The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art

Friday Nights at the Morse

November through April, the Museum provides free admission every Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with live music from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on select Friday nights, including every Friday evening throughout the holidays: November 28 through December 26. The schedule also includes occasional art demonstrations and family tours. Please check back in September 2014 for updated event information.



Select Fridays, November through April
5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Various musicians and musical groups enhance the Museum experience.

Beautiful Music Chamber Trio

November 1, 2013

Cello, flute, and violin

Harpist Bizarre Quartet

November 29, 2013

Bass, flute, guitar, and harp

Joshua Englert

December 6, 2013

Classical guitar

Victoria Lynn Schultz

December 13, 2013


Beautiful Music Three Flutes Only

December 20, 2013

Beautiful Music Jazz Trio

December 27, 2013

Flute, guitar, and upright bass

Beautiful Music Asian Duo

January 17, 2014

Flute and harp

Beautiful Music Classical Guitar Duo

February 14, 2014

Flute and guitar

Celtic Crossings

March 14, 2014

Celtic harp, flute, and violin

Beautiful Music Paint It Black Quintet

April 25, 2014

Bass, cello, flute, viola, and violin

Art Demonstrations

Includes free take-home activity for children.

Book Illustration Demonstration

December 13, 2013
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mark Wayne Adams

Art Nouveau Dance Demonstration

February 21, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Coby Project

Family Tours

A docent-guided tour through the galleries for the whole family.

Evening Curator Tours

Tours of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall with Curator Donna Climenhage.
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Detail, transom
  • Detail, transom, c. 1905
  • William Watts Sherman house, Newport, Rhode Island
  • Parrots
  • Leaded glass
  • Tiffany Studios
  • (68-005)