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

The Montclair Art Museum always displays two exhibitions of works from the permanent collection: a selection of highlights from the Native American collection in the Rand Gallery and a selection of works from the George Inness collection in the George Inness Gallery.

 

George Inness Gallery
 

Native American Collection
 

Charles E. Burchfield: Weather Event

September 16, 2017 - January 7, 2018

See stormy skies, cool breezes, and sunbursts like never before in an exhibition celebrating the intersection of art and science. The Montclair Art Museum presents Charles E. Burchfield: Weather Event, an exhibition of more than 40 of the renowned artist's lyrical landscape watercolors...

Philemona Williamson: Metaphorical Narratives

September 16, 2017 - January 7, 2018

The Montclair Art Museum presents the first museum retrospective of nationally renowned, Montclair-based contemporary artist Philemona Williamson. Primarily spotlighting her enigmatic and evocative paintings, the exhibition is accompanied by two site-specific installations illuminating the...

Inspired by Matisse: Selected Works from the Collection

February 5, 2017 - July 29, 2018

Inspired by Matisse: Selected Works from the Collection spotlights works from the Museum's permanent collection of American and Native American art that are inspired by the French master. Matisse and American Art, the complementary special exhibition, closed June 18,...

Undaunted Spirit: Native American Art

April 7, 2016 - July 1, 2018

ONGOING VIEW

 

Undaunted Spirit: Native American Art is the final phase in MAM’s major reinstallation of the Rand Gallery of Native American Art. The new installation’s overarching theme is the stylistic development of Native American art traditions and...

Basket Mania: Collecting Native American Basketry in the Late Victorian Era

May 7, 2015 - July 1, 2018

ONGOING VIEW

 

This recent installation in MAM’s Rand Gallery of Native American art features 69 baskets collected during the late Victorian era when a craze for Native basketry swept the United States. Basket mania, the name given to this fad, was at its height...

Native American Art Collection Installation of Pueblo Indian Pottery

September 21, 2014 - July 1, 2018

ONGOING VIEW

 

A new installation of American Indian pottery in Rand Gallery highlights the work of Pueblo potters from the Southwest. Focusing both on traditional patterns and centuries-old techniques and innovative approaches by the current generation of...