2017-2018 Public Events Schedule


Special Events:

The Mahwah Museum holds many special events and displays in addition to our regular exhibits throughout the year.


April 28, 2018– Northwest Bergen History Coalition 8th Annual History Day “How Immigration and the Railroad Shaped our Towns.” Click here for more (tickets available soon!).

2017-2018 Lecture Schedule


Lectures are held in the Education Building of the Ramapo Reformed Church, 100 Island Road in Mahwah and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Refreshments are served after the lecture and admission is free to Museum Members and $3.00 for others. Reservations can be made by calling the Museum at 201.512.0099 or clicking here.

To become a member of the Mahwah Museum online please click here.



October 26, 2017– Camp Merritt, Bergen County’s WWI Army Base

November 9, 2017– USR Stone House Embodies Area History: The Story of the Hopper-Goetschius House

December 14, 2017– WWI: Causes, Progression and Outcome



February 8, 2018– New Jersey in the Heyday of Immigration, 1880-1924

March 8, 2018CANCELED:Mahwah’s Relation to the 19th Century History of the United States

April 12, 2018Growing up in Mahwah, in the 1940’s

May 10, 2018The Les Paul I Knew



2017-2018 Gallery Talk Schedule:

Gallery talks take place in the upstairs gallery of the Museum. They provide an in-depth look at DSCF2435various subjects and allow participants to ask questions and add to the discussion.

Gallery talks take place on select Sunday afternoons at 1:15 p.m and are free to museum members or with paid admission to the museum. Reservations can be made by clicking here to e-mail us or by calling 201.512.0099.

Please note – parts of the Museum exhibits may have limited access during Gallery Talks and will reopen once the talk has finished.

The following dates have been set aside for our Sunday Gallery Talks.  Please check back here soon  for further information.  In addition, our members will receive a postcard each month with the schedule of all museum events.
We invite you to become a member today to stay better informed.
2017-2018 Gallery Talk Dates


October 15, 2017– From Ambulance Drivers to Victory Gardeners: Mahwah’s Women in the Great War- Presented by Cathy Moran Hajo
December 10, 2017– Joyce Kilmer and the Magic of Mahwah- Presented by Alex Michelini
January 14, 2018- WWI, Why did the U.S. Enter the War?- Presented by Tetsu Amagasu
February 11, 2018– Les Paul in Mahwah- Presented by Steve Lucas
March 11, 2018 Medicine in Mahwah- Presented by John Edwards
April 8, 2018- Joyce Kilmer 1886-1918- Presented by Linda Amagasu
May 20, 2018- World War I- Part II