MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

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

Jan
28
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.

Feb
3
1:00 pm13:00

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.

Feb
4
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.

Feb
4
2:00 pm14:00

Film Lecture with Alex Horwitz

Be in the house where it happened as we screen “Hamilton’s America,” the PBS documentary chronicling the creative process behind the hit musical HAMILTON (portions of which were filmed at Morris-Jumel). After the screening, there will be a talk back with the documentary’s director, Alex Horwitz.

$30, $20 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Feb
11
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.

Feb
12
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Feb
17
6:00 pm18:00

"A Taste For Chocolate" Exhibition Opening

Join us for the opening of what will surely be a tasty exhibition, which will explore the role of cacao and chocolate as a commodity throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Emphasis will be placed on how both the Morris and Jumel families utilized their merchant backgrounds to import chocolate.

Admission is free of charge but RSVP is required. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

 

Feb
18
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: George Washington's Birthday

Come celebrate our Founding Father’s birthday at his only Manhattan Revolutionary War headquarters! Make Washington themed crafts and explore his war room in the Mansion.

Free with museum admission! Advanced registration recommended. Register by emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

 

Feb
18
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.

Feb
18
3:00 pm15:00

Chocolate Day 2017

Come celebrate our ninth annual Chocolate Day which will include a tour of the new exhibition, A Taste for Chocolate led by Curator and Director Carol S. Ward. Following the tour, Ms. Ward will lead a tasting of different varieties of chocolate.

$30, $25 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

 

Feb
18
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 more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Feb
19
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Feb
25
12:00 pm12:00

Public Tours: 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.

Feb
25
2:00 pm14:00

Black History Month Tour & Program

Morris-Jumel docent and historian Gregory Washington will lead a tour (both inside the museum and throughout the neighborhood) detailing the African presence at the house including - the few enslaved persons who lived in the mansion, Ann Northrup and her children who lived at the home from 1841-1843 and the African Americans who lived in the Jumel Terrace Historic District beginning around 1930 to the present.

$15, $10 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Feb
26
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Mar
3
1:00 pm13:00

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.

Mar
4
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.

Mar
5
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Mar
11
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.

Mar
12
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Mar
18
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

In honor of Women’s history month, come learn about women scientists’ accomplishment during the 19th century! We will do activities inspired by these women’s experiment and exploration.

Free with museum admission! Advanced registration recommended. Register by emailing education@morrisjumel.org

Mar
18
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.

Mar
18
3:00 pm15:00

Brooklyn Baroque Concert

Join us for the kick off of the 2017 season of “Music at Morris-Jumel” as we welcome back the museum’s resident Baroque ensemble.

$30, $25 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Mar
19
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Mar
25
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.

Mar
25
2:00 pm14:00

Women's History Month Program: Women and Chocolate

A Taste for Chocolate curator Carol S. Ward will present an illustrated lecture discussing women’s changing roles in the importation, distribution, and consumption of chocolate.

$15, $10 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Mar
26
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Apr
1
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.

Apr
2
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Apr
7
1:00 pm13:00

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.

Apr
8
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.

Apr
9
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Apr
15
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.

Apr
16
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Apr
22
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.

Apr
23
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Apr
29
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.

Apr
30
2:00 pm14:00

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.

May
11
7:00 pm19:00

Lady J's Social Club (Spring Fundraising Gala)

Inspired by Duke Ellington’s quote proclaiming the Morris-Jumel Mansion the “Jewel of Sugar Hill,” the Museum’s Spring 2017 fundraising event will transform the Mansion and Roger Morris Park into the hottest social gathering since the roaring 20s.

At the Mansion’s second annual on-site gala, guests will imbibe custom cocktails while sampling pass hor d’oeuves by Nova Catering and enjoy live music provided by the Dew Drop Society. The highlight of the evening will be performances by fan dancer Karina Libido and sideshow performer Adam RealMan with special guest host Sir Richard Castle. Throughout the night raffle prizes will be awarded with the evening culminating in a grand raffle not to be missed! This event will also serve as the unveiling of recent conservation work throughout the Museum.

The evening will support the diverse array of public programming presented by Morris-Jumel Mansion.

Ticketing details forthcoming!


Jan
22
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Jan
21
5:00 pm17:00

Sips & Dips: Painting and Wine Class

Get in touch with your artistic side and paint your own still-life while enjoying a glass of red or white wine! Space is limited so advanced registration is highly recommended. All art materials and wine provided!

Tickets are $50, $45 Members/Students, for more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jan
21
1:00 pm13:00

Faux Finishing Painting Workshop

Come experience the new reinterpretations of the museum’s Octagon, Hall and George Washington’s war room while learning the details of decorative and faux painting from Mike McMath who completed the work here at the Mansion. You’ll also get to try your hand at some basic techniques and take your work home with you. Reservations are strongly recommended as space is limited.

