Take a Chance on Me October 13

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Take a Chance on Me

Celebrating 40 Years of the

Trenton City Museum

at Ellarslie

1978 – 2018


October 13, 2018

6:30 – 10 pm

$125 per person
Dinner on Trenton-made China
Signature Cocktail
Dancing on the Veranda (weather permitting)
Chances on Four Original
Tom Malloy Watercolors –
never before available to the public:

Forty years ago, the City of Trenton took a chance on establishing an art and history museum in the beautifully restored, historic Ellarslie Mansion, located in the midst of the city’s most precious gem, the Frederick Law Olmsted designed Cadwalader Park.

Many donors took a chance on the museum by giving valuable Trenton-made goods to the growing collection, especially porcelains and ceramics from the wide-ranging Trenton pottery industry.

Artists took a chance on the  museum and exhibited in the first floor galleries where their work is shown to best advantage.

In 1973, when the Trenton Museum Society was established, in 1990 when it became the sole support group and again in 2011 when it took over programming as well as care of the collection, the members and trustees took a chance on the museum and donated time, energy and funds so that the little museum in the park could grow and thrive and become the hive of activity that artists, patrons and the wider community enjoy today.

The Trenton Museum Society invites all to “Take a Chance” with us in the celebration of the past forty years and join us as we look forward to the exciting revelations of the next forty years.