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


Assistant/Associate Registrar


The Assistant/Associate Registrar is a full-time position reporting to the Museum’s Registrar. The Assistant/Associate Registrar is essential in assisting the Registrar in all aspects related to the care and maintenance of the collection, managing of exhibitions, and general conditions of the facility as it relates to the collection.


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Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, résumé, and three professional references to registrar@montclairartmuseum.org with the subject line: Assistant/Associate Registrar. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.



2019-2020 Paid High School Internship


Do you have a creative side and enjoy sharing art with others? Are you a “people person” who wants to work with children, teens, and families at the Museum? Are you a rising high school Junior or Senior interested in exploring a career in the arts or museums?

Montclair Art Museum is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year high school internship. Apply to be a MAM intern and:

  • Get a behind-the-scenes peek into the Museum
  • Plan and facilitate events for other young adults
  • Gain professional experience as an assistant to teaching artists during family programs, vacation camps, and children’s art classes
  • Manage the @MAMteen Instagram page and interact with other teens locally and nationally
  • Assist with marketing MAM programs to different audiences
  • Meet museum professionals from different departments and learn about their roles and responsibilities

MAM strives to better represent the diversity of the regional community. This internship provides opportunities for growth and development of students from communities typically underrepresented in the museum field, providing a professional bridge to museum careers.


Use this link to learn more and apply: https://forms.gle/uqrBu3zamzwY3K4F9. Applications are due June 21, 2019. Got questions? Emailteens@montclairartmuseum.org.



Art Instructors – MAM’s Yard School of Art


MAM welcomes interested artist/educators to submit proposals for new and/or existing classes or workshops in studio art, ceramics, or digital media. To apply, please provide resume, an illustrated portfolio of your teaching including two sample lesson plans teaching to the target audience you are interested teaching at MAM, three professional references that reflect your teaching practices, and images of your own artwork if a practicing artist. All applications must be submitted electronically to yardschool@montclairartmuseum.org. Proposals will be reviewed by the Education Director upon the following variables: interest and availability of student base, compatibility with curriculum and exhibitions, and the quality and thoroughness of the proposal. MAM is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity among staff and instructors.


Contact: yardschool@montclairartmuseum.org





Art Truck Teaching Artist


The MAM Art Truck is a mobile studio, housed in a retrofitted ice cream truck, that offers art-making workshops to MAM’s community. The truck seeks to raise visibility for the Museum in surrounding towns while engaging area audiences creatively, including in underserved neighborhoods. Events include festivals and community events, artist residencies at schools and local organizations, and birthday parties. The MAM Art Truck Teaching Artist is part of a team responsible for developing and leading a variety of projects including large scale murals, ceramics, recycled art sculpture, printmaking, and collage. Visit www.montclairartmuseum.org/learn-and-create/mam-art-truck to see the MAM Art Truck catalog and learn more.


Seasonal position, now through the fall. Evening and weekend work as needed.


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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to nstoler@montclairartmuseum.org.




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.


Montclair Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The company does not tolerate discrimination against any employee, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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