College Night

Wednesday November 2, 2022, 6–8 PM

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!

Free Morgan tote bags to the first 100 students to arrive on November 2, 6 PM.

Schedule

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

Riddle Me This: Exploring the Historic Library
In a scavenger hunt designed by Art History and Museum Professions students from the Fashion Institute of Technology, solve ten riddles and win a chance for a free membership to the Morgan.
6:00–7:45 PM

Exhibitions Tours

The Little Prince: Taking Flight
Philip S. Palmer, Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head, Literary and Historical Manuscripts
6:20–6:40 PM

Ashley Bryan & Langston Hughes: Sail Away
Sal Robinson, Lucy Ricciardi Assistant Curator, Literary and Historical Manuscripts
6:40–7:00 PM

She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia, ca. 3400–2000 B.C.
Sidney Babcock, Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen Curator and Department Head of the Department of Ancient Western Asian Seals and Tablets
7:00–7:20 PM

Georg Baselitz: Six Decades of Drawings
Isabelle Dervaux, Acquavella Curator and Department Head, Modern & Contemporary Drawings
7:20–7:40 PM

Slip Behind the Scenes
Join our librarians Polly Cancro and María Molestina, and curators Austeja Mackelaite and Jennifer Tonkovich, to encounter treasures from the Morgan's vault and learn how researchers make important discoveries in our Sherman Fairchild Reading Room and Drawing Study Center.

Sessions in both spaces held at 6:45 PM–7:00 PM and 7:15 PM–7:30 PM
Space will be limited to fifteen students per tour.

Quickdraw Contest and Scavenger Hunt Raffle Winners in the Gilbert Court

7:30 PM QuickDraw contest begins.

7:45 PM Scavenger Hunt raffle winners announced.
7:50 PM QuickDraw Contest winners announced.

Free for undergraduate and graduate students with a valid ID; Online reservations required.
Register

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