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TOY WORLD EXHIBIT

October 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 10, 2017 @ 4:45 pm

Step back to another era and enjoy a bit of nostalgia with the exhibition “Toy World,” spotlighting the history of toy manufacturing in New Jersey.  The exhibition, originally scheduled to run through May 28, has been extended through September 10, 2017 and showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are the ubiquitous green army men; the first “talking” doll, created…

An Evening with POCO

March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

POCO has always maintained their musical superiority and the new incarnation will continue to be musically superior with a foot in the past, present and future. As Rusty Young says, “Hang on, this could be quite a ride.”

Oleta Adams

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album Circle of One, and the impassioned hit single “Get Here,” Oleta Adams has inspired a growing legion of fans in the U.S. and Europe with journeys of the heart through songs that draw deeply from her roots in Gospel, while crossing effortlessly into the realms of Soul, R&B and Popular music. Her success, nurtured by worldwide tours with Tears for Fears, Phil Collins, Michael Bolton, and Luther Vandross, has been solidified by…

Wednesday Tea and Tour at Historic Morven

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 22, 2017

Wednesday Tea & Tour Wednesdays from January through November, 1:00 p.m. Invite a friend (or a few!) to relax in the classic elegance of Morven’s Garden Room overlooking the Colonial Revival Garden. Tea is served at 1:00 p.m. and includes tea sandwiches, scones, and an assortment of fresh fruit and sweets. A docent-led tour of the museum accompanies the tea and can be taken at 12:00 or 2:00 p.m. Pricing (per person): $22.00 | $18.00 for Friends of Morven Advance…

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, “the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Bela Fleck is a sixteen-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds. The pair performs music from their self-titled debut for which they took home the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album.

THE RAINBOW FISH

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her so unique? Will some good advice from the wise old Octopus persuade the Rainbow Fish to share her gifts with those around her? ArtsPower has turned Marcus Pfister’s bestselling book into a delightful and touching…

Blues in the Loft: Mike Griot and Friends

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Blues in the Loft concert series with Mike Griot! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the SOPAC Loft. Cash bar available. “Blacks & Blues”  A Living History This internationally-acclaimed bassist and musical director leads an all-star ensemble in a journey through the blues and all of its unique musical destinations. Pulling from his fabulous South Mountain International Blues Festival events, Griot’s performance will present a…

Morven in May: A Celebration of Art, Craft and Garden

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 7, 2017

One of New Jersey’s most anticipated spring rituals, Morven in May, is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary, American-made fine craft and welcomes a select group of thirty-six professional fine craft artisans from around the country. Art mediums include glass, ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, mixed media, jewelry, furniture and basketry, and all are displayed in gallery-style booths in a grand tent on the museum’s Great Lawn. The weekend fun kicks off on the Great Lawn with a Friday…

Juilliard at SOPAC: Juilliard Jazz Ensemble

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Now in its 14th season, Juilliard Jazz offers degrees at bachelor, master, and Artist Diploma levels. The program aims to development exceptionally educated musicians versed in the Jazz continuum and its American vernacular roots. Through improvisation, swing, and the blues aesthetic, Juilliard Jazz nurtures and cultivates individuality, community, and the depth of feeling and generosity of spirit known as soul. Juilliard Jazz students are empowered to realize their highest aspirations as people, artists, and citizens. The curriculum combines tailored studio…

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