Art 4 Kids

Art 4 Kids with artist Christine Wagner

Kids and art go together like peanut butter and jelly. Explore that natural sense of wonder and creativity with a little help from fine artist, Christine Wagner. Kids will have a great time making an original art project for New Year’s Eve during this early and fun component of First Night Morris County. Website: […]

Art Upstairs, Medy Bozkurtian

Art Upstairs & Starlight Gallery

The Mayo Performing Arts Center continues to present exhibits by outstanding New Jersey artists at its two galleries. The Art Upstairs Gallery features the annual exhibit by artists of Millburn Short Hills Art Center (MSHAC). It includes works in watercolors, oils, collages, pastels, photography and sculpture. The Starlight Gallery features the luminous landscapes of artist […]


Atrium Gallery: Fall/Winter 2015-16 Exhibit

The 141 artworks on display highlight the creative energies of six outstanding artists in the Atrium Gallery, located on floors 2-5 of the County Administration & Records Building. See oils, watercolors and multimedia works by Elaine Kurie, Sharon Pitts, Mitchell Rosenzweig, Peter Tilgner, Christine Wagner and Fran Wood. Website: Site 20: Atrium Gallery, County […]

Children's Fun Festival 1, Juggles and Glitter, squared large

Children’s Fun Festival 1

The Miles of Smiles clowns, Steve and Barbara Beigel – well known throughout New Jersey as “Juggles” and “Glitter” will bring their unique, joyful antics to First Night’s early session (4:45-6:45pm) this year. Come join them and “clown around:” juggle, sing, dance, march in a kazoo band and play! There will be face painting, balloon […]

Children's Fun Festival2, Ed Ricci and busker organ - Copy

Children’s Fun Festival 2

From 7-9pm, kids of all ages will enjoy the antics of Steve “Juggles” Beigel, that multi-talented “Jester of Joy” who spreads smiles through his energetic blend of silliness, mime, magic, juggling, and ballooning.  Gina Velasquez and her team will paint faces and apply glitter tattoos while organ grinder Ed Ricci provides music with his handmade […]

Rio Clemente

Rio Clemente, “The Bishop of Jazz,” and Friends

A consummate jazz musician who has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and NJPAC, Rio holds his audiences spellbound with the sheer brilliance of his improvisations, and his unique fusions of classical passagework with jazz. Groove with the acclaimed jazz pianist and friends, as they captivate the audience with their own special blend of jazz […]

Robert Costello as Lincoln

Robert Costello as Abraham Lincoln

The next best thing to meeting Abraham Lincoln is meeting outstanding Lincoln presenter, Robert Costello. You’ll feel as though you are truly in the presence of Abraham Lincoln, the great 16th President of the United States. Laugh at “Lincoln’s” folksy stories, share his sorrows and learn from his struggles, failures and successes. “Robert Costello is […]