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Kozo Garden Party: Celebrating Growth & Community at the Morgan

Updated: Aug 21, 2023



Thank you to everyone who attended the Morgan Conservatory's 15th Anniversary Kozo Garden Party last month. In commemorating a remarkable journey of 15 years, we raise our glasses to this milestone as we raise our voices in gratitude to the supporters of the art community who made the event truly memorable. The paper art demonstrations, live jazz music by the Glenn Holmes Trio, and the delicious dinner catered by Mark Chase, dessert by the Williams family, accompanied by Mammen Mathew's exquisite drinks and wine, created an enchanting evening.


Photography by Andrew Mancuso & Gabe Wasylko


Whether you made a donation, purchased tickets, or purchased artwork in our live auction, we deeply appreciate your contributions throughout the evening, which will go towards our ongoing effort to sustain and preserve the art of papermaking. As we reflect on the success of the Kozo Garden Party Benefit and the invaluable role played by our attendees, we are excited to extend an invitation to join us in a series of upcoming events throughout this remarkable year!


AiR Lunchtime Lecture with Jennifer Schmidt - Thursday, August 17th at 12pm

Spend your lunch hour with multi-disciplinary Artist-in-Residence Jennifer Schmidt at the Morgan as she discusses her new work. Bring your lunch and attend in person or join us virtually by registering HERE. Can’t make it in person? We will also be live-streaming the talk on our Facebook page. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided for in-person attendees. Learn more about Jennifer’s work by visiting her website www.jenniferschmidt.com.


"Living Mentors: A Teaching Artist Exhibition & Artist Highlight featuring Michaelle Marschall" Opening Reception - Friday, August 25th at 5-8pm

On view from August 25th through September 22nd, the focus of this exhibition is to highlight teaching artists and the Morgan’s Studio & Community Arts Education Coordinator, Michaelle Marschall. It is thanks to all of our Summer 2023 instructors for helping us keep the paper, print, and book arts alive in our community. During the opening reception on August 25th, there will be a guided tour at 6pm led by some of the instructors featured in the exhibition, followed by an Artist Talk at 7pm with Jun Lee, one of the Morgan's 2023 Artist-in-Residence. Learn more about Jun’s work by visiting junleeprints.com.


Morgan Rising - Saturday, October 7th, 2023 5:30pm-9:30 pm It’s an art party at the Morgan! Feast on the arts with live demonstrations in papermaking, letterpress printing, paper marbling, and more. Come celebrate our 15th Anniversary with a silent auction, print sale, cash bar, light refreshments & DJ. Click here to purchase your tickets!


Thank you again to all of our attendees, volunteers, interns and donors. On behalf of the staff, board, and community, we thank you for your generosity and hope to see you at the Morgan again soon!



With gratitude,

The Morgan Conservatory










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