Special Programs & Lectures

Narrative Threads Artist Panel

On June 6 from 6:30-8:30 PM, join textile artists Helen Kaar, Linda Rae Coughlin, and Elisa Kessler Caporale for a panel discussion and showcase of their respective works. The panel discussion will highlight the evolution of traditional techniques of hooked rugs, woven textiles, and quilting to contemporary interpretations and approaches. Artists will be available to speak individually with visitors after the panel.Cost is $8/nonmembers $5/members, light refreshments served. Registration recommended, as space is limited. Questions may be submitted for the artists with online registration. Register online here.

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Architecture Tour

METC will be taking part in the annual Morris County Tourism Bureau Summer Historical Walking Tours. Join a METC staff member on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 11:00am – 12:00pm for an interior and exterior tour of Morris County’s most magnificent building. Formerly a library built in 1899, and given to the residents of Madison by Gilded Age millionaire D. Willis James, it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours last approximately one hour and involve an easy level of walking.  Tickets are $15.00 per person. For more information contact 973-631-5151. Click here to purchase tickets!

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