MAM was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2016.
MAM was also recognized as the #1 Top Museum Worth Traveling For in New Jersey by FlipKey, a TripAdvisor Company.
The Yard School of Art was VOTED #1 in the 2016 Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards for both Favorite Adult Art Class and Favorite Art Camp– for a second year in a row!
Gail Stavitsky, chief curator of the Montclair Art Museum, was named the recipient of the 2015 John Cotton Dana Award from the New Jersey Association of Museums. Dr. Stavitsky was honored for advancing the service of museums to the region, for demonstrating visionary and innovative leadership, and for epitomizing the highest standards of professional commitment as exemplified by museum pioneer John Cotton Dana (1856–1929).
The Yard School of Art was VOTED #1 in the 2015 Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards for both Favorite Adult Art Class and Favorite Art Camp.
On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the Montclair Township Council issued a proclamation congratulating the Montclair Art Museum on its Centennial Anniversary Celebration. Sean Spiller, Third Ward Councilor, read and presented the proclamation to Lora Urbanelli, director of the Montclair Art Museum.
The Montclair Art Museum’s exhibition Robert Smithson’s New Jersey, on view February 24–June 22, 2014, was named among the nominees for Best Monographic Museum Show Nationally by the United States Section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA-USA). This is the first time MAM has been nominated for an AICA award.
MAM was named Best Museum in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly readers in 2014.
MAM was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2014.
MAM has been named among the top Museums in Morris and Essex by Morris/Essex Health & Life readers.
In the 2013 People's Choice Awards, sponsored by Discover Jersey Arts, MAM's Yard School of Art earned an Honorable Mention for "Most Write-In Votes."