A National Park Celebration Through Photography
June 4 - July 31, 2022
Morristown National Historical Park ("MNHP") celebrates its
90th anniversary in 2023. This historic milestone presents an
opportunity for MNHP – the nation’s first designated historical park – to
reintroduce itself to the rapidly changing global and statewide communities it
serves in the 21st century.
To lead the commemoration
period beginning in 2022, the National Park Service commissioned the nationally
recognized New York artist, musician, and author Xiomaro (pronounced See-oh-ma-ro) to create fine art
photographs of the park’s key features: the Ford Mansion, Jockey Hollow,
and the Cross Estate Mansion/New Jersey Bridge area.
All 2022 Events are
· Reception - June 4 (10 am to 2 pm) Join Xiomaro, the park’s artist-in-residence with a
kickoff meet and greet at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center.
· Photo Walk - June 11 (2
pm to 4 pm) Xiomaro will host a photo walk along Jockey Hollow’s Wick
Farm and Grand Parade Trail. Limited
to the first 12 to register at (862) 400-5972.
· Concert/Talk - June 18 (2 pm to 3 pm) Xiomaro will present a live café-style, family friendly
concert at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum. He will be accompanied by
Saint, a singer-songwriter he is producing. The concert will incorporate
an illustrated talk about his National Park photography and its connections with
· Photo Exhibit - June 4 to July 31,
2022 The centerpiece exhibit of “Rediscovering Morristown
National Historical Park” will be on view at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
and the Washington’s Headquarters Museum.
For details and a free souvenir
print visit www.xiomaro.com or
contact Morristown National Historical Park at (862) 400-5972.
The exhibitions and programming
are made possible by a grant from Morris Arts through the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts.
Morristown National Historical Park ("MNHP")
30 Washington Pl
Morristown, NJ 07960