Youth Bias Task Force Student Art Exhibition

December 23, 2021–February 8, 2022

MAM is partnering with the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights to exhibit 44 artworks made by students throughout New Jersey in an effort to stand up against hate in their communities. These artworks were submitted to the Youth Bias Task Force Student Competition to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Law Against Discrimination Stop the Hate Series. The selected pieces bring awareness to racial justice and the LGBTQ+ community. To view all 175+ submissions please click here.

Admission is free to see this exhibition. No tickets are required.

All visitors must adhere to MAM's COVID Policy.

A work from the NJDCR student exhibition.

Related event:

Virtual Reception

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 4 p.m.

A virtual reception for participating students and their parents or caregivers will include a virtual tour of the exhibition. Bilingual Community Relations Specialist at the NJ Division of Civil Rights, Tisha Leonardo-Santiago, will be speaking, along with Studio, Supplies and Exhibition Coordinator at the Montclair Art Museum, Emani Simpson. The virtual reception will include an artist-led workshop themed “Healing Through Art” in commemoration of the National Day of Racial Healing. Register here.

The annual observance of the National Day of Racial Healing is hosted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), and was created with community partners, Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT). This day is observed every year on the Tuesday following Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The National Day of Racial Healing centers healing at the core of racial equity.
This exhibition is supported by the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights through the Youth Bias Task Force Student Competition. The virtual reception is supported by the Creating Change Network in Partnership with The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center at Rutgers University – Newark and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.