Save the Dates!

MAM's biennial celebration of floral design inspired by the art in our galleries will return this spring. We are thrilled to welcome our featured guest floral designer Francoise Weeks. Her singular style of Textural Woodlands and Botanical Haute Couture pieces has garnered a global following. Learn about her techniques and materials in a workshop this spring!

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A floral arrangement sits next to and complements an abstract work from MAM's collection in the gallery.

May 13–17, 2020

Chair Cynthia Corhan-Aitken

With each biennial celebration of Art in Bloom we welcome designers to present ambitious floral designs inspired by the art in MAM's galleries.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Co-chairs Deborah Hirsch & Cheryl Slutzky

Honoring Betty Jagoda Murphy for her dedication and inspiring service to community organizations.

A floral arrangement next to a painting in MAM's galleries.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Co-chairs Lyn Reiter & Sharon Taylor

Honoring Lora Urbanelli for her fearless leadership of MAM.

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Meet the Honorees
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The Montclair Art Museum is honored and delighted to recognize Betty Jagoda Murphy for her tireless dedication to the community and for her steadfast support of the Museum since the 90s. She inspires us all with her unique blend of zest for life and joie de vivre. Read more.

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It is an honor to recognize Lora S. Urbanelli, MAM's wonderful Director, for the significant legacy she leaves at the Museum upon her retirement this June. This Gala celebrates her for leading the Museum through countless significant institutional advancements over 11 years. Read more.

For more information, please contact:

Chris Walia, Assistant Director, Special Events, 973-259-5143;

Khloé Crimando, Development Associate, Special Events, 973-259-5120;