Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

  1. Events
  2. Event

Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

Drop In Day: Hidden Treasures of METC

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

Find the “hidden treasures” of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts with a scavenger hunt around METC’s exhibits in the historic James Library building! Education staff and interns will guide you on your adventure to complete the challenges and win a prize. This event is free with regular admission but pre-registration is requested. Register …

Drop In Day: Hidden Treasures of METC Read More »

FREE

Drop-in Craft: Alice in Wonderland

Education Annex 23 Main Street, Madison, NJ

You’re late for a very important date! Fall down the rabbit hole and join us at METC’s Drop-In Craft Day in Wonderland on August 5! Go on an adventure with Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, and many others during a day of fun, creativity and nonsense! Stop by anytime between 11am and 3pm …

Drop-in Craft: Alice in Wonderland Read More »

FREE

Downtown Concert Series: Matt Haughey

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

METC's free Summer Concert Series sponsored by the DDC is back on Friday, August 6 from 6-8pm with Matt Haughey! Matt Haughey grew up singing at the piano in his childhood home in Madison, NJ with his two older brothers. He started performing at coffee houses and wrote his first songs while still in high …

Downtown Concert Series: Matt Haughey Read More »

Drop In Craft: Back to School

Education Annex 23 Main Street, Madison, NJ

Get ready for Back-to-School 2021 by travelling back in time to the 1800s and experiencing how 19th century children did their lessons on August 18. Stop by the METC Annex between 11am and 3pm to do some lessons on a slate and to try out writing with ink. All ages are welcome but must be …

Drop In Craft: Back to School Read More »

$5

Drop In Craft: Toys and Games

Education Annex 23 Main Street, Madison, NJ

Have some old-fashioned fun at METC! Try your hand at some games and toys popular in the 1800s on August 19 in METC's Education Annex from 11am-3pm. You can also express your creativity by painting a wooden top and decorating a graces hoop to take home. Cost: $5 per participating child for one drop-in. $8 …

Drop In Craft: Toys and Games Read More »

$5

Downtown Concert Series: Mama D and the Vexations

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

METC's free Summer Concert Series sponsored by the DDC is back on Friday, August 20 from 6-8pm with Mama D and the Vexations! Mama D & The Vexations is a high-energy cover band based out of Morristown, NJ. Their renditions of hits from the 60s through today keep the crowd moving all night long, always …

Downtown Concert Series: Mama D and the Vexations Read More »

Architectural Walking Tour

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

Explore some of the many architectural gems in downtown Madison including the James Library Building with METC Staff on a  walking tour. Pre-registration is required here. Free for METC Members/ $15 for Nonmembers.

$15

Downtown Concert Series: Broadway & Beyond

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

For our final concert of Summer Concert Series we're bringing Broadway to METC's lawn! Tom Sellwood and Paige Faure will perform Broadway favorites from 6 - 8pm on September 3, 2021! Tom Sellwood has had an extensive career singing and acting in lead roles across the world, including Broadway, London’s West End, National Tours, and …

Downtown Concert Series: Broadway & Beyond Read More »

FREE

Lenape Lifeways: Introducing the First People of Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

In the 15th century, as many as 10 million Native Americans lived in North America.  Many thousands lived in “Lenapehocking,” the vast homeland of the Lenni Lenape, who were the first inhabitants of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. On September 25 at 2pm, Carla Messinger of Native American …

Lenape Lifeways: Introducing the First People of Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware Read More »

Free with admission.

Bottle Hill Day at METC

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

Celebrate Bottle Hill Day at METC where the past meets the present! Join us on the front lawn for traditional woodworking demonstrations  and learn some modern home repair hacks from Tyler Merson of Merson Home Consulting Service. The whole family will also enjoy playing some historic lawn games.  Admission to the museum is free to all!

FREE

Annual Benefit Dinner: Make Magic Happen

Park Avenue Club 100 Campus Drive, Florham Park, NJ

Be a part of the magic that brings history to life at METC by supporting our educational scholarship fund at our Annual Benefit Dinner! We invite you to join us for an enchanting and magical evening on October 14, 2021 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. Click here for more information!

$150

Madison Holiday Arts Festival

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ

METC and our Education Annex will be performance locations for this year's Holiday Arts Festival! Traditionally held Thanksgiving weekend, Holiday Arts Festival is a collaborative project of the Madison Arts and Culture Alliance (MACA) and the Madison Downton Development Commission (DDC) that presents local musicians at various locations throughout the downtown area of Madison. Use …

Madison Holiday Arts Festival Read More »

FREE
Scroll to Top