(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

Sunday, April 30, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Celebrate your creativity and join the MAM community for a fun-filled day inspired by Henri Matisse. Participate in a day of exploration with many dynamic Museum-wide art activities reflecting MAM’s current exhibitions. Enjoy the Museum indoors and out with engaging programming for the entire family!

 

Family Days are made possible by an anonymous donor. Admission to Family Day does not include special exhibition fee for Matisse and American Art.

 

Tickets are per family (up to six people) and are FREE for Family-level members and above. No reservations required for members.

Price: 
$10.00
Sunday, April 30, 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, May 04, 5:30 PM
7:30 PM

Make a play date with art! Appreciate the full experience of Free First Thursday Night while your kids (ages 5+) are engaged in an age-appropriate art project. During this drop-off workshop, kids will learn to use fine art materials while you enjoy an enriching and relaxing evening in MAM's galleries. Led by MAM's experienced art educators, activities in the Kids' Creativity Center will be inspired, seasonal, whimsical, and fun!

 

Sign up for a one hour time slot of your choice while space is available.

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 p.m.
     
Price: 
$25.00
Member Price: 
$20.00
Sunday, May 07, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

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, May 10, 9:30 AM
11:30 AM

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
Sunday, May 14, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

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, May 18, 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+.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Saturday, May 20, 2:00 PM
2:30 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, May 21, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

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, May 28, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

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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