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September 21, 2020

New museum exhibit in Madison highlights history of epidemics in the United States – News12 New Jersey

The past and present of epidemics in the United States are coming together in a new museum exhibit in Madison. Read more.

September 19, 2020

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Hosts Architecture Walking Tour – TAPinto 

In Madison, the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) has hosted a variety of events. Last Saturday, September 12th, a walking tour was held for residents to learn about certain buildings, their style of architecture and what the structure says about the borough.. Read more.

August 22, 2020

Los Nueve Del Sabor Draws Over 100 to Madison’s Downtown Concert – TAPinto 

If there is one thing that seems to be coming back to the county area during the COVID-19 lockdown and making everyone feel some sense of normalcy, it is the 2020 Downtown Concert Series. Read more.

August 3, 2020

Madison museum exhibits ‘Age of Jim Crow’ –  Madison Eagle

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts at 9 Main St. has mounted a new poster mini-exhibit, “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,” in the windows of the museum’s Education Annex at 23 Main St., the former site of the Short Stories Bookshop and Community Hub across Green Village Road from the main museum building. Read more.

July 20, 2020

Madison museum re-opens August 4 by reservation only –  Madison Eagle

The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in downtown Madison closed its doors to the public on March 16 in adherence to state guidelines during the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to protect the health and safety of its visitors and staff. Read more.

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Fall 2020

METC Opens New Exhibit: Cholera to COVID-19: Epidemics, Pandemics & Disease