Arts & Culture
Explore music, theater, visual art, and history in Morris County.
Museums & Arts Organizations
Atrium Art Gallery
973-285-5115, ext. 10
10 Court St, Morristown, NJ 07960
Located on Floors 2-5 of the County’s Administration and Records Building, the Atrium Gallery offers 4-5 exhibits per year which showcase works in varied media by a wide variety of artists including African-American artists, high school students throughout the county (in a professionally juried show), emerging and established individual professional artists, artists with disabilities, Latin American artists, and member artists of various art associations within the county.
816 Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005
Boonton Arts is a non profit organization dedicated to inspiring the cultural, social and economic development of Boonton and surrounding areas through the power of art.
Gallery at 14 Maple
14 Maple Ave, Suite 301, Morristown, New Jersey 07960
In collaboration with the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morris Arts sponsors two juried art exhibits each year in this LEED-certified “green” space, located in the common areas on the 3rd floor of 14 Maple Ave., Morristown, NJ.
Madison Arts and Culture Alliance
The Madison Arts & Culture Alliance (MACA) is a coalition of arts organizations, cultural institutions, neighbors, colleagues and friends dedicated to encouraging collaborations among the wide-ranging cultural offerings in “the Rose City.”
14 Maple Avenue – Suite 301, Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Morris Arts, located in Morristown, NJ, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 dedicated building community through the arts. Using the arts to inspire, connect and engage, Morris Arts serves as a resource for Morris County with a special focus on arts programming in the schools and in the community, arts advocacy, and support of the Morris Area community of artists and arts organizations.
6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
The Morris Museum celebrates art, science, history, and the performing arts by providing engaging exhibitions and programs, all of which are designed to excite the mind and promote cultural interests. The Museum strives to educate, entertain, and inspire diverse audiences of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
Acorn Hall/Morris County Historical Society
68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960
The mission of the Morris County Historical Society is to discover, preserve, communicate and promote the history of Morris County through exhibits, programs, and publications.
Canal Society of New Jersey
Canal Society Museum, Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ 07874
The Society fosters the study of New Jersey’s two towpath canals, preserves and restores remains and artifacts, and educates the public.
65 CR-513, Chester, NJ 07930
Cooper Gristmill, located on 14 acres, was built in 1826 and is one of the remaining restored water-powered mills in New Jersey. It is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Crossroads of the American Revolution Association
101 Barrack Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608
The Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area encompasses approximately 2,155 square miles in New Jersey, including 212 municipalities in 14 counties.
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ 07960
Experience farm living as it was done over 100 years ago at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm. At this 213.4-acre New Jersey and National Register Historic Site, you can enjoy many of the daily farm activities that took place in the 1920s.
353 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
The majestic 127.48 acres of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum offer a serene place to relax, as well as to learn, explore, and celebrate.
333 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Discover the ‘Birthplace of the Telegraph’ and experience life during the early years of the Industrial Revolution and at the dawn of the new era of communications.
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Hopatcong State Park, Landing, NJ 07850
The Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum displays an extensive collection of memorabilia, photographs, historical artifacts, and exhibits about the Lake and on the history and working of the Morris Canal.
45 Macculloch Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
In addition to collections of furniture, porcelain, objects related to the presidency of the United States, and antique carpets, the museum counts among its treasures the nation’s largest collection of original art by political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902).
Morris County Heritage Commission
30 East Hanover Avenue (Morris County Library)
Whippany, NJ 07981
The Morris County Heritage Commission facilitates understanding and preservation of Morris County’s diverse history by advising local historical groups, maintaining the Morris County Archives, and promoting awareness of the County’s heritage.
Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St., Morristown, NJ 07960
The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit destination marketing organization that positively affects the economy of Morris County by promoting the area’s exceptional historic, cultural and recreational opportunities by providing services to residents, business travelers and tourists.
Morris National Historical Park
Washington’s Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07960
Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army’s winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record.
Morristown and Morris Township Library
1 Miller Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960
This historic library provides residents with reading materials, access to technology and continuing education, self-improvement, enjoyment and information.
Mount Tabor Historical Society and Museum
32 Trinity Place, Mt. Tabor, NJ 07878
This 1873 History House invites visitors to travel back to another era and see what it was like to spend a summer “camp meeting style” in Mount Tabor.
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street, Madison, NJ 07940
METC has an extensive collection of early American artifacts including an 1840’s Washington Hand Press, early blacksmithing tools, bee smokers, cabinetry making tools, redware, textiles, and more.
The Green at Morristown
Downtown Morristown, NJ 07960
The Green, a 2.5 acre public historic park in the heart of Morristown, hosts activities including the annual Festival on the Green and the Christmas Festival.
The Schuyler Hamilton House
5 Olyphant Place, Morristown, NJ 07960
During the winter of 1779-80, the house served as the home for Dr. John Cochran, who was assigned to General Washington. Alexander Hamilton and Betsy Schuyler courted there before they were married.
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
2352 Route 10 West, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
This 30-acre National Historic Landmark is the centerpiece of Gustav Stickley’s early 20th century country estate. The Museum also offers lectures, workshops, and numerous educational programs, plus two family days each year.
Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany, NJ 07981
The Whippany Railway Museum has been bringing to life the history of New Jersey’s railroads to the public since 1965.
