The Mahwah Museum, as part of its Les Paul Legacy Series, is excited to present a virtual jazz/blues guitar workshop with guitar virtuoso King Solomon Hicks on Thursday, April 1 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm. The registration fee is $35.00 per person. This is a virtual workshop via Zoom. Beginner, intermediate and advanced players are welcome. Players of all genres will benefit from this workshop.
Sue Baker will focus on Les Paul growing up in Waukesha, Wisconsin and the creative things he did as he explored playing his guitar and entertaining audiences in and around his hometown. She will share stories of building his first crystal radio and broadcasting from his home.
Jennifer Merz is a local author and illustrator of three children’s books. Her most recent book, Steadfast: Frances Perkins, Champion of Workers’ Rights, is the story of Frances Perkins. Frances Perkins was a young and recent college graduate who was eyewitness to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911.
Mahwah Museum Office Assistant (Part-time) $15 per hour, 10 hours per week on avg. The Mahwah Museum seeks a responsible part-time employee to help with office tasks and publicity. The job responsibilities include general office duties (opening/directing mail, filing, checking/forwarding phone messages, keeping track of supplies), updating membership and mailing lists, using PastPerfect and Constant...
In a ZOOM meeting on May 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm, Tom Dunn will moderate a program with Richard Roberts about the growth of Ramapo College facilities from a Black Angus cattle ranch to the first-class undergraduate college that it is 50 years later.
A very good way to learn about Native American history in the Mahwah area is to read noted author Edward Lenik’s most recent book “Ramapough Lenape Heritage - Archaeology, History & Culture: 10,500 BC to the Present.
The Mahwah Museum Board of Trustees announces that the museum will be recognizing and celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Mahwah Train Station in 2021.
An online Film Screening - In 1981 Ramapo College celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a roast of its first president George Potter. It was a joyous occasion enjoyed by all, especially President George Potter. In addition to President Potter seven faculty were roasted as well.
Archives director and Museum president Cathy Moran Hajo will lead a brief discussion of how the museum decides what kinds of artifacts to accept and how they are used for research and exhibits. But we want to share the bulk of the program with you — show us the unique bits of Mahwah history that you have in your house or on your property. Tell us your families stories about it– where did it come from, who saved it, what does it mean to you?
Two videos from the Les Paul Legacy Series have been posted. View them here.
Webinars recordings of Life at Ramapo College in the 1970's, with students, faculty and staff form the early 1970's - now available for viewing
We are grateful for all that our servicemen and women, past and present, have done for our country.