The Museum will be closed Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, 2015 in observance of Good Friday.
General Ulysses S. Grant comes to Memphis . . . well, almost
Join us on Wednesday, April 1st from 7:00-9:00pm for a presentation by General Grant, portrayed by Dr. Curt Fields. The presentation will last about 45-60 minutes, and afterwards Dr. Fields will break character to answer questions and talk about being a living historian and a reenactor. This is a free event for all ages, organized by the History Club of St. George's Independent School, Collierville Campus.
An Evening of Music
Collierville High School Orchestra students will present a recital on Monday, April 6, 6:30pm at the Morton Museum. Orchestra students who received a blue ribbon in the West TN Band Association Solo/Ensemble contest will be presenting their classical music, solo selections to the Collierville Community. Free event for all.
Senior Lunch n' Learn, 11am-1pm
Lunch n' Learn is an educational and social program that brings artists, authors, and historians to the Museum for discussions over lunch. Attendees are asked to bring a lunch; drink and dessert provided. Programs are free and all materials are included.
April 9th and 23rd: April is all about photography! From beginners to advanced, bring your camera and learn new tips and techniques. On the 9th join us for Photography 101. The 23rd will feature a special lecture by Blair Ball, professional photographer and photojournalist.
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New Community Art
New exhibits will open in the Community Art Galleries of Collierville on April 1st. Painter Peggy Rhoades will have work on display at the Harrell Theatre and painter Jacque' Sligh will have an exhibit at Collierville Town Hall. Make sure to stop by to see their work April 1-June 4, 2015.
Morton Museum Wins Multiple Awards!
March 18th-20th Museum staff attended the Tennessee Association of Museums annual conference in Jackson, Tennessee. At the awards dinner the Museum was presented with 3 awards for educational programs and 1 for one of our regular volunteers! Click here to read more about the award winning programs and our outstanding volunteer!
Join us for Toddler Storytime every Friday at 10:30am