Cultural Arts

Every year the Morris Educational Foundation provides money to each school in the Morris School District to fund cultural arts programs. This year we distributed $32,000 across the district to provide for programs that bring poets, artists, and performers to schools.  Please see below for a listing of programs funded by the grants.

$5,000 was provided to Morristown High School: 

  • MacBeth, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Assembly
  • La Causa, Living Voices Assembly
  • Mayhem Poets Assembly
  • The Signature Project Assembly

$4,000 was provided to Frelinghuysen Middle School:

  • Tanglewood Marionettes Assembly
  • Storytelling Arts Residency for 6th graders

$2,000 was provided to Lafayette Learning Center:

  • Eyes of the Wild Assembly
  • Traveling Farm Visit

$3,000 was provided to each elementary school:

Alfred Vail

  • Bash the Trash Assembly
  • Joanna Pang Atkins Dance Residency for 2nd graders

Alexander Hamilton

  • Four Score and Seven Year Assembly
  • The Signature Project Assembly


  • Story Pirates Workshops and Assembly

Normandy Park

  • Christin Kennedy Jazz Dance Residency

Sussex Avenue

  • BJ Ward Poetry Residency
  • Shakespeare Theater of NJ Residency

Thomas Jefferson

  • Lauren Tarshis Author Visit

Woodland School

  • Story Pirates Workshops and Assembly
  • Vagabond Puppets Assembly
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