The Museum’s first fashion exhibition, Paterson Eco-Chic, was an eco-friendly art installation focusing on Environmental Responsibility. Weaving Paterson’s textile industry past with its future, the exhibit curated by Cristina Deutsch, showcased fifteen wearable art pieces produced by Bergen County Academies students, guest artists and designers....

Continuing the success of the Museum’s 2017 Paterson Eco-Chic, this exhibition proposed a closer look at the deleterious impact that plastic bags have on our environment. Paterson Eco-Chic II, under Art Curator Cristina Deutsch, was an eco-friendly fashion project designed for the Paterson Museum that highlighted...

The Paterson Museum is currently seeking artists and illustrators to assist in an exciting project that it will be undertaking in 2021. The Museum is proud to announce that it has received grant funding, (administered by the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council from funds...

Debuted at Girls Scouts of Northern New Jersey’s Voter Girl event, (held at Berkeley College’s Woodland Park Campus on March 7th, 2020), Votes for Women commemorates the 100 year anniversary of American women receiving the right to vote. Ratified in August of 1920, the struggle...

THE WRIGHT YEARS   The Wright Aeronautical Corporation traces its history to the 1909 Wright Company of Dayton, Ohio, founded by aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright. In 1916, their company merged with Glen L. Martin leading to the formation of the Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation, and their...

MACHINE & LOCOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES   The machine shops of Paterson developed a reputation for employing the best men and producing the finest machinery in the United States. This is where the earliest machines that would spin and weave cotton were constructed and maintained. The first machinist to...