Paterson Museum

Calendar of Events 2021-2022

2021

October 1-Dec 31

Exhibition:

The Wright Way: Remembering Wright Aeronautical and Curtiss-Wright in Paterson, 1920-1946. A Centennial Exhibit. This exhibit is a collaboration between the Paterson Museum and the Passaic County Historical Society to commemorate the centennial of Wright Aeronautical opening its first plant in Paterson, in 1920. The exhibition features photographs from the company’s extensive photograph archive and the images provide a unique look into life at Wright’s.

 

November 4

Program:

Poetry Workshop presented by Word Seed Inc., at the Paterson Museum (Hannah Gallery) 5pm -7pm. Workshop Flier

November 9

Program:

Picture Wright Aeronautical Corporation: Photo I.D. Session. Join the Paterson Museum and the Passaic County Historical Society on zoom at 7pm for a brief history of Wright Aeronautical Corporation, followed by a chance to view some rarely seen photographs from the Historical Society’s collection. Part of the motivation for this program is for audience assistance identifying local people who worked for Curtiss-Wright of Paterson from the 1920-1940s.

November 13

Program:

A Closer Look at the Lenape Culture
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Paterson Museum! Visit between 10am-12pm to get a closer look, and maybe even touch, some of the tools and artifacts left behind by the Lenape people of New Jersey. The Museum’s Archaeological Advisor, Tony DeCondo will be available to answer your questions and provide you with access to many items from the collection that are not usually on display. Intended for families and history enthusiasts of all ages.

November 18

Program:

The Fair Lawn-Paterson Fish Weir
Join us on Zoom at 6:30pm to learn the story of the Fair Lawn- Paterson fish weir, how the Lenape used it and what efforts are being made to document and preserve it. This presentation will include original research conducted by the Museum’s Archaeological Advisor, Tony DeCondo, whose lifelong interest in the weir developed when he would fish in the Passaic as a boy. Email hgarside@patersonnj.gov for the meeting link.

November 20

Program:

Poetry Workshop presented by Word Seed Inc., at the Paterson Museum (Hannah Gallery) 11am-1pm. Workshop Flier

December 4

Program:

Poetry Workshop presented by Word Seed Inc., at the Paterson Museum (Hannah Gallery) 11am-1pm. Workshop Flier

Events 2022

January 7-March 26

Exhibition:

Paterson Great Falls: From Power to Park. More information to come.

April 1-June 25

Exhibition:

Paterson Poetry More Information to Come

April 1

Program:

Poetry Event More Information to Come

April 2

Reception:

Paterson Poetry Exhibit Opening Reception More Information to Come

April 30

Program:

Poetry Event More Information to Come

July 1-Sept 24

Exhibition:

New Jersey Diners More Information to Come

July 9

Exhibition:

New Jersey Diner Exhibit Opening Reception. More information to come.