A Long-expected Party

Thursday, April 4, 7–9 PM




The Morgan invites Tolkien fans to a Shire-themed evening celebration of Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth. Enjoy Hobbit-inspired drinks in Gilbert Court along with live music and after-hours access to the Morgan’s exhibitions and the Historic Library. Tickets include museum admission and complimentary wine and beer. Costumes encouraged (Shoes must be worn at all times. No masks, wizard staffs, scepters, axes, bow and arrows, or swords are permitted.). 21+. 


John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892–1973), The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water [August 1937], watercolor, goache, black ink. Bodleian Libraries, MS. Tolkien Drawings 26. © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.

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