Morven Museum & Garden

Upcoming Exhibitions

 

Upcoming Exhibitions


Jersey Homesteads Mural , Ben Shahn (1898–1969), with Bernarda Bryson Shahn (1993–2004),   1936–7; located in the Roosevelt Public School. © RicardoBarros.com 2019

Jersey Homesteads Mural, Ben Shahn (1898–1969), with Bernarda Bryson Shahn (1993–2004), 1936–7; located in the Roosevelt Public School. © RicardoBarros.com 2019

 

Searching for Utopia: Roosevelt, New Jersey

November 15, 2019–May 10, 2020

This November, Morven will open its newest exhibition Searching for Utopia: Roosevelt, NJ.  The first of its kind, this show will examine the history of Roosevelt, from its early days as an antidote to the Great Depression to a twenty-first century arts community. 



Grouse, 1885. Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh (1856–1915), oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Grouse, 1885. Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh (1856–1915), oil on canvas. Private Collection.

 

In Nature's Realm: The New Jersey Art of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh

Opens May 29, 2020

In line with its mission of celebrating the art of New Jersey, Morven Museum & Garden is proud to present the first exhibition examining the work of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh (1856–1915). Born in New Brunswick, the great-great-grandson of Reverend Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736–1790), the first president of Queens College (Rutgers University), Hardenbergh was a self-taught artist and ornithologist.