College Night

Wednesday November 15, 2023, 6–8 PM
Free for undergraduate and graduate students with a valid ID; Online reservations required.

Current undergraduate and graduate students are invited to a free after-hours event featuring exhibition tours, games, behind-the-scenes experiences, sketching with Drawing America, live music, and more!

The Morgan Café will be open for bar service until 7:30 PM.

Drawing America at the Morgan
Join artist Simon Levenson for sketching with costumed models and live music in the Gilbert Court. Informal drawing lessons are provided throughout the evening.
6:00–7:45 PM

Play Two Truths and a Lie with J. Pierpont Morgan
Explore J. Pierpont Morgan's historic library by playing Two Truths and a Lie, designed by Art History and Museum Professions students from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Win a chance for a free membership to the Morgan!
6:00–7:45 PM

Exhibitions Tours
Medieval Money, Merchants, and Morality
Deirdre Jackson, Assistant Curator, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
6:20–6:40 PM

Morgan's Bibles: Splendor in Scripture
Jesse Erickson, Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings
6:40–7:00 PM

Spirit and Invention: Drawings by Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo
Elizabeth Eisenberg, Moore Curatorial Fellow, Drawings and Prints
7:00–7:20 PM

Seeds of Knowledge: Early Modern Illustrated Herbals
John McQuillen, Associate Curator, Printed Books and Bindings
7:20–7:40 PM

Slip Behind the Scenes
Come to the Sherman Fairchild Reading Room and discover an array of materials including correspondence, photographs, objects and more, and learn how collections are used for research and exhibition purposes. Meet Erica Ciallela, Katie Graves, Katelyn Landry, Olivia McCall, María Molestina, and Victoria Stratis and learn about library and archives professions.

Visit the Drawing Study Center to encounter stunning treasures from the Morgan's vault. Join curator Sarah W. Mallory and Drawing Institute Fellows Rachel Kase and Jasmine Clark to see spectacular examples from the museum's world-famous collection of drawings and to learn about Drawing Institute events and how researchers use the center.

Quickdraw Contest and Two Truths and a Lie Winners in the Gilbert Court
QuickDraw contest begins.
7:30 PM

Two Truths and a Lie raffle winners announced.
7:45 PM

QuickDraw Contest winners announced.
7:50 PM

Photo credits: Emily Korn and Graham Haber

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.