescapes in America
  • Ordinary Made Extraordinary: A Survey of Folk Art
  • Takeoffs and Landings: The Story of 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
  • 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

2007

  • Nature/Culture: Artists Respond to Their Environment
  • How American Women Artists Invented Postmodernism: 1970-1975
  • Gerberich’s Gadgetry: Art That Moves
  • African American Masters