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Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion Celebrates African American Culture at the Morris Museum
Our Art, Our Culture
A Celebration of Art in African American Culture
WHEN: Sunday, April
24, at 2:30 PM WHERE: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd., Morristown ADMISSION: free
Our Art, Our
Culture is a free
film documentary screening and panel discussion event that
investigates the stories of local black artists. Exploring these intergenerational
histories, Fairleigh Dickinson University Loeb Fellow, Ronni Garrett,
documents the unique perspectives of each artist as well as capturing
the similarities of their experiences.
featured in the documentary are Rosalind Nzinga Vaughn-Nichol, Philip Smallwood, Raquel Sukanya, and Tyler Best. All
four artists will participate in the panel discussion which will be
moderated by Art in the Atrium's Executive Director, Lauren LeBeaux
Craig. Art in the Atrium, Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer arts
organization that has proudly exhibited African American fine art in
many venues throughout northern New Jersey since its founding in
All patrons 12
years and older must provide proof of full vaccination, currently 2
shots of either Pfizer or Moderna, or one of Johnson and Johnson, and
corresponding ID. All sales are final. All patrons are required to
wear a face mask inside the Bickford Theatre. For assistance, call
the box office at 973-971-3706.
Concerts & Performances
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Fazil Say
April 28, 2022, 8 PM
children under 18*
Grammy-Award winning ensemble play with the pianist The
Observer described as the “definition of virtuosity” one
night before they perform at Carnegie Hall, right here in the
Museum’s intimate Bickford Theatre!
In the spring
of 2020 when the pandemic took hold and concert venues were closing
their doors, the Morris
Museum opened its parking lot with two new series: The Lot of
Strings Music Festival and Jazz on the Back Deck. During this festival, the famed
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performed multiple times and a special
relationship was born. Now the relationship culminates in an evening
featuring the full orchestra and guest soloist, Turkish pianist,
Say joins the
orchestra for two selections -his own Silk Road Piano
Concerto No. 2, Op. 4, in which he shares his own musical exploration
of the legendary Silk Road and Turkey’s role in this fascinating
chapter of history - and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major,
K. 488, composed in his heyday in Vienna. These selections, chosen
very deliberately, are a symbol of reunion and musical friendship;
Orpheus and Say last collaborated in 2015 and 2016 at Carnegie Hall
together, with performances declared to be “all exuberance”
by The New York Times.
TICKETS: General Admission is $40.00.
Member tickets are $35.00. Become a Member today. $75 VIP Tickets include
post-performance reception with artists.
children tickets available, please call the box office for inquiries:
WHEN: Three Performances: Friday, May 6, 8:00pm; Saturday, May 7, 8:00pm; and Sunday, May 8, 2:00pm
All Vows is a puppet memory play by puppeteer,
theatre artist, and writer, Sam Jay Gold, where history and
imagination collide in a heartwarming tale. The play is centered on
the possibly true life of his grandfather, Poppy, a Russian Jewish
refugee raised in China. Poppy is portrayed through five hand-carved,
wooden puppets, each modeled after him at a different age in his
All Vows was first developed at St.
Ann’s Warehouse Puppet Lab with Matt Acheson and Lake Simons as Lab
Co-Directors at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY, in 2019.
Additional development made possible with the generous support of The
Jim Henson Foundation.
All Vows was created partially in
residence at Live Arts at the Morris Museum.
TICKETS: General Admission is $40.00.
Member tickets are $35.00. Become a Member today. Students tickets are $25.00 (25 and
under with valid ID).