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.
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.
Come experience the tastes of Meadowlands area beer crafted by local microbreweries.
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.
Scarecrow Day is returning on October 15th. All are welcome: scouts, families, or individuals. Download the form below and respond by October 12th.
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!
Rod Leith speaking at the ceremony
Rod Leith – Back
Kathleen Hansen – Left
Oksana B. Heimer – right
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!
We are up and running on our usual hours of Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. Come by and say hello.
The Meadowlands Museum will be closed on May 21, 2016 because we are at the Multicultural Fair in the park (where the band shell is ) across from Borough Hall. Come and visit with us there. We are open to the public again on Wednesday May 25,2016.