Wednesday, July 20, 2016

JULY PROGRAMMING @ THE MORRIS MUSEUM FEATURES JAZZ, STUDIO ART

The Morris Museum jumps into summer with a variety of exciting programs and performances for adults. The events include jazz performances by the Full Count Big Band and Dan Levinson; a pastel studio art workshop; and a lecture on Ancient Greece.

Further program and ticket information is available by calling 973.971.3700 or online at morrismuseum.org.

Image result for Plein AirStudio Art Workshop: Plein Air Pastel Painting Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 10:00AM–4:00PM
WHERE:
6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ
TUITION: Registration fee: $90 for Museum-members, $100 for Non-members
Ages 16–Adult

Pastel is an exciting medium with seductive color and relatively quick results. Plein air takes you and your pastels outdoors to work on the excellent subject matter of landscape! This workshop welcomes all levels, whether you are learning a new medium, or improving your technique. Beginners encouraged!

dan-levinson-seth-cashman-2Jazz Showcase: Dan Levinson’s Midsummer’s Night Jazz Party
WHEN: Monday, July 25, 8:00PM
TICKETS:
$17 in advance; $20 at the door 

It wouldn’t be summer without Dan Levinson and his friends musically lighting up the night sky. Helping to heat up the evening with cool jazz will be Mike Davis (cornet), Jim Fryer (trombone), Conal Fowkes (piano), Brian Nalepka (bass), Kevin Dorn (drums), and of course the charming, evocative vocal stylings of Molly Ryan.

About the Morris Museum

Founded in 1913, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts and cultural institution which serves the public through high caliber 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. The first museum in New Jersey to be accredited, the Morris Museum was re-accredited in 2013 by the American Alliance of Museums. 

The Morris Museum is a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Location & Hours

The Museumis open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00pm. In addition, the Museum is open evenings from 5:00 to 8:00pm on the second and third Thursday of the month. Admission to the Museum is $10 for adults and $7 for children, students and senior citizens. Admission is always free for Museum members.  For more information, call (973) 971-3700, or visit www.morrismuseum.org.