Additional Senior/Adult Trunk Program

“18th Century Fashion Show: Fashions from 1740s-1790s”
Available all year

Costumed presenters interactively showcase men’s and women’s clothing from the 1740s to the 1790s, describing the attire of both the elite and the common family. Discussions include the politics of the time period and various influences on fashion and styles. Costume changes during the program illustrate details and fabrics. Questions from the audience are encouraged and welcome!
Cost: $125 per group, up to 30 attendees
Program Length: 60 minutes

Thank you to OceanFirst for sponsoring our educational programming for 2017.


“This program is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the Revolutionary War and the role New Jersey played in it.”

– Conover Road Elementary School


“Informative, interesting – performers were excellent!”

– Millstone River Upper Elementary School


“Really, really wonderful – so interesting!”

– Emma Havens Young School


“Your program suits our needs perfectly.”

– Bradley Beach School

$125 for each Traveling Trunk or Historic House educational program, not to exceed 30 people per group at the Museum, Holmes-Hendrickson House, Marlpit Hall, Allen House, or in the classroom.

$150 for each Covenhoven House cooking program, not to exceed 30 people per group.

A non-refundable deposit of $30 is due in advance of each program with the exception of the Covenhoven House cooking program, which is $50.

Click HERE or contact:

Pati Githens
Outreach Manager
(732) 462-1466, ext. 11

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

The Covenhoven House and the Museum can each accommodate two groups at the same time.

Confirmations with details will be sent upon receipt of deposit.

For a brochure on all of our educational programs, click here.