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The Rose Valley Museum & Historical Society
invites you

Friday, October 27

Members Preview & Cocktail Party

7:00 to 9:00 pm

Visit the studios of Charles and Alice Barber Stephens at Thunderbird Lodge.
Be the first to see the permanent collection on display in the upper studio.

Members, please RSVP to this event (click here).

 

Saturday, October 28

Opening Ceremony

11:00 am

Remarks by
Tim Plummer, Mayor of Rose Valley
Ryan Berley, Museum Curator
E Morris Potter, President, RVMHS

Blessing of the Museum by Trinity ‘Happy Dancing Feather’ Norwood, Tribal Princess of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation of New Jersey

Ribbon cutting

No RSVP is required for the opening ceremony, but non-members should purchase museum tickets below.

 

Museum Open

12:00 to 4:00 pm

Tour upper and lower studios, living room and dining room.
Permanent collection on display in upper studio.
Display/sale of F. Townsend Morgan prints in the living room.

Admission: Free to members; $10 per person, 7 and up

Purchase tickets online (click here)

 

Costume Party

6:00 to 10:00 pm

Pageant of Illustration: Come as your favorite character in color or black and white.
Food, drink, music, dancing, prizes for costumes and lots of fun.
Permanent collection on display in upper studio.

$75 per person

Purchase tickets online (click here)

 

Sunday, October 29

Museum Open

12:00 to 4:00 pm

Tour upper and lower studios, living room and dining room.
Permanent collection on display in upper studio.
Display/sale of F. Townsend Morgan prints in the living room.

Admission: Free to members; $10 per person, 7 and up

Purchase tickets online (click here)

 

Lecture & Reception

4:00 to 6:00 pm

A Sensible and Human Bohemia: The Utopian Moment in American Arts & Crafts, 1895 – 1903
Tom Guiler, PhD, Winterthur Museum

Reception and refreshments to follow

Admission: $15 per member; others, $20 per person

Purchase tickets online (click here)

 

Saturday & Sunday, weather permitting:

Bring your own picnic lunch

12:00 to 4:00 pm

Grounds are open for you to enjoy

 

Tour Rose Valley in a 1950s Ford Thunderbird

12:00 to 3:30 pm

$20 per tour (approximately 20 minutes), maximum of 4 adults per tour