MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

There's always something new at Manhattan's oldest house

Jul
22
11:00 am11:00

Cyanotype Workshop

Learn about the historic Cyanotype process and how to make your own sunprints. Participants of this workshop will use botanical specimens, and other common household objects to create one of a kind photograms on light sensitive paper. These working methods are similar to the ones used by photographers of the early 1800s. Patrick Perry, Infinite Archive artist, will be leading the workshop. 

Jul
27
8:30 pm20:30

Outdoor Movie Night: GHOST BUSTERS

Who you gonna call? Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. Free and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
29
12:00 pm12:00

Family Day: Colonial Ice Cream

Take a break from the summer heat and make your own colonial inspired ice cream! Learn all about the history of ice cream during the 1700’s, and the many different unusual flavors colonists enjoyed. Then make your own colonial flavored ice cream, such as lavender, or a classic flavor, like vanilla. 

Free with museum admission!

Advanced registration recommended. Register by emailing education@morrisjumel.org

Jul
31
Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids!

Register your child today for Garden Camp!  July 31st - August 4th 10am-noon daily

Garden Camp is a week of exciting exploration, instruction and discovery held in our beautiful Roger Morris Park.  Morris-Jumel staff gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history and everything in between! Camp is for any student aged 6-11, and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone, sibling groups welcome. 

Please reserve your spot by calling 212-923-8008 or email education@morrisjumel.org.  Space is limited!  

Aug
6
10:00 am10:00

Garden Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.   Our gardener Karen Waltuch leads community volunteer days under the supervision of the NYC Parks Department once a month. Come get your hands dirty and enjoy a day working in the beautiful historic gardens on the Mansion’s grounds in Roger Morris Park. Together we can keep our beautiful park in tip-top shape while enjoying a day of exercise and community!

Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

Aug
6
5:00 pm17:00

Chill on the Hill: Feat. Kim Vogels

On the first Sunday of each summer month, come enjoy a late afternoon of live acoustic music presented on the front porch of the Mansion. This month’s featured artist is Kim Vogels.

This event is free and open to the public! For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
12
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Candle Making

Need to brighten up your day? Discover how Colonists read during the night before the invention of electric power. Create your own wax candles, complete with color and lavender or vanilla scents.

Advanced Registration is recommended. Register by emailing Education@morrisjumel.org

Aug
19
2:00 pm14:00

Jazz Festival, 2017 (Day 1 of 2)

Enjoy the great outdoors with two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment. Event is FREE. No registration required.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
20
2:00 pm14:00

Jazz Festival, 2017 (Day 2 of 2)

Enjoy the great outdoors with two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment. Event is FREE. No registration required.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
24
8:30 pm20:30

Outdoor Movie Night: GOONIES

Goonies never say die! Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. Free and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Sep
10
10:00 am10:00

Garden Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.   Our gardener Karen Waltuch leads community volunteer days under the supervision of the NYC Parks Department once a month. Come get your hands dirty and enjoy a day working in the beautiful historic gardens on the Mansion’s grounds in Roger Morris Park. Together we can keep our beautiful park in tip-top shape while enjoying a day of exercise and community!

Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

Sep
16
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Battle of Harlem Heights

Celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Harlem Heights at Morris-Jumel Mansion. Stand where George Washington stood as he watched the very first battle the Americans won against the British. Enjoy re-enactments of General Knowlton’s Ranger perform drills from the Revolutionary War, and make a tricorn hat! 

Advanced Registration is recommended. Register by emailing Education@morrisjumel.org

Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Garden Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.   Our gardener Karen Waltuch leads community volunteer days under the supervision of the NYC Parks Department once a month. Come get your hands dirty and enjoy a day working in the beautiful historic gardens on the Mansion’s grounds in Roger Morris Park. Together we can keep our beautiful park in tip-top shape while enjoying a day of exercise and community!

Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

Oct
26
7:00 pm19:00

DRACULA Dinner & Performance

One night only, dinner will be served prior to the Morris-Jumel Mansion's production of DRACULA.  Dinner will begin at 7:00pm, followed by the performance at around 9:00pm.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

 

Oct
28
8:00 pm20:00

Paranormal Investigation

Learn the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of MJM’s former residents. $30, $25 Members/Students.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Nov
5
10:00 am10:00

Garden Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.   Our gardener Karen Waltuch leads community volunteer days under the supervision of the NYC Parks Department once a month. Come get your hands dirty and enjoy a day working in the beautiful historic gardens on the Mansion’s grounds in Roger Morris Park. Together we can keep our beautiful park in tip-top shape while enjoying a day of exercise and community!

Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.


Jul
8
4:00 pm16:00

Alexander Hamilton: The Man VS The Musical

This event is SOLD OUT! 

