The Morse’s October event

Posted on September 23, 2020, 2:10 pm

The Morse’s October event

This is an event everyone should try and experience. The Morse Museum’s public programs include many opportunities for families and visitors to tour the galleries at no charge and to learn more about the collection. They also include lectures and films that are free to the public.

The Morse’s October event schedule begins with the unveiling of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s remarkable fireplace hood. In the Museum’s Laurelton Hall wing on October 20. Advance appointments are required to view the new installation during the updated public Museum hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The film series requires advanced registration through the Morse Museum’s “Programs and Events” webpage. The following is a complete list of October events

Tuesday, October 20

Installation Opening. 10:00 a.m.–3 p.m. Fireplace Hood Installation. The Morse Museum has acquired Louis Comfort Tiffany’s singular iron fireplace hood. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s designed and fabricated around 1885. The work was thought to be lost in the fire that consumed much of Laurelton Hall. Tiffany’s legendary estate, in 1957. One of the artist’s most cherished objects. The fireplace hood is reunited with surviving art and architectural elements from Laurelton Hall’s spaces. Exhibited at the Morse in a dedicated wing.

Friday, October 23

Friday Brown Bag Matinee. Noon. Inside Christie’s: The World’s Biggest Auction House—Episode 1 (51 minutes). Discover the world of auctions and auction houses. Virtual. Space limited. Reservations are required. Free.

Friday, October 30

Friday Brown Bag Matinee. Noon. Inside Christie’s: The World’s Biggest Auction House—Episode 2 (51 minutes). Discover the world of auctions and auction houses. Virtual. Space limited. Reservations are required. Free.

The Morse Museum is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The Morse remains closed on Sundays. All visits are by appointment only. Make your appointment online by visiting the Museum’s “Plan Your Visit” page

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