For Everyone!, Programs, Tours & Gallery Access

Free First Thursday

Join us after hours for the artiest party in Montclair!

Art and Gallery Tours

  • 6:30–8 p.m. Hands-on snowflake cutout making
  • 6:30 p.m. Docent-led Gallery Conversations: Impossible Shadows: The Art of Larry Kagan
  • 7:30 p.m. Docent-Led Gallery Conversations: Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers with Jennifer Ley
  •  Drop-in Draw Along – pull up an easel and draw from a model
  •  Family Learning Lab self-portrait activity inspired by MAM's Constructing Identity in America exhibition
  •  Student's Choice exhibition from of Sharon Pitts' watercolor classes students
  • Raku ceramics firing demonstration with Steve Kaskowak in the parking lot (weather permitting)

Festive Performances

  • 6:10–6:50 p.m. Newark Boys Chorus Holiday Performance in Leir Hall
  • 7–8 p.m. Opera Theatre of Montclair performance of Amahl and the Night Visitors in Leir Hall

Party Time

  • Live Music with Kenselaar Brothers Quartet
  • Cash (and Credit Card) Bar
  • The Empanada Guy food trucks


Free First Thursday is made possible by TD Bank.

First Thursday of the Month (Oct–Jun, excluding Jan)
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Non-Member Price
For Everyone!
Event Type
Tours & Gallery Access