When you enter the Trenton City Museum in 2023 ― whether to see a contemporary art exhibition, lose yourself among our collection of historic Trenton artifacts, volunteer with a children’s art workshop, or step up to our Freedom Friday open mic ― you share in a cultural and community resource that grows and thrives thanks to the dedicated people of the Trenton Museum Society.
Thursday, October 19, 2023, we will mark the 50th anniversary of the Trenton Museum Society’s founding with a celebration at Trenton Country Club. Come and celebrate the first 50 years of TMS and be a partner in its bright future!
Delectable Small Plates, Hors d’oeuvres, & Dessert
Open Bar with a Signature Cocktail
Unveiling Stunning Trent Tiles
Be a part of history as we unveil gorgeous Trent Tiles reissued from their original molds. These exquisite pieces are not only on display but also available for bidding in our silent auction. Take home a piece of artistry and heritage.
Bid on Unique Artworks and Exclusive Membership
Our silent auction extends beyond Trent Tiles. Cast your bids on an impressive array of artworks by renowned artists such as Tom Malloy, Robert Sakson, Marge Chavooshian, Alia Bensliman, and David Robinson. Additionally, seize the opportunity to win a coveted one-year membership in the Lobby Club and more!
Special Guest MC: Brian Hill
former Director of the Trenton City Museum
Joining us as a special guest MC is the charismatic Brian Hill. With his charming presence and engaging hosting, he will add a touch of elegance to the evening’s proceedings.
Groove to the Sounds of the Alex Otey Trio
Dance the night away to the captivating tunes of the Alex Otey Trio, led by award-winning pianist, singer, trumpeter, and composer/arranger Alex Otey himself. With a remarkable career that includes performances alongside prominent jazz musicians, collaborations on GRAMMY® nominated and winning projects, and appearances at prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Alex Otey brings a wealth of musical expertise to our event. His ensemble specializes in popular jazz, timeless standards, and enchanting original music, ensuring a delightful experience for audiences of all ages. Discover more about his incredible musical journey here.
Live Artistry by Joseph Gyurcsak
Witness the incredible artistry of nationally renowned artist Joseph Gyurcsak as he paints on scene. Known for his ability to capture the essence of interior light in his glowing depictions, Joe will create a masterpiece right before your eyes. Better yet, you’ll have the opportunity to bid on his completed painting before the conclusion of our Silent Auction. Explore examples of his work here.