Morven Museum & Garden

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at Morven

To register for programs, click the associated links or call our shop during open hours, Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 am. - 4:00 p.m. at 609.924.8144 ext. 103


Grand Homes & Gardens Series 2019

Morven’s Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series, to be held in Morven's Stockton Education Center’s Gathering Space in February and March 2019, expands on Morven’s history as a grand home with centuries of impressive gardens. Please join us for evenings with these highly regarded speakers, including

  • Kate Markert, Executive Director of Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden, Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Washington, DC residence

  • Bill Thomas, Executive Director of Chanticleer Garden, Adolph and Christine Rosengarten’s family retreat

  • Beth Allan, Morven Museum & Garden’s Curator of the Collections and Exhibitions and Pam Ruch, Morven’s Horticulturist

  • Gary Lawrance, co-author of Houses of the Hamptons 1880-1930

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Trompe l'oeil One-Day Workshop with Lisa Walsh

Saturday, February 23 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
$65; $55 for members of either Morven or Arts Council of Princeton

Explore the art of trompe l’oeil with professional muralist and trompe l’oeil artist Lisa Walsh.


Girl Scouts Badge Workshops

Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, March 2: Scribe Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Juniors
Saturday, March 2: Trees Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Cadettes
Saturday, April 6: Gardener Girl Scout Badge - Juniors
Saturday, April 6: Flowers Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Juniors
Saturday, September 14: Bugs Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Brownies
Saturday, September 14: Scribe Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Juniors
Saturday, September 14: Flowers Girl Scout Badge Workshop - Juniors


Rago Valuation Days at Morven Museum & Garden

Tuesdays, March 12 and April 9
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Unused heirlooms are a source of financing for vacations, tuition or more, better jewelry. Why not discover what the jewelry you’ll never wear or the fine and decorative art you’ll never display is truly worth? Katherine Van Dell, Director of the Jewelry Department; Sebastian Clarke, Director of Estate Services, specializing in Furnishings and Decorative Arts; and Mike Byers, Fine Art Specialist host free valuations at Morven Museum & Garden on select Tuesdays.

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The Healing Garden: 18th Century Herbs Workshop with Historical Interpreter Virginia Kopacki

Saturday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m.
$20; $15 Friends of Morven

With Spring around the corner, this enlightening hands-on workshop focusing on 18th century house gardens, herbal healing, and historical receipts (recipes) is right on time.

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New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra Salon: Homage

Saturday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m.
Free to the Public

Morven welcomes the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra for a Salon afternoon featuring a musical mix of contemporary and traditional classical works reflecting, or honoring, earlier compositions.  This first-time chamber orchestra event in Morven’s Stockton Education Center provides an intimate, informal Salon tradition of music, conversation, and light refreshments.

Architectural Drawing & Painting for Adults at Morven

Thursdays, April 11 - May 16, 2019
from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

$220; $195 for members of either Morven or Arts Council of Princeton

Join local artist and published illustrator Barbara DiLorenzo on a guided exploration of Morven interiors and exteriors. Explore the historical architecture of this Princeton landmark using a variety of media.


Camp Morven

Now in it’s second year, Morven partners with the Art Council of Princeton to present four weeks of Summer Camp in August. Below find a list of Camps available this summer at Morven:

  • Teen Arts Studio: Botanical Art and Architecture (ages 13 - 16)

  • Art of Nature (ages 5 - 9)

  • Art of Sports (ages 5 - 9)

  • Encampment: The Art of the American Revolution (ages 5 - 9)