Saturday, May 11 from 1pm-2:30pm
Motherâ€™s Day Jewelry Workshop
Come explore your creativity at a workshop taught by jeweler Miranda Nelli. This workshop will focus techniques such as beading, wire-work, crimping and knotting. Your child will leave with a one of a kind piece for Mother’s Day! The event appropriate for children ages 6. FREE but advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Saturday, May 11 from 4pm-6pm
Music at Morris-Jumel: Flauti Traversi e Flauto Dance
The Mansionâ€™s ensemble-in-residence, Brooklyn Baroque is joined by Seattleâ€™s Courtney Westcott, baroque flute, and frequent guest artist Gregory Bynum, recorder. Tickets are $25 per person and $20 for members. Advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Saturday, May 18 from 6pm-8pm
Corseted: Come Prepared
Break down museum barriers as you make Morris-Jumel your home and become part of the action in this immersive theatrical event. Talk, tweet, sit & sip tea with the 8 â€śLoves of Aaron Burr.â€ť Be ready to expect the unexpected! Tickets are $25 per person and $20 for members. Pre-paid advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Wednesday-Sunday, June 19-23
Uptown Festival of New Plays
A festival of new plays out of Washington Heights
by Lina Sarrello
Two rafters, two soldiers of the revolution, a flight dispatcher and a pilot try to find answers beyond the horizon.
Wednesday, June 19th at 7pm.
Festival Opening Cocktail Hour
by Jason Ramirez
A Nuyorican family drama chronicling the generational conflicts present in Latino families in the Bronx of the 1970s.
Thursday, June 20th at 7pm.
Doors open 6:30pm.
by Stacy Osei-Kuffour
A racially tense triangle is created, when two Louisiana detectives, one white one black, interrogate a black teacher on the disappearance of one of her students. We find out that nobody is clean.
Friday, June 21st at 7pm.
Doors open at 6:30pm.
THE MOSQUITO NET
by Kimberly del Busto
A multimedia testimony play examining human rights controversies in contemporary Cuba.
Saturday, June 22nd at 7pm.
Doors open 6:30pm.
SOUTH BRONX v. HOLLYWOOD
by Carlos J. Serrano
A South Bronx community discovers there is a thin line between truth and stereotype as a Hollywood company arrives to film Fort Apache: The Bronx.
Sunday, June 23rd at 3pm.
A closing Garden Party follows the performance from 4:30-6:30pm.
Admission to the festival is pay-what-you-can and each performance will be followed by a dialogue with the playwright, director and actors.
Saturday, June 22 from 11am-4pm
Come enjoy Roger Morris Park along with your family. Play colonial games, make a historic craft project, and enjoy the beginning of summer in our colonial garden! The day will also include docent led tours for adults and families. FREE no advanced registration required.
Saturday, April 6 from 4pm-6pm
Music at Morris-Jumel: Classical Folk
Baroque violinist Rachel Evans and harpsichordist Rebecca Pechefsky in a program that spans centuries and crosses genres. The varied fare includes music by Bach, Corelli, and Byrd; English and American folk music; and the New York premiere of Mark Janelloâ€™s â€śToccata-Rondoâ€ť for solo harpsichord. $25 per person and $20 for members. Advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Saturday, April 20 from 10am-noon
Family Workshop: Paper Flowers
Celebrate Spring with us and create colorful flowers out of tissue paper. You can add rubber stamped designs and glitter to make your creation unique! Suggested for ages 5 and up with an adult learning partner. FREE but advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Saturday, April 27 from 3pm-5pm
Voices Theater Performance
Upper Manhattan teens join with the People’s Theatre Project and Seven Stories Institute for the culminating performance of their VOICES/VOCES program. The participants study the role of youth throughout history in the struggle for justice and work together to create their own theatrical protest piece on their role as youth and artists in Northern Manhattan today. FREE but advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008
Sunday, May 5 from 2pm-3:30pm
Author Talk and Book Signing
Author Nancy Rubin Stuart will discuss and sign her latest work â€śDefiant Brides.â€ť The book chronicles the lives of Peggy Shippen and Lucy Flucker, who defied their parents in the Revolutionary era by marrying political radicals, Benedict Arnold and Henry Knox. FREE but advanced registration is required. Call 212 923 8008