Wednesday, October 19, 2011

MORRIS MUSEUM HOSTS HALLOWEEN FAMILY FESTIVAL

Halloween Family Festival

WHEN: Saturday, October 29,  11 AM –
4 PM, rain or shine

WHERE:
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown
ADMISSION: includes museum admission, $7/child, $10/adult (free for museum members)
Large groups are welcome. For more information, please call 973.971.3718.

Enjoy a day of spooky fun, prizes, and goodies. Dress up in a creative costume and stop by our many Trick-or-Treat stations. Bring your carved Halloween pumpkin from home to participate in our “People’s Choice Pumpkin Competition.”

Special Halloween activities include:

  • Trick-or-Treating throughout the museum
  • Face painting
  • Mask-making
  • Spooky storytelling
  • Pumpkin painting (above)
  • Creating candy ghosts
  • Designing spooky lanterns

When you visit the museum, the whole family will enjoy the museum’s new exhibitions, On the Road: 100 Years of Motorcycles in America and Brainteasers 2, an exhibition of hands-on puzzles.

The Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ, and is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM; Thursday, 11 AM to 8 PM; and Sunday, 1-5 PM. Admission to the museum is $10 for adults and $7 for children, students and senior citizens. Admission is always free for museum members and is free to the public every Thursday between 5 and 8 PM. For more information, call 973.971.3700, or visit www.morrismuseum.org.

About the Morris Museum
The Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts and cultural institution which serves the public through the presentation of high caliber permanent and changing exhibitions in the arts, sciences and humanities.  The Museum also offers educational programs, family events, and is home to the Bickford Theatre and its wide range of performing arts offerings. Continuously serving the public since 1913, the Morris Museum has been designated a Major Arts Institution and has received the New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ Citation of Excellence, among other awards.  In 2013, the museum will celebrate its Centennial Anniversary. These programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; the F.M. Kirby Foundation and the New Jersey Cultural Trust.