The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art



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Volunteer Programs

2015–2016

       
Morse Mondays
Special Exhibition Training
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
       

Morse Mondays

Morse Monday programs, open to all members, explore a variety of topics related to the Museum’s collection, its time period, and art in general. The programs begin at 9:45 am in the Jeannette G. and Hugh F. McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum), on the last Monday of the month in October, November, January, February, March, and April.

Monday, October 26

The Morse Museum and Hugh and Jeannette McKean
Director Laurence J. Ruggiero
Gallery Tour
Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer

Monday, November 30

Styles and Trends in the Art of Tiffany’s Time; The Painting, Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau Collections at the Morse Museum
Curator of Education Betsy Peters and Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer

Monday, January 25

Tiffany’s Formative Early Years; Tiffany’s Rise as a Leading American Decorator
Curator of Education Betsy Peters and Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer

Monday, February 29

Tiffany’s Opalescent Glass; Tiffany’s Artistic Maturity
Curator of Education Betsy Peters and Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer

Monday, March 28

Tiffany Attains Commercial Success; Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall Years
Curator of Education Betsy Peters and Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer

Monday, April 25

Tiffany’s Retirement Years
Curator and Collection Manager Jennifer Perry Thalheimer
Tiffany’s Legacy
Director Laurence J. Ruggiero

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Special Exhibition Training

Learn about this season’s new installations. All docents and docents-in-training should meet in the McKean Pavilion at 9:45 am on the following dates for training by the museum staff:

Monday, October 19

Tiffany Lamps and Lighting from the Morse Collection and the focus exhibition Tiffany Studios’ Daffodil Reading Lamp.

Monday, February 8

Tiffany Art Glass from the Morse Collection and the vignette Collectible Spoons from the Morse Collection.

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Additional Volunteer Opportunities

The following are particularly big events during our calendar year. To find out more, call the Education Department at (407) 645-5311, extension 111.

37th Annual Christmas in the Park
Docents are needed to help explain the windows displayed, and other volunteers are needed as hosts at the reception at the McKean Pavilion preceding the event. Christmas in the Park is scheduled for Thursday, December 3, from 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm in Winter Park’s Central Park.

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
Museum volunteers work with staff to help children complete an art activity at our tent in the Children’s Workshop Village at the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. During the three-day festival, the Morse will have its workshop open on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19.

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Vase
  • Vase, c. 1919
  • Paperweight, aquamarine
  • Blown glass
  • Tiffany Studios, New York City, 1902–32
  • (67-011)