Current Exhibits

The Mystery of the 1939 World’s Fair Paintings

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 in Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Featured

The Mystery of the 1939 World’s Fair Paintings

Extraordinary mural-size paintings on view at the Trenton City Museum

Gallery Five, Upper Floor

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Trenton-made Majolica of the Late 19th Century

Posted on May 26, 2021 in Current Exhibits, Events, Exhibits, Past Events

Trenton-made Majolica of the Late 19th Century

Presented by co-curators David Bosted and Karl J. Flesch Saturday June 12 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.(Talk lasts about 30 minutes) Sign up here What is Majolica? Where and when was it made in Trenton? In conjunction with Ellarslie’s current Majolica display, co-curator David Bosted will discuss specific pieces from Trenton’s pottery industry during his talk “Trenton-made Majolica of the Late 19th Century”. The talk will be given twice: at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, located in historic Cadwalader Park....

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TRENTON MADE: MAJOLICA

Posted on Apr 17, 2021 in Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Featured

TRENTON MADE: MAJOLICA

A tribute to Potteries of Trenton Society (POTS) Victorian Majolica properly refers to two types of majolica made in the second half of the 19th century in Europe and America. First, and best known, there is the renowned mass-produced majolica decorated with colored lead glazes, made in Britain, Europe and the US; typically hard-wearing, surfaces molded in relief, vibrant translucent glazes, in occasionally classical but mostly naturalistic styles, often with an element of High Victorian whimsy. In Trenton, two producers of majolica were Arsenal and Eureka potteries. Second, there is the...

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Robert Sakson Watercolors

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Current Exhibits, Exhibits

Robert Sakson Watercolors

The Trenton Museum Society remembers the late Robert Sakson with a virtual exhibition of some of his watercolors

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Ellarslie “Not-Quite-Open”: The Art of Sheltering in Place

Posted on Apr 13, 2020 in Current Exhibits, Exhibits

Ellarslie “Not-Quite-Open”: The Art of Sheltering in Place

An ongoing online exhibition with our vibrant & creative Ellarslie community.

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