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A MESSAGE about the coronavirus


Through April 2020  If These Quilts Could Talk

Extended through April  Trenton Eclectic

Through mid-May 2020  Trenton’s Trolleys


Tentatively Postponed to Fall 2020  Ellarslie Open 37 Juried Exhibit

Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 15, 1 – 4 pm
      Closing Reception for Trenton Eclectic
Sunday, March 15, 2 pm
      The Early Clocks of New Jersey: 1725-1825—Trenton Eclectic LECTURE by Steven Petrucelli

Friday, April 17, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
      Trenton Fine and Decorative Arts Benefit Auction—SAVE THE DATE!

Friday, April 19, 1:30 pm
       Closing Reception for If These Quilts Could Talk

Friday VIP Night May 1, 6 – 8:30 pm
Saturday Public Opening May 2, 6 – 8:30 pm
      Ellarslie Open 37 Opening Receptions

Saturday, June 27, 2pm (time subject to change)
      Farewell Celebration and Picnic Honoring Carolyn Stetson—SAVE THE DATE!


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Ellarslie during coronavirus

Dear Friends, While the Trenton City Museum is closed, please know that we miss you and hope you will keep in touch. Watch for our social media posts, virtual visits, and updates, and share your thoughts …

Trenton Fine and Decorative Art Benefit Auction

Trenton Fine & Decorative Art Benefit Auction
Art, friendship, and fun for a great cause

Ellarslie Open 37 Postponed

Ellarslie Open 37 Juried Exhibit
Tentatively Rescheduled for September

Happy “Molly”days at Ellarslie!

Molly’s Museum Store
Your go-to for home and holiday shopping!

Trenton Eclectic

Art, Artifacts, and Objects from 350 Years of Trenton History

If These Quilts Could Talk

If These Quilts Could Talk: A juried exhibit of the Princeton Sankofa Stitchers MQG and the Friendly Quilters of Bucks County
January 17 – April 19

Trenton’s Trolleys

Trenton’s Trolleys
Through May 2020
Upper Level Case Display

Live Auction to Benefit Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie — Spring 2020

LIVE AUCTION Friday, April 17, 2020

Annual Holiday Boutique

Annual Holiday Boutique
Saturday, December 7, noon – 5 pm
Sunday, December 8, noon – 5 pm
Application Deadline Extended – July 14

Ellarslie Open 36 – Accepted Art

Ellarslie Open 36
Juried Exhibit
On Display
May 4, 2019 – July 7, 2019
Opening Receptions
Friday, May 3, 2019, 6-8:30 pm
VIP Night, Announcement of Awards at 7 pm
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
Saturday, May 4, 2019 6 – 8:30 pm
General Public

Ellarslie Open 36 – Call

Attention Artists!
Call for Art
Ellarslie Open 36
Juried Exhibit
Awards and Prizes in 10 Categories
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