Morven Museum & Garden

Upcoming Exhibitions

 

Upcoming Exhibitions


Image credit:  The Eureka Club of Newark, New Jersey's first prominent base ball team . Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society.

Image credit: The Eureka Club of Newark, New Jersey's first prominent base ball team. Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society.

 

New Jersey Baseball: From the Cradle to the Major Leagues, 1855–1915

Opens June 7, 2019

Opening June 7th, Morven Museum & Garden hosts an exhibit on New Jersey baseball, 1855-1915 telling the story of the state’s important role in the history of early organized baseball and showcase the nature of the first New Jersey baseball clubs, the differences between 19th century baseball and the modern game, and cover special interests such as the African-American experience and women’s participation. The exhibition has a companion book providing even more information and history.


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.