MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

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

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, 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
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
15
12:00 pm12:00

Family Day: Easter Egg Hunt

Come celebrate the beginning of Spring with a traditional Easter egg hunt on the beautiful grounds of the Mansion! Free and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

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
22
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 additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

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!

Jun
15
1:30 pm13:30

Outdoor Movie Night: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads. Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. FREE and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jun
24
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 additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

Reds, Whites, and Bluegrass

Celebrate our nation’s freedom at Manhattan’s oldest house while enjoying a selection of red and white wines and local bluegrass artists. $30, $25 Members/Students.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
2
5:00 pm17:00

Chill on the Hill: Feat. George Masone

On the first Sunday of each summer month, come enjoy a late afternoon of live acoustic music presented on the front porch of the Mansion. This month’s featured artist is George Masone.

This event is free and open to the public! For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
2
5:00 pm17:00

Tastings at Calumet Hall: Cuban Rum

Celebrating the brief period in which the Mansion served as a tavern, come partake in a discussion and tasting of libations synonymous with the colonial period. This month’s focus will be Cuban Rum.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org. $40, $30 Members/Students.

Jul
8
2:00 pm14:00

Duel Reenactment

Marking the anniversary of the notorious Burr/Hamilton duel, guests will have the opportunity to witness how this event such as this may have transpired between two enemies.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Jul
27
8:30 pm20:30

Outdoor Movie Night: GHOST BUSTERS

Who you gonna call? Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. Free and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
19
2:00 pm14:00

Jazz Festival, 2017 (Day 1 of 2)

Enjoy the great outdoors with two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment. Event is FREE. No registration required.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
19
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 additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
20
2:00 pm14:00

Jazz Festival, 2017 (Day 2 of 2)

Enjoy the great outdoors with two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment. Event is FREE. No registration required.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Aug
24
8:30 pm20:30

Outdoor Movie Night: GOONIES

Goonies never say die! Celebrating the totally awesome 80’s in film, come enjoy an evening film on the grounds of the Mansion. Free and open to the public!

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Sep
21
6:00 pm18:00

Tastings at Calumet Hall: Scotch

Celebrating the brief period in which the Mansion served as a tavern, come partake in a discussion and tasting of libations synonymous with the colonial period. This month’s focus will be Scotch.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

$40, $30 Members/Students.  

Oct
26
7:00 pm19:00

DRACULA Dinner & Performance

One night only, dinner will be served prior to the Morris-Jumel Mansion's production of DRACULA.  Dinner will begin at 7:00pm, followed by the performance at around 9:00pm.

For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

$30, $25 members, $20 students.

Oct
28
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 additional information, please email 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
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, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

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, please contact publicprograms@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
11:00 am11:00

Family Day: George Washington's Birthday

Come celebrate our Founding Father’s birthday at his only Manhattan Revolutionary War headquarters. Send secret codes with a make-your-own Revolutionary War Cipher, and make cherry pie in a cup!

Free with museum admission! Advanced registration recommended. You can also register by emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

 

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.

Want to learn more about the exhibit?  Click here!

Admission is free of charge but RSVP is required. For more information, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

 

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
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
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, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

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
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.

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.

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.

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.