Events and Programs

Exciting news! The museum parking lot is being expanded! Please excuse our mess and limited parking during this time. Call us at 901-457-2650 for directions to alternate parking. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Winter Movie Series at the Museum


Join us on Saturday, December 5th for "Frozen" (PG, 2013). Wear your royal attire and enjoy holiday refreshments!

6:00pm: Meet and Greet with Princess Elsa
6:30pm: Sing Along songs from the movie
7:00pm: Frozen showing and hot cocoa

On Friday, December 18th, watch "The Polar Express" (G, 2004). Wear your pajamas, bring a pillow and blanket, and enjoy hot chocolate with cookies as we watch a holiday classic at the Museum! Movie starts at 6:30pm; 100 minutes.

Click here to learn more.


Morton Museum Veterans History Project

In 2014 the Museum initated the Veterans History Project with the goal of documenting the histories of local veterans of foreign wars. Please consider helping us with this project and honoring our veterans in November. If you are a veteran who would like to schedule an interview, or if you are interested in partnering with us as a volunteer interviewer, please contact us at (901) 457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Visit the Museum's YouTube channel to view veteran interviews collected to date.


Calling All Artists!

The Morton Museum and Collierville Arts Council are now accepting submissions for the 2016 Collierville Community Art Gallery series. Artists of all ages and 2-dimensional mediums are welcome to submit work for consideration. View the Call for Artists for details on how to apply or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All submissions are due December 4, 2015

2016 Call Promo


Still Life Oil Painting (Basic Oil Painting) with Sue Foell

Tuesdays, January 12 - February 16, 2016 from 10am-1pm at the Morton Museum

The six-week class is an introductory course that is designed for adult students of all skill levels. The workshop will focus on drawing, color mixing, paint application, and value relationships. Students will paint in oil using still life set-ups (provided) and complete a new painting each week. The program fee is $275 for a 4-week session ($75 non-refundable deposit required upon registration). Students bring their own supplies – supply list available upon registration.

Sue at 901-490-9304 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sue is an award-winning artist whose work hangs in many private collections and fine art galleries around the country. See for more info.


Join us for Toddler Storytime every Friday at 10:30am

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Opening November 11th : Community Art Galleries of Collierville


New exhibits will open in the Community Art Galleries of Collierville on November 11, 2015; on view through January 7, 2016.

Nancy Hughes Coe- Harrell Theatre

Sheila Bentley - Town Hall

Mary Winger Bowman - Morton Museum Gallery


Christmas in Collierville Home Tour and Gift Gazebo at the Morton Museum

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10am-4pm

The annual Home Tour tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on tour day. Click here for complete information and background on the featured homes. Presented by the Collierville Contemporary Club.

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