Tickets are $30 per person, $25 for members. For more information and to make a reservation please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

Jan
21
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.

Jan
15
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Jan
14
2:00 pm14:00

Old Homes/New Stages: Site Specific Theater at an Historic House Museum

In conjunction with the museum's special exhibition From Silver Spoon to Silver Screen, MJM's Public Programs Manager Vincent Carbone will present a talk focusing on creating site specific theater for an historic house. Carbone was the director of recent productions Awakening In Ink, Alice in Wonderland and Fancy Me Mad, and he will detail the development process, how each work ties into the history of the house and the challenges an artist could encounter when creating in similar venues.

$15, $10 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

 

 

Jan
14
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.

Jan
12
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Jan
9
Jan 13

MUSEUM CLOSED

The Morris-Jumel Mansion will be closed from January 2nd-6th, and again January 9th-13th. We apologize for the inconvenience as we continue into the next stage of our reinterpretation plan.  Please stay tuned for exciting changes!

Jan
8
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Jan
7
3:30 pm15:30

"Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life" Book Signing

The museum is once again proud to partner with the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA) to celebrate Hamilton’s birthday weekend. This year author Jeff Wilser will present a reading from his new book Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life followed by a book singing. Light refreshments will be served.

$15, $10 Members/Students. Please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org for more information and to make a reservation.

 

Jan
7
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.

Jan
2
Jan 6

MUSEUM CLOSED

The Morris-Jumel Mansion will be closed from January 2nd-6th, and again January 9th-13th. We apologize for the inconvenience as we continue into the next stage of our reinterpretation plan.  Please stay tuned for exciting changes!

Dec
31
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.

Dec
24
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.

Dec
20
6:30 pm18:30

A Paranormal Victorian Holiday & Book Release

Celebrating the publication of The Morris-Jumel Mansion Anthology of Fantasy and Paranormal Fiction, the Mansion will be hosting a Paranormal Victorian Holiday event! Guests will be served hot spiced wine and cider, cheese, cookies and other holiday fare, and given an overview of paranormal activity at the mansion. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Victorian attire is encouraged, but not required. Holiday singing will close the evening’s festivities.

The anthology features 14 tales set in the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan’s oldest house, which housed General George Washington during the Battle of Harlem Heights, and was subsequently the home of the infamous Aaron Burr and his wife, Eliza Jumel, who reputedly still haunts the grounds. The tales are ghost stories, science fiction, mystery, romance, erotica, time travel, visions of the afterlife, and paranormal fantasy. 

If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP at publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

The Anthology is now available here via Amazon.com!

Dec
18
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Dec
17
8:00 pm20:00

Paranormal Investigation

Explore Manhattan's oldest house through our Paranormal Investigation tour.  Learn the history of the mansion as well as the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of the Morris-Jumel Mansion's former residents. 

Admission: $30, $25 members and students. Space is limited so advanced paid registration is strongly suggested. 

Dec
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.

Dec
11
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Dec
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.

Dec
10
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Make Colonial Pomanders! (Autism Friendly Hour)

Join us in our annual Colonial Holiday Pomanders event! A popular tradition from the Colonial period, pomanders are dried oranges studded with cloves. Make your own pomander to take home! 

From 1pm - 2pm our Colonial Holiday Pomanders event will be designated autism friendly.

This program is FREE with museum admission. Recommended ages 4+. Advanced registration is encouraged.

Call 212-923-8008 or email education@morrisjumel.org to RSVP.

Dec
4
2:00 pm14:00

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.

Dec
3
5:30 pm17:30

Colonial Cordial Workshop

The winter chill provides a perfect excuse to warm ourselves in good cheer and spirits at this workshop on Colonial era cocktails and cordials, including some creative ways to incorporate late season garden plants into our festive drinks. With gardener Karen and assistant curator Kelsey join us for an evening of adult history craft where we'll learn the recipes for several drinks and enjoy the fruits of our labors in this interactive workshop.

Due to the alcoholic nature of our recipes participants must be 21+.

Admission: $20/ $15 Members.  Space is limited so please register by calling 212-923-8008 or email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Dec
3
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.

Dec
2
1:00 pm13:00

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.

Nov
19
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: Make Homemade Butter!

Come learn all about cooking Thanksgiving food in the Colonial period! Handle different cooking utensils that would have been used to prepare food. Then make your very own homemade butter and try it out on cornbread.

This event is FREE with museum admission. Recommended ages 3+. Advanced registration is encouraged.

Call 212-923-8008 or email education@morrisjumel.org to RSVP.

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.