PAST EXHIBITIONS

MONMOUTH COUNTY, 9/11 AND ITS AFTERMATH

This exhibit honored the 147 members of the Monmouth County community who lost their lives that day. In addition, the project payed tribute to the strength and resiliency exhibited by the citizens of Monmouth County as they joined together to serve the nation, mourn, and heal in the tragedy’s aftermath.

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POLITE AND USEFUL EDUCATION: PICTORIAL NEEDLEWORK EMBROIDERY

Ranging in date from 1706 to 1985, these pieces represent the highest achievement in female needlework. This artform is the culmination of a young girl's training with a needle. They include such subjects as religious scenes, mourning memorials, depictions of buildings, and simple decorative designs.

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SPRINGSTEEN:
HIS HOMETOWN

A comprehensive look at how Monmouth County, NJ has been thematically woven into Bruce Springsteen’s music and art throughout his career with over 150 unique items featuring selections from both the MCHA and The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University.

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SUMMER AT THE JERSEY SHORE

Summer at the Jersey Shore: The months of June through August mean a time of sun, fun, and outdoor activities at the Jersey Shore. Exhibition features some of the various pastimes that were offered to visitors years ago during the summer season.

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A FAMILY REUNITED: THE CONOVER PORTRAITS

Seven portraits of Tunis V. Conover of Marlboro, his wife Rebecca Crawford Conover, and their three children Hendrick S., Anne B., and William I. Conover, were painted between 1819 and 1855 by three artists who worked in Monmouth County during those years.

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TRACKING SANDY: MONMOUTH COUNTY REMEMBERS

Monmouth University began its efforts to document Superstorm Sandy's impact on the county in advance of a major exhibition at MCHA to mark the 5th anniversary of the storm in 2017.

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