Thursday, April 13, 2017

LADIES’ NIGHT OUT RETURNS TO THE MORRIS MUSEUM!

Ladies' Night Out

Ladies' Night Out: Meet Us in Murano

WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30PM
WHERE:
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd. MOrristown
TICKETS: $40 for Non-Members; $30 for Members; and $20 for Students/Teachers. 

To purchase tickets, visit morrismuseum.org/special-events, email specialevents@morrismuseum.org, or call (973) 971-3710.

To become a Member, and enjoy the special Member rate, visit morrismuseum.org/museum-membership, email membership@morrismuseum.org, or call (973) 971-3721.

Ladies’ Night Out is back and you won’t want to miss it! Held at the Morris Museum, this glamorous evening will feature delicious light fare, signature cocktails, exclusive shopping experiences, door prizes, and more. The event is being held in celebration of special exhibition, Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance, and will also include a curator-led tour.

Kick off the evening with complimentary cocktails and finger foods provided by local favorites,  Main Street Wine Cellar and Nicky's Firehouse. Shop 'till you drop in the Museum's Court with unique vendors, including Missy Faul Jewelry, Morris County School of Glass, Draped in Elegance, Expresso Yourself, Katina Ansen, Paradox Thrift Vintage Jewelry, and So Yoon Lym. The fabulous BC Salon will also be on hand to provide mini-tanning and hair consultations. In addition, guests will enjoy a 10 % discount (20% for Museum Members) in the Museum Shop. Several of the vendors  are generously donating a percentage of their proceeds to the Morris Museum.

An evening highlight will be a curator-led tour of Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance. Curated with objects created during the past 15 years, the exhibition features Tagliapietra’s blown glass vessels, graceful aerial works, and newer two-dimensional fused glass panels. Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is on view through June 18, 2017.

All proceeds raised support the dynamic exhibitions and educational programs at the Morris Museum.

Support: Generous support for Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is provided by the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. Additional support is provided by Schantz Galleries and Heller Gallery.

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 and Hours
The Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ, and is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00pm. 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.