Opening Reception of “One Voice Is Not Enough” exhibit is another huge success!

The Asbury Park Museum’s opening reception for our second pop-up exhibit at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel was another huge success with more than 100 people attending. As this was a music exhibit, there were quite a few singers and musicians dropping by to partake in the opening ceremonies and refreshments. To read more and see photos of the opening click the button below.

Book Launch, Signing and Multimedia Presentation for “You Don’t Know Me: The Musical Memoir of Stormin’ Norman Seldin” by Norman Seldin as told to Charlie Horner

On Thursday evening, November 4, 2021, the Asbury Park Museum sponsored a multimedia presentation, book signing and book launch party for the Stormin’ Norman Seldin autobiography, “You Don’t Know Me” by Norman Seldin as told to Charlie Horner. See photos by the button clicking below.

Grand Opening of “Asbury Park: 150 Years of Change and Transformation – Segregated Seashore” exhibit a huge success!

The Asbury Park Museum’s Grand Opening Celebration of our first pop-up exhibit at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel was a huge success. More than 175 people attended the four-hour event which featured access to our exhibit, refreshments and an opportunity to sign up for Asbury Park Museum Charter Membership. Books on Asbury Park history by local authors were offered for sale.

The Asbury Park: A Segregated Seashore Retrospective

With the spotlight once again shining on Asbury Park as it marked the 150th anniversary, the Asbury Park Museum unveiled a popup exhibit [running through November 29, 2021] at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, On November 14, the exhibit came to life by way of a mixed-medium presentation, held in the hotel’s Johnny & June Room.

Plaque Dedication of Where “Honeysuckle Rose” was Written

On July 9, 2020, The Asbury Park Museum and Asbury Park Historical Society in cooperation with Springwood Avenue Rising and the Bethel AME Church dedicated a plaque at the Asbury Park house where Fats Waller & Andy Razaf wrote the song “Honeysuckle Rose” in December, 1928.  “Honeysuckle Rose,” the song that launched the careers of songwriting legends Waller & Razaf would go on to be recorded by more than 500 artists from Count Basie to Lena Horne and Nat King Cole…


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