Corporate & Private Events

Imagine the Possibilities Imagine your party, meeting, or conference in the elegant space of the Morris Museum. Dine beneath the stars in the sky-lit, two-story promenade Museum Court. Enjoy the distinctive open space of the grand Entrance Pavilion, linking our Georgian-style mansion with sleek modern glass walls. Experience the warmth of the Dodge Room with a small intimate group of friends. Create a unique experience for your clients, friends, and guests that is sure to create a lasting impression. The stage, concert piano, audiovisual systems, pantry, elevator, wheelchair access, and private parking lot provide many possibilities for events, shows, wedding receptions, lectures, and meetings. The Museum provides event planning assistance and suggested vendor lists. Clients enjoy after-hours access to the Museum’s distinguished galleries. Corporate members receive a discount on rental fees. Join us for holiday parties, corporate meetings, customer appreciation days, children’s parties or black-tie dinners. The Morris Museum has provided the community with 100 years of exhibitions, entertainment, and education with all the proceeds from rentals directly supporting the Museum’s mission. Our friendly and professional staff will assist you in creating a memorable event. Let us help you imagine the possibilities. For a personal tour or to discuss your special event, please contact Caitlin Spratley by email at or by phone at 973.971.3722.

Our Unique Spaces

Hennessy Hall The original foyer of our historic Twin Oaks mansion, Hennessy Hall is a beautifully decorated space that serves well as an attractive backdrop for small receptions or an additional space for larger events. During the holiday season, the stately staircase is adorned with festive garland, serving as a lovely focal point for your event.

Dodge Room
Dodge Room The warmth and intimacy of the elegant Dodge Room, complete with historic moldings, fireplace, baby grand piano, antique furniture, luncheons, family occasions or small gatherings.

Museum Court
Museum Court A one-of-a-kind area, linking the 1913 Twin Oaks mansion with a modern two-story promenade, the Museum Court boasts a breathtaking skylight, allowing natural light to shine through. Central to the museum’s galleries, including the museum’s Guinness Collection exhibition, the Court is a unique and spacious area to hold a reception, dinner or meeting.

Entrance Pavilion The stunning glass Entrance Pavilion serves as the gateway to the museum galleries, as well as the Bickford Theatre. Incorporating sleek modern architecture with original brick walls of our Georgian-style mansion, the Entrance Pavilion is perfect for cocktail receptions, dinners, lectures and more.

Bickford Theatre The museum’s 312-seatBickford Theatre is ideal for meetings, presentations, recitals, plays, concerts or symposiums. Our on-site technical director will assist with plans for your event. Receptions or dinner parties can be arranged to precede or follow your presentation in the theatre.

Conference Room
Mansion Conference Room Located on the upper level of the mansion, the Conference Room is a charming location that accommodates up to 15 people for a meeting. Equipped with a large conference table, side table for refreshments, small refrigerator and private restroom; you can host a meeting free from distraction. Of special note is the hand-painted mural depicting life on the Twin Oaks farm during the 1920s.

Morris Museum is the perfect place for your next event!