Special Programs & Lectures

Sweet Treats Opening Reception

Join METC for a special opening event for our new exhibit, Sweet Treats: Desserts & Delicacies from the Garden State on June 25 from 2-4 pm. During this sweet celebration, explore our new exhibit which focuses on the rich culinary traditions of New Jersey. As part of this opening reception, guests can indulge their “sweet tooth” with some modern sweet treats including cupcakes and candy bars!! Our Sweet Treats Reception is included with regular museum admission, and members are always free!


Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Architecture Tour

METC will be taking part in the annual Morris County Tourism Bureau Summer Historical Walking Tours. Docent Alison Grenier-Poupel will  lead an interior and exterior tour  on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 11:00am – 12:00pm of Morris County’s most magnificent building. Built as a library in 1899, it was given to the residents of Madison by Gilded Age millionaire D. Willis James,  and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Alison is a former member of the French Ministry of Culture, and has worked with restorers, architects and other professionals in Paris and at the Cathedral in Lyon, Fran 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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Sweet Treats Glassblowing

Morris County School of Glass and the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts are collaborating on a unique project! Experience the ancient craft of glassblowing and learn to harness molten glass into a one-of-a-kind, colorful and useful Dessert Bowl at MCSOG. Pick up your bowl at METC on the following Friday, and reserve a curator-led tour of the new Main Gallery exhibit, Sweet Treats: Desserts & Delicacies from the Garden State on one of the days below. The exhibit will feature the rich desserts, delicacies, and culinary traditions that find their roots here in the Garden State. And remember… everything tastes sweeter in a bowl made by you! Click here for more information and to register.