Yard School of Art Director
The Yard School of Art Director is responsible for the planning, administrative, and fiscal oversight of the Museum’s award-winning studio program. The Yard School serves over 2,000 children and adults annually through over 300 classes and workshops, SummerART camp, birthday parties, and community-based collaborations each year. The Yard School is part of MAM’s new Vance Wall Art Education Center, which encompasses all educational and interpretation efforts at the Museum and in the community. Studio facilities include four art studios, Ceramics Studio, and Digital Media Lab. The Director is part of a hard-working, inspired team of arts administrators and educators. The person entering this position will help shape the vision of the Art Education Center and bring strategic thinking and new ideas. This is a full-time, year-round position with some weekend/evening work, as needed.
Director of Development
The Director of Development has primary responsibility for the success of the Museum’s entire fundraising effort, including special events and an active volunteer program. Working closely with the Museum Director and a successful development team, the Director of Development is responsible for strategizing, overseeing, and maintaining growth in membership, annual giving, corporate philanthropy, government and foundation grants, and major gifts to support and sustain an extensive and exciting program of exhibitions and educational activities. In addition, he/she will be essential partner with the Museum Director in the strategic planning and execution of an active endowment campaign.
Yard School of Art Instructors
SummerART 2017 Internship Opportunities
The Yard School of Art offers internship opportunities for those interested in assisting with the museum's nine-week summer camp and teen class programs. Interested parties should download and submit an application. There are four 2-week-long and one 1-week long camps during the months of June, July, and August. Camps run Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., and our students range in age from 5 to 16. At the end of each two-week camp, we have a closing reception on Friday from 4:30–5:30 p.m. where all of the students’ art is exhibited for family and friends to enjoy.
Dates of the 2017 camps:
- Session I: June 26–July 7 (No camp Tuesday, July 4)
- Session II: July 10–July 21
- Session III: July 24–August 4
- Session IV: August 7–August 18
- Session V: August 21–August 25 (One week only)
Interns may work either full-time or part-time:
- Full-time, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily
- Mornings: 9 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
- Afternoons: 1:45–5 p.m.
- Afternoons: 3–5 p.m.
- Or, hours as available
2017-2018 Year-Long Internships for High School Students
The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) is looking for highly motivated, social, artistic high school students for a one-year, paid art education internship. The focus of the internship is to provide support for the weekend Drop-In Studio program designed for families, or any visitor who wants to roll up their sleeves and explore their creativity. Interns provide support to the professional art instructor, promote the museum, and lead visitors to related works in the galleries.
For further assistance, please call the Museum 973-746-5555.
We receive many resumes, and as a result, request that you do not call to check on the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
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