(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ



Come mingle with artists, curators, collectors, and other contemporary art enthusiasts.


Join MAM Contemporaries and explore, learn, and deepen your knowledge of the contemporary art world. This dynamic group offers an extraordinary opportunity to participate in visits to artists’ studios and private collections, special tours of museum exhibitions, gallery walks in Chelsea and the Lower East Side of Manhattan, previews of auction house sales, artist talks at MAM, and VIP access to art fairs.   


Whether you are a contemporary art novice or a seasoned collector, MAM Contemporaries welcomes you!




MAM Contemporaries is open to members at the Friends & Family level and above, with an additional fee of $150 for two people. Join today using the button below or by mailing a check made out to the Montclair Art Museum.

For additional information, call Lucia Burrafato, Development Associate, Membership & Affiliate Programs, 973-259-5147.








Wednesday, September 19, 6:30 p.m.

Meet the Collectors: Pilar Pita and Vincent Pita


Thursday, October 18, 7 p.m.

Two FREE Tickets for MAM’s 32nd Annual Julia Norton Babson Lecture:

Kara Walker: Virginia’s Lynch Mob and Other Works 


Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m.

Lower East Side Gallery Crawl with Sally Morgan Lehman



Tuesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m.

Visit Sikkema Jenkins & Co. to meet the artist Jeffrey Gibson and view his new exhibition, I Am a Rainbow Too


Thursday, November 29, 6 p.m.

Exclusive Guttenberg Arts Tour with private champagne reception




  • Preview of First Open Auction at Christie’s Auction House
  • Philemona Williamson Private Studio Tour
  • Private Tour of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
  • Exclusive Artist Talk with Emilio Perez
  • Guided Chelsea Art Galleries Tour
  • FREE Passes to the Armory Shows



MAM Contemporaries requires a base membership to join. Join at the Friends & Family level or above to register for MAM Contemporaries.



Image:  Ben Jones, Envision Empower Embrace, 2018, photograph courtesy of Peter Jacobs.



MAM Contemporaries is made possible by a grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.   


For more information, please contact:

Lucia Burrafato, Development Assistant,
973-259-5147, lburrafato@montclairartmuseum.org 




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