Town of Collierville Museum

Morton Museum of Collierville History

Morton Museum of Collierville History
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Fall Activities

Fall Break Workshops

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teen calligraphy workshop

October 11th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Beat Fall Break boredom by learning how to make awesome Modern Calligraphy! This class is offered exclusively to teens 13-18 years old. Beth Mitchell of the Memphis Calligraphy Guild will lead the class in creating their favorite quote in calligraphy. Supplies will be provided.

The workshop is FREE, but registration is required. Registration will open on 2-weeks prior to the workshop date.Register through our website calendar.

 

 

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kid's dairy making workshop

October 13th 10:30am - 12:00pm or 1:30pm - 3:00pm

In this workshop, kids ages 6-12 will explore Collierville's dairy farming history and will make cheese, ice cream, and butter.

The workshop is FREE, but registration is required. Registration will open on 2-weeks prior to the workshop date.Register through our website calendar.

 

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Opportunity for Artists

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1351 art contest

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Support the restoration of the Frisco 1351 locomotive with your artistic talents! The Friends of the Morton Museum invite artists to submit original interpretations of the Frisco 1351 locomotive that sits on Collierville's Town Square. The First place winner will receive a $500 cash prize and their piece will be reproduced in to prints and sold to raise money for the restoration effort. Questions? Call 901-457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for entries is October 2, 2017 by 5:00pm CST

click here for entry information and forms

 

Spotlight Saturdays

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September 30, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Take a trip around the globe by experiencing the sights, sounds, and flavors of different countries and cultures at the Morton Museum. This family friendly event will feature performances (including dance, martial arts and music), food trucks, and hands-on activities from the Americas to Asia!

Free, family event for all ages!

On View

Making a town: Collierville's Railroad

On view August 12 - October 20, 2017

The railroad played an integral part in the development of Collierville. In this exhibit learn about the early history of Collierville’s railroad and the impact that it made on the Town.

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Town of Collierville Employee Art Exhibition

View works of art created by Town of Collierville employees at Collierville's Town Hall

The Museum will host a reception Monday, September 11th from 4:30pm - 6pm at Collierville Town Hall. Refreshments will be served.

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Lunch n' Learn At The Morton Museum

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September 14 at 11:00am - Model railroading expert, Ed Stertmann of the Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum will talk about the ins and outs of model railroading and how to get started.

September 28 at 11:00am - Learn how a little time spent in autumn will make your gardening and landscaping efforts next spring much easier and more enjoyable with **UPDATE** Due to an injury our original speaker is unable to make it, however, we are excited to have well known horticulturist Jim Crowder from the Memphis Botanic Garden teach us about Fall gardening.

October 12 at 11:00am - Steve Cole will discuss the history and battle of nearby Fort Pillow during the American Civil War.

October 26 at 11:00am - John McKenney will discuss the history of Collierville's important landmark, locomotive Frisco 1351.

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    • Morton Museum of Collierville History Location:

      196 Main Street
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Tuesday–Saturday 10am – 4pm
      Closed Sunday, Monday, and Holidays
      Phone: 901-457-2650

      Admission: Always Free

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