Museum Memberships Extended

Your memberships will be extended. At this point we do not anticipate opening the Museum again until September at the earliest. We will extend all current memberships for the time we missed this Spring and will use this time to make modifications that will make the museum safer for patrons and docents in this new…

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April 4 – Postponed – Sound on Sound: Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Techniques

Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Recording Techniques on the Road to Multi-Track Recording **Postponed until Fall 2020**  A lecture by Dr Sean McClowry Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 am at Mahwah Museum   Dr Sean McClowry, professor of music at the College of St. Rose, will discuss Les Paul’s “sound on sound” methods. …

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Museum Closed Until Further Notice

The Board of Trustees of the Mahwah Museum has decided to close the Museum to the public until further notice.  We are doing this out of concern for both our patrons and docents and to support the efforts to encourage social distance in an effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19. We very much hope…

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Free Gifts for Mahwah Residents Who visit during April

Attention Mahwah Residents! The Mahwah Museum is offering two special free gifts to all Mahwah residents who visit the Museum during April (while supplies last). The first of these gifts is an historical map of Mahwah based on the 1876 Atlas of Bergen County, with additional information from other maps dating as far back as…

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March 18 -*Postponed* Donald Cooper Model Railroad Volunteer Night

**This Event has been Postponed Until Further Notice** Wednesday March 18th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm   at Mahwah Museum in the Donald Cooper Model Railroad Layout room The volunteers of the Mahwah Museum’s Donald Cooper Model Railroad exhibit will be hosting an open house for anyone that might be interested in joining our exhibit committee….

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Play a Les Paul Guitar

Play a Les Paul Guitar Session- Indulge your Guitar Fantasy! Play one of Les Paul’s guitars at Mahwah Museum. Guitar lovers and Les Paul fans can play some of these very special guitars once owned and played by Les. By appointment, for 45-minute sessions, musicians can play alone or together for a donation of $25 each.  There…

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May 9 – Postponed -Workshop: How to Care for and Maintain your Guitar

**Postponed** Saturday, May 9th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Presented by Jeff Zacher, Luthier Bring your guitar to this hands-on workshop.  Luthier Jeff Zacher will demonstrate the techniques necessary to adjust a guitar for optimal playability and tone.  Participants will receive individualized attention as they work on their own guitars. The cost of this…

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April 2 – The Making of a Village: Ridgewood Comes of Age, 1894-1905

A Lecture by Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm at Mahwah Museum Bergen County Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will present a lecture on these critical years of this Bergen center.  Using documents, maps and historic panoramic photos, they will illustrate Ridgewood’s growth and transformation into a village. The…

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