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The Shortest Month of the Year is Packed with Art, Concerts, Films, and More
Last Chance: On and Off the Streets: Urban Art
Closing Sunday, February 27, 2022
If you haven't seen the knockout exhibition, On and Off the
Streets: Urban Art New Jersey, you
only have four more weeks. Come in out of the cold and see the 10
large-scale murals in the Museum's gallery. The
exhibition examines the duality of New Jersey artists whose
creative versatility extends from the street to the studio.
Generous support for this exhibition is provided
by the Joseph Robert Foundation and Loop Colors.
Mardi Gras Jazz Concert with Thaddeus Exposé
Sunday, February 27, 2022, 2:00 PM
Celebrate Mardi Gras with the authentic sounds of
New Orlean’s very own Thaddeus Exposé!
Thaddeus Exposé was born in New Orleans,
Louisiana. He is a professional jazz bassist, composer, recording
artist, and successful inventor of the “BowStopper.” Thaddeus
earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Education
from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in
Jazz Studies from William Paterson University.
We opened a newly created exploration space for
our youngest inventors ages 1-4. This specially designed space
has a train and an exploration table filled with unique tools to
help spark creativity, thinking, and learning.
are for any child (ages 5-12 years old) and they provide a new
informal approach to hands-on learning. Instead of following
step-by-step instructions, young inventors will be empowered to
problem-solve and overcome real-world obstacles.
All children must be accompanied by an adult for
the duration of their time in Spark!Lab.
Spark!Lab at the Morris Museum is made
possible by leadership support from BASF. Generous support
is also made possible by Gay H. Osborn on behalf of the
Blanche and George Jones Fund, Inc.
On-Screen at the Bickford Theatre
Fight off the cold with two films this February in
the Bickford Theatre. Presenting National Gallery on
February 9 and War Horse on February 13.
National Gallery is
the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with
the world, its staff and public, and its paintings. This film
takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on
a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of
Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century.
The critically acclaimed and international
smash-hit play War Horsereturns
to screen in the Bickford Theatre. It is based on the beloved novel
by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford in association with
the award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.