ARTS by the People
14 Elm Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
Our mission is to establish, operate, promote, and conduct educational programs, opportunities, classes, and session in the creative arts for the public, especially seniors and youth. We offer over 40 monthly classes and workshops at various locations and facilitate monthly art and literary events.
32 Skyline Drive, Montville, NJ 07045
A theater dating from 1928, The Barn puts on 5 plays and musicals per season, as well as hosting special events.
Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey
531 Herrick Drive, Dover, NJ 07801
The Orchestra presents a wide variety of exciting classical music at affordable prices to the residents of New Jersey.
Bickford Theatre (at Morris Museum)
6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
Bickford Theatre is a professional theatre that produces plays, presents jazz and special concerts along with year-round children’s theatre, and classes in the performing arts for children to adults.
Blackwell Street Center for the Arts
BSCA has sponsored Hispanic and Irish Art exhibits; pariticipated in First Night morris activities in Morristown on New Year’s Eve; and stages and annual student art show for Morris area high school students.
Brundage Park Playhouse
2 Bungalow Lane, Randolph, NJ 07869
Brundage Park Playhouse is offers affordable, quality entertainment to its patrons, including plays, musicals, and classes.
Centenary Stage Company
715 Grand Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Centenary Stage Company is northwest New Jersey’s premiere regional theater. It is the goal of Centenary Stage Company to make the arts accessible to all walks of our regional community and beyond.
Chatham Community Players
23 North Passaic Ave, Chatham, NJ 07928-2525
The Chatham Community Players have been entertaining residents of Morris County and the surrounding area since 1922.
Coro Lirico is a unique choral group that specializes in concert opera and musical theatre. We perform opera & musical theatre scores, minimally staged, with arias sung by professional soloists.
County College of Morris Teen Arts Festival
Morris County Teen Arts Festival is an annual event that promotes and develops the talents of middle and high school students in dance, theater, film, instrumental and vocal music, creative writing and visual arts.
Dover Little Theatre
69 Elliott Street, Dover NJ 07801
Dover Little Theatre is a charming, intimate, 100 seat theater that produces five mainstage productions per season.
First Night Morris County
Downtown Morristown, NJ 07960
First Night® Morris County, an alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of arts and culture, features more than 200 artists in over 80 performances at 24 venues throughout Morristown ranging from dance and comedy to music and children’s performers.
Hanover Wind Symphony
An all-volunteer, nonprofit organization, the Hanover Wind Symphony presents an array of engaging concerts throughout the year, many of them free of charge.
Harmonium Choral Society
Harmonium performs a diverse repertoire of choral music at a high artistic level, and advances the choral arts through education, commissions, and community partnerships.
Lakeland Youth Symphony
96 Powerville Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
Since 1957 the Lakeland Youth Symphony has provided musical education and performance opportunities for young musicians in Northern New Jersey.
Masterwork Chorus is an auditioned chorus of approximately 100 voices, dedicated to enriching and supporting the cultural life of the community through high-quality choral performances.
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
Now in its 22nd season, the Mayo Performing Arts Center has become one of New Jersey’s preeminent arts and cultural organizations and now hosts more than 200 performances to more than 200,000 patrons every year.
Morris Choral Society
The Morris Choral Society has a twofold purpose: To make available to all residents of the Morris area varied choral musical programs and to give residents an opportunity to perform in the choral organization.
Morris Music Men
300 Shunpike Road, Chatham, NJ 07928
The Morris Music Men have been treating Northern New Jersey audiences to the uniquely American form of vocal music known as barbershop harmony since the late 1950s.
New Jersey Jazz Society
Founded in 1972, the Society is run by a board of directors who meet monthly to conduct the business of staging our music festivals, awarding scholarships to deserving New Jersey college jazz studies students, conducting the Generations of Jazz programs in local school systems, and inducting pioneers and legends of jazz into the American Jazz Hall of Fame.
Opera at Florham
285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
Opera at Florham presents professional vocalists in recital, concert and competition from Opera to American Songbook. We believe Opera is for everyone, and provide low cost, high quality events for the community.
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road, Budd Lake, NJ 07828
Pax Amicus is a not-for profit, cultural-educational foundation featuring the Castle Shakespeare Repertory, Magical Caravan Players, and other theater groups.
For over 15 years, SOLID BRASS has been recognized by audiences and critics alike as one of the premier brass ensembles in America.
The Chester Theatre Group
54 Grove Street, Chester, NJ 07930
For more than 50 years, the Chester Theatre Group performs diverse productions at the Black River Playhouse.
The Folk Project
21 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960
The Folk Project is New Jersey’s leading acoustic music and dance organization. Member volunteers have been showcasing acoustic and traditional music in North Jersey for over 30 years.
The Growing Stage
The Historic Palace Theatre
Route 183, 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Netcong, NJ 07857
The Growing Stage-The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey is a non-profit professional performing arts center dedicated to theatre for young audiences.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is the state’s largest professional theatre company dedicated to the presentation of Shakespeare’s canon and other classic dramatic entertainments for the cultural enrichment of the community.
Women’s Theater at Parsippany Playhouse
1130 Knoll Road, Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
The Women’s Theater is dedicated to development, promotion and inclusion of women in all aspects of theatre production.
Writers Theatre of New Jersey
973-514-1787, ext. 10
28 Walnut Street, Madison, NJ 07940
Writers Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, professional theatre and arts education organization dedicated to developing new works, writers, and a creative community.