April POETRY MONTH: Poetry Reading, April 22

by Tom Bivin on March 17, 2017 · 0 comments

April 22, 2-4pm

Celebrate the written word at the Meadowlands Museum in honor of William Carlos Williams, the doctor and poet for whom much of the museum is dedicated. We will be hosting a poetry reading on Saturday, April 22. We will have poetry readers from Drew University and a member of the Red Wheelbarrow Poets, among others!

Dr and Poet William Carlos Williams -Permanent Exhibition at The Meadowlands Museum

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Ed Fieder Viewing, April 15

by Tom Bivin on March 17, 2017 · 0 comments

APRIL 15, 2-4pm

Ed Fieder worked on the Manhattan Project as a scientist and a mechinist to build parts for the atomic bomb during WWII. Come to the Meadowlands Museum on Saturday, April 15 (this is the newly scheduled date due to inclement weather) to learn more about his story. Admission is free and visitors will also have the chance to view our newly completed WWII exhibit!

Check out this article posted on NorthJersey.com that explains more about Ed Fieder and features his visit to the Meadowlands Museum:

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2017/02/06/rutherford-wwii-veteran-and-atomic-bomb/97569288/

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH at the Meadowlands Museum

Join us February 25 from 2-4pm

Film screening of Daniel Murray and his WWII experience at Normandy

Followed by a Q & A with Daniel Murray himself

Click Here for Daniel Murray’s Story as featured on NorthJersey.com

On February 25 the Meadowlands Museum will highlight the history of Daniel Murray and his service as a sergeant in WWII and his life post-war as a civilian breaking through the color barrier. This is also a great time to check out our newly opened exhibit on WWII civilian life.

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THE ANNUAL

MEADOWLANDS MUSEUM CHOCOLATE TASTING

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd FROM 7-9:30 PM

(BAD WEATHER DATE FEB. 4TH)

At the Meadowlands Museum, 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford 07070

Bring your friends and taste the area’s best chocolate treats and see the Museum’s new exhibits.

Tickets: $20 for Adults in advance,$25 at the door;  $10 for Museum Members, Seniors and Students in advance, $15 at the door.

Call Robin at 201-321-2756 to reserve your place at the Chocolate Tasting.

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Happy Holidays

by Gilda on December 21, 2016 · 0 comments

The Museum will be closed on Saturday, December 24th, and Saturday, December31.  We will be open for regular hours starting in January. Have a joyous holiday and travel safely.

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Octoberfest Traditions Event, October 21

by Gilda on October 17, 2016 · 0 comments

Come experience the tastes of Meadowlands area beer crafted by local microbreweries.

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Attention all local poets and all those who enjoy poetry. The Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Society will be launching their 9th anthology of poetry this Saturday, October 21 at 1PM here at the Meadowlands Museum. Featuring the work of many local poets, this issue highlights  the work of  Anton Yakovlev, a Russian-born New Jersey poet and filmmaker and author of two books of poetry, Neptune Court and The Ghost of Grand Wood.

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Scarecrow Day October 15th, 2016

by Gilda on October 2, 2016 · 0 comments

Scarecrow Day is returning on October 15th. All are welcome: scouts, families, or individuals. Download the form below and respond by October 12th.

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We were also in attendance of Rutherford St. Mary’s graduation on June 7th, 2016. Our historian in residence, Rod Leith, presented the St. Mary’s 100th Anniversary ornament, along with Kathleen Hansen and Oksana B. Heimer. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016!

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Kathleen Hansen – Left
Oksana B. Heimer – right

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Rutherford Multicultural Festival

by Gilda on June 15, 2016 · 0 comments

We have some pictures of the director, Gilda Healy, singing the National Anthem at the Rutherford Multicultural Festival on May 21st, 2016. Thanks again to the Rutherford Multicultural Festival Committee for allowing us to participate in the festivities and for allowing the director of the museum to open the festival!

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