Showing posts from May, 2019

Mercer County - Trenton - Many Inspired Steps

Many Inspired Steps Opening May 25, 2019 through November 10, 2019 Riverside Gallery, 2nd floor
The New Jersey State Museum is pleased to present Many Inspired Steps an exhibition that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. On July 21, 1969 at 10:56:15 p.m. E.D.T. Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon with the now famous words: “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong’s “one small step” was just the crowning accomplishment of an endeavor that goes back centuries. Many Inspired Steps tells the story of that endeavor. The exhibit is supplemented by objects in the Museum’s collection and on loan that bring this story to life and emphasize New Jersey’s connection to this historic event. The exhibit will be on view through November 10.
Many Inspired Steps was organized by Thomas A. Lesser (who has donated the exhibition) and is distributed by Audio Visual Imagineering, Inc. (which has donated the d…

Monmouth County - Rumson - TEA WITH ME


Save the Date! Join us on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 for Tea with Me! More details to come. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lisa Maher at lmaher@monmouthhistory.orgor  (732) 462-1466 x20. DETAILSDate:May 8, 2019Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Event Category: VENUERumson Country Club

*Monmouth County - Countywide - Weekend in Old Monmouth

Weekend in Old Monmouth Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday, May 5, 2019, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712​

Monmouth County - Lincroft - 5th Annual Thompson Park Creative Arts & Music Festival

5th Annual Thompson Park Creative Arts & Music Festival
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10 AM – 5 PM 805 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738-1605
This celebration of the arts will feature fine art vendors, live music, creative activities and food vendors. Submission deadline is February 20, 2019.A non-refundable jury fee of $15.00 is to be paid with your application.See entry instructions.Download an application. For more information, email, or call 732-842-4000, ext. 4343.

Monmouth County - Middletown - Faces From Our Past: Portraits From the Permanent Collection

Faces From Our Past: Portraits From the Permanent Collection

This exhibition features a selection of portraits from the permanent collection of MCHA that surveys the styles of portraiture available to residents of New Jersey and elsewhere in the nineteenth century. Those on view range from highly polished works by professional artists from New York and Philadelphia to the colorful efforts of local painters whose work today is considered folk art. Examples include portraits of young children, adults, and those who have reached advanced age. Many of the sitters lived in Middletown, Red Bank, Shrewsbury, and Holmdel, in addition to elsewhere in New Jersey and New York. The demand for likenesses peaked in the nineteenth century but, after the Civil War, photography generally supplanted the work that was formerly the realm of resident and itinerant painters. Artists represented in the exhibition include Micah Williams from New Brunswick, John Bradley of New York, Robert Street of Philadel…

Burlington County - Mount Holly - NJCAR Disaster Preparedness Workshops

View this email in your browserDisaster Preparedness Workshops Join us for a disaster preparedness training provided by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts. This series of workshops will introduce the Pocket Response Plan (PReP), its use a tool to begin institutional planning, and provide guidance on use and implementing it. This will be followed by information on staff training. Finally, there will be a group table top exercise. The training will run from 9:00am to 1:00pm. A continental breakfast will be provided. Dates and Locations: February 6 - Hamilton Club, 32 Church St, Paterson, NJ 07505 March 6 - Atlantic County Library System - Mays Landing Branch - 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, NJ 08330 April 3 - Trailside Nature and Science Center - 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092 May 1 - Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences - 307 High St, Mt Holly, NJ 08060 June 5 - Historic Courthouse - 71 Main Street Flemington, NJ 08822 REGISTER NO…