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

Teens & Tweens at MAM


See artwork by MAM's amazing teen artists, from Young Teen Photography with Deborah Guzman Meyer to Teen Drawing with Julian Tejera and Teen Space, our new free open studio time just for teens moderated by MFA students from Montclair State University.


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Celebrate the Season with MILL Artists!


The Celebrate the Season paintings in this exhibition were created by 20 local residents who participated in a watercolor and gouache class offered by the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning (MILL) through the Montclair Art Museum’s Creative Aging Initiative. The May 2017 class was taught by Karen DeLuca and Kristine Lombardi. Five of the paintings have been reproduced on blank notecards and are being sold in boxed sets through The Store at MAM to raise money for future MILL programming. The MILL is part of Lifelong Montclair, the Township’s initiative to make Montclair an age-friendly community. Classes foster opportunities for lifelong learning and socialization for adults ages 55+. The MILL is a collaborative effort of the Montclair Public Library and its Adult School of Montclair Department, the Montclair Art Museum, the Montclair History Center and Montclair State University. It is funded in part by Partners for Health Foundation and donations from the community.



Art School Arcade


The MAM Yard School of Art is pleased to be able to offer our students the opportunity to show their artwork in a professional gallery space. Our shows highlight the diverse range of media and techniques practiced by our students and faculty at the Yard School. The shows, which rotate approximately every six weeks, allow our students to experience the process of preparing a work for exhibition, and are also an excellent way to showcase their talent, as well as the abilities of our seasoned instructors. Additionally, our shows provide prospective students the chance to check out a variety of the Yard School’s class offerings, and the types of artwork that are produced. Receptions for these shows are open to the public.
The Art School Arcade is located on the 1st floor of the Museum.
The Art School Arcade Gallery is a gift of William and Judith Turner.



Children's Arcade


Exhibitions in the Children’s Arcade highlight the work of our school programs and educational partnerships. Many of the exhibitions are the culmination of multiple visits to the Museum for tours and hands-on art-making experiences and complement the MAM’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. The student exhibitions and opening receptions provide a professional and festive culmination to the student’s museum experience.


The Children's Arcade is located on the 1st floor of the Museum.


Special thanks to Patricia Bell and Douglas A. Keller, Jr., for their support of the Museum’s Children’s Arcade Gallery exhibitions. The Children’s Arcade Gallery is a gift of the Plofker Family Foundation.