Presented in partnership with Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, guest lecturer Rand Scholet will analyze and compare the factual life of our nation’s first treasury secretary and the musical that catapulted him into the pop culture spot light.

$15, $10 for Members/Students and AHA members.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.     

 

Jul
8
2:00 pm14:00

Duel Reenactment

Postponed due to inclement weather. Stay tuned for more information on a future date.

 

Marking the anniversary of the notorious Burr/Hamilton duel, guests will have the opportunity to witness how this event such as this may have transpired between two enemies.

Free with Admission

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
8
11:00 am11:00

Contemporary Art Family Day

Drop in and put your own contemporary spin on a handmade clay piece inspired by a colonial object.

Free with Admission. 

Advanced registration is preferred. To register and/or for more information, please email education@morrisjumel.org 

Jul
2
5:00 pm17:00

Chill on the Hill: Feat. Bookends

On the first Sunday of each summer month, come enjoy a late afternoon of live acoustic music presented on the front porch of the Mansion. This month’s featured artist is eclectic duo, Bookends.

This event is free and open to the public! For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
2
10:00 am10:00

Garden Volunteer Day

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.   Our gardener Karen Waltuch leads community volunteer days under the supervision of the NYC Parks Department once a month. Come get your hands dirty and enjoy a day working in the beautiful historic gardens on the Mansion’s grounds in Roger Morris Park. Together we can keep our beautiful park in tip-top shape while enjoying a day of exercise and community!

Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

Jun
27
6:30 pm18:30

Perilous Prophecy Book Release

Wormwood & Gall returns to the Morris-Jumel Mansion to celebrate the release of Leanna Renee Hieber’s (leannareneehieber.com) latest book, PERILOUS PROPHECY, the prequel in the STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL quartet!

Come join us for absinthe, fashion, a haunted mansion, jewelry, and a ghost-filled reading straight from the Whisper-world!

$15, $10 Students/MJM Members and members of NYC Harry Potter Meetup.

For more information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jun
24
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Soap Making

Scrub away your days' toils with a bar of handmade soap - made by YOU! Discover how soap was created in the days of Madame Jumel.  Craft your own bar with scents from essential oils and herbs grown right here at the Mansion's gardens. Appropriate for all ages. 

Free with Museum attendance. 

For more information, email education@morrisjumel.org 

Jun
21
6:00 pm18:00

NoMaa's Art Strollstice: Bookmaking Workshop

The Morris-Jumel Mansion will be open late as part of NoMaa's Art Strollstice. This FREE! drop in bookmaking workshop is designed for total beginners to experts. Learn some of the same techniques used by artists from the current exhibition, Infinite Archive. The artists will be available to guide participants through various techniques. Accordian, long stitch, and stab binding will be covered. Participants will also be encouraged to add to their books with collage, drawing, and painting. Drop in anytime during the workshop, select a method of binding and take home a handmade book. One on one or small group instruction will be provided. All materials included. 

For more information, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

Jun
21
4:45 pm16:45

Make Music NY

Make Music New York and the Morris-Jumel Mansion invite you to celebrate the longest night of the year with music! Calliope Brass Ensemble and Folk Duo, Zeke and Karen will be providing jams from 4:45 pm to 7 pm. Bring your boogie shoes!! 

This event is FREE!!

For more information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

Jun
17
12:00 pm12:00

Public Tour: Docent Guided

Take a guided, in-depth tour of Manhattan's oldest house, led by one of MJM's expert docents.

$12 adults, $9 students and seniors. Advanced registration is recommended. For more information on Morris-Jumel's full complement of tours, visit morrisjumel.org/tours.

Jun
15
8:00 pm20:00

Outdoor Movie Night: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads. Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. FREE and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jun
10
12:00 pm12:00

Public Tour: Docent Guided

Take a guided, in-depth tour of Manhattan's oldest house, led by one of MJM's expert docents.

$12 adults, $9 students and seniors. Advanced registration is recommended. For more information on Morris-Jumel's full complement of tours, visit morrisjumel.org/tours.

Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

A Modernist in the Colony & Infinite Archive

Join us for the opening reception of A Modernist in the Colony and Infinite Archive. 

A Modernist in the Colony: Inspired by the museum's newly reinterpreted period rooms, Jeff Blandford's works will create a dialog between the old and the new to activate objects and spaces. 

Infinite Archive: Local artists Rachel Sydlowski, Patrick Perry, and Sarah Rowe respond to the unique history, archives, and architecture of The Morris-Jumel Mansion by reinterpreting archival objects into a site-specific installation. 

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032

(212) 923-8008

Morris-Jumel Mansion is a proud member of the Historic House Trust of New York City
and partner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.