Town of Collierville Museum

Morton Museum of Collierville History

Morton Museum of Collierville History
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Summer Activities

Adult DIY Workshops

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This year, adults can join in on the summer fun! The workshop will include a brief historical introduction to what is being made. All workshops are FREE and begin at 10:00am. Registration is required. Registrants should be 13 and older. Register through our website calendar.

August 19th - Herbal Bath Salts & Bath Bombs

Special Employee Art Exhibition

Town of Collierville Employee Art Exhibition

View works of art created by Town of Collierville employees

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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


Lunch n' Learn At The Morton Museum

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August 10 at 11:00am - Jeremy Veldman of the Memphis Astronomical Society will talk about the highly anticipated total solar eclipse occurring on August 21st.

August 24 at 11:00am - Don Harrison will speak about the construction of railroads to Memphis and the impact that it had on the area.

Join Us For Toddler Story Time


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Still Life Basic Oil Painting Class With Vicki Babb

“Uniquely Yours - A Modern Approach to Classic Painting in Oil”

Tuesdays, September 5, 12, 19, and 26

10:00am - 1:00pm

This 4 week course is for adult students who want to learn the basics of oil painting methods or those with experience who desire to update and refine their skills. Students will learn to prepare, light, and draw the still-life set-up, and make decisions on value and color relationships in the first session. The last three sessions will go over the painting process to arrive at the final painting. This series of classes will allow you to take the time to understand the entire painting process and is designed as a preliminary class for those who are interested in the portrait class offered in October. 

Students bring their own supplies – supply list available upon registration. $170  Registration fee ($50 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration, with the remainder paid the first day of class).

To register contact Vicki Babb at 731-614-7858 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Vicki is an artist living in Collierville, TN. She studied drawing and painting at the Corcoran College of Art, Kansas City Art Institute, and under several world-renown artists. She teaches private lessons and group classes; and her paintings are found in private collections around the US, Australia, and England.

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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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