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Artist Residency Roundtable October 23rd, 2014


What is an Artist Residency? Who are the teaching artists? What kind of planning and preparation is involved? Administrators, Teachers, Cultural Arts Representatives, join us on October 23, 2014, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, for our Artist Residency Roundtable and learn all about these exciting school programs. Whether it’s Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Shakespeare, Mosaics, Murals, [...] Read more »

Morris Arts’ 5th Annual Pumpkin Illumination, Oct. 24 and 26

fully lit pumpkins along pool IMG_7192

The leaves are falling, the temperature’s dropping and the pumpkins were carved!  Over 950 people joined Morris Arts  at the Vail Mansion for our 5th annual Pumpkin Illumination.  Unlike the storms of  some previous years, this year’s weather cooperated beautifully and people gathered to share their pumpkin carving talents, to participate in art making activities [...] Read more »

Sandy: Destruction/Constructions Exhibit opened September 11

Roddy Wildeman, large multi starburst rectangular work, composite memory

More than 150 people attended Morris Arts’ opening reception on September 11, 2014 for its  new exhibit at the Gallery at 14 Maple, entitled SANDY: Destruction/Constructions.  For its 12th show,  the Exhibition Committee of Morris Arts and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation selected artists Bruce Perlmutter (Red Bank), Kevin Burkitt (Manasquan), Laura Petrovich Cheney (Asbury Park) and [...] Read more »

Atrium Gallery opened Fall/Winter Exhibit on September 19, 2014


Approximately 200 people joined Morris Arts on Friday, September 19, 2014,  at the free Opening Reception for the show at the Atrium Gallery, located on Floors 2-5 of the Morris County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street in Morristown. Embracing a wide variety of subject matter (contemporary, cyperpunk, veteran experiences, African motifs, etc.) and [...] Read more »

2014 Community Foundation Grant

2nd Grade Students at the Marie V. Duffy School in Wharton participated in a Multicultural Folk Dance Residency thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation.