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

 

The Education Department offers programs designed to encourage children and families to explore, understand, and enjoy the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Programs provide a variety of approaches to looking at, talking about, and interpreting art that create rich learning environments for audiences of all ages to experience and enjoy art together.

 

You can purchase tickets to upcoming events below, over the phone at 973-259-5137, or by stopping in The Store at MAM.

 

Family Learning Lab

3rd Floor
Free for Members/Included with Museum admission
​Open during gallery hours

 

Transformed into a 3D version of the French master’s famous painting Red Studio, MAM’s Family Learning Lab invites you to be inspired by Henri Matisse and create your own artwork in response—like many artists before you.

 

The Family Learning Lab is generously supported by Rosemary and Al Iversen and the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

 

Upcoming Family Events

Saturday, August 19, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Explore and discuss artworks in the galleries and engage in a fun hands-on project in the studio. This program is designed for children 6-12 and their adult companions. Reservations not required.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Sunday, September 03, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Sunday, September 10, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Wednesday, September 13, 9:30 AM
11:30 AM

Second Wednesday of the Month

 

Parents with young children will enjoy MAM Park Bench, a program that introduces children to the Museum and serves as an artistic social outing. Get acquainted with other parents and young children, work on fun art projects, and take a guided tour of the Museum. The program is led by MAM Educator Angela Frasco and geared towards preschool age children. Storytelling provided in the galleries courtesy of the Montclair Public Library. Refreshments provided.

 

Park Bench is made possible by an anonymous donor.

 

Tickets are per family

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Saturday, September 16, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Explore and discuss artworks in the galleries and engage in a fun hands-on project in the studio. This program is designed for children 6-12 and their adult companions. Reservations not required.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Sunday, September 17, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Thursday, September 21, 12:00 PM
2:00 PM

The Montclair Art Museum invites Home School families for a fun and educational afternoon. The two-hour programs include a gallery tour and studio art project led by MAM educators Peg and Emily Kenselaar. Children are divided into two age groups, 4–10 and 11+.

 

Purchase your ticket online or pay with exact change day of.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Sunday, September 24, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Sunday, October 01, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Sunday, October 08, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

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