Special Events

Ninth Annual Art in the Park Celebrating National Public Lands Day

Attention all ‘chalk’ artists!

Paterson artist Mohamed Khalil and the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park are hosting the ninth annual chalk art program on Saturday, September 26 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. The event will be held within view of the falls at Mary Ellen Kramer Park. Limited to 50 people, first come first served. Masks and social distancing required.

The program at the Great Falls will help draw attention to the national park by using art to interpret it's natural, historic, and cultural stories. Each artist will be given their own ‘canvas’ and use their creativity to tell a visual story about the park and the city of Paterson.

If you have any questions you may contact Mohamed Khalil at mkart419@gmail.com

Partner programming - Virtual Content

The Paterson Museum- E-book Fridays


American Labor Museum

Educational projects are now available on the Museum's website (https://labormuseum.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=0f43e86e5b2679938807bead7&id=fd45a0ef60&e=7583fc9fa5) as a service to teachers, families and students who are completing the 2019-2020 school year at home. The "Home-School Projects" page offers a menu of online labor and immigrant studies educational activities. Virtual tours, labor arts projects' instructions, 1913 Paterson Silk Strike role-playing cards, immigrant families' recipes, and additional educational projects are accessible by clicking on the webpage's links. Check back regularly for new educational projects and virtual tours. The Museum is currently closed to the public in response to COVID-19. However, our office staff is available to respond to your research questions, to provide information on upcoming events and, to assist you with store purchases. For further assistance, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.

** Add Your Photo & Story to Essential Workers Virtual Exhibit
The Museum invites individuals who are Essential Workers to submit their digital image, name, occupation and brief story. The Museum will be creating a virtual exhibit featuring you. Submissions may be emailed to labormuseum@gmail.com. Millions of men and women worldwide are part of the essential workforce on the frontlines of COVID-19. We thank you for your service and sacrifice during this difficult time. You are our heroes/heroines. Together, we are living through an historic event that people will be studying and talking about a century from now. We want to share your story. For further information, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.

Bergen County Zoo - Educational Videos


Meadowlands Environment Center

an NJSEA Facility - Operated by Ramapo College of NJ
Meadowlands Environment Center


Last updated: September 22, 2020

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